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Dr. Froswa Booker-Drew: Knowing the ABCD’s

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I had the pleasure of meeting with a group of VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) members, part of the Mayor of Dallas’ “Grow South Initiative,” to discuss assets in the community at the University of North Texas-Dallas. I was so impressed with their efforts to build communities in the Southern sector. One of the challenges that many face in ...

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State Fair in the Community

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Happy New Year! I’m excited about the opportunity to share my thoughts and the amazing work that goes on daily at the State Fair of Texas in our community. Community Involvement and Education are both part of our mission and are critical to our focus of being a great partner and neighbor.  Since April 1, I’ve been honored to serve ...

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This week @ the State Fair: Scholarship Awards Banquet

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Celebrating 23 years of its Youth Scholarship Program, the State Fair of Texas recognized 55 outstanding seniors from five DISD high schools in the Fair Park area. Honoring an outstanding group of recipients from Irma Lerma Rangel Young Women’s Leadership School, James Madison, Lincoln, North Dallas and Woodrow Wilson High Schools, the annual Pete Schenkel Scholarship Luncheon drew more than ...

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State Fair of Texas Announces 2015 Youth Scholarship Recipients

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DALLAS, TEXAS – April 17, 2015 – After serving as an integral part of the organization for 23 years, the State Fair of Texas Youth Scholarship Program continues to uphold the Fair’s mission by supporting agriculture, education and community involvement. The State Fair is delighted to carry on the tradition again this year and will be awarding college scholarships to ...

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