Meeting recaps

Oak Highlands Brewery (virtual)

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Thanks to Brad Mall, co-founder of our community partner Oak Highlands Brewery, who led us in a virtual beer tasting on Thursday, September 3rd. Brad discussed the brewing process and introduced the Club to two of their current seasonal beers which are the OHB Fest beer (available only at the OHB tap room) and their Oktoberfest beer (available at the tap […]

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Family Compass (virtual)

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On Thursday, August 20th, the Club was privileged to receive a presentation by Ona Foster, CEO of Family Compass, a not for profit focused on child abuse prevention.  As a reminder, child abuse prevention has been the national project focus for the National Exchange Club since 1979.  Ona shared the challenges and opportunities facing Family Compass since […]

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RISD Update (virtual)

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The ECLH hosted a virtual meeting on Thursday, August 6th 2020 where our presenters Dr. Jeannie Stone, (Superintendent of RISD) and Tabitha Branum (Deputy Superintendent) talked about the upcoming school year and the challenges they all face. They shared information on the comprehensive approach and planning efforts to reopen our schools this fall which is all documented in “The Blueprint.” Appreciation for ongoing […]

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New Member Induction (virtual)

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The Club met for its third virtual meeting on Thursday, 7/9/2020. Plans were announced to continue ZOOM meetings every other Thursday for the foreseeable future. The Club received updates of various events and welcomed representatives of the LHHS Wildcat Club who shared information on their October 12th Cat Classic Golf Tournament. In addition, three new club members were announced and inducted – Barret Bisignano, Matt […]

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Adam McGough, and Dr. Tom Bray (virtual)

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The club held another Zoom video event on Thursday 6/18/2020 where we had around 53 participants. Our guest presenters were City of Dallas Mayor Pro Tem and District 10 Councilman, Adam McGough, and Dr. Tom Bray, Phd. Dr. Bray with the Institute for Urban Policy Research at UT at Dallas hared the robust Covid19 data tracking tool being used by leaders […]

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Club Business and Slate Reading (virtual)

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On Thursday night 6/4/2020, approximately 50 members of the Club joined our first ever Zoom meeting.  President Gale Lewis provided an update on events that have occurred since the last in-person meeting at the KC Hall on March 12.  This included a summary of the community grants, scholarships, and recognition of outstanding students and teachers that occurred […]

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Students of the Month – March 2020

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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.   Character Counts AwardsAddie DohnalikNate Jordan Youth of the MonthCaroline PesterfieldTim Larson

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Restaurant Panel

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This past Friday 2/28/20 the ECLH heard from two new food and beverage establishments. Craig Bradley the co-owner of Vector Brewing, already known for their brewing, will be expanding its operations in early April. The 7000 square foot location with 2300 square foot patio is located on SE corner of Walnut Hill and Audelia. In addition to its unique mixed culture […]

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LHHS Construction Update

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This past week our club held its monthly Thursday night meeting at the Lake Highlands High School Library.  The club received an update on the LHHS expansion project from HKS Architects representative Wayne Reynaud.  The featured part of the project is the Hub which will connect the formally termed “freshman building” with the rest of the campus.  The […]

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Students of the Month – February 2020

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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.    Character Counts AwardsEmily FernandezSamuel Miller Youth of the MonthDeborah BurroughsTreyson West