ECHO Board of Directors Names New CEO

ECHO, Inc., a nonprofit global development organization, today announced that Dr. Abram Bicksler has been selected as ECHO’s next President and Chief Executive Officer. David Erickson, who has served as President/CEO for the last seven of his 12 years at ECHO, will continue leading through... - June 30, 2022 - ECHO

Dismas House Hosts Successful Whiskey, Wine & Whiskers Fundraiser, Exceeds $20,000

Dismas House, one of the largest residential reentry programs in Tennessee, announced today that it exceeded the goal for the first-ever Whiskey, Wine & Whiskers fundraiser. Launched to raise awareness of and funds for Dismas House, the event aimed to garner support its four programmatic... - June 26, 2022 - Dismas House of Nashville

North Florida Land Trust is Applying for Renewal of Its Accreditation from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission

The public comment period is open through Sept. 3, 2022 - June 24, 2022 - North Florida Land Trust

Mother Shares Harrowing Story on How Her Child Overcame Abuse: Wynona’s House’s Latest Family Success Story Gives Hope to Other Families to Overcome Child Abuse

With June being recognized as Children's Awareness Month, Wynona’s House Child Advocacy Center is sharing the story of a local family who has benefitted from Wynona’s House’s services. To ensure the family’s privacy, this family success story has been provided anonymously. - June 23, 2022 - Wynona's House Child Advocacy Center

Keep Irving Beautiful Partners with Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages

Irving’s Trinity View Park, 2221 E. Highway 356, was buzzing with activity on June 10, as employee volunteers from Arca Continental Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages (CC-SWB) gathered for a morning of service as part of the company’s “Sustainability Week.” This was a combination... - June 22, 2022 - Keep Irving Beautiful

Ocean Research Project's Schooner Marie Tharp Stops in Newport Before Ambitious Maiden Voyage to Map Greenland's Uncharted Glacier Fjords

Schooner Marie Tharp stops in Newport area for final preparations before launching into a decadal ocean mapping campaign across the Arctic. Operated by the Ocean Research Project, Marie embarks on her maiden mission to Greenland led by Captain Matt Rutherford and Oceanographer Nicole Trenholm. - June 20, 2022 - Ocean Research Project

Air & Waste Management Association’s Annual Conference Brings Environmental Scientists to San Francisco, June 27-30

Air & Waste Management Association’s Annual Conference Brings Environmental Scientists to San Francisco, June 27-30

The Air & Waste Management Association’s 115th Annual Conference & Exhibition (ACE) will bring together hundreds of environmental professionals from around the world on June 27-30 in San Francisco, CA. This year’s conference on “Science & Sustainable Global... - June 15, 2022 - Air & Waste Management Association

Mega Composting Arrives in Westward Ho!

Earth Friendly Foodware (EFF) is today announcing Westward Ho! Park as the exclusive UK community testing site for the newly launched HOTBIN Mega Composter. As a North Devon Biosphere Business Partner, EFF is committed to promoting, wherever possible, composting waste as an alternative to landfill to help protect local soils. - June 15, 2022 - Earth Friendly Foodware

Keep Irving Beautiful Partners with Dallas Everest Lions Club Group Donated and Planted Trees at Running Bear Park

Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) recently partnered with the Dallas Everest Lions Club for a tree planting project at Running Bear Park, 2601 S. Story Road. On June 3, a total of 10 volunteers, which included Lions and “Leos,” the club’s youth members, gathered at the park for a... - June 15, 2022 - Keep Irving Beautiful

Bolsa Chica Conservancy Named Nonprofit of the Year

The Bolsa Chica Conservancy was named a Nonprofit of the Year in California Assembly District 72 by Assemblymember Janet Nguyen. - June 12, 2022 - Bolsa Chica Conservancy

Antelope Valley Conservancy Supports CESA Listing for Western Joshua tree

Antelope Valley Conservancy Supports CESA Listing for Western Joshua tree

The CA Fish & Game Commission will meet June 15 to vote whether to provide CESA protection for the western Joshua trees. - June 11, 2022 - Antelope Valley Conservancy

DC Central Kitchen Prepares to Move Into the House That Good Business Built

DC Central Kitchen Prepares to Move Into the House That Good Business Built

Iconic DC-Based Social Enterprise Nonprofit Secures New Markets Tax Credit Investment to Help Bring the Kitchen Home to New Klein Center for Jobs & Justice Later This Year. - June 07, 2022 - DC Central Kitchen

The Whale Carbon Plus Project™ Ethical AI and Diverse Ocean Stakeholders Bring Whales to the Blue Carbon Market in an Unprecedented New Way

The Whale Carbon Plus Project™ Ethical AI and Diverse Ocean Stakeholders Bring Whales to the Blue Carbon Market in an Unprecedented New Way

The Whale Carbon Plus Project™: First-of-a-kind project across North America uniting governmental organizations, environmental organizations, and the private sector to develop an innovative carbon credit system centered around the protection of whales. Linking environment and finance, The Whale Carbon Plus Project™ aims to translate the value of whales into financial incentives for organizations to protect them as a way to reach their net-zero and environmental goals. - June 03, 2022 - Whale Seeker

Keep Irving Beautiful Partners with Veterans Group from Amazon

Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) recently partnered with the “Warriors” group from the Amazon DAL-3 Fulfillment Center for a beautification project. This group consists of Amazon employees who are either veterans or military family members/supporters. In honor of Memorial Day, the group... - June 02, 2022 - Keep Irving Beautiful

Tennessee United for Human Rights Spreads Awareness During Summer 2022

2021 was an interesting year that showed resilience and innovation to keep activities moving forward. Tennessee United for Human Rights was able to continue carrying out the work of the international organization United for Human Rights in the Southeast United States. - May 28, 2022 - United for Human Rights

Teas Etc.’s PRIDE Green Tea Blend Does Double Duty Supporting Local and National Programs for LGBTQ Youth

Teas Etc.’s PRIDE Green Tea Blend Does Double Duty Supporting Local and National Programs for LGBTQ Youth

Teas Etc. is brewing acceptance in their support of The Trevor Project and their local Fernandina Beach Pride Event with a colorful tea that is purple, delicious and gives back to LGBTQ Youth. - May 27, 2022 - Teas Etc., Inc.

Our Village Closet Celebrates 1st Anniversary of the Resource Center Serving Youth Affected by Foster Care in Sonoma County, CA

Our Village Closet Celebrates 1st Anniversary of the Resource Center Serving Youth Affected by Foster Care in Sonoma County, CA

Our Village Closet (OVC) is a dedicated team of advocates, committed to strengthening the foster community in Sonoma County by providing relevant supplies and support to youth (ages 0-25) and their caregivers impacted by the welfare system. By fostering connections to essential supplies, support, and resources, they hope to help create felt safety, nurturing relationships, and a sense of belonging. This June, they celebrate 1 year serving foster youth at their Resource Center. - May 25, 2022 - Our Village Closet

Community Family Life Services Hosting 3-Day Virtual Conference on Serving Moms in Crisis, with a Focus on Criminal Justice

Community Family Life Services Hosting 3-Day Virtual Conference on Serving Moms in Crisis, with a Focus on Criminal Justice

From June 7-9, the Community Family Life Services (CFLS) Speakers Bureau will hold its second national MORE THAN Conference, a survivor-led virtual series on the intersection of domestic violence, race, poverty, the criminal justice system, and motherhood. Attendees can earn up to 13 CEUs approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886880865-4332). - May 25, 2022 - Community Family Life Services

Living Advantage, Inc. Hosts "Mixer That Matters" for Foster Youth with Celebrity Guests in Beverly Hills

Living Advantage, Inc. Hosts "Mixer That Matters" for Foster Youth with Celebrity Guests in Beverly Hills

LA, Inc. will be hosting a fundraiser, "The Mixer that Matters" on May 26th in honor of Foster Youth Month to specifically celebrate the resilient young people in the Foster Care system, hosted by Chad L. Coleman, actor on the award-winning series The Walking Dead. Representatives and... - May 25, 2022 - Living Advantage Inc.

Japanese Three Michelin Star Chef to Speak at UN World Oceans Day Conference

Chef Shinobu Namae of L'Effervescence will speak about the importance of seaweed and collective action for the revitalization of the ocean. - May 24, 2022 - L'Effervescence

Founder of Youth Emergency Shelter Receives Young Leader Award

Founder of Youth Emergency Shelter Receives Young Leader Award

The Texas Woman’s Foundation Awards Stacy Johnson. - May 19, 2022 - Central Texas Table of Grace

Percuro Pet Food is Set to Participate at the 4th Annual European Petcare Innovation Summit

Brett Vye, CEO of innovating insect protein and plant-based pet food company, Percuro, is invited to take part in the panel discussion titled, "Evaluating New Alternative Proteins That Are Improving the Sustainability of Pet Food" at the industry summit. - May 15, 2022 - Percuro Primal Pet Food Ltd

Tampa Crossroads Earns Esteemed CARF Accreditation

Tampa Crossroads Earns Esteemed CARF Accreditation

Tampa Crossroads has been awarded a three-year CARF Accreditation, the highest possible level of accreditation. Tampa Crossroads is accredited in six different areas related to behavioral health, employment, and homelessness and is one of only a select handful of organizations in Florida to have... - May 14, 2022 - Tampa Crossroads

Annapolis-Based Ocean Research Project is About to Set Sail Again

Annapolis-Based Ocean Research Project is About to Set Sail Again

The team at Ocean Research Project is about to set sail for Greenland to conduct environmental research to combat climate change. They will be at the City Dock in Annapolis making last minute preparations. Come meet the team. - May 12, 2022 - Ocean Research Project

Keep Irving Beautiful Recognized as Gold Star Affiliate by Keep Texas Beautiful - 86 Texas Communities Honored for their Exceptional Community Improvement Efforts

Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB), a statewide grassroots environmental and community improvement non-profit organization, recently named Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) a Gold Star Affiliate, a designation granted to 86 of KTB’s nearly 300 affiliates. Gold Star recognition is the membership recognition... - May 07, 2022 - Keep Irving Beautiful

Keep Irving Beautiful and Partners Celebrate Earth Month

Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) had a productive April, partnering with several groups to conduct “Earth Month” activities. April 22 has been known as “Earth Day” since 1970, but interest and participation have grown beyond just one day to include the entire month of April. KIB... - May 07, 2022 - Keep Irving Beautiful

Recognized Ocean Research Team to Unveil Multi-Objective Flagship, R/V Marie Tharp, for Ambitious Iceberg-Packed Expedition During Commissioning

Recognized Ocean Research Team to Unveil Multi-Objective Flagship, R/V Marie Tharp, for Ambitious Iceberg-Packed Expedition During Commissioning

Annapolis-based Ocean Research Project is unveiling its Flagship R/V Marie Tharp as they prepare to embark for an ambitious Iceberg-Packed Expedition. - May 06, 2022 - Ocean Research Project

Keep Irving Beautiful Seeks Nominations for Annual Awards “Mayor and KIB Awards” Honor Irving’s Difference Makers

Keep Irving Beautiful is asking for nominations to be submitted for the 2022 “Mayor and KIB Annual Awards.” These awards honor local individuals, organizations and businesses that have gone above and beyond in making significant contributions towards making Irving a better place to... - May 04, 2022 - Keep Irving Beautiful

Mission Tomorrow Receives Beautify Texas Award

Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB) recently announced the Irving-based nonprofit Mission Tomorrow as a winner of the 2022 Beautify Texas Award for Outstanding Project. The Beautify Texas Awards, formerly the Keep Texas Beautiful Awards, recognize the efforts of those working to enhance their community and... - April 23, 2022 - Keep Irving Beautiful

KIB Partners with BBB Industries for Earth Day Service Project Employee Volunteers Participate in Cleanup

Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) recently partnered with BBB Industries for an Earth Day service project. On April 8, nine employee volunteers from the company’s Irving office met at the KIB office, where they were equipped with bright yellow vests, litter grabbers, gloves, trash and recycle bags. - April 17, 2022 - Keep Irving Beautiful

Global Coralition Joins Forces with Magua Foundation and Pauhana Surf Center

A "Coralition" to build the first land-based coral farm and education center on the North Coast, Dominican Republic. - April 13, 2022 - Global Coralition

Keep Irving Beautiful Hosts “Don’t Mess with Texas Trash-Off”

The “Don’t Mess with Texas Trash-Off” is the state’s signature event of the “Great American Cleanup,” taking place in communities all across Texas. Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) hosted its event on April 2 at Trinity View Park, where volunteers came together with... - April 09, 2022 - Keep Irving Beautiful

22 Year Breast Cancer Survivor Shines on the Catwalk to Bring Awareness to Genetic Testing

22 Year Breast Cancer Survivor Shines on the Catwalk to Bring Awareness to Genetic Testing

Crediting genetic testing and a persistent oncologist who kept recommending the testing at every checkup, Kathy is passionate about sharing the importance of genetic testing and how it saved her life. - April 01, 2022 - Say YES to Hope

Libertarian Congressional Candidate Michael White (AR2) Offers Third Choice to Arkansas Voters

This Election Day in November, voters in Arkansas' 2nd Congressional District will have a third option for US Congress on their ballots. Michael White, a local tech entrepreneur and Realtor, will appear as the Libertarian candidate. Running on a platform of term limits for Congress, ending... - April 01, 2022 - Michael White Campaign For Congress

Brandy Thibault Rocks the Runway to Illuminate Early Onset Colorectal Cancer

Brandy Thibault Rocks the Runway to Illuminate Early Onset Colorectal Cancer

Brandy says, “Finding my purpose after cancer was extremely important and I have used it to help others my age; to make them aware that early onset colorectal cancer awareness is crucial.” - March 31, 2022 - Say YES to Hope

Brave Stage 4 Survivor Graces the Runway to Create Awareness for a Rare Liver Cancer

Brave Stage 4 Survivor Graces the Runway to Create Awareness for a Rare Liver Cancer

Theresa Mullins, who you would never guess is living with a rare and dangerous liver cancer, rocked the Dallas Fashion Gala runway with her son, Joshua Ellis. - March 31, 2022 - Say YES to Hope

Kyle Clanton Brings Colorectal Cancer Awareness to the Catwalk Modeling Blue Shoes

Kyle Clanton Brings Colorectal Cancer Awareness to the Catwalk Modeling Blue Shoes

Early onset colorectal cancer is a burgeoning problem in the United States and one that deserves greater attention. Kyle Clanton and his wife, Arriane Emdad, recently created a conversation during the Dallas Fashion Gala by modeling the catwalk in blue, the official color for colorectal cancer. - March 30, 2022 - Say YES to Hope

Dora Enriquez Transforms the Runway to Shine a Light on Early Onset Colorectal Cancer

Dora Enriquez Transforms the Runway to Shine a Light on Early Onset Colorectal Cancer

"Hope cannot be shattered. When we keep hoping, we keep living," shares Dora Enriquez. - March 30, 2022 - Say YES to Hope

Knight in Shining Armor Sweeps Onto the Catwalk to Escort Stage 4 Cancer Survivor

Knight in Shining Armor Sweeps Onto the Catwalk to Escort Stage 4 Cancer Survivor

Clay Thrash, country musician, took to the catwalk to gallantly escort one of the courageous stage 4 models, JoAnna Huoni, down the runway. - March 29, 2022 - Say YES to Hope

Irving Receives Prestigious Governor’s Community Achievement Award Ten Winning Communities Receive State Environmental Award and Share $2 Million in Prize Money

Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB) has recognized Irving as one of ten winners of the 2022 Governor’s Community Achievement Awards (GCAA) for outstanding community improvement. KTB, in partnership with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), has awarded the GCAA to Texas communities for more... - March 27, 2022 - Keep Irving Beautiful

Say YES to Hope Brings Cancer Awareness to the Catwalk

Say YES to Hope Brings Cancer Awareness to the Catwalk

Advanced cancer survivors will shine a spotlight on living with cancer as they share their stories and bring HOPE to the runway during Dallas Fashion Gala. - March 25, 2022 - Say YES to Hope

Non-Profit Aims to Combine Living "Smart Trees" and Direct-Air-Capture "Mechanical Trees" to Tackle Air Pollution in Phoenix

Waffle Forest team brings together top scientific talent, newest technology to clean the air and reclaim wasteland by planting 10,000 trees in Arizona's largest city. - March 25, 2022 - Waffle Forest

KIB Partners with Girl Scouts for Service Project Event Celebrates Girl Scouts of America’s 110th Birthday

March 12 marked the 110 anniversary of the Girl Scouts of the USA, and the organization celebrated this occasion through service projects across the country. Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) was chosen as one of the community partners to host an event to clean up the area near the Rock Island Road Bike... - March 19, 2022 - Keep Irving Beautiful

First-Ever "Tech Forest" Will Employ "Smart Trees" to Tackle Carbon Emissions in Metro Phoenix Area

South Phoenix native's Waffle Forest non-profit uses waste land, trees, and direct-air-capture technology to reduce carbon and produce cleaner air in the Valley of The Sun and beyond. - March 18, 2022 - Waffle Forest

Percuro Planet Friendly Pet Food Announce Their First Ever Participation at Crufts

Leading sustainable insect-based dog food company will take part in the world’s most famous dog show. - March 11, 2022 - Percuro Primal Pet Food Ltd

KIB Partners with CHRIST Church Irving’s "516 Students" Youth Group Group Conducts Cleanup and Makes Birdhouses

CHRIST Church Irving’s “516 Students” youth group recently partnered with Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) for two service projects. Youth and mentors from the church’s student ministry program collected 80 pounds of trash and recyclables to cleanup a neighborhood near Irving... - March 11, 2022 - Keep Irving Beautiful

New Multi-Sensory Bird Control Technology Disk Efficacy Rate Revealed in Four-Year Univeristy Study

New Multi-Sensory Bird Control Technology Disk Efficacy Rate Revealed in Four-Year Univeristy Study

A four-year university study was released by Bird Barrier America, as a first of its kind scientific study of a new multi-sensory technology disk using an all-natural materials. The study focused on the pigeon, the most common pest bird worldwide and the disk, Optical Gel, proved a one hundred percent efficacy rate of keeping pest birds and their nesting away from buildings and structures for up to 2 years and more. - March 10, 2022 - Bird Barrier America

KIB Partners with Abbott Laboratories for Tree Planting Volunteers Replant Trees Damaged by Winter Storms

If you stroll along O’Connor Road just north of Highway 183, you are sure to notice a welcome greenery addition to the path. On March 2, Abbott Laboratories employees partnered with Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) and the City of Irving Urban Forestry Team to plant 21 trees, a mix of cedar elm,... - March 10, 2022 - Keep Irving Beautiful

Tampa Crossroads’ CEO Gwendolyn Green Named Lightning Community Hero

Tampa Crossroads’ CEO Gwendolyn Green Named Lightning Community Hero

The Tampa Bay Lightning named Tampa Crossroads’ Chief Executive Officer Gwendolyn Green, LMHC, MCAP, as its 477th Lightning Community Hero, during the first period of the Tuesday, March 1, game against the Ottawa Senators. Green, joined by Tampa Crossroads’ Rapid Rehousing Program... - March 04, 2022 - Tampa Crossroads

Crowned Free’s Fashion Show and Spring Line Launch

Crowned Free’s Fashion Show and Spring Line Launch

Fashion event to benefit victims of human trafficking. - March 03, 2022 - Crowned Free

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