Gala raises $78K for lake

Photo courtesy of the White Rock Lake Foundation

The White Rock Lake Foundation held its inaugural The Jewel of Dallas Gala fundraiser on Thursday, Oct. 13 at The Granada Theater. The 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization is instrumental in presenting the case for the maintenance and improvement of White Rock Lake, also referred to as “The Jewel of Dallas.” The event featured six top chefs from several East Dallas hot spot restaurants. Guests enjoyed an unforgettable evening full of celebration, fundraising and entertainment and raised more than $78,000 for the Foundation. — Haley Davis