Former First Twin/Author/”Today” Show Jenna Bush Hager Brought The Importance Of Family To Gateway To Opportunity Luncheon

Despite a presidential debate taking place the night before, former First Twin Jenna Bush Hager had nary a question about politics at the meet-and-greet for Family Gateway’s “Gateway to Opportunity” on Tuesday, September 27, at the Omni Dallas Hotel. One guest at the meet-and-greet in Fair Park II Suite brought a a copy of Jenna’s "Our Great Big Backyard" that she had … [Read more...]

Oops Alert: Family Gateway’s “Gateway To Opportunity” Luncheon Is Tuesday, Not Wednesday

It’s Monday. It’s wet. It’s cool-ish. It has all the elements for an oopsie taking place. And that’s what happened. Normally, most “oopsies” at other media outlets would just be dismissed as, “So who cares?” But this one has organizers a wee bit concerned, so we’re setting the record straight. It seems that a daily newspaper column on philanthropy reported bright and … [Read more...]

WAIT LIST ALERT!: August 19th Media Panel For Nonprofits

Oops! That post about groveling got a response. Within minutes of the post going up, the August 19th Media Panel was filled to capacity. But…and you just knew there would be a “but”… a waiting list has been put into place. So, if someone can’t make it due to a conflict (example: your boss wants to meet with you about that raise), they’ll be replaced by folks on the waiting … [Read more...]

Grovel Alert: August 19th Media Panel For Nonprofits

Well, shoot! You did it again. Despite the late notice, the Media Panel For Nonprofits on Friday, August 19, at PlainsCapital Bank headquarters is within a whisper of being filled to capacity. Translation? Don’t put off signing up any longer. In fact the response has been so overwhelming that the PlainsCapital folks are reporting that gratis parking is going to be as tight … [Read more...]

JUST IN: Media Panel For Nonprofits Is Nearing Done-Deal Status

Oh, dear! With such short notice, the prediction for the nonprofits' media panel on Friday, August 19, was that perhaps a baker's dozen would sign up. But, oh, no! So very wrong. Understand that the sign-ins are coming in nonstop. Guess word has gotten out that PaperCity’s Jane Rozelle is gonna have all the scoop about the new format that the monthly publication will be … [Read more...]