The Family Place Adds 13 New Members To Its Board Of Directors And The Family Place Foundation Board

The Family Place has just announced 13 new volunteers to its leadership positions. The Family Place CEO Paige Flink reported the organization’s board of directors has added Jeannie Barsam of Gifting Brands, Kerry Cole of Trinity Industries Inc., Monika Flood of Istation, nonprofit consultant Carlos Gonzalez-Jamie, Margo McClinton Stoglin of Ignite, Aaliyah Miranda of … [Read more...]

The Family Place’s 2017 Partners Card Team Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary With Another $1M+ Banner Year

Having recovered from shopping overload with deep discounts, The Family Place's 2017 Partners Card Co-Chairs Brynn Bagot Allday and Jennifer Burns, their sponsors and committee members had the Dallas skyline in the background as they celebrated their million-dollar plus haul on Thursday, January 25, at Dec on Dragon. Here's a report from the field: Over 150 guests overlooked … [Read more...]

Family, Friends And Officials Celebrate The Harold C. Simmons Memorial Highway Designation With Memories And Champagne Toasts

There was a chill in the air and the forecast of light snow in the days ahead. But neither that nor Annette Simmons' in-recovery cough was going to prevent a special announcement from being made regarding Annette's late husband, Harold C. Simmons, on Friday, January 12. Even state politicos like Sen. Don Huffines and State Rep. Morgan Meyer with their staffs had arranged … [Read more...]

MySweetCharity Photo Gallery Alert: Harold C. Simmons Memorial Highway Designation Reception

In these parts the importance of events can't be judged by the number of guests. Such was the case on the afternoon of Friday, January 12, at Annette Simmons' and Jerry Fronterhouse's estate. The crowd was made up of less than 25, but what a heady group it was — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, State Sen. Don Huffines, State Rep. Morgan Meyer, Texas Tech University System Chancellor … [Read more...]

MySweet2018Goals: Roslyn Dawson Thompson

According to Dallas Women’s Foundation President/CEO Roslyn Dawson Thompson, “2018 is being called ‘The Year of the Woman,’ and my goal is that it’s the first of many ‘Years of the Woman’!   “It is time to double down on the work to advance equality, equity and opportunity for all women and girls. At Dallas Women’s Foundation, we are … [Read more...]