The nation’s malls are embracing gyms as they look to tap into the health-conscious movement. JLL, which specializes in real estate and investment management, analyzed more than 6,000 fitness center move-ins since the start of 2013. As the fitness trend explodes, the number of gym openings increased by 23.5% since 2010 and encompasses 111,055 locations… Continue reading Malls look to get fit with gyms
An exasperated U.S. District Judge Janis Graham Jack found the state in contempt of court for failing to comply with some of her earlier orders in the wide-ranging lawsuit filed on behalf of Texas foster children.
Lena Pope, a nonprofit that improves child well-being in Tarrant County, announced Nov. 5 the selection of Ashley Lind, Ph.D., as the agency’s new chief executive officer. Lind was hired following a national search. She comes to Lena Pope with extensive nonprofit leadership and clinical expertise in an array of social service settings related to… Continue reading New CEO joins Lena Pope
An investigation by The Texas Tribune and Grist shows that regulators in the Lone Star State have given a hand up to struggling coal companies as they face millions of dollars in mandated land restoration costs.
A bitter child custody dispute became a flashpoint in the state’s culture wars this week as Gov. Greg Abbott and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton urged state involvement.
If passed, Proposition 6 on the Nov. 5 ballot would allow the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas to take out an additional $3 billion in debt, doubling its initial bonding authority since its creation in 2007.
Mark Lashley, president and CEO of Caregiver Inc., has named Beth Landry Caregiver’s first Chief Operating Officer (COO). Landry will have operational oversight of each of Caregiver’s four markets: Texas, Tennessee, Ohio and Indiana. All state leaders will report directly to her. Fort Worth-based Caregiver Inc. is a provider of services to adults with intellectual… Continue reading Beth Landry named COO at Caregiver Inc.
Fort Worth developer and philanthropist Happy Baggett, and SMU’s Center on Research and Evaluation (CORE) at the Simmons School of Education and Human Development, received the Child Care Associates (CCA) North Texas Early Childhood Leadership Awards Oct. 16 in the categories of individual and organization, respectively. The awards were presented during a ceremony before the… Continue reading Happy Baggett recognized by Child Care Associates
Five towns have passed ordinances aiming to outlaw abortion. Critics say a legal challenge is likely.
The application was expected to draw interest from a number of companies and, once approved, lead to more competitive pricing.