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Students of the Month – October 2019

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Congratulations to our October student award recipients from our meeting last Friday. These young adults impressed all in attendance and are certainly deserving honorees! We extend our thanks to their families, teachers, coaches and administrators for their guidance in these students’ lives.   Character Counts Awards: Priscilla Beltran and Cody Taylor (pictured)Youth of the Month: Caleb Parker and Gracie […]

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Texas Rangers Baseball

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Last Thursday evening (9/19/19) we heard from Nick Richardson and Justin Henry from the Texas Rangers organization.  Nick is the director of business development focused on marketing the new stadium’s unique offerings for fans and sponsors.  Justin leads the efforts of the Texas Rangers Foundation in growing support for and development of the many good works in […]

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Students of the Month – September 2019

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Congratulations to our September student award recipients from our meeting last Friday up at the high school. These young adults impressed all in attendance and are certainly deserving honorees! We extend our thanks to their families, teachers, coaches and administrators for their guidance in these students’ lives.    Youth of the Month:  Sheila Ann Tume and Osadolo Osawemwenze Character Counts: Imari Jordan […]

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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 […]