According to The Elisa Project Open Chair Kim Bannister, Lucky for us, there are great tennis players in Dallas and they have a love for The Elisa Project (TEP). Plans for the 8th annual TEP Open tennis tournament are in full swing, save the date for Friday, November 8, for a fun-filled day hosted by Northwood Club. The tournament has raised over $80,000 that has … [Read more...] about MySweetCharity Opportunity: The Elisa Project Open
According to Buddy Up Tennis volunteer Cheryl Halpern, Buddy Up Tennis develops brave athletes on the court with the self-worth and confidence to conquer their challenges and achieve their fullest potential off the court! Started in 2008 in Columbus, Ohio by Founder Beth Gibson to help her 3-year-old son Will learn to play tennis, Buddy Up Tennis has evolved over the last … [Read more...] about North Texas Giving Day Booster: Buddy Up Tennis
Breaking with the tradition of holding its quarterly board meeting at Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center, the Baylor Health Care System Foundation members headed their cars up north to The Star on Tuesday, September 11. The occasion wasn’t a workout with the Dallas Cowboys, but rather to see and learn about the gleaming new 375,000-square-foot Baylor Scott And White Sports … [Read more...] about Baylor Scott And White Sports Therapy And Research Center At The Star Dazzles Baylor Health Care System Foundation Board Members
The tapestry of Al Hill Jr.’s life was one of many threads, colors and textures. For many young people, Al was the behind-the-scenes patriarch of Highland Park Village and a very generous and supportive philanthropist. As one person told a new nonprofit development director on how to raise funds, “Go visit Al. He’ll take the meeting and listen. If he likes what he … [Read more...] about A Passing: Al Hill Jr.
The Junior Leaguers had pulled out all the guns for The Milestones Luncheon on Wednesday, November 16, at the Hilton Anatole. JLD President Bonner Allen and Luncheon Co-Chairs Amanda Shufeldt and Pat Prestidge had their over-the-top game plan in order, so they wisely booked the Chantilly Ballroom to accommodate the expected 1,500 guests. And that game plan was built … [Read more...] about Junior Leaguers Grand Slammed Milestones Luncheon With Awardees Caren Prothro, Linda McFarland And Venus Williams
According to Junior League of Dallas Milestones Luncheon Co-Chairs Pat Prestidge and Amanda Shufeldt, “The Junior League of Dallas would like to extend an invitation to join us for the annual Milestones Luncheon on Wednesday, November 16, at the Hilton Anatole Hotel. As the annual fundraiser benefiting the Junior League of Dallas Community Service Fund, the Milestones … [Read more...] about MySweetCharity Opportunity: Junior League Of Dallas Milestones Luncheon
The very idea of a coat, tie and suit on Tuesday, June 21, was like wearing mittens to thread a needle. But a handful of gentlemen like Dan Novakov, Brent Christopher and David Shuford mustered up their inner strength for the announcement of the Junior League of Dallas’ upcoming fundraising plans for its 95th anniversary. But don’t be too teary-eyed for the men. After all, … [Read more...] about Junior League Of Dallas Reveals Big Plans For Anniversary Year With Awards Luncheon Featuring Venus Williams And “Encore” Gala
According to award-winning community volunteer and philanthropist Anne Conner, “To continue to learn something every day, to play tennis and to fly-fish as much as possible. To help Dallas Afterschool to achieve its goals of insuring that its member organizations (Trinity River Mission, Jubilee Center, Heart House along with others) educate Dallas' children in safe and … [Read more...] about MySweet2016Goals: Anne Conner
It’s always nice when a first-time event is a hit. Even oldtimers, who admitted that they didn’t have a clue about the organization or the evening’s program, walked away with big smiles. That was the case with “Are You Smarter Than A KIPPster?” on Wednesday, April 30. While the post is being prepped, you might want to check out some of the KIPPsters who matched brain … [Read more...] about MySweetCharity Photo Gallery Alert: Are You Smarter Than A KIPPster?
Despite the icy conditions The Challenger of Dallas proceeded last Wednesday and Thursday. Was the icy weather that hit on Thursday a problem? Heck, no! The event took place at T Bar M Racquet Club, which enjoys the luxury of indoor courts. Besides benefiting Susan G. Komen Dallas County, North Texas’s “largest indoor pro-men’s tennis event” included professional tennis champ … [Read more...] about Pink Day At The Challenger Of Dallas Included Tennis Star Tracy Austin On The Sidelines As Honorary Host
While some were lunching at fundraising events on Friday, November 15, others were taking full advantage of the beautiful weather to raise money for The Elisa Project. This report from the field tells the story: “The Elisa Project held its second annual tennis tournament – TEP Open — at the Dallas Country Club. Charlotte Alston Legg and Terri McCullough served as co-chairs … [Read more...] about Second Annual The Elisa Project Open Takes The Battle Against Eating Disorders To The Courts