The Exchange Club Awards Scholarships
The Exchange Club of Lake Highlands has presented its annual scholarship awards to graduating Seniors at Lake Highlands High School. These were presented at a breakfast at Lake Highlands United Methodist Church on May 10, 2019, 57 awards totaling $153,500 were presented. Since the inception of this program in 1971 over $2,500,350 in awards have been presented by the club. Thanks to Scholarship Chairman Paul Elkjer and his committee members for an outstanding job. Also a special thanks to our outside contributors and scholarship sponsors.
This year's Lake Highlands Oktoberfest will be on Saturday, Sept. 28 at Flag Pole Hill. Come out to enjoy music, live performances, tapping of the keg, lots of fun for kids and families and great food for all. Find out more at http://www.lhofest.net/
The Exchange Club of Lake Highlands is an affiliate of the National Exchange Club. The original purpose of “Exchange,” which continues today, was to create grass roots organizations for the exchange of ideas leading to community involvement and enhancement in the Lake Highlands area of Dallas, Texas. This objective has been refined over the years to focus on the prevention of child abuse and a broad array of youth service, citizenship programs and community services, including the area schools and Family Compass.
Organizations We Support
On Friday 9/6/19 we heard for State Fair of Texas president Mitchell Gleiber. Mr. Gleiber reminded all that the 2019 version of the fair will open on Friday September 27 and run for 24 days. The Fair organization is a non-profit that is focused on Agriculture, Education and Community. (Chris Brown was a trivia winner […]
Last week 8/29/19 was our monthly Thursday evening meeting and we met at the Vetted Well inside Alamo Drafthouse. Our program featured our very own club member Justin Bono in a casual setting where he presented key information and was open to questions on any subject related to RISD and the work of the board. If you do not […]
Last Friday 8/23/19 Gay Donnell Willis, President/CEO of the Turtle Creek Conservancy, joined us to present the past, present and future of Oak Lawn Park located in uptown just north of the central business district. Oak Lawn Park opened in 1909 and was 20 acres at that time. Leaders hoped the park would help to attract prospective […]
Last Friday 8/16/19 we enjoyed a presentation and Q&A session with Jeoff Williams from the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS). Mr. Williams is Regional Director for the North Texas region which covers 42 counties. Most notably, Jeoff is currently providing senior leadership in the efforts by DPS to assist the Dallas Police Department during a period of […]