Genesis Young Leaders Took To The Conga Lines And Casino Tables For Their Fifth Annual Masquerade Celebrating The Big Easy

Leave it to the Genesis Young Leaders to don the masks, conga the line, shake the dice and bring the Big Easy to the Big D. That's what they did for the Fifth Annual Genesis Young Leaders Masquerade at Sixty Five Hundred on Saturday, February 17. What better way to spend the Saturday night before Lent! With Co-Chairs Kirstin and Holden Godat and Sarah and Hayden Godat leading … [Read more...]

Wings’ 2018 Mentor And Allies Awards Luncheon Will Soar To Assist Women With Awards, Raffle And Elaine Agather As Keynote Speaker

Since its founding in 1855, the YWCA has assisted women in facing the challenges of the day. But over the ages, those challenges have changed and so did the name of the local organization. Known nowadays at Wings, its mission is to “empower women, fight poverty and impact generations.” Thanks to programs like “My Money,” “My Small Business,” “My Career” and “My First Baby” … [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...]

‘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...]

Rolex Raffle And A Bagpipe Performance Marked Seventh Annual Sweethearts For Sweeney At DeBoulle Benefiting Camp Sweeney

More than 200 people dedicated to helping Camp Sweeney—a summer camp in Cooke County for children with Type 1 Diabetes—gathered at de Boulle Diamond And Jewelry on Thursday, February 8, for the seventh annual Sweethearts for Sweeney fundraiser. None of them were more dedicated, though, than David Genever-Watling. The London-born "G.W." is a close friend of deBoulle owner … [Read more...]