"Breaking Night: A Memoir of Forgiveness, Survival, and My Journey from Homeless to Harvard" author Liz Murray never fails to impress audiences with the story of her life journey. Each time it’s as if it is the first time that she’s sharing it with just a close friend. And over the years there have been updates on where her journey has taken her since her childhood nightmare of … [Read more...] about JUST IN: Liz “Homeless To Harvard” Murray Scheduled For Family Compass’ North Star Virtual Luncheon
It was just six years ago that Dallas CASA Executive Director Beverly Levy retired. Over her 21 years with the organization she brought “her unique blend of care and nurturing, relationship-building and relentless cheerleading to the role” of providing court-appointed special advocates for children. Just one of the highlights of her tenure was the opening of the … [Read more...] about Cherish The Children Luncheon To Honor Beverly Levy And Have Author Liz Murray As Speaker
When Kimberly Schlegel Whitman chairs an event, she is known to bring all the right folks together. On Friday, April 26, she pulled out the big guns for the Children's Cancer Fund Annual Gala at the Hilton Anatole benefiting pediatric cancer research and treatment programs at Children's Health and UT Southwestern. Not only did Kim have Troy Aikman and Roger Staubach return as … [Read more...] about 31st Annual Children’s Cancer Fund Gala Was A True Family Affair
The Attorneys Serving the Community group has managed to make June a big deal with their luncheon benefiting a different nonprofit. As one vet pointed out, the ASC always manages to have a keynote speaker that compliments the beneficiary. This year’s beneficiary for the Friday, June 22nd luncheon at the Hilton was Rainbow Days, which was making a victory farewell tour for … [Read more...] about Attorneys Serving The Community’s Luncheon Earned A Standing O Thanks To Cathey Brown’s Fond Farewell And Liz Murray’s Question
The 2018 Attorneys Serving the Community Luncheon — Pot Of Gold luncheon benefiting Rainbow Days Inc. — on Friday, June 22, was filled with all types of activities at the Hilton Anatole. In addition to knock-it-out-of-the-park speaker Liz Murray, Rainbow Days munchkins performing and Rainbow Days Founder Cathey Brown making her final public appearance before retiring, a whole … [Read more...] about JUST IN: Attorneys Serving The Community Luncheon Nets $244,197 For Rainbow Days Inc.
Attorneys Serving The Community is making it hard to leave the summer heat. Last year they hit it out of the park with "Hamilton" star Christopher Jackson as the keynoter and benefiting Junior Players. This summer the legal eagles are taking their 2018 ASC Luncheon in a different direction, but what a direction! ASC Lead Chair Beth Bedell and ASC Co-Chair Jessica O'Neill … [Read more...] about Attorneys Serving The Community Brings Home A Reason To Stay Put In Dallas On June 22
Liz Murray got a standing ovation at the Soup’s On! luncheon Thursday. It was due to her providing one of the best talks heard in this neighborhood in recent years. But more about that later. Settle back with a cup of your favorite beverage because this post is going to be a long one. A luncheon fundraiser is a bit like a one-night-only Broadway show. The 2014 … [Read more...] about 2014 Fundraising Season Kicks Off With Signature Soups And Standing O Talk By “Homeless To Harvard’s” Liz Murray