Sarah Conway Named Executive Director Of Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation’s Texas/Southeast Division

The Insurance Industry Charitable Foundation’s Texas/Southeast Division office in Dallas just got a new executive director. Former Children’s Medical Center of Dallas’s Sarah Conway is taking over the office’s leadership. She replaces Carol Mason. In 2013, the following North Texas groups benefited from the foundation: Dallas AfterSchool Network, Disabled Veterans Insurance … [Read more...]

Animal Shelters And Rescue Groups Are Being Stretched Beyond Limits And Need Help

UPDATE (2:00 p.m.Thursday): Mattingly has been adopted. itzy and 649 other potential homebodies are still waiting for you. You’ve heard it before, but this time it’s really crunch time. The area animal shelters are overloaded. In addition to the litters of puppies and kittens being turned in, people are turning in their adult pets because of lack of funds, time or … [Read more...]

JUST IN: A Celebration Of Reading Authors Revealed Including Dallas Fav Emily Giffin

Dallas Celebration of Reading Co-Chairs Mandi and George P. Bush just sent the updated list of authors for the Monday, October 6th Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy at the Meyerson. One of them is a true-blue Dallas favorite — Emily The One And Only Giffin. She was the one who created the major traffic jam back in June. Other authors include: Gary … [Read more...]

19th Annual Parade Of Playhouses Commences Friday At NorthPark

With August temps testing outdoor venues, the indoor 19th annual Parade of Playhouses at NorthPark is ripe for checking out. Starting this Friday, the 19th annual Dallas CASA fundraiser presented by the ORIX Foundation will have 11 custom-made children’s playhouses parading in place until Sunday, August 17. This year’s lineup includes “a pint-sized hollow tree house with … [Read more...]

MySweetCharity Reminder: Mid-Summer Survival Tips

Thought this photo would be a welcome relief from the weekend's three-figure temps. Sunday Fort Worth checked in at 104 degrees and Dallas was a cool 102. But a cold front is on the way. Thursday is supposed to be 86 degrees. Don’t pull out those cashmere sweaters quite yet, though. Instead, reinforce the POA that you put in place earlier this summer: The skeeters are … [Read more...]