Meeting recaps

Byron Sanders with Big Thought

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Last Friday 12/6/19 our program was presented by Byron Sanders, CEO of Big Thought. The organization was founded 30 years ago and has its roots in the arts.     Today, Big Thought, led by Bryon Sanders, touches 200,000 kids every year with programs and events that focus on 3 Core Dimensions: 1) Build the Creative […]

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Lance Gooden

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Last Thursday 11/21/19, US Representative in the 5th district – Lance Gooden. Congressman Gooden came to our meeting directly from the airport after spending most of the week in Washington DC. He was very generous with is time given he and his wife were expecting the birth of their second child at any moment and she was […]

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Students of the Month – November 2019

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Last Friday morning 11/15/19 we were inspired by five outstanding LHHS students who we honored with either a Character Counts award or Youth of the Month selection.  This monthly awards program is always uplifting as the students selected by the faculty, staff and administration of Lake Highlands High School are a great indication that the […]

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Brigadier General Paul Owen

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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 […]

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Dr. Jeannie Stone

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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. […]

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City Politics

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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 […]

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Nakia Douglas

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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 […]

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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 […]