Lochwood Library invites everyone to read a book!
Children who visit the Lochwood Branch Library can relax on a giant rainbow caterpillar-shaped floor cushion while they read their favorite book, or have fun with a rubber insect filled magnetic sand table. It’s all part of the second edition of the Every Child Ready to Read early literacy initiative, funded by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
“With this grant,...
Rawlings to address East Dallas Chamber
The Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce will host Mayor Mike Rawlings on Thursday, May 30* (* changed from originally scheduled date) 2013 at Lakewood Country Club 6430 Gaston Avenue.
He will provide an Update for East Dallas Businesses and share:
• Accomplishments of the city during one of the toughest times economically
• Preparations for regional growth and the impact it will have locally
• Importance of supporting the educational syst...
National Jr Honor Society welcomes St. John's students
Twenty-six middle school students were inducted to the St. John’s chapter of the National Junior Honor Society May 8. This prestigious, nationwide society serves students who have demonstrated excellence in scholarship, leadership, service, citizenship and character. Not only does this organization recognize outstanding students, but it challenges them to participate further in school activities and community service.
Congratulations to the fo...
Rose Hunt receives her own rose from Botanical Garden
The Spring Caroline Rose Hunt Society Dinner was held on May 3. This premiere event is for Dallas Arboretum donors of $10,000 or more.
The dinner was catered by Cassandra in the home of Jimmy and Carl Westcott and sponsored by Bank of Texas.
The Caroline Rose Hunt rose was presented to Caroline Rose Hunt by former Board Chairman Steve Coke.
Zombies headed to Lakewood!
After a long week of work, you might feel too dead to do much of anything. For those kinds of weekends, movie nights can make for the ideal evening, and Lakewood Theater is hosting one to die for.
Film Patterson is presenting the premiere of the feature film “Let There Be Zombies,” followed by a dynamic after party performance by The Graceland Ninjaz on Saturday, May 25 at the Lakewood Theater in Dallas. The film, written and directed by Andr...
Trophies to grace school's halls
The White Rock Elementary Honor Choir performed on May 3 at the Sandy Lake FunFest. The FunFest is a choir festival in which area choirs perform before a panel of professional choral directors for ratings. The WRE Honor Choir not only received the top rating of 1 (the highest rating available), but was also designated the “Most Outstanding Elementary Choir of the Day.” The choir came home with two enormous trophies to grace the halls of WRE! T...
Heisman winner honors Woodrow
Eighty-eight golfers turned out for the 2013 Tim Brown Woodrow Wilson Golf tournament at Tennison Park on May 6 to benefit Woodrow's Athletic Department. Tim Brown, the 1987 Heisman Trophy winner from Notre Dame and Los Angeles/Oakland Raider professional football player, sponsors the tournament and was on hand to play golf, sign autographs, and run the annual auction. This was the twenty first year of the annual Tim Brown fundraiser, and when...
ShopLocalDFW event set for May 24
Here’s an easy challenge for you: Spend $50 this Memorial Day Weekend at local businesses as opposed to big-box chains. Can you do it? Your favorite independent retailers and restaurants hope so.
ShopLocalDFW.com is proud to present its first annual Shop Local Extravaganza, the Memorial Day Weekend “Buy Local” campaign that highlights the important role local merchants play in the community, economy and overall retail sector. This event will b...
Breast health theme for meeting
Lakewood-area Women in Business partnered with Doctors Hospital at White Rock Lake to bring the professional women of East Dallas an evening of networking, making new friends and breast health awareness.
Exchange Club awards 57 scholarships
Lake Highlands Exchange Club members work hard all year raising funds for scholarships, a lot of scholarships!
At this year’s annual Scholarship Awards Breakfast, 57 scholarships that total more than $120,000 were presented to graduating Lake Highlands High School seniors on Friday, May 3. The breakfast was held in the fellowship hall at Lake Highlands United Methodist Church. This year’s recipients are students from very diverse backgrounds,...