When the Top of the World Shook
In March, Danielle Banks headed to Nepal for her dream trip—volunteering with a non-profit organization for several weeks, trekking up to the base camp of Mt. Everest, and then on to India. She arrived home two months later, grateful to have survived her adventure of a life [read more]
Summer in the city
School is out, temperatures are up and you finally have some time to unwind. So how can you make the most of your summer? Grab a cool drink, head to the pool and read on for five tips from the City of Allen! Tip #1: Keep Your Greener Pastures After an extra-wet spring, your lawn likely sta [read more]
Summer Salads
Summer is the perfect time to eat healthier and add fresh fruits and vegetables to your diet. Not only are they more plentiful and inexpensive during the summer months, but we’re actually biologically programmed to eat less when the temperature rises. Part of the function of metabolism is to k [read more]
Kids Against Hunger
Chandler Elementary students raise over $6,000 and package more than 16,000 meals It’s Friday morning and the students at Chandler Elementary in Allen are excited to be heading into the gym. But they’re not going to PE class. Instead, they’re rubbing on hand sanitizer and donning hairne [read more]