Baylor Medical Center Foundation’s Quarterly Luncheon Topic Dealt With Living A Good Life When Facing A Serious Health Issues

In New Orleans, Tuesday, February 13, was Fat Tuesday. In North Texas, it was petite blonde philanthropist Nancy Dedman’s birthday… and not just any birthday. She was making 90 look terrific at the Baylor Health Care System Foundation Board’s quarterly luncheon at the Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center. So, naturally there was cake at the tables that served two purposes — King … [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...]

MySweetCharity Photo Gallery Alert: Baylor Health Care System Foundation Board Luncheon

When facing a life-threatening health issue, a patient can be overwhelmed with his/her own mortality and how to proceed for themselves as well as their families. While some may dismiss the situation as one for the elderly, it can touch anyone at any age. Thanks to palliative care programs, there is a team ready to work with the patient to focus on the journey ahead for … [Read more...]

Texas Gov. Gregg Abbott Accepts Champion Of Freedom Award At Dallas CASA And Announces New Efforts To Fight Human Trafficking

Dallas CASA President/Executive Director Kathleen LaValle and her crew had the Dallas CASA headquarters all spiffed up on Thursday, February 8. After all, it's not every day that Texas Gov. Gregg Abbott is going to be in the house to receive the Champion of Freedom Award from the North Texas Coalition Against Human Trafficking with loads of politicos and North Texas leaders … [Read more...]

Don’t Let Someone Else Make Decisions For You

In the competition to create frowny faces, it seems that political squabbling has been in first place in recent weeks. Whether it’s on Sunday morning shows, award presentations or just at dinner tables, there have been more digs than a graveyard. Ah, but all that complaining can be resolved with one simple, free act — vote. If you’re registered, take the time to toddle on … [Read more...]