February Canine Companions For Independence Matriculation And Graduation Ceremony Had Cheers, Tears And Woofs From SRO Crowd

Ed Kinkeade’s wife Melissa Kinkeade nudged him to keep his talk on Friday, February 16, at the Canine Companions for Independence  South Central Graduation and Puppy Matriculation ceremony short. Thank heaven, Ed turned a deaf ear to his wife. The overflow crowd of two-, three- and four-legged creatures filled Texas’ only CCI Training Center in Irving for the program … [Read more...]

MySweetWishList: Ability Connection

According to Ability Connection President and CEO Troy Greisen, “When it comes to gifts, many will put a smile on one’s face, but a gift to Ability Connection has the power to change the life of a child or adult with special needs. Ability Connection creates life change across the state of Texas. We serve over a thousand individuals with disabilities through education, … [Read more...]

MySweetWishList: Camp Summit

According to Camp Summit CEO Carla Weiland, “My wish this holiday season is that every child and adult with disabilities has the opportunity to experience the joy of camp. “Campers like Alex, whose parents struggle every month to cover the costs of required medications, doctors’ visits, and ongoing therapies, cannot give their son the camping … [Read more...]

Equest Women’s Auxiliary Luncheon And Style Show Ponied Up With Fashions, Awards And Laughs Thanks To Chair Beth Thoele

There are those rare people in fundraising who literally break the ice much to the delight of others with their oops and refreshing spontaneity. On Tuesday, October 3, Equest Women’s Auxiliary Luncheon Chair Beth Thoele rose to the pinnacle of those ranks of endearment. Initially, it was a challenge with the weather. One guests swore, “Houston shipped their humidity up … [Read more...]

Equest Women’s Auxiliary Fashion Show And Luncheon List Of Highland Park Village Merchants Participating In The Annual Fundraiser Revealed

Equest Women’s Auxiliary Fashion Show and Luncheon Chair Beth Thoele just revealed the list of Highland Park Village merchants for the Equest fundraiser “Reins of Hope” at Brook Hollow on Tuesday, October 3. Six of 'em are returning with the latest fashions of the season — Carolina Herrera, Escada, Etro, Hadleigh’s, Lela Rose and Market. Joining the veteran … [Read more...]