Donations needed at red kettles in Fannin County
Posted: 12/05/2013 - BONHAM,TX---Red kettle donations across Texoma could have a big impact on the Salvation Army in Fannin County.
SHERMAN, TX-Seven local charities got a boost from the Wilson N. Jones Community Foundation Thursday afternoon.
Board chairman, Pete Kloppers said they awarded a total of $115,000 to non-profits like Women Rock, Four Rivers and Home Hospice of Grayson County helping them provide more services to those in need.
Julie Mitchell of the Rehabilitation Center said they received the grant to fund rehabilitation services for those who can't afford it.
"We really appreciate them granting us this money so we can use that and it will touch a lot of lives in the community, so we're very excited and our patients are very grateful," she said.
The foundation accepts grant applications from any non-profit that promotes health, wellness and education.
Posted: 12/02/2013 - DURANT, Okla., Dec. 2, 2013 – Choctaw Casino Resort in Durant, Okla., a AAA Four Diamond resort and entertainment destination, is welcoming Captain Sig and Edgar Hansen from the Deadliest Catch on Friday, Dec. 6 from 7-10 p.m. at Gilley’s. The event is free to the public.
Posted: 12/02/2013 - Four local people recently completed at least 34 hours of training and 2 hours of courtroom observation in order to become volunteer advocates for children in foster care. The Honorable Judge Lauri Blake administered an oath to the new CASA volunteers in the 336th District Court after training was complete. New child advocates include Priti KC, Mary Norris, Dave Gehalo and Chantal Carey.