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Join us on Thursday, May 19 at the Dallas Country Club

The Park Cities Historic and Preservation Society (PCHPS) announced Katherine Seale as the featured speaker at the Distinguished Speaker Luncheon on Thursday, May 19 at the Dallas Country Club. Her topic will be Historic Preservation in the Context of Change.
        

  Chaired by Doris Jacobs, Kim Calloway and Teffy Jacobs, the luncheon is sponsored by Doris Jacobs Real Estate with Allie Beth Allman and Associates. Honorary chairs are Jan and Fred Hegi. PCHPS president is Cynthia Beaird.  The luncheon is open to the public by advance paid reservation. More details are on the website at www.pchps.org  
         

The luncheon is part of the program of events in PCHPS’ 2016 Historic Home Tour and 1st Annual Classic and Antique Car Show with presenting sponsor Allie Beth Allman & Associates and presenting media sponsor D Home. The Park Cities News is community newspaper sponsor.
         

Ms. Seale is an architectural historian and preservationist practicing in Dallas, Texas.  She is a native Texan and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Art History from Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas and a Master of Science in Architectural History from the University of Virginia.  She has completed additional programs in architecture, history and urban planning both domestically and abroad. 
         

Katherine began her career in 2001 directing a city-wide survey of Dallas neighborhoods for Preservation Dallas.  This multi-year project was designed to help neighborhoods develop identity, nurture character, and self-determine their future.
         

From 2007 until 2011, she served as the executive director of Preservation Dallas.  Currently, she is Mayor Rawlings' appointment and chairman to the Dallas Landmarks Commission.  She also serves as chairman to the Downtown Preservation Solutions Committee under the City Manager’s Office.  Comprised of downtown developers as well as representatives from preservation, planning, architecture, and landscape architecture, their charge is to use historic preservation efforts to influence and facilitate change in downtown to accomplish the larger goals of the city.
           

Park Cities Historic and Preservation Society annual Historic Home Tour, Distinguished Speaker Luncheon, and the 1st Annual Classic and Antique Car Show celebrate historic preservation and are designed to generate awareness of the role history and preservation play in enhancing the quality of life for everyone who lives and works in the Park Cities communities. Home tour chair is Venise Stuart. 1st Annual Classic and Antique Car Show chair is Dan McKeithen.
         

Luncheon favor sponsor is Cynthia H. Beaird. Valet sponsor is Park Place Porsche. Home Tour sponsors are Capital Distributing; Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate; Page and Curt Elliott, Christine McKenny and Ralph Randall of Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate; Angela Downes and Virginia Cook Realtors. Legacy sponsors are Benchmark Bank, Frost Bank, Highland Park Village Marketing Group, LLC, Lentz Landscape Lighting, Smart Systems, Venise and Larry Stuart. Ticket sponsor is Tom Thumb.
         

Proceeds from the luncheon will fund scholarships at Highland Park High School for graduating seniors who plan to study architecture, history, preservation, or another major related to the preservation of our heritage.  The purpose of the scholarships is to promote interest in education in fields of study related to historical preservation of the Park Cities Communities.
         

Individual tickets are $125, $250, $500, $1,000 each with different benefits in seating, private reception with the speaker, according to the level of purchase. Sponsorships and table underwriting are available. Check the website for updates: www.pchps.org, call (214) 528-0021 or email info@pchps.org for sponsorship forms.
         

PCHPS mission is to preserve and promote the history, architecture, aesthetics and cultural traditions of the Park Cities. A portion of the proceeds of the 2016 Home Tour will be used to help preserve and maintain the Park Cities House at Dallas Heritage Village, which was the second home built in Highland Park. It also funds the Society’s landmarking ceremonies. The proceeds from the Distinguished Speaker Luncheon will go toward the PCHPS scholarship program for Highland Park High School.

 (Photo by Evan Wallis.)

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Showcase Your Classic or Antique Car at the 1st Annual Park Cities Historic and Preservation Society’s Classic and Antique Car Show

Spots are still open! Register today!

(Dallas, TX)   Showcase your classic or antique car at the 1st Annual Park Cities Historic and Preservation Society’s (PCHPS) Classic and Antique Car Show on Saturday, April 2 at Burleson Park, located at 3000 University Boulevard. There is hard surface parking for show vehicles. Advance registration is open now for cars and trucks at $25 and motorcycles for $15 at PCHPS.org. Click on the “Classic Car Show” tab. Day-of registration for car owners begins at 8:30 a.m. Fee is $35 at the door.         

Chaired by Dan McKeithen, the show is free and open to the public and runs from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. A real treat for the whole family, you’ll see classic and antique cars from across the Park Cities and north Texas. In addition to the individual collectors, PCHPS is honored to spotlight vehicles from the Sam Pack Automotive Museum.  From this one-of-a kind collection, there will be a survey of Fords from the earliest models off the assembly line through the war years, into the best of the muscle car years and including current day models. Sam Pack is the CEO and President of the Pack Auto Group, consisting of Five Star Ford in North Richland Hills, Texas, Sam Pack's Five Star Ford of Carrollton, Texas, Five Star Ford of Plano, Texas and Ford Country of Lewisville, Texas. He is also co-owner of another Texas Ford store as well as Lexus, Land Rover, & Cadillac dealerships in Tulsa, Oklahoma. 
         

Another special highlight are vehicles from the de Boulle Motorsports Collection.
         

You will have the chance to meet the owners who will share anecdotes and relate their experiences with the vehicles and let others know what makes them worthy of the commitment of both time and garage space. Food and drinks will be available and trophies will be awarded in different categories.
         

Car show sponsors and supporters include SmartSystems, deBoulle, Benchmark, Davis Hawn, KRLD News Radio 1080; DOBA, Linear Automotive, Vintage Car Wash, Provenance Builders; Hagerty Classic Car Insurance, Interstate Batteries, Hot Rod Happenings and O’Reilly Auto Parts. Sponsorships are available.
         

This event is part of the overall PCHPS 2016 Historic Home Tour and Distinguished Speaker Luncheon. Presenting sponsor is Allie Beth Allman & Associates. Presenting Media Sponsor is D Home. Community Newspaper Sponsor is Park Cities News/The Waters Family.
         

Join us at the Historic Home Tour on Saturday, April 9th  from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. and experience these four fabulous homes: 3432 Bryn Mawr, owned by Patty and Price Pritchett; 4339 Potomac, owned by Cynthia and Brice Beaird; 3640 Maplewood, owned by Margaret and Chris Cowan and 3429 Cornell, owned by Jana and Hadley Paul. Venise Stuart is Home Tour Chair.
         

Advance tickets for the Historic Home Tour are available at Tom Thumb stores in the Park Cities area or through the PCHPS office (214) 582-0021, the PCHPS website www.pchps.org or checks for the April 9th Historic Home Tour tickets can be mailed to 25 Highland Park Village, Suite 100, Box 286, Dallas, TX 75205-2789.  
         

Always a delightful and informative affair, the Distinguished Speaker Luncheon is presented by Doris Jacobs Real Estate and slated for Thursday, May 19 at the Dallas Country Club. Jan and Fred Hegi are honorary chairs. Doris Jacobs, Kim Calloway, and Teffy Jacobs are luncheon co-chairs. Valet sponsor is Park Place Porsche. The Patron Party is sponsored by de Boulle Diamond and Jewelry. Luncheon tickets begin at $125 each. Sponsorships are available.
         

Proceeds from the luncheon will fund scholarships at Highland Park High School for graduating seniors who plan to study architecture, history, preservation, or another major related to the preservation of our heritage.  The purpose of the scholarships is to promote interest in education in fields of study related to historical preservation of the Park Cities Communities.
         

These events celebrate historic preservation and are designed to generate awareness of the role history and preservation play in enhancing the quality of life for everyone who lives and works in the Park Cities communities.
         

Cynthia Beaird is the president of PCHPS, whose mission is to preserve and promote the history, architecture, aesthetics and cultural traditions of the Park Cities. A portion of the proceeds of the 2016 Home Tour will be used to help preserve and maintain the Park Cities House at Dallas Heritage Village, which was the second home built in Highland Park. It also funds the Society’s landmarking ceremonies.
         

Details on these events, membership in PCHPS and more can be found at the website at PCHPS.org.
         
         

         

 

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2 Special literary performances by Friends of the Dallas Public Library and the Dallas Public Library

Dallas Summer Musicals Community Performance Sold Out the Music Hall! 

First community performance reached over 3,400 families and children from 63 nonprofit organizations and DISD schools

 

(March 23, 2016 – Dallas, TX)     Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc. (DSM) new investment in creating public access to the performing arts, the DSM Community Performance, sold out the Music Hall at Fair Park to capacity recently. Engaging families and children from 56 nonprofit organizations and 7 DISD Elementary Schools from the Madison and Lincoln feeder patterns, this special show provided over 3,400 seats to community organizations free of charge. This very special event was made possible with financial support from sponsors and the enthusiasm and interest of schools, neighborhoods, and other nonprofits as partners, volunteers, and advocates came on board to make this truly an event dedicated to community outreach.
            “This event demonstrated Dallas Summer Musicals’ ongoing commitment to the Dallas community and our leadership role as a cornerstone nonprofit performing arts organization for the City of Dallas and its citizens in Fair Park,” said Michael A. Jenkins, President and Managing Director, DSM. “We are thrilled at the response from community partners and grateful for the support from sponsors earmarked for this special event, including the Moody Foundation, the Hillcrest Foundation and Frost Bank, along with DSM season sponsors Texas Instruments, WFAA, American Airlines and The Dallas Morning News. Their involvement as corporate and community advocates was crucial in making this Community Performance a reality.”
            The DSM Community Performance took place during DSM’s 76th season presentation of Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID, a proven family favorite, creating memorable experiences for children and parents to see a major touring Broadway production – many for the first time. Based on the animated film, this special show features a revamped script, new songs, and an entirely fresh interpretation of the film. Tickets for all other performances are on sale and open to the public during the show’s run through Sunday, March 27th. Details are below.
            Upon entering the Music Hall at Fair Park, families and children were invited to join in many activities sponsored by these In-Kind partners: 6,000 donated Mother Rucker’s Sweets cookies; 2,000 + creative art-making activities and 200 family photos taken in photo booths powered by Big Thought, Creativity sponsor; 2,800 free Chick-fil-A chicken sandwiches, Food sponsor; 1,500 foam tridents and tiaras for kids to decorate and keep; 700 free “fish-wrapped” t-shirts for children; countless selfie photo ops with 3 Mer Friends (live costumed mermaids in the fountain downstairs); 2 special literary performances by Friends of the Dallas Public Library and the Dallas Public Library; a dynamic fashion presentation of 8 pieces inspired by THE LITTLE MERMAID created by Special Topics in Fashion Design and Illustration students from El Centro College; and much more.  DART was also a very important Transportation sponsor, donating 750 rail passes. See details in “By the Numbers” listed below.
            “Each year, DSM seeks opportunities to enhance its organizational mission of presenting extraordinary Broadway shows by giving back to organizations, families, and students in the Dallas and greater North Texas community through community ticket donations, initiatives like Seats for Kids and the newly-developed Seats for Vets, and through scholarship funds for both the DSM Academy of the Performing Arts and the High School Musical Theatre Awards,” Jenkins continued.  “The DSM Community Performance represents our latest community investment concept, designed to demonstrate that what’s good for the Dallas community is good for Dallas Summer Musicals.”      
            DSM was pleased to welcome students and families from seven Dallas ISD elementary schools from the Madison and Lincoln feeder patterns.  “Participating in and attending quality arts events enrich the lives of our students in many ways,” said Dr. Danna Rothlisberger, Executive Director-Visual and Performing Arts. “Studies show that students who engage in arts activities develop skills that help promote academic and life success. For certain, our young people who attend live performances gain a rich experience that provides much for classroom and family conversations long after the event. Therefore, we are so grateful that the Dallas ISD elementary students in the Fair Park neighborhood had this opportunity to benefit from the district’s new partnership with the Dallas Summer Musicals.”
            Ted Munselle, Chairman of the Board at DSM, agreed by saying, “This was a win-win-win for DSM, for Dallas, and for Fair Park and an intentional effort to expand on our community outreach.  During the last presentation of Disney’s THE LION KING, for example, DSM organized a ‘Buy a Seat, Give a Seat’ promotion for one of the performances, which enabled DSM subscribers, patrons and community partner organizations to purchase over 1,700 seats for underserved and low-income families to attend the performance.  This community investment was a great success and that success is one inspiration for the DSM Community Performance.”
            Sponsors of the DSM Community Performance included: The Moody Foundation ($100,000), The Hillcrest Foundation ($50,000) and Frost Bank ($5,000), with additional annual education and community outreach program support from The Hirsch Family Foundation ($25,000), The Hoglund Foundation ($25,000), and the Scovell Fund of The Dallas Foundation ($25,000). DSM is also grateful to season sponsors Texas Instruments, American Airlines, WFAA Chanel 8, and The Dallas Morning News for ongoing support in its 76th year.
            Dallas Summer Musicals’ highly anticipated 2015-2016 Season presented by Texas Instruments continues with DSM’s production of Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID, March 11-27, 2016; WICKED, April 20 – May 22, 2016; RAGTIME, May 24 – June 5, 2016; BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, June 14-26, 2016; and closing the season will be 42ND STREET, June 28 – July 10, 2016.
            The public can make charitable gifts to support a future DSM Community Performance by visiting https://dallassummermusicals.giv.sh/9c74 or contacting James Jenner, Director of Development, at (214) 413-3961 or jjenner@dallassummermusicals.org.

The DSM Community Performance By the Numbers:

6,000 donated Mother Rucker’s Sweets cookies;

3,400 sponsored seats in the Music Hall at Fair Park Theater;

2,800 free Chick-fil-A chicken sandwiches;

2,000+ creative art-making activities powered by Big Thought;

1,500 foam tridents and tiaras for kids;

1,359 Social media posts;

750 underwritten DART rail passes for transportation;

700 free “fish-wrapped” t-shirts for children;

200 family photos taken by Big Thought volunteers;

56 North Texas nonprofit organizational partners;

50+ community volunteers;

8 Students from the Fashion Design and Special Topics class at El Centro College created fashion pieces inspired by Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID for display during the run of the show;

7 Dallas ISD school partners;

6 major sponsors (The Moody Foundation, The Hillcrest Foundation, The Hirsch Family Foundation, The Hoglund Foundation, the Scovell Fund of The Dallas Foundation, and Frost Bank);

3 live mermaids (aka Mer Friends) in the Music Hall fountain;

2 special literary performances by the Dallas Public Library;

1 extraordinary and 100% complimentary Dallas Summer Musicals’ Community Performance of Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID for the Dallas community;

Countless: Smiles and laughter from delighted children and their families, volunteers and DSM staff; selfies and photos taken throughout this very special event;

 

Value: Priceless!

Quotes from Make A Wish, a community partner:

“Our families were so appreciative for the opportunity to have a night at the theater, something many of them have never experienced before.”  Attached are photos of four of the kids we sent – Emma, Gwen, Ariel and Violet.  As you can see, they were all smiles!

- Ashley Amerman
Director of Mission Integration
Make-A-Wish® North Texas

A couple quotes from the families…
“Violet invited her best friend and the girls had a blast. They said it was ‘the laughiest night of their lives.’ Thank you for the opportunity to attend and on such a special night. We are grateful!” – Rebecca, Violet’s mother.

“Thank you for the wonderful experience!  Emma loved the show!  We still can't believe they had real, live mermaids.  Please pass on our gratitude. With a thankful heart.” – Jill, Emma, mother.
Thank you again!

About Dallas Summer Musicals:

Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc. (DSM) is the preeminent nonprofit presenter of Broadway theatre in North Texas. DSM produces, presents and promotes excellence in live musical theatre with year-round performances for diverse audiences of all ages, impacting the lives of children and families through education and community outreach programs, while enriching the cultural landscape of Dallas/Fort Worth, North Texas and the Southwest Region.

               

As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, DSM relies on a variety of funding sources to bring the Best of Broadway to Dallas at affordable ticket prices, as well as to preserve the beautiful historic theatre, educate young audiences and create important community programs. DSM’s Seats for Kids program provides a meaningful arts education experience to thousands of low income, at-risk and special needs children. DSM Kids Club is a program created to foster tomorrow’s musical theatre audience. Through exciting activities children gain an interest, hands-on-knowledge and appreciation of the performing arts. In addition, Dallas Summer Musicals Academy of Performing Arts offers professional theatre arts training and scholarships to talented students in need. DSM’s High School Musical Theatre Awards are patterned after Broadway’s Tony® Awards and celebrate the power of the arts to significantly improve all areas of education. DSM Associate Producers is a dynamic group of young professionals with a mission to support DSM by cultivating future patrons and leaders making DSM part of the culture for young professionals in Dallas. DSM Guild is a group of individuals who share a love of musical theatre and support DSM by providing stellar service and hospitality to the cast and crew of every show. Since 2010 the experts at DSM have made significant changes and upgrades to its acoustical systems to improve the sound quality of the productions for all its patrons, including the hearing impaired, leading to the development of Hear Us Now!®, a device which utilizes five assistive listening technologies (T-coils, FM Classroom, Streamers, FM systems, and traditional headsets) to deliver a clear and direct audio signal. It is so unique that a trademark has been allowed by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Seats for Vets, DSM’s newest initiative, serves war veterans and their families by providing them discounted access to a unique theatrical experience as a way of thanking them for their service. Ticket sales alone do not sustain these endeavors. Only support from committed businesses, foundations and individuals make these programs possible.

 

Dallas Summer Musicals is presented by Texas Instruments and gratefully acknowledges the support of our season sponsors and partners The Dallas Morning News, WFAA TV Channel 8, American Airlines, and The Original Cupcakery.

 

For more information about Dallas Summer Musicals, please call 214.421.5678 or visit our website at DallasSummerMusicals.org. 

Photos by Chris Waits.

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Ted Munselle, Chairman of the Board, Dallas Summer Musicals.

Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc. (DSM), the largest producer of live theatrical entertainment in North Texas, has named Ted Munselle, a business executive and civic leader, Chairman of the DSM Board of Directors for 2016.

Munselle’s love for musical theatre started early and was solidified in 1978, when he married his wife, Gay, a Music Educator and Choir Director. Gay and Ted were DSM season ticket holders early in their marriage and he jumped at the chance to serve on DSM’s Board of Directors when the opportunity arose in 2008. Since joining DSM’s Board, Ted served as Vice President of Investments and Vice President of Development before being named Chair-Elect in 2015. In addition, he has served DSM as a member of the Audit and Finance Committees.

Ted is a Certified Public Accountant and has been Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Landmark Nurseries, Inc., a wholesale nursery company headquartered in Coppell, Texas, since 1998. Before joining Landmark, Ted spent over 10 years with two national CPA firms (Laventhol & Horwath and Grant Thornton, LLP), then spent 12 years as an Audit Partner in two Dallas, Texas based CPA firms. Ted serves on the Board of Directors as Chair of the Audit Committees of four publicly traded corporations, and is actively involved as an Elder at Highland Park Presbyterian Church.T 

Gay and Ted have a son, Chris, who lives in Plano with his wife Kristine, and their four children (Josiah, Layla, Judah and Ivy), and a daughter, Elyse, who lives in Austin.

DSM President and Managing Director Michael A. Jenkins said, “Ted Munselle brings DSM an outstanding track record of executive and business leadership as he takes the helm as Chairman of the Board of Dallas Summer Musicals for 2016. Combining an impressive record of 39 years of achievement in his profession with volunteer leadership in support of the arts, Ted has been a big supporter of DSM for many years. As a past member of the board, he has rapidly and actively engaged in advancing the transformation of DSM and we feel very lucky to welcome him as the new Chair.”

New DSM Board Chairman Munselle said, “I am honored and excited to be able to serve as DSM’s Chair during its 76th season. I have loved the organization for many years and I look forward to working with our incredible team of officers as we lead DSM forward into the future, not only presenting the Best of Broadway to the Dallas-Fort Worth area, but also providing educational opportunities to students with such programs as High School Musical Theatre Awards and Seats for Kids, to name a few. As a not-for-profit organization, we will continue to work together with our patrons, sponsors and volunteers, not to mention the City of Dallas and the community as a whole, to create a fun and welcoming experience each time we get together.”

Immediate Past Chairman of Dallas Summer Musicals is Dorsey L. Baskin, Managing Partner of Innovative Services Development at Grant Thornton LLP, with Randy Wright, Tax Partner at BDO USA LLP, serving as Chairman Elect.  Ruth Altshuler holds the title of Honorary Chair, and Michael A. Jenkins is President and Managing Director of DSM.

In addition, other DSM Officers for 2016 include Vice President of Audit, Christopher McRorie; Vice Presidents of Community Relations, Nancy Natinsky; Vice President of Development, Jane Schoen; Vice President of Finance, Tom W. Watson; Vice Presidents of Marketing, Jennifer Altieri and Jay Fox; Vice President of Personnel & Compensation, Scott T. Collier; Vice President of Education and Children’s Committee, Downie Mathis; Secretary, Robert Witte; Treasurer, David Dienes; and Guild President, Juliann Krumbholz.

Members of the Executive Committee include: Ruth Altshuler; Ed Bratton; Brad E. Cheves; J. Diane Childress; O. Paul Corley, Jr.; John R. Clutts; Joshua N. Curlett; Barry Epstein; Patti Flowers; Stanley D. Gardner; Rick J.W. Graham; Gary Griffith; Charles L. Gummer; Sally Hoglund; Darrell E. Jordan; Dr. Sheffield Kadane; Juliann Krumbholz; Steven C. Metzger; Andrew N. Meyercord; Scott Night; Craig G. Ongley; Honorable James R. Pitts; Gail H. Plummer; Mark B. Plunkett; James W. Porter, Jr.; Holly Reeves; Richard L. Rogers; Kenneth D. Sandstad; Donald K. Spies; Michael C. Steindorf; Steven H. Stodghill; Paul A. Stotts; Steve B. Watson; Kit Williams; and Dr. Kimberly Yamanouchi.

Past Chairmen of the Board for DSM include: Dorsey L. Baskin; Ed Bratton; O. Paul Corley, Jr.; Stanley D. Gardner; Rick J.W. Graham; Gary Griffith; Charles L. Gummer; Darrell E. Jordan; Steven C. Metzger; James W. Porter, Jr.; Dick Quisenberry; Richard L. Rogers; Kenneth D. Sandstad; Donald K. Spies; Michael C. Steindorf; Paul A. Stotts; Steve B. Watson; and Kit Williams.  Past Chairmen O. Paul Corley, Sr.; J. Frank Miller III; Douglas Perry; and Charles Pistor are deceased.

Dallas Summer Musicals’ highly anticipated 2015-2016 Season presented by Texas Instruments continues with DSM’s production of Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID, March 11-27, 2016; WICKED, April 20 – May 22, 2016; RAGTIME, May 24 – June 5, 2016; BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, June 14-26, 2016; and closing the season will be 42ND STREET, June 28 – July 10, 2016. Dallas Summer Musicals Management Group, Inc. will also present the Broadway hit musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, February 27 & 28, 2016 for a limited engagement.

 

About Dallas Summer Musicals:

Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc. (DSM) is the preeminent nonprofit presenter of Broadway theatre in North Texas. DSM produces, presents and promotes excellence in live musical theatre with year-round performances for diverse audiences of all ages, impacting the lives of children and families through education and community outreach programs, while enriching the cultural landscape of Dallas/Fort Worth, North Texas and the Southwest Region.

         

As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, DSM relies on a variety of funding sources to bring the Best of Broadway to Dallas at affordable ticket prices, as well as to preserve the beautiful historic theatre, educate young audiences and create important community programs. DSM’s Seats for Kids program provides a meaningful arts education experience to thousands of low income, at-risk and special needs children. DSM Kids Club is a program created to foster tomorrow’s musical theatre audience. Through exciting activities children gain an interest, hands-on-knowledge and appreciation of the performing arts. In addition, Dallas Summer Musicals Academy of Performing Arts offers professional theatre arts training and scholarships to talented students in need. DSM’s High School Musical Theatre Awards are patterned after Broadway’s Tony® Awards and celebrate the power of the arts to significantly improve all areas of education. DSM Associate Producers is a dynamic group of young professionals with a mission to support DSM by cultivating future patrons and leaders making DSM part of the culture for young professionals in Dallas. DSM Guild is a group of individuals who share a love of musical theatre and support DSM by providing stellar service and hospitality to the cast and crew of every show. Since 2010 the experts at DSM have made significant changes and upgrades to its acoustical systems to improve the sound quality of the productions for all its patrons, including the hearing impaired, leading to the development of Hear Us Now!™; a device which utilizes five assistive listening technologies (T-coils, FM Classroom, Streamers, FM systems, and traditional headsets) to deliver a clear and direct audio signal. It is so unique that a trademark has been allowed by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Seats for Vets, DSM’s newest initiative, serves war veterans and their families by providing them discounted access to a unique theatrical experience as a way of thanking them for their service. Ticket sales alone do not sustain these endeavors. Only support from committed businesses, foundations and individuals make these programs possible.

 

Dallas Summer Musicals is presented by Texas Instruments and gratefully acknowledges the support of our season sponsors and partners The Dallas Morning News, WFAA TV Channel 8, American Airlines, and The Original Cupcakery.

 

For more information about Dallas Summer Musicals, please call 214.421.5678 or visit our website at DallasSummerMusicals.org.

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LEWISVILLE, TEXAS - Premier Trailer Leasing, a leading provider of trailer rental and leasing assets, announced today it has opened a new branch location near Stockton, California. The Premier Stockton branch is located at 120 E. Equipment Court, French Camp, California. Premier now has five locations on the West Coast: Rancho Cucamonga, Los Angeles, Stockton, Portland and Seattle.

“Opening in Stockton furthers Premier’s commitment to the West Coast, and enhances our capabilities with our growing national customer base. We look forward to providing ‘A New Lease On Trailer Leasing’ experience to Northern California. That means quality equipment and advanced technology that saves fuel and increases productivity,” says Jim Aubuchon, Premier’s President and CEO.

About Premier Trailer Leasing

Premier Trailer Leasing has over 30,000 units and 27 locations in 20 states, to service all our customers’ trailer needs. Our fleet is comprised of new and late model units with value-added services and equipment such as trailer tracking and CARB compliant devices. Premier has grown tremendously in the last 4 years from 11,000 trailers to over 30,000 trailers, acquiring: 53-foot air-ride plate vans, 48- and 53-foot rail lift-gates, refrigerated vans, flatbeds and tridem chassis.

We continue to invest in our customer facing systems and have created a web portal enabling our customers to access account information from a desktop computer or a mobile device. These services include: online visibility of trailer assets via Spireon® FleetLocate® trailer tracking, current rental equipment and rental history, trailer registrations, invoices, damage notifications with pictures and rental agreements.

More information is available at www.premiertrailerleasing.com.

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First community performance will reach over 3,400 families and children from 43 nonprofit organizations and DISD schools

 

            (February 25, 2016 – Dallas, TX)         Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) announces its new investment in creating public access to the performing arts, the DSM Community Performance, has sold out! Engaging families and children from 38 nonprofit organizations and 5 DISD Elementary Schools from the Madison and Lincoln feeder patterns, this special show will provide over 3,400 seats to community organizations free of charge. This very special event is made possible with financial support from sponsors and the enthusiasm and interest of schools, neighborhoods, and other nonprofits as partners, volunteers, and advocates which have come on board to make this truly an event dedicated to community outreach, filling the Music Hall at Fair Park.
           

“This event demonstrates Dallas Summer Musicals’ ongoing commitment to the Dallas community and our leadership role as a cornerstone nonprofit performing arts organization for the City of Dallas and its citizens in Fair Park,” said Michael A. Jenkins, President and Managing Director, DSM. “We are thrilled at the immediate response from community partners and grateful for the support from sponsors earmarked for this special event, including the Moody Foundation, the Hillcrest Foundation and Frost Bank, along with DSM season sponsors Texas Instruments, WFAA, American Airlines and The Dallas Morning News. Their involvement as corporate and community advocates has been crucial in making this Community Performance a reality.”
           

Slated for Friday, March 11, 2016 the DSM Community Performance will take place during DSM’s 76th season presentation of Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID, a proven family favorite, creating memorable experiences for children and parents to see a major touring Broadway production – many for the first time. Based on the animated film, this special show features a revamped script, new songs, and an entirely fresh interpretation of the film. Tickets for all other performances are for sale and open to the public during the show’s run through Sunday, March 27th. Details are below.
           

“Each year, DSM seeks opportunities to enhance its organizational mission of presenting extraordinary Broadway shows by giving back to organizations, families, and students in the Dallas and greater North Texas community through community ticket donations, initiatives like Seats for Kids and the newly-developed Seats for Vets, and through scholarship funds for both the DSM Academy of the Performing Arts and the High School Musical Theatre Awards,” Jenkins continued.  “The DSM Community Performance represents our latest community investment concept, designed to demonstrate that what’s good for the Dallas community is good for Dallas Summer Musicals.”    
           

DSM is pleased to welcome students and families from five Dallas ISD elementary schools from the Madison and Lincoln feeder patterns.  “Participating in and attending quality arts events enrich the lives of our students in many ways,” said Dr. Danna Rothlisberger, Executive Director-Visual and Performing Arts. “Studies show that students who engage in arts activities develop skills that help promote academic and life success.   For certain, our young people who attend live performances gain a rich experience that provides much for classroom and family conversations long after the event.  Therefore, we are so grateful that the Dallas ISD elementary students in the Fair Park neighborhood have this opportunity to benefit from the district’s new partnership with the Dallas Summer Musicals.”
           

Ted Munselle, Chairman of the Board at DSM, agreed, saying, “This is a win-win-win for DSM, for Dallas, and for Fair Park and an intentional effort to expand on our community outreach.  During the last presentation of Disney’s THE LION KING, for example, DSM organized a “Buy a Seat, Give a Seat” promotion for one of the performances, which enabled DSM subscribers, patrons and community partner organizations to purchase over 1,700 seats for underserved and low-income families to attend the performance.  This community investment was a great success and that success is one inspiration for the DSM Community Performance.”
           

Sponsors of the DSM Community Performance as of February 25 include: The Moody Foundation ($100,000), The Hillcrest Foundation ($50,000) and Frost Bank ($5,000), with additional annual education and community outreach program support from The Hirsch Family Foundation ($25,000), The Hoglund Foundation ($25,000), the Scovell Fund of The Dallas Foundation ($25,000). In-Kind partners include:  Big Thought, Creativity Sponsor; Chick-Fil-A, food sponsor; DART, transportation sponsor; and Mother Ruckers, cookie sponsor. DSM is also grateful to season sponsors Texas Instruments, American Airlines, WFAA, and the Dallas Morning News for ongoing support in its 76th year.
           

Dallas Summer Musicals’ highly anticipated 2015-2016 Season presented by Texas Instruments continues with DSM’s production of Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID, March 12-27, 2016; WICKED, April 20 – May 22, 2016; RAGTIME, May 24 – June 5, 2016; BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, June 14-26, 2016; and closing the season will be 42ND STREET, June 28 – July 10, 2016. Dallas Summer Musicals Management Group, Inc. will also present the Broadway hit musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, February 27 & 28, 2016 for a limited engagement.
           

The public can make charitable gifts to support the DSM Community Performance and future performance by visiting https://dallassummermusicals.giv.sh/9c74 or contacting James Jenner, Director of Development, at (214) 413-3961 or jjenner@dallassummermusicals.org.

About Dallas Summer Musicals:

Dallas Summer Musicals, Inc. (DSM) is the preeminent nonprofit presenter of Broadway theatre in North Texas. DSM produces, presents and promotes excellence in live musical theatre with year-round performances for diverse audiences of all ages, impacting the lives of children and families through education and community outreach programs, while enriching the cultural landscape of Dallas/Fort Worth, North Texas and the Southwest Region.

           

As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, DSM relies on a variety of funding sources to bring the Best of Broadway to Dallas at affordable ticket prices, as well as to preserve the beautiful historic theatre, educate young audiences and create important community programs. DSM’s Seats for Kids program provides a meaningful arts education experience to thousands of low income, at-risk and special needs children. DSM Kids Club is a program created to foster tomorrow’s musical theatre audience. Through exciting activities children gain an interest, hands-on-knowledge and appreciation of the performing arts. In addition, Dallas Summer Musicals Academy of Performing Arts offers professional theatre arts training and scholarships to talented students in need. DSM’s High School Musical Theatre Awards are patterned after Broadway’s Tony® Awards and celebrate the power of the arts to significantly improve all areas of education. DSM Associate Producers is a dynamic group of young professionals with a mission to support DSM by cultivating future patrons and leaders making DSM part of the culture for young professionals in Dallas. DSM Guild is a group of individuals who share a love of musical theatre and support DSM by providing stellar service and hospitality to the cast and crew of every show. Since 2010 the experts at DSM have made significant changes and upgrades to its acoustical systems to improve the sound quality of the productions for all its patrons, including the hearing impaired, leading to the development of Hear Us Now!™; a device which utilizes five assistive listening technologies (T-coils, FM Classroom, Streamers, FM systems, and traditional headsets) to deliver a clear and direct audio signal. It is so unique that a trademark has been allowed by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Seats for Vets, DSM’s newest initiative, serves war veterans and their families by providing them discounted access to a unique theatrical experience as a way of thanking them for their service. Ticket sales alone do not sustain these endeavors. Only support from committed businesses, foundations and individuals make these programs possible.

 

Dallas Summer Musicals is presented by Texas Instruments and gratefully acknowledges the support of our season sponsors and partners The Dallas Morning News, WFAA TV Channel 8, American Airlines, and The Original Cupcakery.

 

For more information about Dallas Summer Musicals, please call 214.421.5678 or visit our website at DallasSummerMusicals.org.

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AWARE AFFAIR - CELEBRATE THE MOMENTS - Fighting Alzheimer's Since 1989

Joyce and Larry Lacerte hosted a private soirée for members of AWARE in their Highland Park home recently. Janet Broyles, president, welcomed guests as wines and hors d’oeuvres were served and the musicians from Texas Winds Musical Outreach, an AWARE beneficiary, made ready to perform.
          
Guests mingled and shared plans about the upcoming holidays and events, awaiting the much anticipated announcements about the gala details.  Christie Scardino, chair of AWARE AFFAIR Celebrate the Moments gala with her husband, Frank, announced that gala honorees are Sally and Forrest Hoglund, Sarah and Alan Losinger, and Gail and Bill Plummer. Honorary chair is Robert “Bob” Miller. Kay Hammond is Auction chair.
                   
Slated for Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 6:00 pm at the Hilton Anatole Hotel in Dallas, the event features a silent and live auction and three course seated dinner and dancing to the fabulous Wayne Foster Entertainment group from Los Angeles, which will delight the night with music genres spanning the decades along with a fabulous dance troupe to help take us back in time!
                   
New this year, we are excited to introduce the raffle of a 2016 V6 Ford Mustang Coupe made possible by Sam Pack’s Five Star Ford in Plano. Only 1,500 tickets are available $35 each or $100 for 3 tickets. The winner does not have to be present to win. The winner is responsible for tax, title, and license. You can purchase your tickets from the website at http://www.AWAREDallas.org 
                   
Proceeds from the gala go toward funding grants for the 2016 beneficiaries, which are:

* Baylor Health Care System Foundation- Baylor AT&T Memory Center: Salary support for a Ph.D. Psychology Post-Doctoral Fellow

           *Center for BrainHealth: Support for researching the efficacy of early intervention in Mild Cognitive Impairment with cognitive training;

           *University of Texas Foundation-Center for Vital Longevity: Support for Dr. Denise Park’s online repository of data from the Dallas Lifespan Brain Study;

*Jewish Family Service: Salary support for a Clinical Social Worker to provide independent living services to clients with Alzheimer’s disease or other related dementias;

           *Juliette Fowler Communities: Support for a music therapist to work with JFC memory care residents;

           *UT Southwestern Medical Center: Support for Dr. Roger Rosenberg’s research on the development of a vaccine to prevent Alzheimer’s disease;

*Presbyterian Communities and Services Foundation: Support for the Grace Caring Fund, specifically to help residents with Alzheimer’s disease or other related dementias;

*Texas Winds Musical Outreach: Support for music programs for seniors with Alzheimer’s disease or other related dementias.
          

Gala tickets start at $500 and sponsorships begin at $5,000. Contact Sharon Walker at therwalks@sbcglobal.net  for details.
                   

AWARE is dedicated to fighting Alzheimer’s disease, and its mission is to provide funding and support to nonprofit organizations that are working on the front lines to fight this disease in Dallas and the North Texas region. Through the grant application review process, AWARE selects the most outstanding groups that provide services, programs, education, and resources to those suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, their families and caregivers, and to organizations doing valuable research to find a prevention and cure. AWARE is proud to support nonprofit organizations that share its mission and are also dedicated to fighting Alzheimer’s disease. “Together we will make a difference.”                    

For more information on AWARE Affair Celebrate the Moments, the grants and membership in the AWARE organization, visit the website at www.awaredallas.org   The Dallas Foundation, a 501(c)3 publicly supported charity, is the fiscal sponsor of AWARE.

 

Photos by Chris Waits.

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Caroline Rose Hunt

Join us on Thursday, February 11 at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden’s Rosine Hall for the 2016 Dream Achievers Luncheon honoring Caroline Rose Hunt and benefiting Communities In Schools of the Dallas Region (CISDR).

While raising a family of five children, Caroline Rose Hunt served her church as Chairman of the Early Childhood Division and became a certified instructor of Parent Effectiveness Training.  She has been named an outstanding alumna of the Hockaday School, Mary Baldwin College and the University of Texas at Austin. Mrs. Hunt has been honored with numerous awards celebrating her philanthropy and dedication to the community. She has contributed columns to antique, travel and women's magazines and has written two cookbooks and a novel.

"Some people like to serve, and some people want to be served.  I'm a person who wants to be useful." - Caroline Rose Hunt.

Inspired by Alon USA, the Dream Achievers Series features Dallas area leaders who share personal stories about achieving their dreams or how they have helped others reach theirs. All proceeds from the Dream Achievers Luncheon go to support Communities In Schools of the Dallas Region, Inc. and its mission to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.

Individual tickets are $200, with sponsorships starting at $2,500. Don't miss this opportunity to hear from one of America's most inspiring community leaders. Please visit the website at http://www.cisdallas.org/Events/DAL%202016 to reserve your spot today or contact Lisa Loy Laughlin at lisal@cisdallas.org or call 214-827-0955 x267. 
 

Underwriters/Sponsors as of February 1, 2016:

Dreamers Champion, $25,000: Alon USA.

Dream Believer, $15,000: Rosewood Corporation.

Dream Investor, $10,000: Anonymous.

Dream Advocate and Valet Sponsor, $2,500: Ebby Halliday Realtors.

Benefactors:

Bonnie Martin & Associates, John & Lori Collins, Mrs. Guy U. Griffeth, The Hockaday School, Amy Johnson, Mrs. Sara Martineau, Mr. and Mrs. George McLaughlin, Geraldine “Tincy” Miller, Lou Ann Richardson, Deborah Ryan, Bob Scott, Texas Health Resources Foundation.

Additional donors:

Bill Guess, Jack Hayes, Kay Hyland, Caryl M. Keys, Mrs. Lynn L Northrup, Jr., Claude B Prestidge, M.D., Nancy Shelton, Mrs. George A. Shutt, Paul Stephens.

 

Past Dream Achievers:

2014                   Jeff Morris, ALON USA

2013                   Geraldine “Tincy” Miller, State Board of Education, District 12

2012                   Abby and Todd Williams, 2012 Dallas AFP Philanthropists of the Year

2011                   Dr. Bobby B. Lyle, President and CEO, Lyco Holdings

2010                   Marie Diaz, President and CEO, Pursuit of Excellence;
Nancy Lieberman, Head Coach, Texas Legends

2009                   Bill Lively, Founding President and CEO of the AT&T Performing Arts Center
June Jones, Head Football Coach, Southern Methodist University

CISDR operates in 77 schools in 12 school districts in Dallas, Collin, Ellis, Rockwall, and Hunt counties, with over 78% of those students living in poverty and deemed “at-risk” by the Texas Education Agency. Among other results last year, 96% stayed in school, 85% improved at least one letter grade, and CISDR high school intervention resulted in a 91% graduation rate. 

The mission of Communities In Schools of the Dallas Region, Inc. is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. 

CISDR is a 501(c)(3) non-profit founded in 1985 to address the growing number of high school dropouts in Dallas and surrounding areas. As experts in collaboration and in providing comprehensive case-managed services, CISDR’s professional staff brings community resources into schools to work in the interest of at-risk children in a coordinated, caring and cost-effective way.

Visit our Facebook Page at CISDallasRegion and Twitter @CISDR

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The Gummer Family and Dallas Summer Musicals Guild members dressed as characters from BONNIE AND CLYDE musical: Alisha Gummer, Chris Gummer, co-chair; Cameron Gummer, Jay Gummer, co-chair; Chuck Gummer, chair; Steve Beene and Adam Henley, DSM Guild members dressed as characters from BONNIE AND CLYDE; Cindy Gummer, chair; Michelle Gummer, Ryan Gummer, co-chair.

Zoo To Do 2015: The Roaring ‘20s, presented by The Eugene McDermott Foundation, surpassed $1,000,000 in funds raised. The Zoo was successful in raising more money to support its animals and programs this year than ever before. In addition, through its penguin naming live auction item, $10,000 will be donated directly to penguin conservation.

Chaired by Cindy and Chuck Gummer along with their sons, Chris Gummer, Jay Gummer and Ryan Gummer, the event’s smashing success was the result of the hard work of underwriting chair Mike Andereck, committee members and support from honorary chairs Micki and the Honorable Mike Rawlings, patrons, underwriters, and sponsors. In addition, the live and silent auctions, as well as the Mystery Box raffle, contributed to this record-breaking year and this absolutely fun event.

The cocktail hour presented by Neiman Marcus kicked off the night in the award-winning Giants of the Savanna exhibit, where guests were greeted by ladies dressed in 1920s costumes and posed for photos with members of the Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) Guild, who were dressed in original costumes from the BONNIE AND CLYDE musical on loan from DSM. All the while, interactive animal demonstrations also in the Simmons Safari Base Camp Deck brought home the real reason everyone supports the Dallas Zoo.         

Mixologists Jason Long from Abacus; Spencer Shelton from Bolsa; and Alexis Rolon from Dragonfly at Hotel ZaZa served specialty drinks with a ‘20s theme. Honorary Chef Dan Landsberg and Chef Chair Sarah Barr, both of Dragonfly at Hotel ZaZa, along with Chef Wrangler Brett Krafft from the Hilton Anatole Hotel, cruised the strolling dinner with guests among the 24 restaurant stations representing the finest restaurants in Dallas. At each station, executive chefs served delicious gourmet treats of appetizers, entrée specialties, and desserts.  The complete listing of restaurants is attached.         

Entering the Wilds of Africa plaza, guests were seated and the show began. Gregg Hudson, president and CEO, the Dallas Zoo, thanked everyone for their support and attending this evening’s event. Michael Gruber, chairman of the board, introduced chairs Cindy and Chuck Gummer, citing Cindy’s six years of serving on the board and applauding the Gummers’ passion for nature and conservation.

“We’re thrilled to chair the 2015 Zoo To Do with our family,” Cindy said, and Chuck agreed. “Our sons signed on as co-chairs the minute we asked them, and their wives all support this very important event and the mission. We all look forward to a wonderfully successful evening of fun and fundraising.” She introduced Chris Gummer and his wife, Alisha; Jay Gummer and his wife, Cameron; Ryan Gummer and his wife, Michelle, bringing them all on stage, followed by a round of applause. She also thanked patron party hosts, Barbara and Don Daseke. Helping create Zoo To Do and advising on fundraising and the overall event were the Advisory Council members Jennifer Altabef, Diane Brierley, Patty Stone and Ellen Winspear.

The live auction began, featuring rare Zoo experiences, travel, an All Star Chef Dinner for 10 – which was sold three times! - and even more prizes on the Big Board. Following the auction, guests danced the night away with music from Party Machine.         

Zoo To Do is a major source of funding for the Dallas Zoo.  With the proceeds from the event, the Zoo is able to continue providing outstanding education, entertainment, and wildlife conservation.         

For more information, visit the website at http://www.dallaszootodo.com or contact Stephanie Thompson, event manager, at 469.554.7441 or email her at Stephanie.Thompson@DallasZoo.com. 

Photos by Dana Driensky and Daniel Driensky

 

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About the Dallas Zoo: The Dallas Zoo, recently named one of the nation’s Top 10 Zoos by USA TODAY, is the largest zoological experience in Texas. Accredited by the Association of Zoos & Aquariums, the zoo features a 106-acre park, thousands of animals, and an education department that offers programs for all ages. The zoo is located at 650 S. R.L. Thornton Freeway (I-35 at Marsalis) and is open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, visit DallasZoo.com or call 469.554.7500. DART is the official transportation provider of the Dallas Zoo, and its Red Line stops at the Zoo’s main entrance.

 

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Glenn Beck, Founder, Mercury One.

Brilliantly Uniting The Humanity In All Of Us

Glenn Beck, founder of the nonprofit Mercury One, Inc., based in Irving, TX, brought together supporters, friends, and leaders in the social and business community for the M•ONE GALA DALLAS 2015, an evening with Glenn Beck, at the Omni Dallas at Park West with the theme “Brilliantly Uniting the Humanity in All of Us.” Joining in the celebration were honorary chairs Gena and Chuck Norris, along with Johnnie Moore, a fireball from-the-soul speaker and consulting executive director of Mercury One’s Nazarene Fund.

 

Beginning with a VIP reception and silent auction, over 350 guests were treated to photos at the step-and-repeat and bid on the vast array of priceless experiences and one-of-a-kind items before entering the elegantly draped ballroom for a seated dinner, presentations and especially fabulous, Rolando Diaz, the Cuban-born artist featured in the documentary Recapturing Cuba: An Artist's Journey and now Dallas resident artist, painting a large portrait of former President Abraham Lincoln – the only time he’s ever painted Lincoln - which later sold at the live auction for $17,000.

 

Glenn gave heartfelt thanks to those in attendance who had also participated in Mercury One’s last gathering in Birmingham, Alabama, the largest march in that city, with over 20,000 people showing their support, including Chuck Norris, actor Jon Voight and more. A stirring video portrayed the march, an emotional singing of Amazing Grace by a gospel choir and the statement, “United, we are a mighty army of righteousness with malice towards none and charity to all.”

 

Beck also thanked the Host Committee: Dr. Kathleen Bassford, Gina and Ken Betts, Elizabeth and Jim Graham, Suzanne and Michael Grishman, Terry and Ed Lynch, Paralee Obele, Gwen and Adam Rich, Marcene and Clay Taylor and Honorary Host Committee: Amy Ford, Irving Mayor Beth Van Duyne, Johnnie Moore, Lauren and Matt Redhawk, Betsy Ryan, and Bill Wallace.

 

Following a spirited live auction of some of Beck’s personal collection as well as historical items, another announcement was made: Mercury One is starting a Media Fund in order to collaborate with production teams in the making of informative documentaries and educational pieces about the foundation’s projects. 

 In 2012 Mercury One, Inc. and Glenn Beck shared a vision to create a charitable organization on the principle: “We don’t stand between government aid and people in need. We stand with people in need so they no longer need the government.” Since that time, Mercury One has assisted countless families with disaster relief, supported veteran organizations, and stood strong for and in support of Israel, all while continuing the mission of education. These are the foundation’s four pillars of service at Mercury One, Inc.

 

In addition to Pillar Projects, Mercury One has assisted partner charities such as Operation Blessing International, and local organizations like Plano-based Hope’s Door, and Carrick Brain Center of Dallas.  In 2014, M1 partnered with EnPuzzlement for Border Relief projects, which are ongoing now.  M1 will continue to reach out to these and other partners, and the general fund is the key to building those bridges. 

 

Funds from the gala support Mercury One’s general funds to continue to provide grants to the numerous organizations and programs it supports. From its work at home and abroad, the support of TheBlaze Network sponsors, business and community leaders, and partners is critical. As a partner of the community, Mercury One is proud of its service to date and looks forward to a bright future!

 

Continuing to provide funding under the four pillars of service could not happen without the generosity of our community. For details about Mercury One and its mission, visit the website at www.mercuryone.org.

Photos by Amber Fisher.