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Jessica O’Neill, Luncheon Co-Chair; Cathey Brown, CEO, Rainbow Days, Inc.’ Beth Bedell, Luncheon Co-Chair

The Kendra Scott Gives Back Party benefiting Rainbow Days was held at Kendra Scott in Preston Center and guests enjoyed light refreshments while enjoying shopping the new Kendra Scott Winter Collection.
           

Guests who shopped that evening had 20% of their purchase price donated back to Rainbow Days. Over 50 individuals attended the fun and festive event including the Founder and CEO of Rainbow Days, Cathey Brown. The successful event raised over $1,000 in donations to benefit 11,000 children in the Dallas area that Rainbow Days serves.
           

Rainbow Days is pleased to announce that Attorneys Serving the Community (ASC) has selected Rainbow Days as their 2017-2018 beneficiary.  Attorneys Serving the Community had a tremendous turnout of members who attended the event to support Rainbow Days mission, including outstanding ASC chairs: Beth Bedell, Lead Chair of ASC, and Jessica O’Neill, Co-Chair of ASC, who were in attendance.  Beth shared, “We are thrilled to be chairing the 2018 ASC Luncheon benefitting Rainbow Days and are looking forward to a fantastic year of extraordinary events and activities that will benefit this worthy cause.” 
           

Beth Bedell is Legal Counsel for Labor & Employment at Texas Instruments. She provides proactive, strategic legal advice and daily counseling to human resources and business partners on all aspects of employment law. Beth is a magna cum laude graduate of SMU Dedman School of Law, where she served as the Editor-in-Chief of the SMU Law Review. She has been an active member of ASC since 2004, and after serving on several ASC committees, is honored to serve as the ASC Lead Chair for the 2017-2018 term.

           

Jessica O’Neill is a Senior Claims Examiner at Markel Corporation, where she evaluates insurance coverage and manages large scale environmental insurance claims as a licensed adjuster.  Jessica is licensed to practice law in both Illinois and Texas. She received her Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, from Western Michigan University and her Juris Doctor from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. Since moving to the Dallas area in 2013, Jessica has been an active member of ASC and co-chaired the ASC Silent Auction for the last three years.  Jessica is thrilled to serve as the ASC Co-Chair for the 2017-2018 term.   
           

Attorneys Serving the Community’s mission is to bring together women lawyers who collectively utilize their resources and talents to support local nonprofit organizations whose programs benefit women, children or families. Each year, ASC presents fundraising events that support its selected beneficiary, culminating in the annual ASC Luncheon. Since 1987, ASC has raised nearly $5 million for Dallas area non-profits. ASC’s success is a tribute to the strong commitment by many area lawyers, law firms, businesses and individuals to the beneficiaries ASC has served.
           

Rainbow Days, a Dallas-based nonprofit organization, mission is to help children and youth in adversity build coping skills and resilience to create positive futures. Through support groups, classroom-based education programs and other services, Rainbow Days positively impacts over 11,000 children and youth living in adversity each year. Founded in 1982, Rainbow Days has served more than 210,000 children in the Dallas area and trained over 47,000 adults to facilitate Rainbow Days’ award-winning Curriculum- Based Support Group (CBSG®) Program nationwide. Rainbow Days is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors and receives the majority of its funding from private contributions and the United Way. 

           

For more information about Attorneys Serving the Community, please visit their website at ascdallas.com.
           

For more information about Rainbow Days, please visit our website at RainbowDays.org or contact us at 214-877-0726.

 

Photos by Rob Wythe/Gittings.

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