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
Ross Perot Sr.
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.