Monthly Archives: December 2013

What You Need to Know about Emerald Ash Borer Beetles

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The emerald ash borer is a green beetle that is native to Asia and Eastern Russia. However, they have made their way to the United States and have become an invasive species. First discovered in southeastern Michigan in 2002, they have since spread to 24 other states and parts of Canada, 21 of which have directed their regulatory agencies to enforce quarantines.

The adults are characterized by their dark metallic green color, bullet like shaped body. They grow to about 8.5mm long and 1.6mm wide. While these creatures can be beautiful, they can also be very dangerous.

This is because the emerald ash borer likes to infest trees, particularly ash trees, hence its name, to lay its larva. Besides the damage caused by the burrowing, the larva also disrupt the flow of nutrients throughout the tree by int Continue reading

North Texas Housing Coalition, Inc in Dallas Texas


North Texas Housing Coalition, Inc

2900 Live Oak

Dallas, Texas 75204


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The North Texas Housing Coalition (NTHC) is a Dallas based 501 C3 non-profit organization
made up of more than 300 organizations and individuals united by the NTHC mission to
promote safe, quality affordable housing in the North Texas region.

The NTHC facilitates construction and home ownership for low to moderate to income
working people. NTHC provides a central meeting point for companies, non-profits, public
officials and families to meet and to exchange ideas regarding safe and decent affordablehousing.

NTHC offers a forum for discussing and evaluating local, state and federal housing policy
and program priorities on affordable, working class housing. NTHC also hosts luncheonseminars that provide networking opportunities and affordable, working class housinginformation on funding resources as well as key community development issues.

NTHC offers one-on-one homeownership counseling, homebuyer education classes,foreclosure prevent workshops and financial education seminars. All classes are FREE andopen to the public.

For more than 19 years, the NTHC has provided leadership, guidance and education to
both the public and private sectors on how housing affects issues such as healthcare,
transportation, education and crime. For more information, please visit
or call 214-946-3500.

The Dance Shoppe in Phoenix AZ


The Dance Shoppe

3316 West Bell Road

Phoenix, AZ 85053


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Dance instruction and performing arts school for both children and adults. Specialized dance classes include Jazz, Ballet, Hip Hop, Aerial, Tap and Musical Theater. Our 5,000 square foot dance studio features 4 Dance Rooms with state-of-the-art floating dance floors and large plate glass windows for observation of classes in-session.
Our expanded Aerial Dance program will help you develop skills in silks, trapeze, rope and sling.
Classes available every day of the week. We offer dance classes to children as young as 3 years old.