Meeting recaps

Author Monica Hartmann Shaw

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October 5th, Monica Hartmann Shaw offered a unique and personal glimpse into the history of medical missionaries from England and Ireland to the leper colonies in Nigeria as she explained how letters from her great aunt inspired her book, “The Rainwater Secret” (available at Amazon). A portion of the book’s proceeds goes to the Medical Missionaries […]

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New Members

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Exchange Club Membership Director Bill Boyd has announced that 5 new members have been approved by the club board.  They are: WILL LEDOUX  lives on Dunmore with wife, Amanda and two children. He is a native of Sulphur, LA and attended McNeese State University and Duke University School of Law.  He is an attorney with […]

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Author Talmadge Boston

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Sept. 21, the Exchange Club welcomed Dallas attorney and noted author, Talmage Boston, who gave a presentation about Baseball: The Nature, the Personality, and the Power of the Game. In addition to being a long-time Dallas litigator, Mr. Boston has written two critically acclaimed baseball history books: 1939: Baseball’s Tipping Point (foreword by John Grisham; […]

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Tax Ratification Election

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Sept. 7, we were honored to have RISD Superintendent, Dr. Jeannie Stone, and RISD Board President, Justin Bono, explain and discuss the upcoming Tax Ratification Election (TRE 2018). To better educate yourself, please attend an upcoming public meeting: Sept. 12, 7:00PM – Lake Highlands HS – “H” Auditorium Sept. 17, 7:00PM – Richardson HS – […]

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Youth of the Month & Character Counts

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On Sept. 14, we met at the Lake Highlands High School Student Center at 7:00AM for the first Student of the Month and Character Counts program of the 2018-19 school year. Congratulations to our student award recipients  Will Haskins and Daisha Watkins (Youth of the Month) and Albert Garay and Natalia Ibarra (Character Counts.) They impressed […]

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Feed Lake Highlands

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This past week we enjoyed a presentation by Jill Goad, Executive Director of Feed Lake Highlands. FLH is an outreach ministry of Lake Highlands United Methodist Church seeking to feed the body, mind, and spirit of Lake Highlands residents living on fixed, limited, and low incomes. Jill spoke about the history, mission, and operations of Feed […]

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Congressman Jeb Hensarling

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Our meeting found a “back to school” crowd receiving an update of our federal legislature from US Representative Jeb Hensarling of Texas’ 5th District. Congressman Hensarling has made it a tradition to brief the club on DC politics once per year. As a former club member and Dallas resident, Hensarling has also participated annually in Lake Highlands’ 4th of July Parade, run […]

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Football Banquet

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  Thanks to Coach Lonnie Jordan for a great evening at our annual Lake Highlands Football Kickoff Banquet at Back Country BBQ. He and his coaches gave us a very informative and exciting rundown on the upcoming season. Sounds like we are going to have a great year! The club also presented the 2018-2019 Bell Boys with their […]

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High Adventure Treks (HATS)

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Thanks to David Kent of High Adventure Treks for coming to speak to us last Friday. HATS uses outdoor adventure to bring Dads & Daughters and Dads & Sons together, strengthening one-on-one relationships, to establish a foundation of communication and leadership skills, instilling self-confidence to successfully navigate the future. For more information, go to their website.

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Club Business Meeting

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Note from your President– Thanks for joining me for our informal, less-scripted, more social “business meeting” last Friday. As was part of my incoming vision, communication is key and I’ll strive to continue working on it at all levels of the club. Last week’s meeting was part of that venture. For those who couldn’t make […]