Lake Travis Film Festival, an Inaugural Event

by Lisa Davis on February 20, 2020

The Lake Travis community is getting a little larger as its first film festival heads to the area February 27-March 1 with festival-goers basking in lake views while enjoying some of the best new independent...

5 Minutes With Dr. Thomas Jeneby, Plastic Surgeon, Author

by Ana Karen Flores on February 17, 2020

Dr. Thomas Jeneby is one of San Antonio’s most successful and beloved board certified plastic surgeons who, in his latest book, “Confessions of a Plastic Surgeon,” takes readers inside the wild and wonderful world of...

Five Minutes With J. Mack Slaughter Jr., Former Boy Band Singer Turned ER Doctor

by Bob Valleau on January 22, 2020

J. Mack Slaughter Jr. is on a mission: To bring joy to young hospital patients in the DFW-area.  The Fort Worth native, now 36, recently talked to us about his hit music career, and the...

#TXVoices: Shawn Hohnstreiter, a Career Volunteer

by Lisa Davis on December 13, 2019

Shawn Hohnstreiter helps everywhere help is needed. Volunteering comes naturally to the Indiana native who believes citizens have a responsibility to give back to communities in need. What started at an early age by remodeling...

#TXVoices: By the Numbers, Texans Bringing Light to the World’s Poorest Areas

by Steve Vincent on December 6, 2019

See a problem. Find a solution. Fix it. This pioneering spirit still resides deep in the heart of Texans today. It certainly moved me to act 10 years ago when the United Methodist Committee on...

Five Minutes With Kathryn Jacobs, SafeHaven President & CEO 

by Lisa Davis on November 19, 2019

“I am a social worker,” says Kathryn Jacobs. Jacobs, who was named North Texas Social Worker of the Year in 2017, is also an innovator, a leader and humanitarian, who speaks three languages and has...

#TXVoices: Barbara Bronstein, Founder, Second Servings Houston

by Lisa Davis on November 18, 2019

Barbara Bronstein is rescuing food one meal at a time and on a mission to fill stomachs, not landfills. For more than 30 years, Bronstein has resided in Houston where she had attended her fair...

Shop ‘Til You Drop for a Great Cause at Houston Ballet’s Nutcracker Market

by Lisa Davis on November 11, 2019

The signature red carpet rolls out November 14-17 at the NRG Center.  The Houston Ballet Nutcracker Market began as a church bazaar and has turned into the second-largest fundraising event support the Houston Ballet Foundation...