Ximena Gonzales, right, Christina Garza, and other third-grade students from Hector P. Garcia Elemetnary listen to Nella Spurlin with the Contemporaries as she gives a talk Tuesday about South African history and culture in a gallery at the CAC as part of the “Hands On” educational program.
Kamiya Porter, 8, practices ballet during Red Nose Day at the Ralph Wilson Youth Center in Temple on Thursday. Red Nose Day is a UK tradition launched in the U.S. last year that aims to raise funds for groups such as Save the Children and the Boys & Girls Club of America.
When the Belton High School Tigers take on the Panthers of Midway High School next Tuesday the focus may be split between the competition on the field and the youngsters that open the event.
The fifth annual Home Run for Health next week will include Champion children from McLane Children’s Hospital Scott & White. These are children who have been or are receiving medical treatment at McLane Children’s.
Valentine’s Day brings to mind cupids and arrows and hearts.
Consider a more literal view and the heart becomes an organ that pumps blood throughout the body and the gift of blood to someone who is ill is more precious than any box of chocolates, red roses or piece of sparkling jewelry.
On Friday, Barbara Nite Eakin, 84, and her husband, Edward Eakin, 88, of Killeen arrived at the Scott & White Blood Center ready to push up their sleeves and donate a pint.