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 18, 2018, Fifty three awards totaling $153,000 were presented. Since the inception of this program in 1971 over $2,400,000 in awards have been presented by the club. Thanks to Scholarship Chairman Gale Lewis and his committee members for an outstanding job. Thanks to committee chairman Ted Steinke for his usual great job (his 23rd year to participate). And thanks to Steve White and Joan Poole for the pictures. And a special thanks to our outside contributors and scholarship sponsors.
Fourth of July Parade
The Lake Highlands neighborhood turned out in force for the 2018 July 4th Parade and Carnival. See the story and pictures from Carol Toler of the Advocate. EDIT THIS: https://lakehighlands.advocatemag.com/2018/07/photos-exchange-clubs-fourth-of-july-parade-events-education/ BE SURE TO CLICK ON "SEE MY PHOTOS OF THE DAY" TO SEE ALL OF THEM.
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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.
This past week we enjoyed a presentation by Jill Goad, Executive Director of Feed Lake Highlands. FLH is an outreach ministry of Lake Highlands United Methodist Church seeking to feed the body, mind, and spirit of Lake Highlands residents living on fixed, limited, and low incomes. Jill spoke about the history, mission, and operations of Feed […]
Our meeting found a “back to school” crowd receiving an update of our federal legislature from US Representative Jeb Hensarling of Texas’ 5th District. Congressman Hensarling has made it a tradition to brief the club on DC politics once per year. As a former club member and Dallas resident, Hensarling has also participated annually in Lake Highlands’ 4th of July Parade, run […]
Thanks to Coach Lonnie Jordan for a great evening at our annual Lake Highlands Football Kickoff Banquet at Back Country BBQ. He and his coaches gave us a very informative and exciting rundown on the upcoming season. Sounds like we are going to have a great year! The club also presented the 2018-2019 Bell Boys with their […]
Thanks to David Kent of High Adventure Treks for coming to speak to us last Friday. HATS uses outdoor adventure to bring Dads & Daughters and Dads & Sons together, strengthening one-on-one relationships, to establish a foundation of communication and leadership skills, instilling self-confidence to successfully navigate the future. For more information, go to their website.