‘Old-School Banker’ Norm Bagwell Accepts The 16th Annual Virginia Chandler Dykes Leadership Award At Belo Mansion And Pavilion

Banker and civic leader Norman P. Bagwell couldn't have been more gracious receiving the 16th Annual Virginia Chandler Dykes Leadership Award presented by Bank of Texas and Texas Woman's University and the Texas Woman's University Foundation. Referring to himself an "old-school banker" during his brief talk at the Belo Mansion and Pavilion on February 21, Bagwell said he's … [Read more...]

‘Visionary Women’ Gather At The Kirbys’ Strait Lane Manse To Kick Off Juliette Fowler Communities’ 6th Annual Fundraising Luncheon

The magnificent Strait Lane home of Kathleen and J. Scott Kirby—he's the president of United Airlines—was the setting for a Thursday, February 8, event kicking off the Juliette Fowler Communities' 6th Annual Visionary Women Luncheon. The Friday, April 20, luncheon at the Omni Dallas Hotel, titled "Frame the Future," will aim to raise at least $250,000 from at least 700 … [Read more...]

Rolex Raffle And A Bagpipe Performance Marked Seventh Annual Sweethearts For Sweeney At DeBoulle Benefiting Camp Sweeney

More than 200 people dedicated to helping Camp Sweeney—a summer camp in Cooke County for children with Type 1 Diabetes—gathered at de Boulle Diamond And Jewelry on Thursday, February 8, for the seventh annual Sweethearts for Sweeney fundraiser. None of them were more dedicated, though, than David Genever-Watling. The London-born "G.W." is a close friend of deBoulle owner … [Read more...]

Sponsor Reception At Canary Boutique Benefits Jonathan’s Place And Its Upcoming A Chance To Soar Luncheon Featuring Jeannette Walls

Jonathan's Place, which offers a variety of services to help abused and neglected children, says it's facing a roughly $1.28 million budget shortfall this fiscal year. So it's counting on its seventh annual A Chance to Soar Luncheon fundraiser on Tuesday, April 3, to help close the gap. On Tuesday, February 6, it also welcomed the support of about 100 guests who turned out for … [Read more...]

Talk Of Equine Therapy For Military Vets—And A Generous Gift—Highlight Equest’s Hooves for Heroes Party

Carolyn Anderson seems like a natural to chair Equest’s second annual Boots And Salutes fundraiser, benefiting Equest’s Hooves for Heroes program, this coming July at Texas Horse Park. Hooves for Heroes helps military veterans, first responders and their families transition to civilian life through equestrian therapy. Carolyn has a brother who’s a colonel in the army, and a … [Read more...]