JUST IN: North Texas Food Bank CEO Jan Pruitt Is Officially “Stepping Down”

Gee, it seems all the cute nonprofit top  gals are retiring. First, there was TACA’s President/Executive Director Becky Young. Then earlier this week, Trinity Trust’s President/CEO Gail Thomas announced her retirement. Now, word comes that North Texas Food Bank President/CEO Jan Pruitt is “stepping down effective today." According to the official press … [Read more...]

Golf Analyst David Feherty Was A Keynote Hit At 32nd Annual CARE Breakfast Blending Addiction Struggles With Irish Humor

One behind-the-scenes story speaks volumes about the irreverent, freewheeling nature of the sold-out 32nd annual CARE Breakfast, which was held Wednesday, November 9, at the Belo Mansion and “starred” keynote speaker David Feherty, the hilarious NBC Sports pro golf reporter—and recovering addict. It seems, we were told, that David learned about the kidney replacement surgery … [Read more...]

MySweetWishList: Family Compass

According to Family Compass Board of Directors President-Elect Whitney Strauss, “On behalf of the Family Compass Board, staff and families we serve, our primary wish is a world free of child abuse and neglect where are children are able to feel happy and safe. For this holiday season, our wish is to be able to give the mothers in our programs basic necessities for their … [Read more...]

Myrna And Bob Schlegel, Myrna D. Schlegel/Aware Scholarship Fund And Pam And Dan Busbee To Be Honored At Celebrate The Moments

Aware really knows how to show the love. Just last month it was announced that Myrna and Bob Schlegel had re-energized the Myrna D. Schlegel/Aware Scholarship Fund to support those specializing in gerontology nursing. Now, Aware President Venise Stuart and 2017 Aware Affair Celebrate the Moments Co-Chairs Angela Fontana and Andrew Szuwalski and Penny Reid and Thomas Nolan … [Read more...]

2017 Symphony Of Chefs Kick-Off Party Revealed A New Logo And Some Additions To the KidLinks Fundraiser

D'Andra Simmons Lock and Jeremy Lock were very busy the first week in November in the Turtle Creek hood. First there was the Cancer Blows Kick-Off Party on Tuesday, November 1, at Ashley Tatum's and Newt Walker's mansion on the east side of Turtle Creek. That's when  the CB Co-Chair Locks announced official plans for the May 8-10th event. Then just a couple of days … [Read more...]