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Arlington Recognizes Dunn Elementary Students for Acts of Kindness

To recognize youth who are spreading kindness throughout The American Dream City, Arlington’s Community Relations Commission has partnered with local businesses and launched a program that rewards students for their kind hearts. During a pep rally Thursday, Dec. 13 at Dunn Elementary in Arlington, the Commission surprised two students, Tiffany Whited…

Acts of Kindness: Fire Department Program Donates 31 Bikes to Mission Arlington

Thanks to community donations, Mission Arlington/Mission Metroplex anticipates being able to provide gifts to more than 30,000 children this year through its Christmas Store. City of Arlington employees are among those working to create happy holiday memories for families in need. On Friday, the Arlington Fire Department’s Random Acts of Kindness Program delivered…

Arlington Recognizes Corey Academy Students for Acts of Kindness

To recognize youth who are spreading kindness throughout The American Dream City, Arlington’s Community Relations Commission has partnered with local businesses and launched a program that rewards students for their kind hearts. During a pep rally Friday, Nov. 2 at Corey Academy in Arlington, the Commission surprised two students, Santiago Boor…

Arlington Recognizes Thornton Elementary Students for Acts of Kindness

To recognize youth who are spreading kindness throughout The American Dream City, Arlington’s Community Relations Commission has partnered with local businesses and launched a program that rewards students for their kind hearts. During a pep rally Friday at Thornton Elementary School in Arlington, the Commission surprised two students, Analisa Dena and…

Four Arlington Students Surprised with Scholarships for Acts of Kindness

Kindness paid off for four Arlington high school students who were each surprised with $1,000 scholarships while being recognized for their volunteer work on and off campus. The City of Arlington’s Community Relations Commission, which is championing the City’s Kindness Initiative, presented each of the deserving students with an award Wednesday…

City, Texas Rangers Partner for Pearcy Elementary Acts of Kindness Event

The City of Arlington’s Kindness Initiative continues to grow thanks to the generous hearts of the community’s children. To recognize youth who are spreading kindness throughout The American Dream City, the City’s Community Relations Commission has launched a new program with the help of local businesses to reward participating students. Thanks…

Act of Kindness: Republic Services Donates Children’s Bikes to Arlington

More than 20 children in the Arlington community will receive new bicycles for free this summer thanks to the generosity of Republic Services employees. The company, which collects garbage and recycling in the City of Arlington and operates the City’s landfill, donated 21 colorful youth bicycles to the Arlington Police Department…

Spotlight Random Acts of Kindness in Community Through Ask Arlington App

Did a stranger lend a helping hand when you were stranded on the side of the road or surprise you by paying for your coffee or dinner? We want to hear about it! The City of Arlington is launching a new initiative aimed at promoting and showcasing kindness in our…

New Community Relations Commission Aims to Promote Kindness in Neighborhoods

The Arlington City Council recently relaunched the Community Relations Commission, now a 15-member group representative of the growing diversity of The American Dream City.“I love this city because its diversity is apparent everywhere I go,” says Devan Allen, who serves as Commission Chairperson. The City Council will work with the Commission to…