Three winners selected for TASO’s 2012 Juanita Miller Concerto Competition
On Saturday, Jan. 12 in the Owens Arts Center at Southern Methodist University, a panel of three judges selected Violinist Christine Wu, from Plano, as Grand Prize Winner for the 2012 Juanita Miller Concerto Competition. Earlier in the daylong competition, Wu won First Place in the Strings Division, performing Glazunov Concerto. In the Piano Division, J.T. Hassell, from Amarillo, won First Place performing List Totentanz, and in the Winds an...
Okamoto wins third geo bee
Miles Okamoto, an eighth grader at St. John’s Episcopal School, won the school-level competition of the 2013 National Geographic Bee, his third consecutive win. Miles edged out Parker Allen (eighth grade) in the championship tie-breaker round. Other finalists were Clay Walters (eighth grade), William Turner (sixth grade), Carter Elliott (seventh grade) and Elise Welch (sixth grade).
Each year, thousands of schools in the United States particip...
Ellison wins Sessions Award
The Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce announced its Officers and Board Members for 2013 at its first luncheon meeting of the year, held Jan. 10 at Lakewood Country Club.
Chair-elect Darlene Ellison was honored at the luncheon with the Chamber’s 2013 “Sessions Chairman’s Award,” which is given to a Chamber member who has provided exemplary service throughout the years.
The Award was presented by Congressman Pete Sessions. The congressm...
Brown chooses Brown
The renowned Eli Brown (pictured above) has chosen Brown University and will be attending this fall. He will be rowing for the school’s team. Brown will continue his coaching job at The White Rock Boathouse this spring and hopes to race competitively during the summer. Last summer, he went to the Junior World Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria where he represented the United States on a 19-and-Under team. Brown plans to major in engineering bu...
Bryan offers creativity help
Ever feel like procrastination, perfectionism, and being overwhelmed by your busy life keep you from your creative passions? This unique workshop will introduce you to easy and effective ways to move past those blocks and weave the joy of creative fulfillment into your busy life.
Whether you wish you had more time to paint, write, cook, make music, dance, garden, knit, blog, perform – whatever it is your heart longs to do, you’ll learn unique ...
McCall wins spelling bee
One sixth grade girl and one fifth grade girl remained on stage for the final round of Lakehill’s Spelling Bee on January 14.
But it was sixth grader Tyler McCall’s winning combination of words, “apotheosis” and “indefatigable,” that earned her the title of Lakehill’s Spelling Bee Champion.
After many rounds of competition, McCall edged out fifth grade student Kira Willis for the title.
Eighth grade student Christian Giadolor took third plac...
Club spotlights spring sports
The Exchange Club of Lake Highlands hosted coaches and athletes for the spring sports programs at Lake Highlands High School at its regular meeting on Friday morning, Jan. 18. LHHS Head Football Coach and Athletic Director Scott Smith introduced the coaches and athletes and each coach spoke briefly about his or her team.
White Rock Local Market adds second location
White Rock Local Market (WRLM) is expanding to a second location and will open the first and third Saturdays of the month at Lakeside Baptist Church on Garland Road.
In its fifth year, the popular farmers market also operates on the second and fourth Saturdays at The Green Spot on North Buckner Boulevard. The first market of the season kicks off Saturday, March 2 at Lakeside Baptist Church with Food Truck Day and live music. On March 9, live ...
Cold weather boot camp offered
Chamberlain Studios of Self Defense located at 2114 Kidwell St. in Lakewood, will be conducting a FREE Cold Weather Boot Camp Jan. 28 – Feb. 1 from 6-7 a.m. The event will also be a benefit for the North Texas Food Bank, as the entry fee is a can of food for each day of the boot camp.
The workout will be general fitness, beginner martial arts, a short jog and circuit training. Participants need only come in workout attire along with a hat, glo...
East Dallas Network gives to charities
For the third year in a row, East Dallas Networking has been honored to make charitable contributions to East Dallas organizations caring for our friends and neighbors. This year, EDN donated a total of $3,000 to five local groups dedicated to making East Dallas a better place to live, work and play.Standing from left to right: Kelly Clayton - Sanger Elementary/EDN Mentorship, Ted Beechler – White Rock Center of Hope, Dr. Karen Fling - East La...