Our Top Stories
Read all posts tagged Texas
Posted byon October 4, 2012 at 2:21 PM EDT
Maria Emee M. Nisnisan has been a member of the Houston Royal Oaks Lions Club since 2004. Maria believes education is the key to empowerment. She uses her skills as a registered nurse to provide healthcare access to undeserved populations.
Posted byon September 27, 2012 at 5:46 PM EDT
Vice President and Dr. Biden hosted their 4th annual reception in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, applauding the contributions of the Hispanic American community.
Posted byon September 27, 2012 at 3:48 PM EDT
Doug Matthews is the Chief Communications Director of Austin, Texas, working to define "government as a connector." In the past two years, Doug has helped launch one of the largest municipal open source websites in the nation, including a portal for open data, and a partnership with Code for America.
Posted byon September 27, 2012 at 3:17 PM EDT
As Philadelphia, Pennsylvania's first Chief Innovation Officer, Adel Ebeid works hard to develop impactful partnerships with community-based organizations, institutions of higher education, and residents in order to positively influence social outcomes in under-resourced neighborhoods.
Posted byon September 25, 2012 at 11:51 AM EDT
The White House recently recognized the service of our Red Cross, Kiwanis and AmeriCorps Champions of Change. Their work to build resilient communities at home and abroad has empowered individuals to save lives, take action, foster essential organizational relationships and create widespread community networks.
Posted byon September 24, 2012 at 12:30 PM EDT
Check out the latest release from the White House Photo Office.
Posted byon September 21, 2012 at 4:00 PM EDT
See photos from the space shuttle Endeavour's final flight.
Posted byon September 21, 2012 at 12:43 PM EDT
Brenda Batschelet is an active member of Aktion Club, a Kiwanis service organization for adults with disabilities. Brenda played a large role in the Club's recent participation in Relay for Life in Jefferson, Iowa, serving as the team captain and further developing her leadership skills in the community.
Posted byon September 21, 2012 at 12:21 PM EDT
Emily Lang, a fifth-grade student at Crescent Harbor Elementary School in Oak Harbor, Washington, has always been a "helper." She recently served as President of her school’s K-Kids club, Kiwanis International’s service and leadership program for elementary school students, and has been a girl scout for five years, serving various organizations regularly.
Posted byon September 21, 2012 at 12:11 PM EDT
Jeffery Woods has dedicated his entire life to serving others as a citizen solider and a community servant. Among the many examples of his service, Jeffery has started a backpack program to support disadvantaged students at an elementary school, assisted citizens and emergency personnel after Hurricane Katrina hit, and helped restore New Orleans, and is an active member of the Kiwanis Club of Ruston, Louisiana.