Community

District 114 Candidate Forum

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Thanks to John Turner (D) and Luisa del Rosal (R), candidates for the Texas House of Representatives seat representing District 114, for joining us in-person on Friday, October 16th of 2020 to discuss their stances on the key issues facing the district and the state as a whole. Watch a replay of the meeting here

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Chad Houser with Cafe Momentum (virtual)

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Thanks to Chad Houser for joining us on Thursday, September 17, 2020 to give us an update on Café Momentum. Chad discussed Café Momentum’s life-changing program for young men and women coming out of juvenile facilities and gave us an update on how Covid-19 has affected him and his organization. Watch a replay of the Zoom Virtual Meeting here

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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 […]