Community invited to help celebrate 45 years

Community invited to help celebrate 45 years

By Fran W. Cashen Unique and happy events occur this month. It’s both the 45th Anniversary of Logos Bookstore as well as its owners, Susan and Rick Lewis. Logos Bookstore has been a mainstay in its only location at 6620 Snider Plaza in Highland Park. And the Lewises have become part of many families’ celebrations […]

Show reveals children caught in crosshairs

Show reveals children caught in crosshairs

By Shari Goldstein Stern Echo Theatre’s “US/THEM,” now on stage at White Rock’s Bath House Cultural Center through Sept. 21, is a story about two children who become hostages during a 2004 school take-over in Beslan, North Ossetia, Russia. The playwright, Carly Wijs, sets out to explore a child’s understanding of how to cope with […]

Hall of Fame ceremony part of 90th anniversary events

Hall of Fame ceremony  part of 90th anniversary events

By Randy Paterson The Woodrow Wilson High School Alumni Association will induct 14 distinguished individuals into the Woodrow Wilson High School Hall of Fame on Oct. 26.  This is the school’s highest honor recognizing alumni, faculty and staff who have made significant contributions in their personal and professional lives or who have made extraordinary contributions […]

Conservancy needs help to lead restorations

Conservancy needs help to lead restorations

By Jennifer Hoesterey The White Rock Lake Conservancy (The Conservancy) is a 501(c)3, sanctioned by The City of Dallas Park and Recreation Department. The Conservancy raises funds to support the implementation of the Master Plan for White Rock Lake Park. All proceeds raised by The Conservancy go directly to projects within the park that have […]

Seniors treat teachers to more than just supplies

Seniors treat teachers to more than just supplies

By Lauren Witt Children, families and teachers aren’t the only ones participating in back-to-school activities. Residents of Presbyterian Village North, a premier senior living community in Dallas, are eagerly gearing up for the start of the new school year as well. From hosting a school supply drive to preparing for a happy hour for teachers […]

Giving Circle raises funds for LGBTQ youth

Giving Circle raises funds for LGBTQ youth

By Jennifer Collins Resource Center’s Young Professionals Advisory Council (YPAC) raised $40,678 at their 5th annual Back-to-School Fundraiser, surpassing last year’s total by more than $5,000. Presented by Dallas Red Foundation, the event was held at Craighead Green Gallery on August 22 and benefited the Center’s Youth First program. More than 100 guests mixed, mingled […]

Survivors help design new learning centers

Survivors help design new learning centers

Dallas Holocaust and Humans Rights Museum  By William K. Skipworth With a new name and nearly five times the space, the highly anticipated upgrade to the Dallas Holocaust and Humans Rights Museum will hold its grand opening on Sept. 18. The new museum is located in downtown Dallas at 300 N. Houston St. “We think […]

Working animals deserve a day off, too

Working animals deserve a day off, too

By Dr. Beth Leermakers In honor of Labor Day, let’s celebrate working dogs. You’re probably aware of the important tasks performed by police and military dogs — drug and explosives detection, search and rescue, and the like. But did you know that dogs are often used to hunt for truffles? Or that dogs play an […]

Brown named chair of Foundation

Brown named chair of Foundation

By Juliette Coulter Texas Women’s Foundation has named A. Shonn Brown as chair, serving from 2019-2021. Brown, vice president and deputy general counsel at Kimberly-Clark, has served on the Foundation board since 2015, co-chaired the Annual Luncheon in 2017 and helped establish The Village Giving Circle at Texas Women’s Foundation. She succeeds Caren K. Lock. […]

Golfers to raise funds for Grief & Loss Center

By Ray Loggins TopGolf, international provider of golf skill games and entertainment and Perks & Provisions, supplier of workplace beverage solutions, have agreed be keynote sponsors of the Grief & Loss Center’s Second Annual Hope After Loss Golf Tournament, Sept. 30 at Firewheel Golf in Garland.  The tournament will feature a hole-in-one contest and a […]

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