JUST IN: ABC’s “Good Morning America!’s” Robin Roberts To Be 2nd Annual Interfaith Auxiliary Luncheon’s Keynote Speaker

One of the best speakers that hit the North Texas fundraising circuit was Hoda Kotb at the 2016 Interfaith Auxiliary Luncheon benefiting Interfaith Family Services. It’s doubtful that she ever got a bite to eat because she literally visited every room in the Dallas Country Club ballroom. And when she took the helm at the podium, nobody wanted her to ever leave. The only … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Holiday Breaks Are Taking Place All Week For Area Schools

As if anyone needs to tell you, it's Thanksgiving week when turkeys hide for cover and shoppers warm up for Black Friday sales. But it's also a topsy-turvy scheduling of schools. Some are starting their Thanksgiving break today. Others are holding out until Wednesday. Check out the MySweetCharity Calendar for which school zones will have the flashing lights and which … [Read more...]

JUST IN: Claire Emanuelson To Chair 2018 Crystal Charity Ball

The letters are hitting The Crystal Charity Ball member mailboxes today with the name of the 2018 Crystal Charity Ball chairperson — Claire Emanuelson.   As a member of the Crystals since 2007, she has chaired the organization’s Children’s Book and the CCB Fashion Show and Luncheon, as well as co-chairing the Silent Auction and Special Gifts and Ball Reservations … [Read more...]

Music And Stories Touch Guests At Dallas CASA Patron Party

The main special event, Dallas CASA’s annual Champion of Children Award dinner, was still more than a week away. But 120 guests at the nonprofit’s patron party on Tuesday, October 18, at Dallas CASA were excited to be privy to a special “mini-event” of their own. Here’s a report from the field: The Dallas CASA Champion of Children patron party was full of special guests and … [Read more...]

JUST IN: Dr. Karen Warren Coleman Named New Headmistress Of The Hockaday School

The Hockaday School’s new headmistress has been named. Dr. Karen Warren Coleman, former VP for Campus and Student Life at the University of Chicago, will be the 13th head of the school since its founding 103 years ago. The Hockaday School Search Committee Chair Michelle Neuhoff Thomas reports, “"After a complete and exhaustive national search of outstanding candidates, … [Read more...]