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CONCEPTS FOR WHITE ROCK HILLS REC CENTER TAKE SHAPE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media contact: Vikki J. Martin, President, Ferguson Road Initiative 469.939.9631, communityconnection@fergusonroad.org Opportunities for the Far East Dallas center increase as the partnership between Ferguson Road Initiative and Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Society evolves DALLAS (February 23, 2015) – The Ferguson Road Initiative (FRI) and Dallas Park...

Accepting Doctors Hospital at White Rock Lake’s 55 year anniversary donation from Jay Krishnaswamy, CEO, is Dara Thomas, Paige Flink and Angela B. Walker with The Family Place.

Doctors Hospital at White Rock Lake Celebrates 55th Anniversary by Donating to The Family Place

DALLAS, TX (January 13, 2015) ― In honor of Doctors Hospital at White Rock Lake’s 55 years of caring for the East Dallas community, the hospital selected The Family Place as the second recipient to receive funds for the purchase of pillows and robes for their residents. The Family Place is a nonprofit agency that helps families hurt by domestic violence. The Family Place empowers victims of...

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Dallas Junior Police Academy

Applications now available! Applications are now available for the February 7, 2015 Dallas Junior Police Academy Advanced Class for students in the 8th, 9th and 10th grades. The application is available at dallasjpa.org/application and at dallaspolice.net. The class will be held at the Dallas Police Headquarters located at 1400 South Lamar, Dallas, Texas 75214. Complete...

Motorists drive past a vacant plot of land allocated for a recreation wellness center on Ferguson Road. Photos by Rasy Ran

FRI dusts off its long-unfulfilled dream for a rec center

For years, a grassroots organization known as the Ferguson Road Initiative has waited for the cogs of the global economy to start spinning again so it can revitalize an old vision to build a multi-generational recreation center. Although the area sits on the outskirts of East Dallas, it’s vital to the success of our neighborhood, says FRI president Vikki Martin. “We have been looking out for...

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Halloween Carnival at Bachman Recreation Center

Our colleagues, the Northwest Community Prosecution team and Northwest DPD division, will host a Halloween Carnival at the Bachman Recreation Center on 10/30/14 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. The event seeks to raise awareness about domestic violence issues. Enjoy carnival games, food, free raffles, a costume contest, a haunted house and a cast of super heroes. Please feel free to distribute the...

Regional Recreation Wellness Center Survey

Recreation Wellness Center Survey

The Ferguson Road Initiative wants to hear from you about your ideas and dreams for the first Regional Recreation Wellness Center in the City of Dallas. Please take this 15 minute survey by November 3. https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/FRI-Recreation-Survey-Neighborhood-Leaders

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Dallas Water Utilities is Conducting FREE Automatic Irrigation System Check-Ups

FREE Irrigation System Check-ups Can Save You Water and Money! As a service to our customers, City of Dallas Water Utilities is conducting FREE automatic irrigation system check-ups. As we move into the fall, now is a great time to have your system inspected by one of our licensed irrigation system professionals. They will help you make seasonal adjustments to your programming in order to...

Exceeding Weed n’ Seed

The Board of Directors of the Ferguson Road Initiative and the City of Dallas Park and Recreation Department invite you to fertilize the future of Far East Dallas with your presence at a Town Hall Meeting and Reception, celebrating the official launch of the White Rock Hills Recreation Center feasibility study and master plan. Join us on Tuesday, September 30th! 630pm to 7pm       ...

Get Up and GIVE!

Donate today, September 18th to Ferguson Road Initiative (FRI) on North Texas Giving Day formerly DonorBridge! Anytime between 6 a.m.-midnight on September 18th. Give $50 or more and your gift will be enhanced and FRI may be eligible to receive one of the 70 prizes through NTGD! 4 Easy Steps to Donate to FRI: On September 18th, get up and give! Log on to your computer between...

North Texas Giving Day!

Donate to Ferguson Road Initiative (FRI) on September 18th North Texas Giving Day formerly DonorBridge! We want you to be part of the FRI team! Last year 97 contributors generously invested in the Ferguson Road Initiative (FRI) community team! Since 2009, generous supporters like you join us for the exciting annual North Texas Giving Day (formerly DonorBridge) from 6 a.m.-midnight. ...