They squint at the blackboard and hold books close to their faces. When teachers see children who have obvious vision issues, they refer them to the school nurse, who usually suggests seeing an optometrist to get glasses. But what if the family has no funds for such an expense? Enter Eye Care 4 Kids, which works to get children from low-income families vision care.
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When the Musicmakers take the stage in May, audience members may notice a reinvigorated group. Not only is the choral gaining members, it’s benefiting from the guidance of new director Megan Schnizlein.
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The Sierra Gold location on South Jones Boulevard at the 215 Beltway is billed as an ultra-tavern. In addition to the wide assortment of food and alcohol available in an upscale but cozy setting, it features a 12-seat private conference room and a 200-seat banquet room with plasma screen TVs and state-of-the-art audio-visual connectivity.
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Painting full-time in her own studio, Nikki Danby donates portions of her commissions to charities, including the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and World Wildlife Foundation.
You see them when you pull up to a red light. They hold up cardboard signs that say, “Fell on hard times” or “Unable to work.” Panhandlers can be found on street corners even in the more affluent areas of town, such as the area around Fort Apache Road and Charleston Boulevard.
Joe Kinder, 33, has been making a name for himself in the rock climbing world for 15 years. He’s also a filmmaker, photographer and painter. Now he has another item for his resume: Xyience spokesman.