In years past the Crystal Charity Ball's Circle of Angels has provided some of North Texas' top-tier memorable spots like the estates of Nancy and Randy Best, Kathy and Harlan Crow, Mary Clare Finney, Joyce and Larry Lacerte and Elaine and Trevor Pearlman to celebrate the organization's most generous supporters for a seated supper. But this year the dinner took place in the … [Read more...] about MySweetCharity Photo Gallery Alert: 2021 Crystal Charity Ball Circle Of Angels
Ross Perot Sr.
Each year the World Affairs Council Dallas/Fort Worth’s H. Neil Mallon Award is presented “to individuals who have excelled at promoting the international focus of North Texas.” In the past its awardees have included L. Frank Pitts, R. Richard Rubottom, Ebby Halliday-Acers and Maurice Acers, Robert Crandall, David G. Fox, Robert Strauss, Annette Strauss, Stanley Marcus, … [Read more...] about Kathryn And Craig Hall To Receive 2021 H. Neil Mallon Award At Dinner Featuring Madeleine Albright As Keynote Speaker
For those who had their sweet hearts set on attending the St. Valentine’s Day Luncheon and Fashion Show's "Love In Bloom" this Thursday, take heart … literally. It’s gonna be a chilly appetizer of the weekend to come. The predictions are that Thursday’s high is gonna be 38 degrees. But, oh thank heaven, the North Texas Leukemia and Lymphoma Society fundraiser Chair … [Read more...] about St. Valentine’s Day Luncheon And Fashion Show Will Warm Hearts Despite The Dip In Degrees
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
With the daily report of Tuesday's COVID-10 cases in Dallas County passing 3,500, the 2021 St. Valentine’s Day Luncheon team headed by Chair Melinda Knowles decided to join the rest of the spring North Texas fundraisers and go virtual. Not to worry, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of North Texas will still have a marvelous collection of fashions from Highland Park Village … [Read more...] about Change Of Plans Alert: 2021 St. Valentine’s Day Luncheon Transitions To A Virtual Experience
The annual “Passings” post is always a hard one. It is a reflection of some of the people whose actions and leadership have made North Texas flourish beyond the dreams of its forefathers/mothers. But this year seems to be especially poignant. Recently someone worried that North Texas had lost an entire tier of legendary philanthropists, benefactors, influencers and role … [Read more...] about The Passings Of 2019 North Texas Inspirations
This Thursday’s North Texas Giving Day is tinged with a poignant bit of philanthropic irony. It was in 2015 on North Texas Giving Day that the memorial service for the late Ebby Halliday Acers took place. Known for her giving back, she was being celebrated at the Park Cities Baptist Church by an overflowing crowd of dignitaries, Dallas mayors from the past, first lady Laura … [Read more...] about North Texas Giving Day Provides A Touching Case Of Irony For Two Philanthropic Legends
The Morton H. Meyerson is celebrating its 30th year of making beautiful music. Its creation as a “world-class hall” was the result of talented designers and dedicated philanthropists. Leading the philanthropic charge was Ross Perot Sr., who provided a hunk of change — a total of $14M to be exact. But this lead gift came with a stipulation and that was the naming rights. While … [Read more...] about Dallas Symphony Association Executive Position Title Honors The Late Ross Perot Sr.