The Exchange Club of Lake Highlands is an affiliate of the National Exchange Club. The original purpose of “Exchange” was to create grass roots organizations for the exchange of ideas leading to community involvement and enhancement. Locally, this objective has been refined over the years to specifically focus our efforts on community service to others, particularly support for our schools, public safety first responders, neighborhood non-profits and projects that improve the Lake Highlands community.
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month
April 1 - 30, 2015
Wednesday April 1, the first day of Child Abuse Prevention Month! Please click here to like and share our Facebook post and help spread awareness throughout our community and beyond. Please also remember to wear blue every Monday in April to show your support. The National Exchange Club posted a YouTube video on wearing the color blue every Monday in April to raise awareness.
Veteran sports reporter George Riba was the speaker at the March 27th Weekly Membership Meeting. George was at WFAA/Channel 8 since 1977 and retired this February. Pictured with George are President Greg Duval and ECLH member Don Lee.
On March 20, the ECLH honored Character Counts awardees and Youths of the Month, singing their praises and applauding their accomplishments. LHHS Principal Frank Miller was on hand to personally attest to the many ways in which the students have proven themselves outstanding. Youths of the Month were Annelisa Wright and Alex Little. April Anderson and James Perkins received Character Counts awards. Also attending were all three Richardson ISD trustee candidates, who’ll take office in May since they are running unopposed. … read more
At our Friday meeting on March 6, Police & Fire Awards of the Quarter were presented and we met our new City Council District 10 Candidate. Chris Halpin reported on the tremendous success of the ECLH Casino Night & Auction. Pictured are the Police & Fire Award recipients Captain Chad Smith with DFR and Officer Jonathan Wilson with DPD. Also pictured are City Council District 10 candidates Paul Reyes, Adam McGough and James White.
Membership Director Mark Holmes advises that the Board has approved the application of a new member. Dietrich Knabe lives on Parkford with wife, Sarah, and two children, ages 4 and 6. He graduated from LHHS in 1996 and from the University of Texas in 2000. He then attended Brooklyn Law School and worked as a prosecutor in New York City. Dietrich is currently an Assistant Public Defender in the Dallas County Public Defender’s Office. He was sponsored by Tom Lochry.