Spring Those Clocks Forward An Hour Saturday Night Or Be A Tardy Type Sunday

So very sorry to report that you’re going to lose something this weekend. No, it’s not that five pounds that you’ve been wearing for ages. Rather, you’re gonna lose an hour thanks to those wonderful people who created daylight saving time 100 years ago on March 19, 1918, during World War I. What this loss does mean? If you don’t set your clocks ahead an hour when you … [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...]

The Dallas Zoo’s Residents And Staffers Are All Set For Next Week’s “Wild Adventures Spring Break Camps”

Spring break is just around the corner. For the kids it’s freedom from classrooms and desks. For parents, it’s what to do with the youngsters. Some families will hit the slopes, but loads of others will be doing stay-cations because responsibilities (i.e. jobs) won’t let the parents get away. Not to worry. The Dallas Zoo has set up “Wild Adventures Spring Break Camps” from … [Read more...]

Kappa Kappa Gamma’s 2017 Tablescapes Co-Chairs Beth Dike And Mary Hubbard Presented A Record-Breaking $240,000 To Area Nonprofits

The Kappa Kappa Gamma Dallas Alumnae’s 2017 Tablescapes' "Forever Blue and Beautiful" at the Dallas Country Club last October was quite a feast for the eye, the ears, the tastebuds and the bank account for area nonprofits. Thanks to area designers, sponsors and speaker Mark D. Sikes, Co-Chairs Beth Dike and Mary Hubbard ended up netting a record-setting amount of … [Read more...]

Baylor Medical Center Foundation’s Quarterly Luncheon Topic Dealt With Living A Good Life When Facing A Serious Health Issues

In New Orleans, Tuesday, February 13, was Fat Tuesday. In North Texas, it was petite blonde philanthropist Nancy Dedman’s birthday… and not just any birthday. She was making 90 look terrific at the Baylor Health Care System Foundation Board’s quarterly luncheon at the Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center. So, naturally there was cake at the tables that served two purposes — King … [Read more...]