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
You've got until Friday. . . this Friday ... to submit your nominees for The Family Place's Texas Trailblazer Awards.The public. . . that's most of us. . . can nominate in the following categories:The Texas Trailblazer Award: Recognizes a local individual who has achieved significant success despite the obstacles faced along the way. The Trailblazer is someone who has … [Read more...] about Texas Trailblazer Awards Nomination Deadline Time Approaches
Nexus Women's Auxiliary Spring Luncheon Co-chair Jan Osborn reports:"My primary goal is the completion of Zachary's House in Ghana, West Africa, which is a memorial for our son, and will be occupied by young victims of child trafficking. "And, secondly, I would like to improve my tennis game. :)" -Jan Osborn … [Read more...] about Going For The Goal(s): Jan Osborn
Fundraiser Janie Condon's 2013 goal is:"My goal for 2013 is to start playing tennis again after 15 years! And I'm hoping I can compete with the 35-year-olds!! -Janie Condon … [Read more...] about Going For The Goal(s): Janie Condon