While You’ve Been Away

For those who have been away on vacation, you may be wondering if Dallas is still functioning. Since 8:58 p.m. on Thursday, July 7, most locals have continued to show up for work. The shelves at grocery stores are still fully stocked. There has been no shortage of gasoline. Electricity continues to provide air conditioning. ATMs are still blowing out cash. Yes, life has gone … [Read more...]

A Behind-The-Scenes Peak at Corporate Philanthropy In Times Of Disaster

Since Thursday night's tragedy, Dallas’ fortitude has amazed people throughout the world. From the city leadership to the memorial building at Dallas Police Headquarters, the shooting has only brought the community closer together to heal. One group that deserves a pat on the back includes the various companies that have immediately stepped in to help the victims and support … [Read more...]

UPDATE: Companies Are Already Taking Up Topgolf’s Invitation To Donate To Assist The Officer Foundation

It seems that Topgolf scored a hole-in-one with its being one of the first to donate $10,000 to Assist The Officer Foundation (ATO) and inviting other businesses to join in. It was just reported that the invitation was taken up by PlainsCapital, which donated $25,000 to ATO. In addition, RBC Wealth Management-U.S. is donating $10,000. The airlines also got on board. Not only … [Read more...]

Topgolf Initiates Healing Process To Financially Help Dallas Shooting Victims And Their Families

Despite the shock of last night’s shootings, area companies and people are already stepping up to help the victims. The folks at Topgolf have undertaken a “grassroots effort of Dallas businesses supporting local law enforcement after last night’s tragic events downtown.” According to Topgolf’s Amanda Hill, the Dallas-based company is “pledging $10,000 to the Assist The … [Read more...]

A Morning Of Mourning

For baby boomers and other old-timers, the news of the sniper(s) in downtown Dallas killing people knee-jerked them back to the nightmare of November 22, 1963. They remembered the days and years of Dallas being damned as a “city of hate.” This time it was a victim of hatred. It was hard to imagine that the spot where 800 had peacefully marched to protest shootings in … [Read more...]