Meeting recaps

Happy Hour

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We had a another successful happy hour last Thursday 5/16 night at HQ Prime, which was open to the community, and had several guests in attendance who we hope to convert into new members soon. Big thanks to Jason Edgerton (Director of Member Involvement) and Bill Boyd (Director of Membership) for organizing the event!

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Scholarship Breakfast

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Last Friday 4/10 at our annual Scholarship Breakfast we presented over $153,000 in scholarships to 53 deserving Lake Highlands students. The breakfast was inspirational and a great example of how our club gives back to the community. Thank you to those who attended in honor and support of these outstanding young adults. Also, a special thanks to the scholarship committee members […]

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Teacher and Student Awards of the Year

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Last Friday morning was a wonderful time spent presenting our Teacher of the Year awards, Youth of the Year awards and A.C.E. awards. This awards program honors the students’ dedication to excellence and our teachers’ commitment to our students. Teacher of the YearShawntel Coy – Stults Road ElementaryTina Cruickshank – Forest Lane AcademyStephanie Dickerson – Northlake ElementaryLisa Wright – Hamilton Park Elementary […]

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Unlocking DOORS

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Last Friday 4/26, the Exchange Club welcomed Christina Melton Crain, Founder and President of a new neighbor (near Forest and Greenville) and innovative program, Unlocking DOORS. Founded in 2010, Unlocking DOORS is a comprehensive statewide diversion and reentry brokerage network that is committed to reducing crime and the ever-escalating fiscal impact to the State of Texas and its communities through […]

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NFL/Cowboys Draft Preview Panel

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Last Thursday evening 4/18, the Club enjoyed a special Dallas Cowboys panel discussion with special guests: George Riba (former WFAA sports anchor), Matt Mosley (ESPN Radio analyst and host of the Doomsday Podcast with Ed Werder) and Roger Emrich (the voice of the Dallas Cowboys). The panel led a good-natured, irreverent, and lively discussion full of personal […]

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Students of the Month – April 2019

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Congratulations to our April 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 Month Jack Monzingo Temidire Adelakun (pictured) Nicole Clifford (pictured) Blake Addison (pictured) Character Counts […]

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Dallas History Guild

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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 […]

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Prof. Clive Siegle – Little Egypt Historian

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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 […]

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Tyler Clutts – NFL Player

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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 […]

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Students of the Month – March 2019

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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.   Youth of the MonthAllison CannattiJake Stevens Character CountsEsperanza OrozcoTyunn Poindexter