Last Friday 4/5 at the KayCee we heard from native and lifelong Dallasite Brenna (BJ) Elliott, urban historian, preservationist, founder of the Dallas History Guild, and member of the Dallas County Historical Commission, give a presentation about “1957 ON EASTON ROAD” detailing some local East Dallas and Lake Highlands history. Ms. Elliott was joined by […]
Friday March 29th 2019, Prof. Clive Siegel (Richland College) gave a fascinating and energetic presentation about his research and archaeological investigation into the history and remnants of the Little Egypt historical black community at the corner of what is now Northwest Highway and Ferndale Road, including the property on which the KayCee currently sits. A community situated on a […]
Last Thursday 3/21 , the Club hosted its second Third Thursday Evening Meeting with an entertaining insider look at the NFL from Tyler Clutts, former Cowboys fullback. Tyler spoke about the challenges he faced trying to make his dream of playing in the NFL come true and about how the support of others believing in […]
Congratulations to our March 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. Youth of the MonthAllison CannattiJake Stevens Character CountsEsperanza OrozcoTyunn Poindexter
Working on no sleep from the night before, Daron Babcock from Bonton Farms came and spoke to the Club last Friday morning abouth the great work he is doing down in south Dallas. As a reminder, Bonton Farms is an urban farm that services the South Dallas community where 85% of men have been to prison, poverty […]
Many thanks to Dallas Councilman and Club Member Adam McGough for his honest and open discussions at our first 3rd Thursday night meeting at the KayCee on February 21st. We appreciate his service and dedication to the citizens of District 10 and the City of Dallas. Adam continues to go above and beyond other elected officials in regards to his service […]
Congratulations to our February 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. Youth of the MonthBen LuedkeLydia Biles Character CountsSam StoneLaura Ashley Springfield
Friday Februray 8th, the Club recognized our first responders at the Outstanding Police Officer and Firefighter of the Quarter breakfast. We recognized Driver Engineer Jerry Don Pritchett and Detective Bert Rippy for theirsteadfast dedication to the community.
On Friday February 1st, we heard from Nancy Nance, Master Gardener and Co-Director of the Speakers Bureau of the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden. Nancy gave a wonderful presentation on what is new at the Arboretum, including the latest addition “A Tasteful Place” and the upcoming Dallas Blooms, as well as a little about the Arboretum’s history […]
Friday January 25th, Dave Harvey, Southwest’s VP of Corporate Sales, gave an interesting and insightful presentation and Q&A about what is new and exciting at Southwest, some inside baseball on how Southwest competes in a crowded airline market, and about the life and legacy of Herb Kelleher.