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Local Native Plant Clubs Have Deep Roots

By Staci Engman

Imagine yourself lounging in a garden that is beautiful, colorful, and lush. A symphony of chirps and tweets welcomes you as a host of birds fly about and feast on the ripened fruit of the abundant native plants. You are shaded by tree branches that sway in the cool, gentle breeze, and the …

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School Uniform Swap is the Largest Recycling Event in the City

By Staci Engman

Necessity is the mother of invention. Linda Miner is the mother who invented the School Uniform Swap when she saw the necessity.

When her son, Ryan, was a pre-K student at Dr. Sue Shook Elementary in the Socorro Independent School District (SISD), Miner saw that many of his classmates were wearing torn or ill-fitting …

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A Voice For the Voiceless

By Luke Westerman

The summer of 2008 changed my life forever. That’s when I met Franky. Hurricane Gustav was about to make landfall in New Orleans, just two years after Katrina devastated the city and made tens of thousands of people and animals homeless. I had been wanting to adopt a dog for a while and …

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YWCA Celebrates Its Success

Photos and Story by Christian Chapman

The YWCA built their field of dreams and they came. Two thousand strong filled the Judson Williams Convention Center, each guest had their own story of how the YWCA helped them to meet and overcome the challenges they had to face in order to achieve their goal.

Welcoming the audience were …

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IHOP Nights

IHOP welcomes you to indulge in a plethora of pancakes for IHOP Nights Monday through Thursday evenings from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. at most El Paso locations to help bring the community together.

“IHOP Nights allows School, and Community Non-Profit Groups to come together in a social restaurant setting and share a meal and common …

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Dia De Los Niño’s Celebration

By Francis Regalado

On Saturday, April 30th at the Dia De Los Niño’s Celebration held at Washington Park it was an event that I look forward to every year. They had several jumping balloons, face painting, and games for the children. The entertainment included dancers from the community.

Vendors had tents, and food trucks were available for …