LAUNCH: What Gives?

… in Lifewalk, the largest fundraising event for AIDS Arms Inc. The 3.2-mile walk planned Oct. 11 starts at Lee Park and runs through Turtle Creek and Uptown. AIDS Arms is an Oak Cliff-based charity that helps people diagnosed with HIV and AIDS get access to health care, resources and support. Teams and individuals can pledge money and walk in the event. Information is available at or by calling 214.521.5191.

… because many Dallas neighborhood fire stations are in dire need of renovations. Go to, and click on “station wish lists” to see what you can do to help firefighters better their living conditions. Everyone who helps receives a certificate of appreciation. It’s a year-round program, so there’s no deadline to help out.

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