Retired Attorney Suzan Fenner And Northwood Woman’s Club To Receive Our Friends Place’s 13th Annual Ebby Award At April Gala

The late Ebby Halliday Acers would have been 106 years old this month. Despite the loss of the first lady of residential real estate a year-and-a-half ago, her memory and inspiration continue. Timed in sync with Ebby’s natal day is the announcement of the Annual Ebby Award that is presented by Our Friends Place for those contributing to the advancement of girls and/or … [Read more...]

North Texas Leaders Lost In 2015 Will Live On Through Their Accomplishments And Acts Of Kindness

As the hours of 2015 wind down, it’s only right to recall just a few of the North Texans who passed away this past year. Some were native-born and others "got here as soon as they could." While their lives came to an end, their countless kindnesses, accomplishments, philanthropy and contributions to the community and world will live on as inspirations for others to continue … [Read more...]

Round Robin September 17 Daytime: North Texas Giving Day And A Tribute To Ebby

If ever there was a Super Bowl of North Texas philanthropy, Thursday, September 17, was that day. Bad enough that it was the humpback whale fundraisers — North Texas Giving Day — but that didn't stop other activities from taking place, like a very special tribute to legendary Ebby Halliday Acers. Here are just a couple of the activities that took place during the daylight … [Read more...]

Ebby’s Influence Extended Today At Her Memorial Service To Support North Texas Giving Day

Just back from an incredibly beautiful memorial service for Ebby Halliday. Among the thousands in attendance at Park Cities Baptist Church was Communities Foundation of Texas' Main Man Brent Christopher. Despite having the daunting task of being leading the charge to set a record-breaking North Texas Giving Day today, he had taken his place to honor the Duchess of Dallas, … [Read more...]

A Loving Tribute To Ebby Halliday Acers For Teaching Gratitude

At 3 p.m. on Thursday, a multitude of people will convene at Park Cities Baptist Church to celebrate Ebby Halliday Acers’ 104 years of life. Many will pay homage to the great lady who influenced and befriended so many, both professionally and personally. MySweetCharity asked one of Dallas’ premier wordsmiths, Don Glendenning, to describe his memories of Ebby. From his … [Read more...]