It was eons in the planning and fundraising, but the new Parkland Hospital holds all the promises of wishes come true. Saturday, March 21, 250 guests including Nancy and Jeremy Halbreich, Janie McGarr, Lyda Hill, John Wiley Price, Caren Prothro, Veletta Lill, Kathy and Richard Holt, Joan and Alan Walne, Gillian Breidenbach, Troy Schiermeyer and Mary Suhm with … [Read more...] about After Years Of Planning And Fundraising, Longtime Supporters Celebrate The New Parkland At “The Evening In The Park”
Nancy Nasher and David Haemisegger are having a very, very busy day. Just after 1 p.m., they announced at the Nasher Sculpture Center the creation of the Nasher Prize for sculpture that will reward “a living artist in recognition of the art form” with a $100,000 prize annually. Before the media, who gathered at the Nasher for the press conference, had even had time to text … [Read more...] about JUST IN: Nancy Nasher and David Haemisegger Are Having A Busy Day
At the Dallas Country Club it was the very real issue of suicide that attracted nearly 250 guests for a seated dinner on Friday, March 20. The occasion was Fashion Stars for a Cause with its runway presentation of the 2015 Fashion Stars (Jennifer de Socarraz-Fleming, Jamie Fowler, Leah Frazier, Rebecca Harper Hallam, Caroline Harrison, Naila Malik, Dawn Mellon, Charmaine … [Read more...] about Despite Some Oops, Fashion Stars For A Cause Shone At The Dallas Country Club For Suicide And Crisis Center Of North Texas
No need to make reservations for Thanksgiving dinner in Dallas if you're the extremely lucky winner of this truly unique opportunity at the 2015 Art Ball. Andrew Carnegie's legendary home in the Scottish highlands will be your getaway for the holiday. I’m A Great Scot! — Live Like A Royal At Skibo Castle* (Value: $10,000) Castles and royal blue bloods have always gone … [Read more...] about Art Ball Auction Item #2: I’m A Great Scot!
As 600 guests arrived via the elevator at SMU's Meadows Museum for the Saturday, March 20th opening reception of “Human/Nature. The Ridiculous and Sublime Recent Works by John Alexander,” they were greeted by dancer Sarah Padilla in a beaked mask. As they strolled to the front doors of the museum, there were chunks of watermelon in clumps lining the walk. According to … [Read more...] about Beaked Dancers And Slices Of Watermelon Add To Opening Reception Of John Alexander’s Exhibition At Meadows Museum
Dale Wigley’s life was remarkable. During her 85 years, the Dallas native’s life was filled with beauty, philanthropy and a marvelous twinkle in her eye. In addition to having been married to Bill Wigley until his death in 1975 and raising three children (Dorothy Dale Wigley, Thomas Patten Wigley and Williard Robert Wigley), she was an active member of the Junior League of … [Read more...] about A Passing: Dale Wigley
Despite a bit of rain, Friday, March 20, was a love fest of Nobel Prize winners, state leaders and philanthropists praising Kern Wildenthal. The draw was the dedication of the Kern Wildenthal Biomedical Research Building at UT Southwestern Medical Center. As the rain fell on the tent outside the 12-story, 331,400-square-foot structure, dignitaries, family and friends swelled to … [Read more...] about Nobel Prize Winners And Area Leaders Praise Kern Wildenthal At Dedication Of Kern Wildenthal Biomedical Research Building
The April 11 Art Ball's 8 live auction items are living up to this year's theme — Art Ball 50: Self-Portrait. Each is tailor made for the art lover. They range from far away locations associated with art to staying near-and-dear for one-of-a-kind opportunities. In the days leading up to the black-tie gala fundraiser for the Dallas Museum of Art, various packages will be … [Read more...] about Art Ball Auction Item #1: I’m Frank Sinatra!
The dedication of the Kern Wildenthal Biomedical Research Building brought together Nobel Prize winners, community leaders and outstanding philanthropists on Friday, May 20. As part of the northern campus of UT Southwestern Medical Center, the building is the final piece in the long range plan that Kern Wildenthal created decades ago when he was the second … [Read more...] about MySweetCharity Photo Gallery Alert: Kern Wildenthal Biomedical Research Building Dedication
The 2015 TACA Silver Cup Award sponsors and underwriters literally filled the balconies and home of TACA Silver Cup Award Honorary Co-Chair/2001 Silver Cup recipient Mary McDermott Cook’s tri-level on Thursday, March 19. Unlike the canceled-due-to-weather-luncheon just a couple of weeks before, the weather on this evening was pristine. It seems the morning of the March … [Read more...] about 2015 TACA Silver Cup Recipients Catherine Rose And Don Glendenning Are Honored At Rescheduled Reception
The Methodist Health System Board of Directors has new leadership. Chairman of the Board Levi Davis just completed his three-year term this month and Haynes and Boone partner John Collins has filled the position. In addition to having been on the board for almost 15 years, John also brings a family history of involvement with Methodist Health System. His dad “was a longtime … [Read more...] about Attorney John Collins To Lead Methodist Health System Board