A Gentle Reminder: Beware Greenville Avenue Starting Friday Afternoon

After recovering from the daylight saving time adjustment this past weekend, there's another challenge this weekend for those living on the east side of "the pond (i.e. Central Expressway)." The backbone of East Dallas roads known as Greenville Avenue will be flooded with green. People, floats and pets will be fill the roadway starting early in the morning for the 39th Annual … [Read more...]

Entrepreneur, Engineer, Executive, Educator Bobby B. Lyle To Receive The J. Erik Jonsson Ethics Award On March 29

Like the late Dallas Mayor J. Erik Jonsson, Bobby B. Lyle has worn many hats. Both have been known as accomplished entrepreneurs, engineers, business executives, philanthropists and community leaders. Despite an age difference of more than 40 years, they also had visions of greatness for North Texas and the entities that would make the region world class. While Erik built … [Read more...]

JUST IN: Kim Robinson Named New Friends New Life CEO

As New Friends New Life celebrates its 20th anniversary in the battle against human trafficking, it’s also welcoming a new CEO. Since the departure of NFNL CEO Kelly Cruse, former NFNL CEO Katy Pedigo has been temporarily at the helm as a nationwide search got underway for a permanent replacement. The result of that search was just revealed. Former Girl Scouts of Northeast … [Read more...]

JUST IN: Trinity River Mission Leadership Changes Announced With CEO Dolores Sosa Green Stepping Down To Focus On Family

Trinity River Mission (TRM) was legally launched in 1988. But that's not when it really started. According to Diana Marquis, who joined TRM late last year as Chief Development Officer, "Trinity River Mission was started by one woman, Donna Graham, in the mid-60’s to minister to the Native Americans who had relocated to West Dallas. About ten years later, in the mid-70’s … [Read more...]

Katie Harris Robbins To Head Up Hoblitzelle Foundation, Holland P. Gary Joins Board Of Trustees

Heading up the prestigious Hoblitzelle Foundation has become a generational responsibility for the late Lynn Harris family. For 30 years, Lynn was philanthropist Karl Hoblitzelle’s secretary and executive assistant. From 1974 to 1986, he was “responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Hoblitzelle Foundation.” Under Lynn, his son Paul W. Harris served as Executive VP … [Read more...]