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
Last Friday 11/1/19, our members in attendance were treated to our annual ONE NATION UNDER GOD program. This program is conducted by Exchange Clubs all around the country and seeks to honor the religious heritage of our nation and celebrate and honor the vital role our military plays in the freedoms we enjoy. The program began with […]
Last Friday 10/25/19, Dr. Jeannie Stone, Superintendent of RISD, presented an update on the Richardson independent School District. She began by updating everyone on the storm response efforts across the district. As she noted, the RISD team was determined to get kids back in the classroom and provide as much normalcy as possible under the circumstances. […]
Last Thursday evening 10/17/19, Deputy Mayor Pro Tem Adam McGough, Former Park Board President Bobby Abtahi, and Dallas Regional Chamber Senior Vice President Scott Goldstein provided an informative and entertaining look behind the curtain at their unique experiences in Dallas city government and local politics. Topics ranged from City Council elections and personalities to the quirks of a certain […]
Last Friday morning 10/11/19, our program featured Mr. Nakia Douglas who has quite a distinguished career in education. Nakia currently works on staff at UNT Dallas as Executive Director of TRIO and Pre-Collegiate programs. He began by opening a copy of a Dr Seuss children’s book and reading… You have brains in your head You have feet in your shoes. You […]