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...]

JUST IN: The MMK Foundation Provides A Million-Dollar Gift To Be Shared By Children’s Health and UT Southwestern Medical Center

And the announcements and great news keep rolling in. Children’s Health and UT Southwestern Medical Center finished February with high fives. Make that $500,000 each thanks to the Mark and Marcia King’s The MMK Foundation. Old hands at providing funding to both organizations, this million-dollar pledge is “the largest gift ever made by The MMK Foundation, which was … [Read more...]

JUST IN: Leukemia Texas Scores A Hole In One With Jordan Spieth Family Foundation

The Leukemia Texas folks are having a very, very good Monday. Besides the sun finally making an appearance accompanied by friendly temperatures, they just sent word about the Jordan Spieth Family Foundation's selecting the Dallas-based organization as their partner. No, Leukemia Texas CEO Mandy O'Neill is not going to be caddying for Dallas' favorite golfing son, Jordan … [Read more...]

JUST IN: Jan Rees-Jones To Receive 2018 Partners For Children Award At Community Partners Of Dallas’ 12th Annual Chick Lit Luncheon

Chick Lit Chair Mersina Stubbs is adding to her all-star lineup for the Community Partners of Dallas 12th annual fundraising luncheon on Friday, April 13, at Hilton Anatole. In addition to having Katie Holmes on stage, Nancy Perot as honorary chair and Presenting Sponsors Lara and Bob Tafel, she just revealed that the 2018 Partners For Children Award recipient will be Jan … [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...]