All posts by Carol Weemes

Essay Contest Winner Asks for Donations to Help Homeless Animals on Her Birthday

Braith Norton celebrated her birthday doing what she loves – helping animals while spending time with friends and family at Arlington Animal Services. Norton chose Animal Services as the party destination for her ninth birthday. Rather than gifts for herself, she requested donations for the homeless animals. Norton’s dream birthday came…

Annual Code Compliance Workshops Aim to Make Arlington Apartment Communities Safer

Do you live in an apartment in Arlington? Great news. City ordinance amendments approved by City Council have resulted in the implementation of annual educational workshops held for multi-family property owners and managers. Education specific to code familiarization and crime prevention is the focus. Single adults and families looking for affordable housing,…

Upward Bound TRIO Program Brings Students, Seniors Together to Help Animals

Nimble hands worked together and friendships formed when students in the Upward Bound Program recently met with Golden PAWS senior volunteers to craft colorful blankets for homeless animals at the Arlington Animal Services Center.Upward Bound, a Federal TRIO Program at the University of Texas at Arlington, received a grant from the…