One North Texas philanthropy vet described the black-tie crowd entering Brook Hollow Golf Club on Saturday, April 29, this way: “This is the honey pot!” The Sweetheart Ball actually was sweet, and rightly so, since the fundraiser's purpose was something everyone has a vested interest in: cardiology research and treatment at UT Southwestern Medical … [Read more...] about The Sweetheart Ball’s Elegant Garden Party Flourished With Florals, Fashions And Philanthropists
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Back in the 1960s, Jack Knox was that tall drink of water that any mom would have wanted for her daughter’s beau. With both a degree in English (1960) and a law degree from SMU (1963), plus chiseled good looks, diamond blue eyes and a dazzling smile, the Breckinridge native who was raised in Weatherford just shone when he walked into a room. And there was something about his … [Read more...] about Entrepreneur/Philanthropist Jack Knox “Ignites” His Love For SMU With A $11M Gift
If the Olympics organizers are ever shopping for a special events expert, SMU VP of Development and External Affairs Brad Cheves should be their go-to-man. For Friday’s announcement of the wallet-busting, $1.5B "SMU Ignited: Boldly Shaping Tomorrow" campaign, he and his team managed to pull off a mega launch utilizing the university's iconic Dallas Hall as the backdrop for … [Read more...] about SMU Launched Its $1.5B Campaign With Dallas Hall Serving As A Backdrop At High Noon
With the SMU Mustang Band, cheer squad and Peruna standing by to celebrate, Southern Methodist University officials just kicked off the public phase of an ambitious, $1.5 billion fundraising campaign in front of the school's iconic Dallas Hall. "SMU Ignited: Boldly Shaping Tomorrow" is the third and largest fundraising campaign under President R. Gerald Turner, who said … [Read more...] about JUST IN: SMU Launches Biggest Fundraising Campaign Yet With A Goal Of $1.5B
According to Community Partners of Dallas President/CEO Paige McDaniel, “Community Partners of Dallas is gearing up for our upcoming 15th Annual Chick Lit Luncheon on Friday, September 24, at the Hilton Anatole Dallas. While we have just announced a change regarding our featured speaker Goldie Hawn, who will now be joining us on ‘the big screen’ instead of in person due to … [Read more...] about MySweetOpportunity: 2021 Chick Lit Luncheon
Like so many the Junior Achievement of Dallas team has had to “re-imagine” its annual Dallas Business Hall of Fame from in-person pressing the flesh with area leaders to virtually getting together at a distance. As always the big draw besides raising funds for JAD is the newest class members of the Hall of Fame’s laureates. And even a nasty old thing like COVID-19 couldn’t … [Read more...] about Mark Cuban, Valerie Freeman and Roland Parrish To Be 2021 JAD Business Hall Of Fame Honorees
Mother Nature and Klyde Warren Park’s President Kit Sawers must have cut some kind of deal. After a number of event washouts in the previous months, the cantankerous old weather witch had allowed a break in stormy threats for Park And Palate’s Dinner in the Park presented by Republic National Distributing Company on Saturday, October 5. Only the night before, the Dallas Arts … [Read more...] about Park And Palate’s Dinner In The Park Was A Feast Under A Beautiful Sky At Klyde Warren Park