Meeting recaps

Deputy Chief Jesse Reyes

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On Thursday 7/18, the Club hosted DPD Deputy Chief Jesse Reyes for our Third Thursday evening meeting.  Reyes told the Club of his background of a boy leaving San Antonio to him having to explain pit maneuvers at Love Field to the press and eventually to his current position as Deputy Chief over the East […]

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New Member Induction

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Last Friday 7/12 at the KayCee Club we had a new member induction ceremony during which Membership Director, Bill Boyd, formally inducted into the organization our 14 newest members. These new members gave the club a brief overview of themselves and tried to top the squirrel stories of the past. I think we got pretty close.  Pictured: Jon Ackerman, Patrick Avinger, Javier Balli, Matt Chubski, Vince Gaddis, Mac Macfarlan, Dave Wittenburg, Kendra YanchekNot […]

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Reporter Kristi Scales

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Last Friday 6/28, former LHHS graduate and current Dallas Cowboys sideline reporter, Kristi Scales, entertained the club with an engaging discussion of her optimism for the upcoming Cowboys season. Kristi began by raffling off several copies of the Star Magazine Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders Swimsuit Edition (a la Sports Illustrated) to members who were able to […]

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John Turner Legislative Update

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Last Friday 6/14 club member and State Rep. John Turner provided the club with his maiden Legislative update, which was full of important details about key legislation from the 86th Legislature. Among the highlights were discussions about property tax relief and school funding, both of which Rep. Turner has intimate knowledge, having served on the […]

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Police & Firefighter of the Quarter – 2019Q2

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Last Friday 6/7, the Club recognized our first responders at the Outstanding Police Officer and Firefighter of the Quarter breakfast.  There, we were able to recognize Senior Corporal Matthew Terry and FRO/Paramedic Dustin Lueders. Also, the club would like to congratulate John Torres (shown holding a plaque for a change) who was recognized by the Dallas […]

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Matthew Morris and Rhianna Anglin with AVID

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Last Friday morning 5/31 we had an excellent presentation by Rhianna Anglin and Matthew Morris with LHHS’s AVID program (Advancement Via Individual Determination). The program is designed to turn good students into greater ones! The Club would like to thank them for all their hard work and dedication to the students of Lake Highlands, it does not go unnoticed. For more […]

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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 […]