Meeting recaps

State Fair Update

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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 […]

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RISD Update

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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 […]

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Turtle Creek Conservatory

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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 […]

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DPS Regional Director

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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 […]

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Football Kickoff Dinner

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Last Thursday evening 8/8/19, we gathered for our annual preview of the upcoming LHHS football season and presentation of megaphones to the Bell Boys. Coach Lonnie Jordan introduced the football team captains and shared a few comments about each of the team leaders. He joked that a couple of the large young men who play on the O-line and D-line were […]

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Box 4 Buffs

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Last Friday 8/2/19, the Club hosted Mark Duval of the Box 4 Fire Buff Association at our meeting. Duval talked about the 24/7 job they do providing rehab services to our first responders across north central Texas. This group of 30+ volunteers respond to around 100 calls a year, mostly two alarm fires in Dallas. We can support […]

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Deputy Chief Jesse Reyes

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On Thursday 7/18, the Club hosted DPD Deputy Chief Jesse Reyes for our Third Thursday evening meeting.  Reyes told the Club of his background of a boy leaving San Antonio to him having to explain pit maneuvers at Love Field to the press and eventually to his current position as Deputy Chief over the East […]

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New Member Induction

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Last Friday 7/12 at the KayCee Club we had a new member induction ceremony during which Membership Director, Bill Boyd, formally inducted into the organization our 14 newest members. These new members gave the club a brief overview of themselves and tried to top the squirrel stories of the past. I think we got pretty close.  Pictured: Jon Ackerman, Patrick Avinger, Javier Balli, Matt Chubski, Vince Gaddis, Mac Macfarlan, Dave Wittenburg, Kendra YanchekNot […]

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Reporter Kristi Scales

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Last Friday 6/28, former LHHS graduate and current Dallas Cowboys sideline reporter, Kristi Scales, entertained the club with an engaging discussion of her optimism for the upcoming Cowboys season. Kristi began by raffling off several copies of the Star Magazine Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders Swimsuit Edition (a la Sports Illustrated) to members who were able to […]