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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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President’s Blog: Education

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Each month, State Fair President Mitchell Glieber publishes his thoughts on initiatives important to the organization.    Howdy! As I have previously mentioned, the mission of the State Fair of Texas is to celebrate all things Texan by promoting agriculture, education and community involvement through quality entertainment in a family-friendly environment. In this month’s letter, I would like to share more information with you on our commitment ...

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State Fair of Texas and Big Thought Partner to Promote Innovative Learning

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With education at the core of its foundation, the State Fair of Texas aims to provide quality educational opportunities for students within the community, both locally and statewide. In line with this mission, the Fair currently donates 1.7 million free admission tickets each year to students and teachers at North Texas schools. In support of its student ticketing program, the ...

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