GCBO’s Bird of the Month: May Black-necked Stilt Geography/Habitat: In Texas, the Black-necked Stilt (Himantopus mexicanus) is common summer resident along the Coastal Prairies, inland to the South Texas Brush Country, and the southern Blackland Prairies. There are isolated breeding populations in north and north-central Texas and they are uncommon to rare summer residents on the High Plains, western Rolling Plains,… Read more »
Special Olympics Texas today unveiled details surrounding its upcoming 9th Annual Over the Edge event, which is set to take place once again at the Embassy Suites Hotel in downtown Houston on Saturday, November 17, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Raising funds to support the organization’s more than 59,000 athletes, Over the Edge will provide an adrenaline rush for a good cause… Read more »
NoVo Foundation is dedicated to building a more just and balanced world. Founded in 2006 by Jennifer and Peter Buffett, NoVo has become one of the largest private foundations in the world to support initiatives focused explicitly on girls and women, including a dedicated focus on ending violence against girls and women and supporting adolescent girls.
Special Olympics Texas’ (SOTX) 48th annual Summer Games will return to The University of Texas at Arlington and surrounding area venues from Thursday, May 24 – Sunday, May 27. All events are free and open to the public. The four-day event is SOTX’s largest competition of the year, featuring more than 3,000 athletes from all around the state of Texas. Competitors will participate… Read more »
Almost 200 law local, state and federal law enforcement agencies participate in LETR fundraising efforts during the year.
Alamo Heights High School has been recogizned as the first Unified Champion School in the state of Texas. The Unified Champion Schools program is changing the lives of students throughout the United States by promoting inclusion and acceptance of students with and without intellectual disabilities. More than 100 elementary, middle school and high school campuses throughout Texas participate in the Unified Champion Schools program.… Read more »