FOOTBALL PREVIEW: HOW READY ARE YOUR SCOTS FOR CLASS 6A? COURTESY PHOTO SEPTEMBER 2022 VOLUME 42 NO. 9 “THE BEST COMMUNITY NEWSPAPER IN TEXAS” PARKCITIESPEOPLE.COM I News 4 Crime 10 Sports 14 Business 18 Contents Real Estate 28 Community 30 Schools 36 Living 42 Obituary 45 Classifieds 47 Giving People Section B Football Preview .......... Section C NEWS Plan ElmfavorsCommissionsmallerThickethomes 4 GIVING PEOPLE DaymakeNonprofitsGivingappeals Section B LIVING Too NoTex-Mex?muchway! 42 ESD alum Jack Betts of the Park Cities is proving that earning big from NIL deals isn’t limited to major college athletes. PAGE MAKERMONEY14
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4. COMMUNITY: Lyda Hill to Join Dolly Parton, Other Philanthropy Medal Recipients Local philanthropist and business leader Lyda Hill is among the 2022 Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy honorees, along with Dolly Parton, Kenyan industrialist Manu Chan daria, and Lynn and Stacy Schuster man of the Oklahoma investment family.
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The Dallas City Council, likely later this year, will have the final say on the contentious zon ing case, which has been in the works since itthecorrectzoning“The2016.proposeddoesnotthesinsofpast,nordoesbegintomake up for the sins of the past,” said Mark Rieves, a former plan commissioner and member of the Elm Thicket/Northpark steering committee.
The neighborhood, bordered by In wood, Lovers, Bluffview, Lemmon, and Mockingbird, is about 521 acres of primarily single-family homes with some duplexes on the edges.
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Their new neighbor next door will loom over them with less disrespect and Markhostility.Rieves
Those changes prompted a zoning pro cess “looking at how you incorporate mod erate changes to the zoning that soften the different development styles,” she said.
Gilles added that the area is seeing significant property value increases and higher housing costs with more new con structions and teardowns.
“There’s no way the group that wants these changes could have gotten more than 50% of property owners to agree to all of this,” Allison Silveira said. “It is a fact that housing is one of the primary ways for wealth accumulation in this country. Are you really going to inhibit and deny that to neighbors in this area?”
Commission favors shorter homes, slightly less lot coverage
Zoning proposals to limit home sizes in the Elm Thicket/Northpark neighborhood have pitted those in favor of preserving the area’s historic character against those who claim changes would reduce property rights. (PHOTOS: RACHEL SNYDER)
Dallas City Plan Commissioners have sided with longtime Elm Thick et/Northpark residents seeking to preserve the history and character of the neighborhood.Thecommission recently voted unani mously to support a slight decrease in the lot coverage allowed for new homes there.
But it does provide, Rieves said, “a nod of respect to the existing legacy residents who have called Elm Thicket home for half a century. Their new neighbor next door will loom over them with less disrespect andZachostility.”Thompson committed to maintain ing the West University Boulevard home where his late mother lived all her life. “We have a chance to maintain a history that is unique. This is one of the last communities in Dallas that is historically Black.” However, some stakeholders are unhap py, seeing the proposed changes as infring ing on their property rights.
The proposals would limit maximum lot coverage to 35% for multi-story homes and 40% for single-story homes instead of the 45% allowed in most of Dallas. Many of the original homes in the area are at most 30%.
The proposals would also drop the max imum height of homes by about 5 feet and largely do away with flat roofs used in some new two-story homes.
“It is historically a Black/African Amer ican neighborhood,” explained Andrea Gilles, assistant director of planning and urban design. “There are many sources that cite that this is also a freedman town area within the city.”
“There’s been a sharp decline in the Black and African American popula tion in this area, and a really significant increase in the Hispan ic, Latino, and Latinx populations, and the white populations,” she said.
Gilles said that the area, which was redlined in the 1930s through the 1960s, has seen changes in the last couple of decades.
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What they say is you’re not supposed to be boisterous, but you can be Alexboisterous.Stein
“What they say is you’re not supposed to be boisterous, but you can be boister ous,” he said on an episode of Blaze Me dia’s News and Why It Matters podcast. “As long as you don’t go there and cuss and be really profane … you have your constitution al right to speak at those local meetings.” And in the internet age, with so many meetings streamed online, that means ex posure.“Itplays on their local live feed, so it does go somewhere,” Stein said. While his public meeting raps can be ambiguous in their political messaging, he’s also posted videos heckling members of Congress, including one calling Hous ton Republican Dan Crenshaw a “globalist RINO” (Republican In Name Only). Stein, through his father, Rhett, declined to speak to People Newspapers about his plans and Park Cities roots, but it seems like Stein’s “show” is likely to continue.
By Rachel Snyder
Who Is Alex Stein?
HPHS alumnus uses public meetings to gain internet virality, spread misinformation
Alex Stein first appeared in ABC’s reality show TheGlassHousein 2012. He’s since appeared at municipal meetings throughout the area, including Dallas City Council and Dallas County Commissioner’s Court meetings. (PHOTOS: ABC/CRAIG SJODIN, SCREENGRABS)
Some may know of Highland Park High School alumnus Alex Stein from his appearance on The Glass House reality show, which debuted on ABC in 2012. In it, contestants lived together and com peted in activities viewers helped pick. In the show’s first episode, Stein asked, “America, should I turn into the most epic villain in the history of reality TV?” and shared his game “Nobodyplan. in this house is going to do what I do because I got no shame, and I got no fear,” Stein declared.Morerecently, a video of Stein perform ing during the open microphone portion of a Dallas City Council meeting in February went viral. In it, he wore scrubs and rapped about COVID-19 vaccines. In June, Stein sued Dallas County over his removal from County Commissioners Court. In May, commissioner John Wiley Price had Stein escorted out about 30 sec onds into comments about Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins. “You’re not allowed to admonish mem bers of this court,” Price said, interrupting Stein repeatedly. “You are not allowed to attack members of this court.” Stein’s use of municipal government open mic sessions has helped him access larg er platforms, including Tucker Carlson To night, Glenn Beck’s Blaze Media, and Alex Jones’ podcast. A jury recently decided Jones should pay punitive damages to two families for spreading lies about the 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. During a March 18, 2022, appearance on The Alex Jones Show, Stein called Jones a “personal“Righthero.”around 2016, you woke me up, realizing about pizzagate, realizing that these people in power are sick perverted Satanists,” Stein told Jones, referencing a discredited conspiracy theory alleging Hil lary Clinton ran a child sex trafficking ring out of a Washington D.C. pizza parlor. Stein, noting how he, like Jones, grew up in North Texas, added, “What I’m saying is we’re kind of cut from similar cloths.”Stein’s appear ances at munici pal meetings around the area, including in University Park, have been aided by the 2019 passage of House Bill 2840, which re quires governmental bodies to allow time for public speakers.
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PEXELS.COM)(PHOTO: Park Cities Crime Stats4035302520151050 University Park: Violent University Park: Property Highland Park: Violent Highland Park: Property May22Jun21 Jul21 Aug21 Sep21 Oct21 Nov21 Dec21 Jan21 Feb22 Mar22 Apr22 Jun22 Property crimes include burglaries, thefts, and vehicle thefts. Violent crimes include assaults and robberies. (Sources: Highland park Department of Public Safety, University park Police Department, Illustration: Carl Morgan and Melanie Thornton) Park Cities Crime Reports July 11 – Aug. 7 HELPING YOU Find Your Place in the World Molly Hurt ∙ Marcy email@example.comHaggar214.394.1234 Hurt & Haggar Real Estate Group is a team of real estate agents affiliated with Compass. Compass is a licensed real estate broker and abides by federal, state and local Equal Housing Opportunity laws.
July 11 Reported at 5:30 p.m.: A swindler took $68,750 from the bank account of a man from the 4300 block of Hyer Avenue
A burglar gave new meaning to the term when he made off with a bag from the Christian Louboutin store in Highland Park Village by stuffing it into his pants before 5:50 p.m. July 16. For More Crimes Visit: peoplenewspapers.com/category/crime/
July 17 A jerk grabbed a purse containing two pairs of AirPods, $2,000, cards, and more from the front seat of a Mercedes parked in the 8300 block of Preston Road before 12:42 p.m. July 21 A good neighbor found a Beretta rifle case with only a cleaning rod inside on the ground in the 4600 block of Southern Avenue and turned it in to police at 12:55 p.m. July 22 A pilferer picked the front license plate from a Nissan Murano parked at the Dallas Country Club in the 4100 block of Beverly Drive before 3:30 p.m.
A shoplifter stole cigarettes and money from the 7-Eleven store in the 6200 block of Hillcrest Avenue at 2:57 a.m.
A pilferer found easy pickings of a bag containing two iPhones, a MacBook Pro, and more from inside an unlocked Mercedes parked in the 3500 block of Westminster Avenue before 5:30 p.m.
July 23 A ne’er do well nabbed a $50 Hermes agenda day timer and a $100 Stella gym bag containing a Dell laptop charger, and an AirTag from a Tesla parked in the 4200 block of Oak Lawn Avenue before 3:30 p.m. July 30 A jerk sent threatening emails to a man from the 4300 block of Glenwick Lane around midnight. Aug. 1 A burglar found easy pickings of a can vas bag that contained $300 in cash, miscel laneous phone accessories, and a keychain with an Apple AirTag left in an unlocked Mercedes SUV parked in the parking lot of Whole Foods in the 4100 block of Lomo Alto Drive at 2:56 p.m.
Aug. 2 An opportunistic thief made off with a Cannondale mountain bicycle from an open garage in the 5000 block of Airline Road be fore 1:50 p.m., but left another bicycle behind. Aug. 4 A scoundrel grabbed a wallet from a Land Rover parked in the 4400 block of Belclaire Avenue before 2:30 p.m., tried to charge nearly $1,300 on a debit card, and charged nearly $7,400 on a credit card found in the wallet. Aug. 7
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July 13 Reported at 10:48 a.m.: Sneaky shoplift ers swiped a bracelet from a display case in the Valentino store in Highland Park Vil lage after an employee went to get something from the back of the store, then kicked open a drawer to take a wallet from inside.
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Jack Betts went to Amherst College looking to make his mark as a wide receiver, not an entrepreneur.Threeyears later, the former Episcopal School of Dallas student from the Park Cities has caught only one pass but has secured doz ens of endorsement deals enabled by the 2021 passage of Name, Im age, and Likeness (NIL) regula tions for NCAA athletes. While balancing the rigors of football and academics, Betts has become a social media ambassador for brands ranging from PSD Un derwear to Omaha Steaks — usu ally earning commissions or free products in exchange for pre-ar ranged viral shoutouts. “I’ve always been interested in the business side of things,” said Betts, whose parents are both at torneys. “I’ve viewed it as a con tinuous internship. I’m really get ting to understand the internals of what it’s like to run a startup.” Such arrangements are unusu al at schools like Amherst. The Massachusetts campus has about 2,000 students and competes at the NCAA Division III level. However, Betts has become a pioneer in the NIL space. He’s attended national conferences, been interviewed on podcasts and television shows, and become a resource for other student-athletes who aren’t sure how to get started. Betts didn’t play in 2019, and the Mammoths canceled their 2020 season due to the pandemic. The NIL guidelines took effect in July 2021, and six months lat er, Lifestyle Bands reached out to him.“Ifigured I might as well throw my hat in the ring,” said Betts, a junior English major. “Coming from the Division III level, I had very limited resources coming from my school. It’s been built from the ground out from my desk at home.”Inforging more than 30 partnerships during the span of a few months, Bet ts learned that you don’t need to play for Alabama or Ohio State to take advantage of the new NIL landscape.“Whywouldn’t I be the one who breaks down that barrier? Deals aren’t exclusive to Division I and Power Five [conference] guys,” he said. “We’re talented; we’re creative. I wanted to be the one to change the narrative and break down that wall.” During his free time, Betts became social media savvy and educated himself in brand-build ing and self-marketing. He launched a website. And he has more than doubled his following on Instagram, Twitter, and TikTok. “Starting out, there was a lot of hesitancy from these brands. It’s all about sell ing yourself and presenting yourself as a thatlete.DivisiontheseofBettsprofessional,”said.“Mostthetime,Iambrands’firstIIIathIhavetoshowIdeservetobe in partnership with them.” Betts will need to focus more on football this fall. But his long-term goals include starting an academy to empower indig enous athletes looking to break into the NIL space since he has Cherokee heritage. “Down the line, the skills that I’m flexing here will be use ful in the business world,” Betts said. “As student-athletes, we’ve learned to balance all of the ob ligations we have going on in our lives. It’s another thing I’m going to have on my plate.”
By Todd Jorgenson People Newspapers
Highland Park wasted no time forecast ing its football dominance during its inau gural varsity season in 1923, winning nine of 11 games. Just one year later, the Scots made their first playoff appearance. As it prepares for a 100th campaign in 2022, HP has long since become the most decorated program in the state, setting a standard for regular-season and postseason success, not to mention consistency. To put that into perspective, HP’s alltime record of 864-262-27 means the Scots have won nearly 75% of their games (74.9%). The next closest school to the Scots’ total of 864 is Amarillo, with 808. While HP is first in wins, the school is only 17th in games played, according to research by Texas football historian Joe Lee Smith. The Scots also have made more play off appearances (63) and won more district crowns (56) than any other team in any UIL classification. This year, HP will start District 7-6A play on Sept. 9 against Lake Highlands.
NEED MORE FOOTBALL? For a complete breakdown of Highland Park’s 2022 outlook, see our enclosed Season Preview section.
By Todd Jorgenson People Newspapers
Allen eyes another milestone Longtime HP head coach Randy Allen needs just two more victories to tie the leg endary G.A. Moore for second place on the list of all-time coaching victories in Texas.
Streaks at stake Highland Park has won 10 games in a year 43 times — which equates to more than 40% of its seasons on record — the most prolific such mark in Texas. The Scots will look to extend a stretch of nine consecutive 10-win campaigns in 2022, which is the most in program histo ry. HP also will aim to continue runs of 34 straight playoff appearances and seven dis trict titles in a row. Highland Park coach Randy Allen has led the Scots to four state championships in his 23 seasons at the school. He has more career victories than any other active coach in Texas. (PHOTO: CHRIS MCGATHEY)
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At 100, Highland Park Football Program Is As Healthy As Ever
Allen has 424 wins in 41 seasons as a head coach — including the last 23 at HP — while Moore accumulated 426 victories over 44 years at Pilot Point, Celina, Sher man, and Aubrey. Allen’s career includes prior stints at Ballinger, Brownwood, and AbileneAllenCooper.already is the active leader in coaching wins after the retirement of Cor pus Christi Calallen’s Phil Danaher last year. However, he would need several more years to approach the 490 victories in Danaher’s 48-year career. At 42 years on the sidelines, Allen paces all active coaches in terms of longevity. He’s also the active leader in playoff coaching wins with 82 (all-time leader Danaher had 93).
Allen prepares to move into second among all-time coaching greats
ESD alum Jack Betts has embraced the introduction of NIL to the college sports landscape as an entrepreneurial venture. (COURTESY PHOTO)
Former ESD receiver adeptly balances college football with endorsements
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Renaissance Precast co-founder aims to build on late husband’s legacy
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Russ and Melissa Rieman started Renaissance Precast, which creates cast stone products, in 2001. AT RIGHT, FROM LEFT: RJ, Melissa, and Riley Rieman. (PHOTOS: COURTESY MELISSA RIEMAN)
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Melissa and Russell Rie man started Renaissance Precast, a cast stone business, nearly 20 years ago. Russell died in March after five months in the hospital, but Melissa, a busy community vol unteer, is working to keep the business and his legacy going. “I think we’re just taking it day by day right now, trying to figure out what that grief looks like and how we can manage it,” Melissa said. “For me, I want to make sure I honor him and the work that he did and put into the business and keep it going strong.”Thecouple
“My husband was really good with people and really built up a loyal base of customers before he passed away in March,” Me lissa said. “I’m able to carry it on because he’s got a loyal group of employees and a loyal group of customers.”Renaissance
moved to Univer sity Park from Atlanta 19 years ago, and Russell, who’d already worked in the industry, decided to go into business for himself after the birth of their son.
“Every organization that I’ve been involved with was great about stepping up and saying, ‘What can we do to help?’” she added. “They delivered food, but they also delivered love and sup port, prayers, and sincerely want ed to do something to make the situation better.”
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Precast creates cast stone products, including crown moldings, fireplace man tels and surrounds, pedestals, col umns, commercial signage, and more. Melissa credits word of mouth from customers and com munity support for the success. She aims to grow the business by expanding further into com mercial work. When Russell was first hospi talized after a stroke in October of 2021, the family was hopeful he’d be able to return home after rehabilitation care, Melissa said. She expressed thankfulness for the “amazing” support from family and friends during the lastMelissayear. was most recent ly named the city of University Park’s 2022 Citizen of the Year. Her community involvement has included volunteering with the PTAs for Bradfield Elementary and Highland Park High School while her children, RJ and Riley, attended. She also served as pres ident of her son’s Young Men’s Service League group, treasurer on the board of the Children’s Medical Center Women’s Auxil iary, chair of the board for Fair Park, president of the Friends of the University Park Public Library, and on the city’s Cen tennial Master Plan Steering Committee. She also started the Raider Challenge fundraiser at Highland Park Middle School and the Scots Challenge fund raiser at the high school.
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The longtime Houston-based doughnut chain recently opened a new location in North Dallas. Thirsty Lion Gastropub Preston Hollow Village
The popular pizza chain recently opened its first Park Cities location. Some popular menu items include its simple cheese pizza and the Pepperoni Masterclass, a double serving of 100% beef pepperoni, oregano, cracked black pepper, and chopped garlic.
The athletic footwear and apparel brand is taking over the two-level space at North Park Center recently vacated by H&M. – Compiled by Rachel Snyder
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The restaurant concept, known for its seasonal menus with local ingredients and extensive craft cocktails and beer menu, recently opened its fourth North Texas lo cation on the northwest corner of North Central Expressway and Walnut Hill Lane. Zalat Pizza Snider Plaza
NOW LandmarkOPENBarand Kitchen 5609 SMU Blvd. The latest offering from One Enter tainment Group recently opened on the ground floor of the Shelby residences building. The concept boasts a huge TV measuring about 130 square feet and a pa tio with arcade and backyard games. One Entertainment’s portfolio also includes Theory nightclub, Playground bar, Texas Republic, and Hot Chicks Nashville hot chicken. Lonestar Feline 4411 Lemmon Ave. The cat-only veterinary hospital offers preventive exams, comprehensive exams, dentistry, grooming, internal medicine and surgery services, and more for feline friends. Maria Tash NorthPark Center
The Miami-based artisanal pizza con cept will open its first Texas location this fall. The menu includes a selection of arti sanal pizzas featuring a delicate thin crust. Select calzones, salads, antipasti, and des sert pizzas will also be available.
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The British-style pub, which also has locations in Addison and Colleyville, will open in the former home of Trinity Hall Irish Pub in September, about a year after the longtime spot closed after 20 years.
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The fine jewelry and piercing destination recently opened a Texas-exclusive location on level one between Neiman Marcus and Dillard’s. Shipley Do-Nuts 17848 Preston Road
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24 September 2022 | parkcitiespeople.com SOLD Universityin Park 3005 Rosedale Avenue — SOLD Offered for $2,895,000 5 Bed / 6,034 Sq. Ft. / Pool Susan Bradley email@example.com Bringing the Buyers 3301 Colgate Avenue — SOLD, Represented Buyer Off-Market Sale 4 Bed / 4.1 Bath / 5,813 Sq. Ft. / Pool Marc Ching firstname.lastname@example.org
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3213 Princeton Avenue — SOLD, Represented Buyer Offered for $5,250,000 5 Bed / 5 Bath / 5,198 Sq. Ft. Susan Shannon | email@example.com 5310 Castlewood Road — SOLD Offered for $1,575,000 4 Bed / 4.2 Bath / 4,229 Sq. Ft. Tim Schutze | firstname.lastname@example.org Record Sale Mockingbirdon 3645 Mockingbird Lane — SOLD Offered for $1,890,000 3 Bed / 3 Bath / 2,825 Sq. Ft. Carol Ann Zelley email@example.com All listing information, either in print or electronic format, is deemed reliable but not guaranteed and listing broker is not responsible for any typographical errors or misinformation. Prospective buyers are instructed to independently verify all information furnished in connection with a listing. This information is current as of the distribution of this material, but is subject to revisions, price changes, or withdrawal without any further notice. Allie Beth Allman & Associates strictly adheres to all Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity laws and regulations. alliebethallmanalliebeth.com 26 September 2022 | parkcitiespeople.com
Sloan grew up in Dallas, graduating in 2013 from Duncanville High School. He worked as a car washer/valet at Park Place while attending Universal Technical Insti tute (UTI) in Irving to receive his automo tive technician certification, graduating in 2014. After serving two years in the U.S. Army, he returned to work at Porsche Dal las as a “Everytechnician.singlecar that I’ve touched in the shop, I’ve driven in the game,” Sloan said. “And now I’ve had the opportunity to drive those cars with my own hands and feet. To be a Porsche Classic Tech, and keep these cars on the road today, is an honor.” – Staff report Every single car that I’ve touched in the shop, I’ve driven in the Seantrelgame.
Sloan CLOCKWISE, FROM LEFT: Randall Johnson, Jenny Drummond, Seantrel Sloan, Patrick Huston, and Matt Evans. Seantrel Sloan’s work on a rare 1990 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 Targa earned a second-place national finish in the 2021 Porsche Classic Restoration Challenge. These parts were replaced during the restoration of the Guards Red 1996 Porsche 911 (993) Carrera. (PHOTOS: DAVID ALVEY)
parkcitiespeople.com | September 2022 27 THE FORUM AT PARK LANE 7831 Park Lane • Dallas, TX 75225 214-369-9902 • www.TheForumAtParkLane.com INDEPENDENT LIVING • ASSISTED LIVING • RESPITE STAYS AL ©2022#000772FiveStar Senior Living Call 214-369-9902 today to learn more. PROUDLY OFFERING: • Celebrated chef • Lively activity schedule • Support tailored to your needs • Transportation 7 days a week Stress Free Senior Living Be Our Guest The Crowley Chamber Trio Concert Series MUSIC IN THE MUSEUM Monday, September 26, 2022 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 27, 2022 7:30 p.m. MUSEUM OF BIBLICAL ART 7500 Park Lane ↔ Dallas 75225 Free Admission • Free Valet Parking A reception will follow the program. Cocktail attire requested. Reservations necessary due to limited seating. RSVP at udallas.edu/music Park Place Porsche Dallas service tech nician Seantrel Sloan has been at it again – restoring another classic car with com petition-worthy parts. In 2021, he fin ished second in the Porsche Classic Resto ration Challenge with his work on a 1990 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 Targa.The nationwide con test drew entries from 40 dealerships, in cluding Porsche 356 models from as early as 1956, five generations of the 911, transaxle models like the 944 and 928, and modern classics such as the first-generation Boxster. This year Park Place Porsche is entering a Guards Red 1996 Porsche 911 (993) Car rera, which Sloan, 27, recently completed during a year-long res toration.“I’m honored our clients entrust me with their classic Porsches,” SloanThesaid.Lemmon Avenue dealership re vealed the restored car to the Maverick Region Porsche Club of America during a Coffee and Classics meet over the summer. One of the biggest challenges for Sloan and his Park Place colleagues was sourc ing parts for the nearly 30-year-old sports car. The national competition requires all parts to be original manufacturer’s parts fromSloan’sPorsche.love of the Porsche brand began when he was just 8. “My grandfather bought me the ‘Need for Speed’ video game dedicated to Porsches,” Sloan said. “I learned every thing about every car in the game. And I fell in love with the brand – the heritage, the tradition.”
‘Need for Speed’ Park Place technician restores another vintage Porsche
Amy Messer of the Polsky Messer team at Douglas El liman Realty, a native Texan, SMU alumna, and longtime Dallas resident, joined Doug las Elliman’s Dallas office along with Harrison Polsky in January.Messer has worked in real estate since around 2012. Her team, specia lizing in development, new construc tion, and luxury resale, has surpassed $165 million in new construction sales over the past year and a half. “I don’t do anything half-heartedly,” Messer said. “I want my clients to be confi dent in knowing they’ve hired theInbest.”addition to architecture and design, she is passion ate about Dallas, its develop ments, and its residents. Out side of real estate, she enjoys live foodtheexploringfamily,friendstimespendingmusic,withandandlocalscene.
I2012aworkingwasforstartupinwhenwassellingmyfirsthome.Myrealtoratthetimetold me she thought I would be a good fit for the industry. ... Turns out she was right. Real estate has been my full-time career since then, and I’m forever grateful for the push into this career. Now that you’ve been a real estate professional for a while, if you could go back in time and give yourself any ad vice, what would it be? I am proud of my journey and the way I’ve built my ca reer and client base, but I would have found a team ear ly on instead of trying to fig ure everything out on my own. Joining a team or having men tors when I first started real estate would have projected my career further earlier on. What is the best thing about being a real estate agent? Every day is different. Right after college, I slept through my LSAT. It was a blessing in disguise. ... A regular “9-5” job would have never suited me. I love the variety in my career. What is your outlook on the Dallas market? In themarketsstrongestoneDallasopinion,myisoftheincountryduetotheamountofcompaniesbasedhere,lowunemploymentrates,andtheapproachablepricescomparedtootherlargecities.Itisverydiverse,andwearenotreli ant on one industry to prop us up. Although prices have risen dramatically over the last few years, we are still just catching up to the other major markets around the country, and Dal las will remain a smart city to invest in. – Compiled by Rachel Snyder
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T his recently renovated home on a landscaped 80 by 129-foot lot in desirable West Highland Park combines the charm and quality of the past with today’s style and conveniences. The three-bedroom, 3.1-bath house has a pier and beam foundation and many updates, including new LED lighting-electrical, plumbing fixtures, water heaters, and HVAC. Other improvements include repainted exterior wood trim, plus new gutters and metal coping on the mansard roof. The redesigned and updated open kitchen has a Bosch oven and dishwasher. The refrigerator and washer-dryer convey with the property. OF ALLIE BETH ALLMAN URBAN)
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These statues align well with our Children’s Adventure Garden’s focus on teaching STEM in a practical and meaningful way.
Mary Brinegar Autumn at the Arboretum: A Fall Fairy Tale will feature 100,000 pumpkins, gourds, and squash along with Cinderella’s carriage, a Pumpkin Village, other classic story-themed exhibits, a magic carpet ride selfie experience, a hay bale maze, a pumpkin patch, music, and 150,000 seasonal flowers. (PHOTOS: COURTESY DALLAS ARBORETUM) ; The life-sized, 3D-printed #IfThenSheCan - The Exhibit statues depict women leading in such fields as engineering, geology, astrophysics, ocean conservation, neuroscience, cancer research, video game design, and sports medicine. (PHOTOS: COURTESY LYDA HILL PHILANTHROPIES)
Fall brings pumpkins galore, life-size 3D printed scientists’ statues
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S omehow 100,000-plus pumpkins, gourds, and squash from Floydada, “The Pumpkin Capital of Texas,” isn’t enough orange for the Dallas Arboretum and Botani cal Garden this fall. Add 50 life-size, 3D printed statues of women leaders in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics), and you might get Acloser.portion of the #IfThenSheCan - The Exhibit is returning to Dallas and will go on display in the Rory Meyers Children’s Adven ture Garden a week before the opening of the 17th annual Autumn at the Arboretum: A Fall Fairy Tale and stick around through year’s end. Don’t worry. That much plastic won’t be out of place among the 150,000 autumn flowers.
Another 40 of the 120 statutes will go on display from early October through Nov. 13 throughout the entrance plaza of the Perot Museum of Nature and Science.
When: Sept. 17-Oct. 31
What: Autumn at the Arboretum: A Fall Fairy Tale
Where: Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, 8525 Garland Road Online: dallasarboretum.org More: From Sept. 10-Dec. 31, see 50 statues from the #IfThenSheCan - The Exhibit in the Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden.
“Having women who represent career paths relevant to both the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden’s work and the numer ous exhibits at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science will be an excellent opportunity to show the thousands of children who visit that if they can see it, they too can be it,” said Ni cole Small, CEO of Lyda Hill Philanthropies. Even with all that science, the arboretum will still offer plenty of fall magic and music. Visit the fall festival presented by Reliant and find Cinderella’s carriage, a Pumpkin Vil lage, and “gourd-eous” displays showcasing such classic tales as Jack and The Beanstalk, The Three Little Pigs, and The Sword in the Stone
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AUTUMN AT THE ARBORETUM MEANS LOTS OF ORANGE
IF/THEN, an initiative of Lyda Hill Philanthropies, aims to open young girls’ eyes to the potential of STEM careers. It does so by in troducing them to the stories of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) IF/THEN® Ambassadors – wom en selected for accomplishments ranging from protecting wildlife, discovering galaxies, and fighting superbugs, to choreographing robots. The idea: Get middle school girls to think if these women can do this, then they can grow up to do it, too.
“These statues align well with our Children’s Adventure Garden’s focus on teaching STEM in a practical and meaningful way,” Arboretum president and CEO Mary Brinegar said. “The powerful and successful women represented will only influence the many girls and boys who visit our garden who may be the next astrophys icist, engineer, or mathematician.”
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“Words can’t explain how beautiful she is as a person,” Angela said of her grand mother. “She just gave me a lot of wisdom through life growing up. “She picked up where my mom left off and taught me everything. She helped me graduate through school,” Angela said. “She loves her flowers; she loves to plant; she loves to bake; she loves to cook. Every year, we have Thanksgiving and Christmas at her house, and it’ll be me and her in the kitchen cooking.”Keeyona described Mary’s food as ex cellent.“She raised me and my kids,” Keeyona said. “She’s a very good person. I mean she’s reliable, prompt … If you say that you need her at any time, she’ll be there.” Mary still enjoys her work and keep ing busy. Keeyona understands, “Person ally, I just feel like she needs this because she doesn’t like sitting in the house and just looking.”
Charles’ son, Neel, said when Charles needed additional care, Mary came highly rec ommended from other Park Cities families. “She worked during daytime hours for us basically five or six days a week for years taking care of my dad who was in a slow de cline,” Neel said. “She was kind of like an angel sent from heaven to help us out.”
Puckett began working in healthcare when she was 25. “You have to love what you do, and it’s just easy – just like a breeze,” she said. “You get some people who are very, very ill, but that’s when you enjoy your work because you’re doing something to help.” When not at work, Mary also served as caregiver for her family. Her husband, William, suffered a stroke more than 20 years ago, and she and one of her daughters, Tammy, cared for him at home for years. “I worked 12 hours a day,” Puckett said. “My daughter (cared for him) during the day; I took care of him at night.” But Tammy suffered from kidney failure. After she and her father died about a year apart, Mary helped raise Tammy’s daugh ters, Keeyona King and Angela Leblanc.
Mary Puckett keeps plenty of photos in her Oak Cliff home of family and those she’s cared for who she considers family. (PHOTO: RACHEL SNYDER) I stay with them so long that they become a part of me. Mary Puckett
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‘An Angel Sent From Heaven To Help Us Out’
By Rachel Snyder
Oak Cliff ’s Mary Puckett loves her Park Cities home healthcare patients like family
A photo displayed in Mary Puckett’s Oak Cliff home shows World War II vet eran Charles Lemon, a Park Cities man she took care of for years before his death in 2021.“He’s my family,” explained Puckett, now 82.She has spent more than 50 years as a home healthcare provider, often working in the Park Cities, and has plenty of pho tographs and letters from the families she served.“All of them (are my) family because I loved all of them,” Puckett said. “I stay with them so long that they become a part of me.”
The family thanked Puckett for her care in Charles’ obituary. “She would sometimes have to take him to the doctor or the hospital,” Neel said. “She handled that all just perfectly, inter faced with medical providers and things like that, cooked his meals, and she’s just a very caring person. As far we’re concerned, she was an extension of family.”
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From the east side of Manhat tan to the art galleries of Amster dam, novelist Clay Small has had an incredible journey. This former soccer pro turned PepsiCo coun sel has cut a path through multiple continents, curating experiences that would eventually play out between the pages of two novels. Within his adventures, Dallas played an integral part. In 1972, Clay was drafted by the HeLamartheoutLeagueicanNorthTornado,DallasaAmerSoccerstandownedbyinfamousHunt.camedown from Wesley an University, his alma mater in Ohio, to continue his soccer ca reer in Dallas. However, he was quickly curtailed.
“I thought, ‘Why would you have a forger’s showing?’” Small said. “This is just too weird.” The next day, Small was on a train to Rotterdam. Since then, he’s become fascinated with Van Meegeren and the lore that sur rounds his forgeries and following. Van Meegeren became the single richest artist of his time simply by forging paintings. In contrast, Ver meer died poor. “I became fascinated by the sto ry of a forgery by Van Meegeren which ended up in the hands of Re ichsmarschall Hermann Göring,” Small said. “And this set the back drop to my latest book.” Small’s latest title, The Forg er’s Forgery, explores the world of art forgery while pulling form his experiences as a husband, father, professor, executive, and world traveler. And with a life so rich in experiences, this is a read rooted in human engagement.
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“This is a really funny story,” Small said. “Lamar Hunt called me into his office one day and asked, ‘What do you want to do with your life?’ Which translated to, ‘I’m cutting you.’” Small explained to Hunt that he’d like to attend law school and become a lawyer. Within days, the business titan and Tornado owner had him enrolled at SMU Ded man School of Law. After graduating, Small even tually assumed a general counsel position at PepsiCo. There, he oversaw an array of divisions from Frito-Lay to Pizza Hut. It was through this work that he discov ered a passion for travel and an appreciation of art. “It started when I held a meet ing for the International Attor neys in Lon don,” Small said. “When I got the bill for it, I re alized it was half my year’s travel ex penses. Then, a friend of mine, who’s Dutch, said, ‘Why don’t we do this in Amsterdam? It’s less than half the cost and everyone speaks English.’”Fromthere, Small became fas cinated with the Netherlands. He explored Holland and Amster dam, and eventually became in troduced to 17th century Dutch artist Johannes Vermeer. He quickly fell in love with the works of this Baroque Period painter and made it his mission to view each of his 34 existing works. “I’ve seen all but three,” Small said.One day, Small was reading a Rotterdam newspaper and came across an ad for a gallery of Vermeer forgeries by Han van Meegeren.
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AAM Accreditation Commis sion chair Evans Richardson called JDM an “exemplary institution.”
Works from celebrated painters, sculptors, and photographers blanket Jesuit’s 34-acre campus thanks to the school’s separately charted and governed fine art museum. (PHOTOS: JESUIT DALLAS)
JDM completed a rigorous self-assessment and review pro cess, earning the highest national recognition standard possible for a museum. It is the only accredit ed fine art museum in the country housed within a high school.
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JESUIT DALLAS BOASTS AN ART MUSEUM LIKE NO OTHER
“Most impressive is the mu seum’s connection to the teach ing mission of the school and the passion of everyone involved,” Richardson said. “It would be very easy to try and place this museum into existing paradigms of what an art museum ‘should’ be. But what we found was a unique institution that reminds us to put the concept of connec tion between art and audience at the core of what we do.”
Institution earns rare national accreditation from the AAM
“The unique partnership be tween the Jesuit Dallas Museum and the school is leading the coun try in best practices and reinforc ing the importance of an appreci ation of art in our young people,” said Fred Jackson, president of the JDM Board of Trustees. Only about 1,000 of the 34,000 museums in the United States achieve this accreditation. “Our accreditation signifies ex cellence, accountability, and high professional standards,” JDM di rector Elizabeth Hunt Blanc said.
The nonprofit JDM, incorpo rated in 1986 and governed by a charter and board of directors separate from the school, exists primarily to benefit Jesuit stu dents and the wider school com munity. Its world-class collection – more than 700 works span ning 2,000 years – is displayed in halls, classrooms, and courtyards throughout the 34-acre campus, introducing students to celebrat ed painters, sculptors, and pho tographers.“Timeand again, the site vis itors were struck by the depth of connection that the school, stu dents, faculty, administration, and board of trustees had with the collection and the educa tional philosophy of integration of content with curriculum,” the Accreditation Visiting Commit tee said in its final report. “The way the staff and board make the collection relevant and accessible should be a model for other insti tutions that exist in nontradition al art museum environments.”
The museum at the Jesuit Col lege Preparatory School of Dal las has earned its place among the best museums in the nation, the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) announced in August.
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he Metropolitan Museum of Art, Smithsonian Na tional Museum of Natural History, National Gallery of Art, and Jesuit Dallas Museum (JDM) – as The Muppets sing it on Sesa me Street, “One of these things is not like the others.” But don’t make the mistake of thinking, “one of these things just doesn’t belong.”
Angela Frear presented HP CitySquare club’s co-founders and presidents Lawler Carpenter and Kennedy Foy with the Hope award at the CitySquare awards ceremony. The CitySquare HP club created and donated Easter holiday bags with pencils, snacks, notebooks, Bible verses, and other supplies.
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“We definitely want to continue what we’ve been doing in the past because we do a lot within meet ings here, but we really want to go downtown a lot more and hopefully with larger groups,” Foy said. “Then once we graduate, just making sure the club stays active with younger members is really important.”
Receiving the Hope award highlighted their work’s impact for both Foy and Carpenter. “Before the award, I didn’t re ally realize that we were making a difference that was actually notice able,” Carpenter said. “But now, I think it kind of made us feel ac complished because it made me realize we were making an impact.”
The club has undertaken proj ects such as creating goodie bags for different holidays to give to children or cleaning out storage units.Carpenter’s favorite aspect of the CitySquare club was seeing the impact of the holiday goodie bags.
After being recognized with the award, Foy and Carpenter seek to continue expanding their impact during their final year with the club.
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Believing in the Limitless Potential of Girls LEARN WHY AN ALL-GIRLS SCHOOL INSPIRES CONFIDENCE
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Highland Park High Students Seek Hope for the Homeless Award-winning CitySquare Club co-founders poised for significant senior year
“With there being such large amounts of homeless people in Dallas, often people overlook how many homeless children there are,” Carpenter said. “With the goodie bags, knowing that we’re giving something to children who don’t really receive gifts that often is re ally touching because you can see how appreciative they are.”
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After receiving the CitySquare Hope Award in April, Highland Park High School Seniors Kenne dy Foy and Lawler Carpenter are poised for their final year with their social impact Co-foundersclub.and presidents of HP’s CitySquare club since 2020, Foy and Carpenter became familiar with the service organization ded icated to fighting poverty through Foy’s mother and their church, Highland Park United Methodist Church.“After learning about CitySquare, we both wanted to bring it to HP to start a club that would actually be active, work to get things done, and really make a difference in our community,” Foy said.CitySquare is a Christian out reach foundation based in Dallas that targets housing, hunger, and hope and aims to reunite families, Foy said. Providing shelter, a food pantry, and other tools to those in need, CitySquare tries to offer solu tions to potential problems people suffering from homelessness might have.“They try to find parents jobs or other methods to help them get them back on their feet – they real ly just do it all,” Carpenter said. Working with the CitySquare manager of volunteer services, Angela Frear, Foy and Carpen ter organized events within their branch and participated in broad er CitySquare projects on-site in downtown and south Dallas. Al though Frear helped facilitate many events that Foy and Carpen ter could share with the HP section, Foy and Carpenter had the free dom to come up with projects they felt echoed the CitySquare mission.
FROM LEFT: William White, Tommy Rossley, Luke Herring, Beau Lilly, Adam Rourke, Robert Rehme, Lawson Petty, Brady Dauterive, Jay Cox, Jackson Heis, Grayson Schrank, Andrew Maroulis, and Brennan Storer. (PHOTO: MELISSA MACATEE)
38 September 2022 | parkcitiespeople.com Explore Ursuline this fall by www.ursulinedallas.org/admissionsvisiting Won’t you join us? URSULINE ACADEMY OF DALLAS All-Girl, Catholic, College Prep, Grades 9-12 4900 Walnut Hill Lane | Dallas, Texas 75229 www.ursulinedallas.org Ursuline Academy does not discriminate in the administration of its admission and education policies on the basis of race, color, or national and ethnic origin. You are invited Open House November 6 | Application Deadline January 6 LEARN MORE. JOIN US FOR A TOUR. 11611 Inwood Road | Dallas, Texas www.thelamplighterschool.org75229 Our teachers use the entire campus INNOVATIVE INDOOR SPACES and the GREAT OUTDOORS alike to engage students’ IMAGINATIONS in the learning process.
As the nation begins to prepare for yet another COVID surge in the fall, one of the consequenclingeringtroublingmostesofthepasttwoyearsisthenegative impact on teen mental health. According to a survey by the American Psychological As sociation, nearly half of Gen Z (46%) confirmed their men tal health worsened during the pandemic.Indeed, the isolation in creased screen time, and seden tary lifestyle harmed many Americans – but none more than theirphysicalteensInandanxietyactivityshowHowever,teenagers.studiesthatphysicalcanreduceandstressimprovemood.fact,9outof10agreethatregularactivityimprovesoverallmentalhealth.AccordingtotheJournal of the American Medical Associa tion (JAMA), only 15% of mid dle and high school-aged chil dren met the recommended hour of physical activity a day over the past two years. An acute adoles cent mental health crisis is now challenging parents, school ad ministrators, and health care pro fessionals across the county. Teens who take advantage of opportunities to exercise notice theAdifference.recentsurvey by Planet Fit ness showed that 88% of teen participants in its High School Summer Pass program felt that their overall mood improves after exercise and that the free access to gym facilities helped reduce their dependency on phones. Young people found that working out benefited their physical health and self-esteem. Eight in 10 participants report ed a boost in confidence and happiness.Texasteen Isabella L. said, “This is also a perfect way to get many bored teens out of the house while boosting our health and confidence. Personally, being able to go to the gym has given me something to look forward to through out the week and moodParentsboosts.”see the benefits, too, with one reporting a son “genuinely looks forward to our visits to the gym. This has fueled his interest in healthy living and better eat ing habits. He has even used his online time researching workouts and diets instead of playing on line games.”
Scots Football Returns, so Does the Caniac Supper
Dr. Richard H. Carmona was the 17th Surgeon General of the United States. He advises Plan et Fitness on physical and mental health issues.
Physical Activity Can Improve Teens’ Mental Health
The Scots are ready to get back to business raising playoff hopes. And their football fans can help by enjoying Raising Canes. After a few years of serving Bubba’s Cooks Country chicken and calling the annual supper and silent auction Bubbafest, the High land Park High School Football program will be serving up Raising Cane’s chicken tender meals again. Money raised during the Cani ac Supper – scheduled for Sept. 9 in the HPHS cafeteria before the Lake Highlands game at High lander Stadium – will support all HPHS football teams. Fans may dine in from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the cafeteria. Prefer takeout? Fans may pick up their meals from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Either option costs $15, as do T-shirts, which feature a Lone Star-like flag in Scots colors with the words, “Raising Support for HP T-shirtspurchasingcaniac22VisitFootball.”my.cheddarup.com/c/tosupporttheteambysupperticketsandandchoosingfromvariousunderwritingoptions.Underwritersmaychoosea custom amount if they cannot at tend the event or select designat ed levels that include dinner tick ets and other perks: Touchdown Sponsor ($3,000), Field Goal Sponsor ($2,000), Safety Spon sor ($1,000), 1st Down Sponsor ($500), Kickoff Sponsor ($250), and #1 Fan Sponsor ($100). “On Sept. 9, come eat a great meal from Raising Cane’s and then head to Highlander Stadi um to cheer on the Scots football team,” team captains said. – Staff report
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Setting its sights on its next half century, Parish remains steadfast in helping students find balance and joy in their educational journey, discover their authentic self, and have a great sense of belonging and engagement across all disciplines, PreK 3 – 12th grade. From signature programs exploring leadership, STEM, global studies and more, to social/emotional programs ensuring students’ needs are met, to premier facilities in STEM, athletics and arts, including the recently opened 55,000sq. ft. Noble Family Performing Arts Center, the possibilities are infinite at Parish. And it doesn’t stop at the student - Parish’s inclusive Episcopal community embraces the whole family! Parish.org
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“Humanity’s view of the true night sky will be cut off,” Smith said. “No human born after this decade will be able to see it.” Smith wants more regulation.
“I think people use the terms ‘climate’ and/or ‘climate change’ often times not ful ly appreciating all of the parameters that de fine climate,” Fiorillo said. “One of the key parts of our study is that we were able to tease apart two critical parameters and show their relative role in shaping large-bodied herbi vore populations. This is important because these dinosaurs would be classified as key stone species; that is, they were critical to the health of the ecosystems in which they lived.” No more starry nights? Imagine looking up at the night sky and not seeing real stars. SMU observational as trophysicist Krista Lynne Smith warns that could soon become a reality because of too many low-Earth orbit satellites.
(PHOTO: COURTESY SMU) Paleontology student Travis Nolan combines his love of origami and dinosaurs. (PHOTO: HILLSMAN JACKSON/SMU)
According to a new study by SMU pa leontologist Anthony Fiorillo, precipitation and temperature were important to vertebrate herbivore dinosaur populations in Alaska. Fiorillo’s study is a great way to under stand the deep history of the ancient Arctic and the evidence of a flourishing high-lati tude terrestrial ecosystem. Fiorillo’s findings suggest that the mean annual precipitation played a more direct role in determining the distribution of herbivorous dinosaurs than the mean annual temperature.
“Publicly holding SpaceX, Amazon, and other companies accountable for disregard ing the consequences is one important step,” Smith said. “The other is urging lawmakers at the state and federal levels to support pol icies recommended by astronomers, envi ronmental scientists, and industry groups.” – Compiled by Dillon Wyatt CLOCKWISE: Hadrosaurs and ceratopsians as drawn by artist Masato Hattori. (ILLUSTRATION: COURTESY SMU) Astrophysicist Krista Lynne Smith warns that low-Earth orbit satellites could block views of real stars. (PHOTO: COURTESY SMU) Stephen Arrowsmith and other SMU geophysicist team members use infrasound to measure natural and man-made phenomena, with volcanoes, meteors, and explosions such as bomb blasts registering at the loudest end of the spectrum.
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Paper dinosaurs Though origami is traditionally used for teaching geometry or helping improve thinking skills, SMU paleontology student Travis Nolan uses it to envision complete structures of fossils he has excavated. The winner of the gold medal in the original design category of the 2021 Inter national Origami Internet Olympiad has combined his childhood fascination with di nosaurs with the Japanese paper folding art. “When I fold an origami version of the prehistoric animal I am excavating, it helps me know the animal really well,” Nolan said. “Some of the skills needed for reconstructing an extinct animal from its fossils can also be useful for designing that animal in origami.” Heard around the world After an explosion on the opposite side of the globe, the SMU geophysicist team re corded infrasound waves. The undersea Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano eruption on Jan. 15 in the South Pacific Ocean allowed infrasound waves to be recorded for the first time.
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“One of the most exciting things about this event is that we don’t understand how in frasound was detected everywhere on Earth,” SMU geophysicist Stephen Arrowsmith said, “because normally infrasound is very sensi tive to the direction of the wind. So normally, we hear infrasound in the direction the wind is blowing, and we don’t hear it where it’s not. But this event was heard everywhere. So, the infrasound was traveling slightly differently from what we’re used to.” Climate and ancient dinosaurs
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The pan-fried Wagyu tacos are sublime - the filling is like meat butter - creamy, rich, and beefy. This is an updated version of El Fenix’s pan-fried taco. The naked chile relleno is baked and has a punchi er chile and tomato flavor than the fried version. The chips are sturdy, the sal sa is tomatoey and on the mild side, and the shrimp fajitas are filled with grilled, plump shrimp, seasoned perfectly. Casa Rosa is a reiteration of the leg endary Inwood Village spot now located in a former El Fenix location at Lemmon and Inwood. Far simpler in décor, rose pink and terracotta walls are illuminat ed by a beaming skylight and wall lan terns that glow a deep maize. A lush cen ter planter spilling with greenery and the uncluttered space remind me of a restaurant in San Miguel de Allende. What I love most about this menu, besides the most amazing taco meat, inshreddedflavorfulchickenenchiladas,and the best queso in town, is that you can choose your combinations. You pick two, three, or four menu items such as enchila das, empanadas, or chimichangas and get twoExcellentsides. quality food and reasonable prices.Both Odelay and Casa Rosa serve tortilla soup a la The Mansion on Turtle Creek, which will make everyone deeply happy when colder weather arrives. Can so many Tex-Mex restaurants sur vive in the 21 square miles that encompass the distribution area of People Newspa pers? Time will tell. Follow Kersten Rettig, a Park Cities-based writer with 30-plus years of experience in food and beverage marketing and public relations, on Instagram @KerstenEats.
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Enfuego means “on fire,” slang for super popular TexMex Train: It’s not just about food. The Texas Mexican Railway Company was christened in June 1881 and was a subsidiary of the Kansas City Southern Railway, a significant rail operator at the time. Known as the Tex-Mex, the route connected Corpus Christi to Laredo. In 1883, Tex-Mex became the first Mexican-United State railway connection when a bridge was built over the Rio Grande River to connect Laredo and Nuevo Laredo. Find this story’s online version at peoplenewspapers.com to learn more about the Tex-Mex connections that run throughout our community.
(PHOTOS: COURTESY CASA ROSA) The other, Odelay, has a beautiful patio but is still all about the food such as the shrimp fajitas. (PHOTOS: KERSTEN RETTIG AND COURTESY ODELAY)
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Casa Rosa, one of two recent Tex-Mex entries to the market, offers a beautiful dining room in which to enjoy tortilla soup, chili con queso, and other favorites.
The latest two market entries are Odelay and Casa Rosa; very different, bothOdelayexcellent.isthe bebé of Julian Barsotti, who’s known for his Italian restaurants. Odelay is spacious and highly deco rated with care fully curated tex tiles, pottery, and paintings from Mexico. It has the most beautiful pa tio in the area, and, though it In stagrams well, it’s more about the food than décor.
The Tex-Mex at Fernando’s is not exactly like Mesero; some folks like one and not the other. Thank goodness we have so many, right?
T he Tex-Mex segment in Dallas is en fuego.Within the circulation boundar ies of Preston Hollow People and Park Cities People alone, there are 12 Tex-Mex restau rants, including Rafa’s, Mesero (2), Odelay, Mi Cocina (2), Fernando’s, El Fenix, Muchacho, and Jalisco Norte. That doesn’t in clude two Chi potles, one Taco Joint, a Velvet Taco, and two upscale, predominantly Mexican, not Tex-Mex, restaurants: Jose and Tulum. Just a smidge outside our circulation area, find Casa Rosa, Doce Mesas, Tupinamba, and Desperado’s.Thereisa corn silk thread that connects most of them. However, there’s only one that’s owned by one of the two families that successfully commercialized Tex-Mex in Dallas: Casa Rosa, owned by Gilbert Cuel lar Jr., whose family built El Chico’s, once the largest Tex-Mex chain in the world. Tex-Mex is a regional cuisine that, like certain viruses, has subvariants. The TexMex you taste in Dallas is different from San Antonio’s Tex-Mex. The Tex-Mex at Fernando’s is not exactly like Mesero; some folks like one and not the other. Thank goodness we have so many, right?
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CHRISTY ROST Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting (PHOTO: CHRISTY ROST)
1 tablespoon cider vinegar
CREAM CHEESE FROSTING
¾ cup unsalted butter, softened 1 ¼ cups granulated sugar ¼ cup dark brown sugar, packed 2 eggs, at room temperature 2 ¾ cups sifted cake flour
2/3 cup milk
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1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 ripe bananas, peeled and mashed Directions: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Combine milk and vinegar, stir, and set it aside to sour. In the large bowl of an electric mixer, cream butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until the mixture is light and fluffy, about 8 minutes. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition. In a medium bowl, stir to gether cake flour, baking pow der, salt, and baking soda. Gradual ly beat the flour mixture, alternately with the mashed banana and sour milk, into the creamed mixture to create a thick batter. Stir in vanilla. Line two 9-inch round cake pans with parchment paper and spray the pans and paper with nonstick cooking spray-with-flour. Pour the cake batter evenly into the pans and bake 25 to 30 minutes, or until a tester inserted into the center of the cakes comes out clean. Cool the cakes 30 minutes, remove them from the pans, and place them on a wire rack to cool completely. Frost with cream cheese frosting.
Ingredients: ½ cup unsalted butter, softened 4 ounces cream cheese, softened 5 cups confectioners’ sugar
3 tablespoons milk 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla Directions: In the large bowl of an electric mixer, beat butter and cream cheese until smooth. Gradually add confectioners’ sugar and the salt, al ternately with the sour milk, beating until the frosting is thick and fluffy. Stir in vanilla. Yield: one 9-inch two-layer cake
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3. Choose Your Pool Shape
First, if you’re thinking of building a pool, you need to list the different ways you plan on enjoying it. For example, a lap pool needs to be rectangular and veryIflong.youprimarily intend your pool as a party setting, consider: Will you want a fire pit or fireplace nearby? What about an outdoor kitchen, bar, or cabana? When it comes to water features, I love deck jets that arc and crisscross each other.
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Over the years, I’ve had the oppor tunity to watch pool trends come and go and help choose pool shapes, fin ishes, and pool furniture for my cli ents. Here are some things I’ve learned about pools during my ca reer as an interior designer.
1. Determine How You’ll Use Your Pool
2. Take a Look at Your Site It’s important to ask a pool design expert to do a site analysis based on your property. This can help prevent your project from running into snags later. Big leafy trees and pools are a ter rible combination: You’ll constantly be cleaning out leaves. Look for area pool companies that have been in the business for a mini mum of 15 to 20 years and have a good reputation.
The shape of the pool should com plement the architecture of your house. For example, I would design a sleek and simple pool for a modern home. Cer tain pool shapes are out of fashion, es pecially kidney or lagoon-shaped pools. However, you should also be careful about “trendy” pool designs. A pool that is trendy now can date the house later.
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4. Add Outdoor Furniture Pool furniture needs to have colors that complement the home’s exterior and interior. When it comes to outdoor furniture, I almost always use all match ing sets, with the same metal finish es and fabric on the large cushions and umbrella. I introduce variety with con trasting decorative pillows or accent ta bles (like faux bois accent tables or gar den stools), but that’s about it. If adding a pool to your home is just one part of your home building or renovation project, you can also bring in an interior designer for their input. An interior designer usually has a lot to say about pools. After all, they want to make sure that your pool not only looks beautiful but is the perfect match for your house. Margaret Chambers, a registered in terior designer (RID) and member of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), leads Chambers Interiors and Associates. Her colleague Caitlin Crowley helped edit this column. Visit chambersin teriors.com/blog for more design advice. This pool at a University Park home features an integrated hot tub with matching tile. DAN DESIGN: CHAMBERS)
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Dr. Philip Bergman, director of clinical studies for VCA, said the biobank will collect and analyze samples over 10 years and use the data to understand and spot early indicators of disease.“We will find new markers for early diag nosis for a lot of common diseases, and be cause of the widespread breadth of number of patients, we can also identify biomarkers for more niche types of diagnoses,” Bergman said. “Then, identifying those indicators will trans late into new diagnostic tests, new therapies or potentially new foods that we feed our pets.”
The Mars Petcare Biobank, introduced in June to better understand health and promote individualized care, aims to include 10,000 dogs and 10,000 cats.
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William Coleman Sylvan II passed away peacefully on July 31, 2022. Cole man was born on April 8, 1950, in Colum bia, SC, to Corinne and Johannes Sylvan, before moving to Dallas at the age of four. Growing up in Dallas, he solidified his strong faith through his participation in YoungLi fe. Coleman graduated from Highland Park High School in 1968 and went on to attend Emory University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. Follow ing graduation, he returned to Dallas, where he attended law school at SMU. After graduating from law school, he be gan his career as a prosecutor with the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office. He then spent several years with Touchstone Bernays Johnston Beall & Smith as an associate and partner. In 1988 he co-founded Johnson & Sylvan, where he became one of the most respected civil trial attorneys in the North Texas area. Later in his career, he became a well-respected plaintiff’s attorney and medi ator. Among his many legal distinctions, he was most proud of his status as Diplomate with The American Board of Trial Advocates. Above all else, Coleman cherished family and friends. He was a devoted father to his four children, expertly convincing each one that they were his favorite. He was a loving husband to his wife of 33 years. He also val ued his strong relationship with his two old er brothers. He believed in showing kindness and generosity to all those around him. Cole man loved the game of golf, even though it rarely loved him back. He was a voracious reader who consumed Grisham, Clancy, Cus sler, and Lee Child, among others but main tained that McMurtry’s Lonesome Dove was the greatest of them all. His favorite nights were those that included games with the family and staying up until dawn debating life’s great mysteries with one or more of his kids.Coleman is survived by his wife Beth, his children Coleman (Brandy), Miller (Ashley), Brady, and Rachel (Alex), and his nine grand children. He is also survived by his brothers, Joe (Janie) and Dick (Linda).
Aiding Animals Biobank to support early diagnoses
Healthy dogs between six months and 10 years old already visiting select VCA clinics or Banfield Hospitals are eligible. Participating Dallas clinics include the VCA Central Ex pressway Animal Hospital, just south of Forest Lane and east of U.S. 75. The study will begin recruiting cats later thisParticipatingyear. pet owners will receive a Whistle fitness tracker for dogs and a Wisdom Panel DNA test kit for cats to track pets’ daily behavior.
Mars Petcare is working with nearby pro viders on a national healthcare initiative to dis cover and implement early detection technolo gy and preventative care for dogs and cats.
OBITUARY COLEMAN SYLVAN II 04/08/1950 – 07/31/2022
A celebration of life service was held at Highland Park United Methodist Church on Wednesday, August 10, 2022, at 3:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to YoungLife of Dallas (giving.younglife.org/ colemansylvan) or the Leukemia & Lym phoma Society (givenow.lls.org).
The VCA Veterinarian Team conducts a physical exam and collects samples from a cat to add to the biobank data. (PHOTO: COURTESY MARS PETCARE BIOBANK)
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Outstanding Greenway Parks home just steps to the greenbelt. This charming single-story home, owned by a prominent Dallas interior designer, exudes a Dilbeck cottage sensibility abundantly appointed with designer touches.Secluded behind a privet hedge, a brick driveway and large parking area leads to the gracious home at 5331 W. Mockingbird, featuring three bedrooms, two full and onehalf baths, attached two car garage and pool. The open living and den area is accented by beamed ceilings, built-in bookcases, handsome stone faced fireplace and multiple views of the pool and greenbelt. The kitchen with granite serving island flows to a striking dining room.Aprimary bedroom with large seating area and tray ceiling enjoys a wall of windows and French doors overlooking the back yard. Two additional bedrooms, one with attached bath and currently used as an office, complete the footprint. Mature landscaping and large trees highlight the back yard with pool, large grassy area and wrought iron fence with gated access to the greenbelt. This is a truly unique property, offering endless possibilities, at a premier Greenway Parks locale. Contact Karen Fry (214.288.1391) for more information or to set up a private showing. Visit DPMFineHomes.com to learn more or call 214.799.1488.
Allie Beth Allman & Associates leads in sales in this neighborhood, and its agents have beautiful listings to share. At 3320 Westminster Ave., a classic home is fit for foodies and avid entertainers. Behind the brick façade, buyers will find a kitchen with a Viking gas cooktop, Dacor double ovens, a warming drawer, and a butler’s pantry with a beverage fridge and icemaker. A circa-1971 residence with timeless charm has just hit the market at 4044 Hanover St. The home welcomes you with a horseshoe driveway for convenient comings and goings, and then opens into a perfect layout. Flowing past the formal dining and living rooms, you land at a bright family room open to the kitchen and breakfast nook. You’ll find high ceilings, sleek design touches and open spaces perfect for displaying artwork at 3543 Northwest Parkway. This home is surrounded by soaring trees, heightening the property’s relaxing ambiance. Allie Beth Allman & Associates sells more in Highland Park and University Park than any other brokerage, according to the Multiple Listing Service.
The exquisite home, which is sited on a 1.66-acre lot in esteemed Bluffview, boasts an oasis-like backyard featuring a serene pool surrounded by verdant landscaping and multiple outdoor entertaining spaces. A guesthouse, an attached three-car garage and a tennis court are also among this property’s many offerings.
Carolyn Rosson and Malinda Brownlee Howell each serve as Senior Vice President, Brokerage. Both Howell and Rosson knew Ebby Halliday Acers personally and have made it their professional mission to “bridge the gap” for the new generation of agents who never had the chance to work with or learn from her. “Even though the company has a new face,” says Rosson, “it still very much has the same heart. And while we’re moving in a new direction in some respects, we want to ensure we don’t stray from those foundational tenets that were part of who Ebby was, and then became part of who weAddsare.” Howell, “The ethics, integrity, and focus on community are part of our culture, and I think they are key differentiators when choosing a brokerage as either a client or an agent.” Learn more at ebby.com.
Contact the Perry-Miller Streiff Group today to discuss getting your property prepared for market before the highly anticipated spring selling season, or to get connected to terrific listings. Visit DPMFineHomes.com to learn more or call 214.799.1488.
DFW continues to be one of the primary destinations of the luxury home buyer, with price-per-square foot in Texas dwarfing that in places like New York and Los Angeles, according to an analysis by the Institute for Luxury Home Marketing.AllieBeth Allman & Associates agents represent some of the most beautiful, luxurious estates in the area. Consider the ones below, which are available on the public market, or connect with an agent to discuss estates available only via private sale. You won’t run out of space at 9520 Hathaway St., a Preston Hollow address offering an approximately 16,000-squarefoot home on 1.44 acres. Designed by Richard Drummond Davis, it’s a masterpiece of scale, style and amenities, with its 30-foot, grand entrance, threestory refrigerated wine room, home theater and fitness center. Originally constructed in 1926, 4209 Arcady Ave. in Highland Park was thoughtfully rebuilt and expanded by Travis & Travis, Cy Barcus Jr., and landscape designer Robert Bellamy in 2016. The stone façade welcomes you with warmth and grandeur. Inside, high ceilings and expansive white walls provide great opportunities for displaying art, while huge windows allow views of the backyard oasis with a pool. Call to connect with an expert https://www.alliebeth.com/associates/intagent:
Like people, companies don’t last that long unless they’re taking care of themselves and living “in the now” with valuable purpose. The Ebby Halliday Companies are doing both of those things – with the help of two women in leadership who wholeheartedly believe in where the company came from and where it’s going.
The team, whose nine members include Ryan Streiff, Jason Bates, Karen Fry, Charles Gregory, Lance Hancock, Courtney Jubinsky, Jamie Kohlmann, Laura Michelle and Dave Perry-Miller, specializes in luxury homes in Preston Hollow, North Dallas, Park Cities, Lakewood, Lake Highlands and anywhere else their clients need them to be.
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Ryan Streiff, lead associate of the eight-person team, attributes the accomplishment to their collective experience and a deep understanding of the luxury lifestyle and mindset behind it. “Each of our members is highly knowledgeable, highly connected and highly effective,” Streiff said, “and that has proven to be what differentiates us from other local teams. We’re so grateful for our clients’ trust, which has helped us become the go-to resource in Dallas’ most-established neighborhoods.”
A Dave Perry-Miller real estate agent and her extraordinary listing now have the “ultimate” bragging rights - Winner! 1517 E. Levee St., represented by Henda Salmeron, was recently declared the winner of the 2022 HGTV Ultimate House Hunt - Amazing Kitchens category. More than 1.1 million votes were cast to determine the winners among 77 finalists in eightOncecategories.awarehouse, this urban kitchen in Dallas’ Design District features a high, steel-beam ceiling, a massive island with a butcher-block countertop and barstool seating, Wolf, Sub-Zero and Asko appliances and antique industrial pendants. Windows in the original, exposed-brick walls provide a view of the riverfront. Offered at $4,500,000, this converted warehouse is a rare opportunity to be in the creative heartbeat of the city with exceptional rooftop views. To schedule a showing, contact Henda Salmeron at 214991-2237 or email@example.com. Dave Perry-Miller Real Estate (dpmre. com) is a division of the Ebby Halliday Companies, a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate, with four locations that specialize in Preston Hollow, Park Cities, North Dallas, Lakewood, East Dallas, West Dallas, Uptown and Kessler Park.
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With its sophisticated mix of architectural styles and picturesque lanes, a for-sale sign doesn’t last long in Preston Hollow. This is especially true when a property is in the hands of the right agent.
4929 Seneca Drive, represented by Diane DuVall for $6,995,000. Designed in 1979 by the inimitable Frank Welch, 4929 Seneca Drive epitomizes the late architect’s signature blend of Texas vernacular style and refined Modernism. Deemed the dean of Texas architecture, Welch was known for his use of native materials, mastery of clean lines and emphasis on natural light — all of which can be seen throughout this iconic home. Spanning 6,366 square feet, this gracious residence features three bedrooms and five and a half baths. Design details include high ceilings, oversized windows, deep covered porches and a standing-seam roof — all synonymous with Frank Welch homes. While exploring the lush, well-shaded grounds, you’ll find more than 100 trees, a flowing stream and winding pathways.
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Allie Beth Allman & Associates leads in the sale of homes priced at $3 million and higher in premier neighborhoods such as Preston Hollow. If you’re looking to sell, contact expert agent to deliver the best deal. The new owners of 6214 Norway Road gain a modern home with ample amenities. It came to market by Lillie Young with stylish fixtures and finishes plus floor-toceiling walls of windows. After putting $600,000 of updates in, the owners of 6316 Orchid Lane trusted Jill Long to deliver a sale. The home’s amenities include the home theater added to the game room. Shirley Cohn recently brought an Oscar Ponder home to market and it quickly changed hands. The beauty of 6120 Mimosa Lane stretches into the backyard, where a pool awaits. The firm’s agents often represent both sides of a deal, which is what happened at 6635 Green Knoll Drive. Alex Perry listed the new construction and Eric Narosov brought the buyer. Call to connect with an expert https://www.alliebeth.com/associates/intagent:
They are also ranked the No. 2 medium-sized team in Texas and No. 27 in the entire country.
And just like that, the new school year has started. If you’re thinking about a new home this school year, University Park definitely is your destination.
ALLIE BETH ALLMAN URB AN Meaders 12,612 SqFt Offered For $9,135,000 Designed by architect Elby Martin, a Tuscan- inspired stone-clad estate home with Italian barrel tile roof, manicured 1.1acre site with mature trees and landscape by Harold Leidner. Gourmet kitchen topped by a barrel brick ceiling is open to one of several family rooms. Custom Knotty Alderwood cabinetry with White Castle hardware provides storage. Two full-size SubZeros refrigerators, two Asko dishwashers, two gas Wolf ovens and warming drawer. Outdoor Kitchen equipped with a Wolfe outdoor grille and Subzero undercounter refrigerators, and electric screens. Resort like pool, cabana, turfed back yard, private guest house. Home is equipped with Geothermal HVAC and natural gas generator. For more information please contact Kyle Crews (214) 538-1310.
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4929 Seneca Drive is represented by Diane DuVall for $6,995,000. Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty, founded in the Park Cities in 1960, represents luxury homes, high-rises, ranches, land and commercial properties. Its briggsfreeman.com website is a cuttingedge portal featuring properties, neighborhoods, schools, virtual tours, architecture guides and more.
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Allie Beth Allman & Associates continues to lead in the sale of homes in Park Cities neighborhoods, according to an analysis of Multiple Listing Service statistics year-to-date. The firm’s agents so far in 2022 has handled the sale of 134 homes in the Park Cities, 94 in University Park and 40 in Highland Park, for a total value of nearly half a billion dollars. Moreover, they represented the largest market share, with almost 35 percent in Highland Park and 30 percent in University Park. Consider one of these homes, but remember, some homes are on a private list only agents can share. The charming, Tudor-style home at 3609 McFarlin Blvd. has a circular drive leading to the four-bedroom house. The home has a garage apartment that could be an office, guest suite or game room. At 3543 Northwest Parkway, the fourbedroom home has a grassy yard for the children to play in after attending nearby Hyer Elementary. The home has an office inside the front door. On one of University Park’s most sought-after blocks, the stately fourbedroom home at 3125 Hanover St. is perfect for entertaining – the media room has surround sound, and there is a second game room on the third floor.
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• Likewise, use outdoor lighting around set tings of garden furniture to create additional “rooms” within your garden
More and more homeowners are finding their favorite time to spend summer in their gardens is after sundown. With the addition of strategic outdoor lighting, gardens transform into addi tional living spaces, moonlit walking paths, and alfresco dining options.
Richard Lentz, president of Lentz Landscape Lighting, shares a few tips on enhancing your gar dens with recreated “moonlight” and other outdoor lighting options. “Many of our customers spend quite a bit of money landscaping their properties with beautiful gardens,” says Lentz. “The problem is that investment literally disappears after dark,” he adds. With the placement of strategic outdoor lighting, homeowners can enjoy the beauty of their garden day and night while adding the benefit of in creased security to the entire property.
• Install dimmable down lights from inside the roof of an arbor, a gazebo, or a pavilion to set the mood for any event.
• Hang strings of white lights or a weather proof chandelier from a low bough of a large tree and set an outdoor dining table under it for en tertaining alfresco-style.
Here are a few tips on night lighting your gar dens from Richard Lentz: • Use soft perimeter lights along the pathways to create ambiance and provide additional safety lighting•Use a selection of warm accent lights throughout the garden to highlight artistic fea tures like sculptures, birdbaths, fountains, and special groupings of foliage
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KICK OFF A SEASON OF GIVING
The Crystal Charity Ball will celebrate sever al philanthropists on Sept. 8 with the 10 Best Dressed Fashion Show – a fitting prelude to the 70th anniversary ball in AndDecember.theCattle Baron’s Ball – the American Cancer Society’s single biggest night – follows on Sept. 17, a month earlier than usual. North Texas Giving Day arrives on Sept. 22, and do nating is already underway. Read more about it in the opening pages of this section B. For 40-plus years, People Newspapers has supported nonprofits of interest to our readers with coverage of their work and fundraisers. We know you care because we’ve published your photos on our pages after those charitable galas you at tended and reported on how volunteers and donations help tackle diseases, poverty, and addictions.
Never mind what the thermostat says: Our calendars are signaling fall’s arrival. Who knows when temperatures will do the same? Still, schools have started. Pigskin projections are fresh off the Andpress.Labor Day will blink by soon after this newspaper ar rives in mailboxes and on news stands.Friday night crowds will roar no matter how hot it still is as bands march, cheerleaders yell, and neighbors unite in support of THEIR TEAM (Read about yours in our Football Preview – Section C in thisSeptemberissue). is a month for optimists, a time when fans dream big about the season ahead. It is also a time for giving – an opportunity to sup port those optimistic about making a better community. You can do so by donating to and volunteering with the causes featured in this new special section.
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WILLIAM TAYLOR NORTH TEXAS GIVING DAY
Just don’t wait for the holidays to unbox giving op portunities.Dreamtrips through the playoffs usually begin with big wins in Difference-makingSeptember.in North Dallas does too.
Soon the State Fair of Texas will open, and the Dal las Arboretum and Botanical Garden will seem kneedeep in Trick-or-treaterspumpkins. will don costumes, and tempera tures might even cool by Thanksgiving.
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B2 September 2022 | parkcitiespeople.com FIND YOUR PASSION . GIVE WITH PURPOSE . NTX Giving Day is your opportunity to make an immediate impact where you live, and support the causes that you care about most. This online giving extravaganza will benefit more than 3,300 nonprofits across the 20 counties in North Texas and invites everyone to join this generosity movement. NTX Giving Day is the largest community-wide giving event in the nation, and we’re only getting bigger! Will you join us for another year of growth and impact? Make a difference in our community between 9.1 and 9.22.22! Learn more and give online beginning September 1 at NorthTexasGivingDay.org.
A Brief History North Texas Giving Day was started in 2009 and has transformed from an idea to help locals give wisely to a movement that has ignited a culture of community-wide giving.
For people not in a place to donate or who want to go the extra mile, there’s also an option online to pledge hours to volunteer with spe cific organizations. Communities Foundation of Texas also hopes that those who participate in North Texas Giving Day will create a re lationship with these nonprofits and continue supporting them in the future.
This year’s North Texas Giving Day lands on Sept. 22 from 6 a.m. to midnight. Visit NorthTexasGivingDay.org to sup port more than 3,000 nonprofits spanning 27 causes and 20 counties in North Texas.
Peer-to-Peer Campaigns Peer-to-peer campaigns are an opportu nity for community members to act as “am bassadors” for these nonprofits by holding their own fundraisers through personalized fundraising pages. The campaign links can be created and shared on social media start ing Sept. 1 to broaden the reach of North Texas Giving Day. Online Donations
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“It really does start online and, for some people, it’s almost like a shopping experience in the way that you can go and add different nonprofits to your cart and make your gifts all at one time,” said Chris McSwain, director of community engagement for North Texas Giving Day. The event falls on the third Thursday of each September, making this year’s Sept. 22.
This year marks the 14th annual North Texas Giving Day. (PHOTO: COURTESY KIM LEESON)
Dallasites looking to support charitable causes need look no further than North Texas Giving Day, an 18-hour online giving event designed to empower community members to give back by supporting local causes — all in oneTheplace. online platform, hosted by Com munities Foundation of Texas, is known as a “one-stop-shop,” where people can log on and screen thousands of nonprofits to find one that aligns with their passions to give to. Filters are in place so those donating can screen nonprof its based on their city/town or favorite cause.
“Over the course of those years, we have seen North Texans and really people beyond even our region really embrace North Tex as Giving Day as their philanthropic outlet,” McSwain said. Last year’s event raised $66 million from 103,000 donors to benefit 3,300 local non profits. To date, North Texas Giving Day has raised more than $441 million since its inception 13 years ago, making it the largest community-wide giving event in the nation. How to Get Involved Early Giving Early giving gives donors a chance to start the celebration as early as Sept. 1. The website will be up and running for people to “shop” through the nonprofits and start deciding who to give to — or, if they’re ready, donate before the big day.
Volunteer North Texas Giving Day also comes with opportunities to volunteer either in person or online. For a directory of volunteer options, vis it NorthTexasGivingDay.org/opportunities.
What is North Texas Giving Day?
ATTEND A LOCAL EVENT Learning Launch Fiesta United to Learn Wednesday, Sept. 21 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. 5369 Nakoma Drive A back-to-school drive that provides schools with teacher-requested tools. Tickets can be obtained with a donation of $500 or more. Open ConnectingHousePoint of Park Cities Tuesday, Sept. 20 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. University Park United Methodist Church 4024 Caruth Blvd.
Attend an Event Communities Foundation of Texas is host ing two large events to celebrate the fund raiser, “Schools Celebrates NTX Giving Day at Grandscape” on Sept. 17 and “Arlington Gives!” Sept. 22. For more information about these events, visit the North Texas Giving Day website. Local nonprofits will also be holding their own events, such as United to Learn’s “Learning Launch Fiesta” and an open house put on by Connecting Point of Park Cities. – Compiled by Maria Lawson
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Since 1981, Equest has changed lives for the better through the human-horse connection. Equest offers physical and occupation al therapy, therapeutic riding, carriage driving, equine assisted learning, and equine facilitated counseling in the heart of the Trinity Forest. Building skills in therapeutic riding in creases confidence, social skills, trust, empa thy, and emotional regulation. Studies show that equine therapy helps with anger, anxiety, depression, PTS, and other emotional prob lems. Horses are also excellent for occupation al, speech, and physical therapy, helping riders improve flexibility, balance, muscle strength, circulation, and breathing. “My daughter feels so loved, safe, and special when she’s there,” said Julia, a client’s mother. “Her therapists provide opportuni ties that are fun, and she has no idea how hard she’s working.”
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In partnership with The Dallas Founda tion, AWARE conducts an annual grant re view process to ensure that grant dollars go to organizations that provide outstanding ser vices to Alzheimer’s patients and their care givers and research institutions at the fore front of medical research in the treatment, prevention, and cure of Alzheimer’s disease.
Regardless of age, socio-economic status, or background, we all have a mental health story — past, present, or future. “Now, more than ever, we must remove the mental health stigma,” said Dr. Brad Schwall, president and CEO of the Center for Integrative Counseling and Psychology. “Mental health is part of overall health and impacts every aspect of our lives – our ability to work, go to school, have healthy relationships, and grieve loss.”
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Last year, volunteer Marianne worked with a nearly 15-year-old teenage girl who had always dreamed of a beautiful quinceañera. Marianne ensured the girl had a beautiful dress, friends donated a cake, and a restaurant agreed to host. The girl left her party with the memory that people cared about her and wanted the best for her.
Focus:bryanshouse.orgat-riskchildren with special needs and their families
The importance of Bryan’s House’s work – crisis intervention, case management, homeless prevention, onsite therapy, early childhood development, and family support – is seen daily in the clients we serve (Cli ent families typically earn just more than $24,000 annually). For example, Zabrina couldn’t move or walk independently at 2 years old and need ed help eating. Her family was told she would never walk. But after six months as a client, she was walking and feeding herself. Her mother said, “Knowing she was in good hands empowered me to work, return to school, and earn a livable wage to support our family.”
Dallas CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) volunteers visit the children and work closely with attorneys, judges, Child Protective Services, a child’s family, teachers, doctors, and therapists. They advocate for children to remain con nected to siblings, for their social, emotional, and educational needs, and for healing services.
Two minutes may not seem long, but it’s forever if you are a child suffering abuse or witnessing a violent crime. It’s enough time to be sold for sex or be assaulted by someone the child knows and trusts. It’s also enough time for healing to begin. In just two minutes, a DCAC Case co ordinator can engage law enforcement and CPS to help the investigative process begin. A DCAC Forensic Interviewer can build rapport so a child feels safe telling their story. Our team daily responds to 10 new chil dren who have made an outcry of abuse. We seek justice, and we restore hope, but we can’t do it alone. In just two minutes, you can posi tively impact a child’s life by donating.
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PLEASE DONATE Several participating nonprofits provided quick explanations on why donors should support them. Read excerpts here and find more North Texas Giving Day information at Visitpeoplenewspapers.com.northtexasgivingday.org to donate.
Together we can make a difference.
North Texas Giving Day ‘Elevator Pitches’
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Center for Integrative Counseling Focus:thecentercounseling.orgmentalhealthcare
Integrative Counseling Bryan’s House Dallas CASA Equest
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Serving in six counties, The Center helps people regain order and hope from trauma, marital conflict, sexual abuse, children strug gling at school, addiction, suicide, and loss. By collaborating with established nonprofits, it can provide counseling onsite where peo ple in poverty already receive food, clothing, and after-school care.
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Gerald Alley Founder and President of Con-Real, Inc.
Curtis Farmer Chairman, President & CEO of IncorporatedComericaandComericaBank
Hon. Michael Rawlings Vice-Chairman,CICPartners
David Huntley Senior Executive Vice President & CCO, AT&T,
Board of Trustees Craig A. Albert Gerald Alley Allie Beth Allman Lila P. Belitz Selwin Belofsky William J. Bennett, MD Donald A. Berg Nancy Bierman Craig Bjerke Rev. April Johnson Bristow, Dmin Albert Broders, III, MD, FACEP, FACP Randall Canedy John M. Collins Aubrey M. Connatser Stanley R. Copeland, DMin Rev. Mark Craig Levi H. Davis Robert Edmonson, MD, FACC, FACP Curtis Farmer R. Stephen Folsom John R. Ford Joe B. Fortson James B. Francis Jr. Jerome Garza Judy Walker Gibbs Sylvia Hargrave, MD Larry L. Helm Craig D. Hodges Lilian Hunt Nancy Ann Hunt David Huntley Michael L. Hutton James M. Johnston Ashlee Kleinert Jack Lowe Jr. Bobby B. Lyle Harold MacDowell Frank Hon.Rev.RebekahDavidMihalopoulosB.MillerMitchellConnieO’NeillRolandParrishPaulRasmussenMichaelRawlingsD.MichaelReddenPeteSchenkelJamesC.Scoggin,Jr.CarolParisSeayPaulR.SeegersGeorgeA.ShaferRonSteinhartCharlesC.Tandy,MDBethThoeleMichelleThomasBryanTrubeyR.GeraldTurner,Ph.D.KelseyWarrenRoderickWashingtonJulieYarbrough parkcitiespeople.com | September 2022 B5 Building beautiful homes and communities across Dallas/Fort Worth. 214.495.7200 ALAIRZUCH.COM
Methodist Health System Foundation relies on our volunteer board of trustees to help fulfill fiduciary, programmatic, and financial responsibilities. board is ultimately responsible for the financial well-being of the Foundation and its effectiveness.
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History: Since 1999, the dedicated vol unteers of KidneyTexas Inc. have worked in tandem with our generous underwrit ers to raise over $3.7 million for local ef forts to improve the ability to diagnose and manage kidney disease while search ing for a cure and ways to prevent kidney disease and other kindred or contributory diseases.
National Recovery Month, observed each September, reinforces the positive message that behavioral and mental health are essential, prevention and treatment are effective, and that recovery is possible. We have countless success stories that are living “Drugsproof.takeyou down a very dark and ugly hole, and I needed a hard reset,” said Kelci O’Brien, a Nexus Recovery Center client. “I hated myself for so long, and I am still learning, but I never get tired of feeling proud of myself for doing the rightSincething.our founding in 1971, Nexus has walked alongside thousands of women on the path to recovery from substance use disorders. We continue to serve as a com munity of hope and sobriety for families who strive to live healthy, resilient lives.
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• “It has helped me regain my socializing skills and become more confident in myself.”
Ronald McDonald House Focus:rmhdallas.orgFamilies of hospitalized children When a child is medically fragile, re quires life-saving treatment, or cannot leave the hospital, the entire family needs care. Established in 1981, Ronald McDon ald House of Dallas (RMHD) has served as a home-away-from-home for more than 40,000 families of seriously ill chil dren who have traveled to Dallas seek ing medical treatment in area hospitals. Doing so keeps families intact, allowing them to establish regular routines during crisis and share with others in similar cir cumstances.Thehouse is as busy as ever, but the pandemic chased away nearly half of the volunteers, and utility costs have risen by 39%. In addition to donations, RMHD needs over 17,000 volunteers each year and at least 49 volunteers a day to support the house at full capacity, which increased by 30 rooms in early 2020.
Statistics: Debilitating kidney diseases impact approximately 20 million people in the United States today. Groups at high risk include African Americans, Hispan ics, senior citizens, and people with diabe tes. In Texas, there are over 30,000 people on dialysis and 4,000 on a transplant list. The number of patients on dialysis is an ticipated to double this decade.
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adversity Rainbow Days, a Dallas-based non profit founded in 1982, is marking 40 years of giving hope to children in the DallasThrougharea. caring adult mentors and our evidence-based curricula, Rainbow Days teaches children and youths valuable skills and life-changing lessons to increase their resiliency and help them bounce back de spiteWhenadversity. yougive to Rainbow Days, you are investing in hope and ensuring every child has the opportunity for a healthy and promising future.
• “PT made me more open and more confident.”
Project Transformation North Texas (PTNT) combats learning loss by support ing children and youth (grades one through 12) during out-of-school times (after school and summer) so that they can become the thriving leaders of tomorrow. PTNT con nects students from underserved neigh borhoods with college student mentors to provide long-term social, emotional, and literacy development and, in the process, transform marginalized communities. Participants in our summer 2022 pro gram said: • “I learned how to be a friend at PTNT.”
Highland Park Education Foundation Focus:hpef.orgHPISD teacher and staff salaries No matter the profession, education gets you there. Highland Park ISD teach ers and staff provide an excellent educa tion to our students so they can go on to become doctors, business owners, and anything else they have always dreamed of becoming.TheHighland Park Education Founda tion collects donations from students’ par ents, grandparents, and other Park Cities residents and HP alumni to supplement the salaries of teachers and staff beyond what the Highland Park ISD operating budget can afford.
Cindy Brinker Simmons founded the Dallas-based nonprofit in 1980 in memory of her mother, the late great tennis champi on Maureen “Little Mo” Connolly Brinker, who died of cancer at age 34. For four de cades, WOKC has been dedicated to eradi cating childhood cancer by funding innova tive research, education, and treatment. Additionally, WOKC provides hope to children diagnosed with cancer and their families through multiple social engage ment programs, which parents describe as “medicine for the soul.”
These exhibitions have been organized by the Meadows Museum and are funded by a generous gift from The Meadows Foundation.
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul pro vides emergency assistance, including rent, utilities, food, and hygiene aid to those in crisis. Through our home visit service model, trained volunteer teams take the time to lis ten to those requesting help. This person-centric approach extends be yond the moment of crisis. By connecting neighbors to our programs, the society can further address ongoing root issues — like access to affordable medication and preda tory debt conversion — which lead to crisis.
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Childhood cancer realities (reported by the National Institutes of Health): • Cancer is the No. 1 cause of death by disease in children; • 43 children in the U.S. are diagnosed each day with cancer; one out of eight will not survive; • Nearly 60% of those who survive will have chronic health conditions as adults.
Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez (Spanish, 1599–1660), King Philip IV of Spain (detail), 1644. © The Frick Collection, New York. © The Frick Collection; Photo: Michael Bodycomb; Salvador Dalí (Spanish, 1904–1989), The Image Disappears (detail), 1938. Work loaned by the Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí. © 2022 Salvador Dalí, Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí, Artists Rights Society; Johannes Vermeer (Dutch, 1632–1675), Woman in Blue Reading a Letter (detail), c. 1663. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. On loan from the City of Amsterdam (A. van der Hoop Bequest), SK-C-251 meadowsmuseumdallas.org
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SEPTEMBER 18, 2022–JANUARY 15, 2023 King Philip IV of Spain Masterpiece in Residence from The Frick Collection
A Woman’s Garden, a world-renowned display garden ablaze with color in every season, sits as a living testament to the pas sion and vision of Women’s Council found ers Margaret McDermott and Virginia Nick and other members committed to creating a garden dedicated to the universal spirit of women across generations. Created out of deep respect for nature and the feminine ideal, the garden provides aesthetically beautiful, meaningful spaces that offer the spiritual renewal central to its original concept as a tribute to the spirit of women.Since 1986, the Women’s Council’s pri mary goal has been the garden’s design, con struction, funding, and endowment. Since its opening in 1997, the garden continues to grow and evolve to the enjoy ment and delight of visitors of all ages to the Dallas Arboretum.
Three extraordinary paintings. Two captivating exhibitions. One unforgettable experience at the Meadows Museum this fall.
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Last year, the society provided more than $13.7 million in aid, goods, and services to more than 76,000 neighbors in need. When neighbors help neighbors, we build a stron ger community.
The 2022 Hall of Fame honoree Pat McEvoy was named to the 10 Best Dressed list in 2011, 2012, and 2013, chaired the fashion show and luncheon in 2014, and chaired the Crystal Charity Ball in 2019. McEvoy is also involved with supporting Two x Two, which benefits the Dallas Museum of Art and amfAR, the Foundation for AIDS Research, Sweetheart Ball support ing cardiology research at UT Southwestern Medical Cen ter, Zoo to Do supporting the Dallas Zoo, Baylor Scott and White Dallas Foundation’s Celebrating Women event to support breast cancer services and screening, Community Partners of Dallas, and the Family Place. What are you most excited for regarding Dallas philan thropy in 2022? Dallas is blessed, more than blessed, to have so many in dividuals and corporations who support, very generously, the community, the arts, parks, hospitals, and those in need.
The 48th annual Crystal Charity Ball 10 Best Dressed Fashion Show will celebrate some of the most fashionable (and busiest) women in Dallas philanthropy on Sept. 8 at Neiman Marcus at NorthPark Center. Visit our website to learn more about this year’s honorees.
The second-year honoree and her husband, Kevin, live in Dallas with their son, Luke, and daughter, Quinn. The Conlon Law Firm found er works as general counsel and vice president of development at Biote Corp, a hormone optimiza tion company. The Baylor alumna, an active mem ber of the Crystal Charity Ball committee, has served as presi dent of the Circle of Friends board for New Friends New Life, is co-chairing Baylor Scott and White Dallas Foundation’s Celebrating Women luncheon in October to raise money for breast cancer research and treatment, and recently co-chaired After School All Stars’ Rising Stars luncheon. What’s been your most valuable learning experience as part of Crystal Charity Ball? Being part of the charity selection committee – seeing the incredible amount of vetting and re-vetting and preparation that goes into the actual selection of each year’s beneficiaries; also learning about organizations in Dallas County that I had no idea existed before being part of the charity selection process.
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The third-year honoree, an active member of the Crystal Charity Ball committee, is pres ident and CEO of the Turtle Creek Conser vancy, a former president, luncheon chairman, and board member of the Equest Women’s Auxiliary, and former Callier Cares luncheon chair. Tiffany’s also a co-chair of the Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary’s backpack back-to-school fair.
The second-year honoree and her hus band, Brian, have three children. She’s a third-generation Longhorn, an active mem ber of the Crystal Charity Ball committee, and has been involved with the Bradfield Elementary PTA, the AT&T Performing Arts Center, and the Senior Kim Hext The second-time honoree and her hus band, Greg, live in Dallas and have a son, Preston, 26. She serves as the vice chairman and chair of the development committee of the board of Hope Supply Co., and on the board of the Dallas Zoo, for which she and Greg are serving as honorary
The first-time honoree and her husband, Joe, have three children who attend Episcopal School of Dallas. Monica and Joe are mem bers of YPO and Salesmanship Club of Dallas and are involved with Momentous Institute, Folds of Honor, North Texas Food Bank, Worx Internship Program at ESD, and more. Monica also recently joined the Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary. What are you most proud of having accomplished last year? Devoting more time to our charitable interests as our children are getting older.
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What’s been your most valuable learning experience as part of Crystal Charity Ball? Most valuable learning experience as part of CCB is the power of the organization, 100 over-qualified women volunteering countless hours, using their vast resources to raise millions of dollars to improve the lives, opportunities, healthcare, and education of children in the Dallas commu nity who mostly live below the poverty level. Motto? “If you want to go fast, go alone; if you want to go far, go with others.”
Source. She co-chaired the Stewpot Alliance Soup’s On! Luncheon and Art Sale in 2020. The Hegi family – Fred, Jan, Peter, Amy, Brian, and Libby – also received the 2019 Flora Award and recently supported the renovation and expansion of SMU’s Hegi Family Career Development Center. What are you most excited for in regards to Dallas philanthropy in 2022?
For the past couple of years, in-person volunteer oppor tunities have been very limited. Having the opportunity to volunteer in person (especially with my kids) in a mean ingful way gets me the most excited about philanthropy this year.
What are you most excited for regarding Dallas philanthro py in 2022? I am personally excited that Baylor Oral Health Founda tion is a 2022 CCB Beneficiary since my dad was a dentist, and I realize the importance of oral health and especially for someone with special needs.
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The first-time honoree lives in Dallas with her husband, John. Anne’s involved with the Callier Center for Communication Dis orders, Readers 2 Leaders, and the Dallas Alumnae Association Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation, serves on the board, and is chairing the Cal lier Family Care capital campaign. She served as Tables capes chair for the Kappa Alumnae Association in 2019.
The third-time honoree and her hus band, Mark, have three adult children and one grandchild. Karla worked as a model for The Kim Dawson Agency and the Ei leen Ford Agency from 1979 until 1992. She received the Lindalyn B. Adams Award at the Cel ebrating Women Luncheon in 2018. Karla co-founded the nonprofit Think Human First organization, which partnered with Free The Children to build schools in underserved countries. What charity (or charities) are you currently supporting? We love Crystal Charity as well as Dallas Contem porary, Austin Street Shelter, CASA, and Network of Community Ministries. Amy Prestidge Amy Prestidge, a third-time honoree and her husband, Corey, live in Highland Park and have three children: Ford, Caroline, and Brooks. Amy, a member of the Crystal Charity Committee, serves as an officer for the Children’s Medical Center Auxiliary and previously served as honorary chair for the Chick Lit luncheon ben efiting Community Partners of Dallas. She serves on the board of the Annette Caldwell School of Education at SMU. Amy is also chairman of the 2023 Sweetheart Ball benefiting coronary research programs at UT Southwest ern Medical School.
What’s been the most valuable learning experience as part of Crystal Charity Ball? Learning the critical needs of the children of Dallas and how we can help.
Kim Quinn The first-time honoree and her husband, Terry, live in Dallas and have three children. An active member of the Crystal Charity Ball, she’s also involved with supporting the Salvation Army, La Fiesta de las Seis Banderas, and the Senior Source. Motto? Stay positive and be grateful every day.
LEFT TO RIGHT: Marybeth Conlon, Monica Eastin, Amy Prestidge, Meredith Land, Kim Quinn, Libby Hegi, Neiman Marcus Vice President Mary McGreevy, Hall of Fame honoree Pat McEvoy, Tiffany Divis, Karla McKinley, Anne McPherson, and Kim Hext. (PHOTO: CELESTE CASS/TAMYTHA CAMERON PHOTOGRAPHY)
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chairs of Zoo to Do in November, she’s on the development committee and board of governors of the Dallas Sym phony Orchestra, for which she and Greg are chairing the 2023 Symphony Gala, the executive committee and board of governors of the Texas Ballet Theater, the execu tive committee and secretary of the board of directors of TACA (The Arts Community Alliance); and as co-chair of membership for The Salvation Army Women’s Auxilia ry. She received the Margot Perot Service Award for 2022 from The Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary. Who is your style inspiration and why? I have always loved the style and sophistication of clas sic couture icons like Jackie O and Audrey Hepburn. News Directors Association), and South Carolina Broad caster’s Association. Land is chairing the National Advi sory Board for the Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health, and has served on the advisory board of the Sal vation Army DFW Metroplex Command. What are you most excited for regarding Dallas philanthropy in 2022? There has never been a more important time to reach women in Texas when it comes to healthcare. The Lau ra Bush Institute has some exciting programs, speakers, and resources ahead in 2022. What are you most excited for regarding Dallas philanthropy in 2022? Of course, I am most excited about the Crystal Char ity Ball beneficiaries and the amazing projects they have planned. I am also excited about the work being done and funds being raised in Dallas for health care and educa tion (both areas that have been strained from the pan demic). The Callier Center’s capital campaign raising much-needed funds has been very well received in the community. Regarding education, agencies like Readers 2 Leaders are working harder than ever to improve chil dren’s reading skills which declined during the pandemic.
The first-time honoree lives in Dallas with her husband and two children. She joined NBC5 in October of 2003. She’s been nominated for five Lone Star Emmy awards and has won investigative reporting awards from the Associated Press, RTNDA (Radio-Television
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The annual Crystal Charity Ball 10 Best Dressed Fashion Show has celebrated the most philanthropic and fashionable women in Dallas for the last 47 years. The 2022 honorees will be recognized Sept. 8 at the Neiman Marcus NorthPark Center store. Former honoree and philanthropist Jennifer Dix is chairing the fashion show this year, with Gene Jones serving as honorary chair. In the 47-year history of the fashion show, only three other women have served as honorary chairs: Margaret Hunt Hill, Annette Simmons, and Norma Hunt. The 70th-anniversary Crystal Charity Ball will be Dec. 3 at the Hilton Anatole. Visit crystalcharityball.org for more information or to support the ball’s charitable causes.
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TOP: Old Dominion (PHOTO: MASON ALLEN PHOTOGRAPHY)
CATTLE BARON’S BALL TO HELP ‘LASSO A CURE’
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“Although we do have a great rain plan if that is the case,” Johnson promised. “Nancy and I both just remember how special and magical it is to be out underneath the stars and have everyone together that we felt we could take it back there.” This year, the VIP and live auction will be outside on the ranch, the main stage will be under a tent, and the silent auction will be inside the Southfork Ranch Event and Con ferenceGopezCenter.said there will also be a carousel, mechanical bull, and they “may even have some“There’sfireworks.”alot of surprises, a lot of fun ele ments just that being outside, we can do. It is going to be different than when we were (at Southfork Ranch) before,” she added. “We’re going to be able to utilize the Ewing man sion for the VIP party and the live auction, and then also there’s a big photo booth out there. … There’s food, there are bars — a lot of things going on that will be in that area.”
Before Old Dominion takes the main stage, multi-Platinum entertainer Chris Young will entertain VIPs beginning at 6:30 p.m. The VIP and live auction stage will be outside on the Throughoutranch.hiscareer, Young has re ceived six Country Music Association nom inations, four Academy of Country Music nominations, and two Grammy nomina tions, along with wins for Performance of the Year and Collaborative Video of the Year at the CMT Music Awards. These ac complishments and more landed him in the Top 20 of Billboard’s top country artists of the decade.
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BOTTOM: Chris Young (PHOTO: JEFF JOHNSON)
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When: Sept. 17 Where: Southfork Ranch Schedule: 6 p.m. - VIP Party begins 6:30 p.m. - Chris Young performance begins 7 p.m. - Cattle Baron’s Ball opens to all guests 8:15 p.m. - Live auction begins 10:25 p.m. - Raffle winners announced 10:30 p.m. - Headliner performance begins Ticket and tables: Visit www. Raffle:cattlebaronsball.comContactaCBB member or call the CBB Office at 214-443-9222
Cattle Baron’s Ball will return to South fork Ranch after nearly 10 years to help “lasso a cure” with a “ranches, rubies, and ropers”-themed party that organizers say will have “more glitter than dirt” despite the outdoor location.
“So, it’s going to be very sparkly,” chair Nancy Gopez said, crediting the plans of de signer Kate Fishel with Fauxcades. Since 1974, Cattle Baron’s Ball has raised more than $89 million for cancer research and is the largest single-night fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. The event has been held at various area ranches throughout its 49year history and at Gilley’s Dallas since 2013.
What: 2022 Cattle Baron’s Ball
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Many of country music’s brightest stars have graced the Cattle Baron’s Ball stage. Old Dominion, Country Music Asso ciation’s Vocal Group of the Year for 2018, 2019, 2020, and 2021, takes the stage at 10:30 p.m. Sept. 17. This year, the main stage will be outside under a tent at Southfork Ranch. Old Dominion has notched eight No. 1 singles on country radio, surpassed 1 billion on-demand streams, earned several Plat inum and Gold single certifications, and headlined arenas and amphitheaters around theTheglobe.chart-topping country band’s acco lades also include ACM’s “New Group of the Year,” ACCA “Breakthrough Group of the Year,” Association of Independent Mu sic Publishers’ “Songwriter Artist of the Year,” and Music Row “Breakthrough Artist of the Year.” In 2017, front man Matthew Ramsey was the American Society of Com posers Authors and Publishers’ “Artist of the Year.” The band has also received nomina tions for CMT Awards, American Music Awards, Billboard Awards, and iHeart Ra dio Awards.
Kris Johnson 2022 Cattle Baron’s Ball Chairs Nancy Gopez and Kris Johnson at the Trailblazer’s Party last June. (PHOTO: TAMYTHA CAMERON)
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Gopez and co-chair Kris Johnson wanted to rekindle the “magic” of Cattle Baron’s Ball events past by bringing the festivities back outside. It was moved up to Sept. 17 this year in hopes of avoiding rain.
American Cancer Society fundraiser returns to Southfork Ranch
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Former Dallas Cowboys running back Timmy Newsome presented the 2022 Equest Rider of the Year awardees and discussed his life. The Mattison Live Band fol lowed as partygoers hit the dance floor until the evening concluded. – Staff report Bill Noble, Kristin Brittan, and Gregg Podleski
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Blue Ribbon Ball co-chairs Carol and Bill Huckin, Finley and Eric Konrade, and Elsa Norwood, with honorary chairs Leslie and Hawkins Golden, welcomed more than 550 patrons on June 4 to the 41st annual gala benefiting Equest. Funds raised topped $600,000. Held at Equest at Texas Horse Park, partygoers arrived to a cham pagne wall and a “blue ribbon-in spired” carpet that ran the length of the horse barn aisle. Once inside, guests enjoyed signature cocktails, wine, and beer, courtesy of An drews Distributing, while bidding on silent auction items. During dinner, Equest’s CEO Lili Kellogg shared her gratitude to all in attendance and remind ed everyone that the funds raised throughout the evening support such equine-assisted programs as physical and occupational thera py, therapeutic horsemanship, and equine facilitated counseling.
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CC Young Senior Living capped off its “100 Years in 100 Days” centennial celebration on June 9 with a roaring ‘20s-themed extrava ganza at The Point at CC Young. Guests took a step back in time to when the organization was first chartered in 1922, filing in using the secret password (“1922”) in their most dazzling looks. Jennifer Griffin and Mindy Hail served as Centennial co-chair. Lined up on tables around the room for guests to enjoy were decade-themed treats and drinks, such as “Cat’s Pajamas Lobster Ther midor” and “Speakeasy Deviled Eggs.” Throughout the evening, the swinging, up beat “Speakeasy” tunes from the ‘20s provided by Matt Tolentino and the Singapore Slingers filled the party as guests chattered amongst the décor, reminiscent of a scene from a Gatsby party.To capture memories from the evening, guests could load up on props and visit the photo booth. Before leaving for the night, pa trons signed the guest book to commemorate the soirée.
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Happy birthday, Eric Nadel Celebrating its 10th-anniversary con cert, the Texas Rangers-themed Eric Nadel Birthday Benefit, presented by Bell Nun nally LLC, raised more than $100,000 for Grant Halliburton Foundation, knocking the goal out of the park.
Event Chairs Dr. M. Joan Terry and her daughter, the Rev. Tiffany Wright, shared their family’s journey through addiction and their gratitude for The 24. LaShunda Duty, Dallas 24 Hour Club alumni, told about her introduction to drugs and alco hol and how a chance encounter with a stranger led her to The 24. The Dallas 24 Hour Club provides tran sitional living, support services, and essential life skills for homeless alcoholics and addicts.
RepresentativesHoppingforAmazon,Dwellwith Dignity, and Community Does It celebrate the opening of a mental health clinic in Pleasant Grove.
Kevin Hall, the Grant Halliburton Foundation president, introduced the Thrive program, which addresses mental, social, and emotional health, primarily in schools. ‘Eye Appeal is Half the Meal’ Lisa Loy Laughlin, 2021-2022 president of the Women’s Council of the Dallas Arbo retum and Botanical Garden, presided over the annual membership meeting – a soldout, standing-room-only celebration at A Tasteful Place at the Dallas Arboretum. Featured speaker Junior Villanueva, own er and creative floral designer of the Gar den Gate Floral Design, crafted his vignette with glorious flowers in preparation for his presentation, “Eye Appeal is Half the Meal.” The luncheon chaired by Carla Leffert and Lori Routh included a ribbon cutting and dedication of the Wind Harp Terrace in Loving Memory of Sue Ringle. Folds of Honor celebration Folds of Honor North Texas kicked off its 2022 gala season with a May 5 celebra tion hosted by Monica and Joe Eastin in their Preston Hollow home. A festive red, white, and blue party table full of take-home favors and balloons set the scene for a fun, patriotic event. Folds of Hon or provides scholarships to the spouses and children of those who have fallen or been dis abled while serving in the U.S. military. Regional development officer Sarah Duncan and guest of honor Michael Lam my spoke about how the scholarships made a difference in their lives. The Folds on Hon or Gala will be Nov. 12 at AT&T Stadium. – Compiled by Madeline Stout Party
Monica and Joe Eastin (Photo: Danny Campbell)
Tea For Recovery Highland Park and Shelton students served as flower girls as Dallas 24 Hour Club hosted the inaugural Tea For Recovery, presented by the family of Steven and Jenni fer Reynolds, on June 22 inside the historic Alexander Mansion on Ross Avenue.
A prime day to celebrate Amazon and Dwell with Dignity cele brated Amazon Prime Day on July 12 by unveiling Community Does It’s first men tal health facility in the Pleasant Grove neighborhood.Dwellwith
Dignity used $50,000 from Amazon to furnish the nonprofit facility and tackle other community work. “The need for mental health services in underrepresented communities is dire,” said Ashley Sharp, Dwell with Dignity executive director. “We’re honored to work with Com munity Does It to help create a beautiful space that bridges this gap and is a safe ha ven for this community in Pleasant Grove.”
Marsha Williamson, Dr. M. Joan Terry, and the Rev. Tiffany Wright (PHOTO: Ed Lazano)
Held on June 2 at the Kessler Theater, the event featured a VIP party for sponsors, live and silent auctions, music acts, and snack vendors handing out such baseball-themed treats as sunflower seeds, Cracker Jacks, Big League Chew bubble gum, Baby Ruth can dy bars, and roasted peanuts.
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Lisa Loy Laughlin, Sarah Jo Hardin, Dave Forehand, Kyle Ringle, Brett Ringle, and Linda Spina (PHOTO: Rob Wythe/Wythe Portrait Studio)
Dallas Symphony Orchestra (DSO) Wine and Food Festival, Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, dallassymphony.org/dsowff.
20 – The Farrah Fawcett Foundation fourth biennial Tex-Mex Fiesta benefit, The Rustic, thefarrahfawcettfoundation.org.
Texas Women’s Foundation luncheon speaker Allyson Felix reigns as the most decorated American Track & Field Athlete of all time. (PHOTO: COURTESY TEXAS WOMEN’S FOUNDATION)
28 – Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas’ Wom en of Distinction Luncheon, Omni Dallas Hotel, gsnetx.org. 28 (through Nov. 6) – The Family Place’s 30th anniversary Partners Card fundraising shopping and dining extravaganza, participat ing stores and eateries throughout North Texas, partnerscard.org.
The Crystal Charity Ball, Hilton Ana tole, crystalcharityball.org. 9-11 – 2022 BMW Dallas Marathon Festi val, benefitting Scottish Rite for Children, vari ous locations including the Kay Bailey Hutchi son Convention Center and Dallas City Hall Plaza, rundallas.com.
23 – The Family Place’s annual Texas Trail blazer Awards Luncheon, Omni Dallas Hotel, familyplace.org/2022trailblazerawards.
22 – Hats off to Children: The State of Chil dren in North Texas, presented by Children at Risk, Hotel ZaZa Dallas Uptown, childrena trisk.org.
17 – VolunteerNow’s eighth annual Voly in the Park volunteer festival, Klyde Warren Park, volnow.org.
22 – Komen Dallas North Texas MORE THAN PINK Walk, The Levy Event Plaza in Las Colinas, komen.org.
12 – Dallas Historical Society’s Centennial Celebration, Hall of State in Fair Park, dallash istory.org. 16-19 – Chi Omega Christmas Market, the Automobile Building at Fair Park, chio megaxmas.org.
Farrah Fawcett’s longtime friend Alana Stewart and Charlie’s Angels co-star Jaclyn Smith will co-host the cancer research fundraiser. (PHOTO: COURTESY THE FARRAH FAWCETT FOUNDATION)
6 – Texas Women’s Foundation’s Annual Luncheon, Hilton Anatole Hotel, txwf.org.
17 – Cattle Baron’s Ball fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, Southfork Ranch, cattlebaronsball.com.
The Army Scholarship Foundation’s Help Our Heroes Luncheon, Frontiers of Flight Museum, armyscholarshipfounda tion.org.
12 – Interfaith Family Services’ 15th annual Golf Classic, Royal Oaks Country Club, inter faithdallas.org.
SEPTEMBER8–The Crystal Charity Ball’s 48th annual 10 Best Dressed Fashion Show, Neiman Mar cus at NorthPark Center, crystalcharityball.org.
25 – KidneyTexas Inc.’s The Runway Report 2022 Luncheon and Fashion Show, Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, kidneytexas.org.
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Save The Dates expects 2,500 attendees and 60-75 nonprofit organizations at Voly in the Park.
– The Concilio’s Big Dreams Gala and 40th anniversary celebration, On the Levee, theconcilio.org.
Second annual Impact Dallas Gala, presented by the Dallas Chapter of the Amer ican Institute of Architects and the Architec ture and Design Foundation, The Thompson Hotel, dallasadex.org.
14 – Austin Street Center’s 22nd annual Humble Beginnings Luncheon, Hilton Ana tole Dallas, austinstreet.org.
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nly hours after their 2021 season end ed prematurely with a heartbreaking playoff loss, Highland Park players and coaches met to set goals, not knowing yet that they would not get to avenge their earliest postseason exit in almost a decade. Instead, a new challenge will greet HP this fall. The perennial powerhouse pro gram returns to the Class 6A level for the first time since 2015. During a spirited offseason, anticipation has combined with lingering disappoint ment for returnees eager to atone for their 29-28 defeat against Frisco Wakeland in the Class 5A Division I playoffs area round.
“We prepare the same way no matter what,” Allen said.
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FROM LEFT: Jay Cox, Luke Herring, Lawson Petty, and Adam Rourke.
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Whereas HP has been among the larg est 5A schools in the state in terms of en rollment in recent years, now it is among the smallest 6A programs. But don’t label the Scots as an under dog. They have the roster size to match any 6A school annually, and their expecta tions are as high as ever, including a league crown. HP is the all-time state leader in victories (864), playoff appearances (63), and district titles (56).
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“We don’t want to have that same feel ing again,” senior receiver Luke Herring said. “We have to come in with the same intensity in every game.” That’s especially true given HP’s more daunting schedule this season, including a rare nine-team district to determine four playoff“We’llspots.need to be playing our best foot ball right at the beginning of the season,” HP head coach Randy Allen said. The front-loaded schedule dictates a sense of urgency with just two non-district games before the District 7-6A opener against Lake Highlands on Sept. 9. Never has HP been aligned in such a large league nor began district play so early. Plus, while only four of HP’s foes had winning records last season, the Scots will face all of them in their first five games. “We’ve seen that competition,” senior running back Jay Cox said. “We’ve played 6A teams, and we’ve always done well againstIndeed,them.”the Scots are 9-1 against 6A competition the past four years, with each of those games coming in the first few weeks of the season.
The last time HP was in 6A — a twoyear stretch in 2014 and 2015 — the Scots went 13-1 in district play and lost in the second round of the playoffs to Waco Midway both times.
“There are no weeks off,” senior corner back Adam Rourke said. The Scots are the only newcomer to a district that otherwise remains intact from a year ago when Jesuit Dallas was the unbeat en champion. The other opponents come from Irving ISD and Richardson ISD.
“It’s exciting that we’re playing new people, but we don’t know much about them,” Allen said. The bigger challenge likely will come in postseason play, especially in 6A Division II Region I, where the bracket could fea ture Denton Guyer, Southlake Carroll, and Flower Mound Marcus, the opponent for the Scots’ regular-season opener on Aug. 26.
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4C | September 2022 parkcitiespeople.com MCGATHEYCHRISPHOTO: 2022 VARSITY ROSTER No. Name Pos. Class 2 Grayson Schrank WR Sr 3 Jackson Heis WR Sr 4 Beau Lilly WR Sr 5 Jay Cox RB Sr 6 Luke Herring WR Sr 7 Brennan Storer QB Sr 9 Adam Rourke CB Sr 10 Robert Rehme LB Sr 11 William White LB Sr 12 Warren Peck QB Jr 12 Wes Giese DB Jr 13 Miller Farris DB Jr 14 Marshall Miller WR Sr 15 Tanner Muse RB Jr 16 Ethan Berde QB Sr 17 Gil Wagner QB Jr 17 Jack McCallum DB Jr 18 Colin Hale WR Sr 19 Max Sloan WR Sr 20 Nathan Harper DB Sr 21 Preston Bond DB Sr 22 Collin Sewall WR Sr 23 Hunter Thornton LB Sr 24 Brady Dauterive DB Sr 25 Lucas Koellner RB Sr 26 Barrett Denton DB Sr 27 Frank Mousa RB Sr 28 Ethan Burt DB Sr 29 Walker McCollum DB Sr No. Name Pos. Class 30 Carl Williams DB Sr 31 Jackson Cullum DB Sr 32 Wagner Perry RB Sr 33 Jose Suarez DB Sr 34 Mac Ballard DB Sr 35 Connor Cornell DB Sr 36 Wilson Axley WR Jr 36 Andrew Wade DB Jr 37 Tucker Pogue LB Sr 38 Hank Skorpil RB Sr 39 Wes Miller DB Sr 40 Tommy Rossley LB Sr 41 Lucas Trotman LB Sr 42 Brian Rapp RB Jr 43 Andrew Baker RB Sr 44 Charlie Barton LB Sr 45 Sam Webster LB Sr 46 Justin Johns DB Sr 47 Keller Holmes RB Jr 47 Will Heinrich DB Jr 48 Ben Salter LB Sr 49 Travis Stewart RB Jr 49 Hudson Reed DB Jr 50 Ford Hummel DL Sr 51 Wyatt Swaner OL Jr 51 Jonah Chahwan DL Jr 52 Cormac Carroll LB Jr 53 Paul Flowers DL Sr 54 Daniel Turner DL So. No. Name Pos. Class 54 Nicholas Rigas K Jr 55 Whit Basso OL Sr 56 Noah Lilly DL Sr 57 Zach Bowers OL Jr 57 Ryder Smith DL Jr 58 Andrew Maroulis OL Sr 59 Charlie Thomason OL Jr 59 Chase Grimaud DL Jr 60 Matthias Zacharias OL Sr 61 Lewis Montgomery OL Sr 62 J.D. Copeland OL Jr 62 John Allen LB Jr 63 John Middendorf OL Jr 63 Jonathan George DL Jr 64 Jake Tanzy K Sr 65 Jake Watts OL Sr 66 Josh Banes K Sr 67 Carter Noonan DL Jr 68 William Haney OL Jr 68 Aidan Fisher DL Jr 70 Nicholas Farris OL Jr 70 Owen Hillesheim DL Jr 71 Case Pickelman OL Jr 71 William Schneider DL Jr 72 Will Ogle OL So. 72 Reed Jackson LB Jr 73 Whit Thompson OL Sr 74 Ryan Yates DL Sr 75 Greenlee Hill OL Jr No. Name Pos. Class 75 Braden Resnansky LB Jr 76 Lawson Petty OL Sr 77 Coleman Donham DL Sr 78 Robert Sweeney OL Sr 79 Bowen Nussbaum OL Sr 80 Walker Kashata WR Sr 81 Collin Patrick WR Sr 82 James Gunnerson WR Jr 82 Hudson Groth DB Jr 83 Hatcher Clark WR Jr 85 Steel Tobin WR Jr 86 Wayne McCullough WR Sr 87 Ted Higgins WR Sr 88 Julien Pham-Davis WR Sr 89 Cannon Knippa WR Sr 90 Alex Prous LB Sr 91 Jay Cejka WR Jr 91 Tyler Heck LB Jr 92 Spencer Brown DL Sr 93 Blake Andrews DL Sr 95 Judge Ellis DL Sr 96 Matthew Wallace DL Sr 97 Jack Danner WR Jr 97 Henry Richter DL Jr 98 William Suarez LB Sr 99 Kyle Carlson DL Sr JV BLUE Date Opponent Time Aug. 25 at Flower Mound Marcus 7 p.m. Sept. 1 Lewisville 7 p.m. Sept. 8 at Lake Highlands 7 p.m. Sept. 14 Irving 5:30 p.m. Sept. 29 at Jesuit Dallas 7 p.m. Oct. 5 Richardson Berkner 5:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at Irving Nimitz 5:30 p.m. Oct. 20 Irving MacArthur 5:30 p.m. Oct. 27 at Richardson 5:30 p.m. Nov. 3 Richardson Pearce 5:30 p.m. Date Opponent Stadium Time Aug. 26 Flower Mound Marcus Highlander 7 p.m. Sept. 2 at Lewisville Goldsmith 7 p.m. Sept. 9 Lake Highlands* Highlander 7 p.m. Sept. 15 at Irving Ellis 7 p.m. Sept. 23 OPEN Sept. 30 Jesuit Dallas* Highlander 7 p.m. Oct. 6 at Richardson Berkner* Wildcat-Ram 7 p.m. Oct. 14 Irving Nimitz* Highlander 7 p.m. Oct. 21 at Irving MacArthur* Ellis 7 p.m. Oct. 28 Richardson* Highlander 7 p.m. Nov. 4 at Richardson Pearce* Eagle-Mustang 7 p.m. *—District7-6Agame
JV GOLD Date Opponent Time Aug. 25 at Flower Mound Marcus 5:30 p.m. Sept. 1 Lewisville 5:30 p.m. Sept. 8 at Lake Highlands 5:30 p.m. Sept. 29 at Jesuit Dallas 5:30 p.m. Oct. 5 Richardson Berkner 5:30 p.m. Oct. 13 at Lake Highlands 7 p.m. Nov. 3 Sachse 7 p.m.
FRESHMAN GOLD Date Opponent Time Aug. 25 Flower Mound Marcus 5:30 p.m. Sept. 1 at Lewisville 5:30 p.m. Sept. 8 Lake Highlands 5:30 p.m. Sept. 14 at Irving 5:30 p.m. Sept. 29 Jesuit Dallas 5:30 p.m. Oct. 13 Irving Nimitz 5:30 p.m. Oct. 20 at Irving MacArthur 5:30 p.m. Oct. 27 Richardson 5:30 p.m. Nov. 3 at Richardson Pearce 5:30 p.m.
Date Opponent Time Aug. 25 Flower Mound Marcus 7 p.m. Sept. 1 at Lewisville 7 p.m. Sept. 8 Lake Highlands 7 p.m. Sept. 14 at Irving 7 p.m. Sept. 29 Jesuit Dallas 7 p.m. Oct. 5 at Richardson Berkner 5:30 p.m. Oct. 13 Irving Nimitz 7 p.m. Oct. 20 at Irving MacArthur 7 p.m. Oct. 27 Richardson 7 p.m. Nov. 3 at Richardson Pearce 7 p.m.
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Nickname: Rangers Head coach: Brandon Hickman (12th season) 2021 record: 10-2 (7-0 in district) Notable: The first meeting between the rivals whose campuses sit just 6 miles apart could carry 7-6A championship implications. Jesuit defeated eight of HP’s 2022 opponents last season. The uptempo Rangers won all seven of their district games by an average margin of 30 points before falling to Denton Guyer in the playoffs.
Friday, Sept. 30 7 p.m. at Highlander Stadium
IRVING Thursday, Sept. 15 7 p.m. at Ellis Stadium
Notable: After closing the regular season with six straight wins, the Marauders fell to Prosper in the first round of the playoffs. The high-powered offense will be led by WR Ashton Cozart, an Oregon commit who caught a team-high 11 touchdown passes. Chance Sautter, Jake Ballard, and Jace Bardwell will steer a stingy Marcus defense.
Notable: Lewisville’s recent resurgence culminated in its most successful season since 2000, which ended with a shutout loss to Southlake Carroll in the third round of the playoffs. QB Ethan Terrell returns to spearhead an offense that averaged 41.1 points in its 11 wins. The massive offensive line includes multiple 300-pounders.
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Nickname: Marauders Head coach: Kevin Atkinson (sixth season) 2021 record: 8-3 (6-1 in district)
Nickname: Farmers Head coach: Michael Odle (sixth season) 2021 record: 11-2 (6-1 in district)
Notable: Irving snapped a 32-game winning streak last season, but still has just 11 victories in the past eight years combined. The Tigers averaged just 15 points per game but will have plenty of experience with QB Adrian Medina and WR Kyle Sampson returning. Irving’s two wins came by a combined margin of just four points.
Nickname: Tigers Head coach: David Munoz (second season) 2021 record: 2-8 (1-6 in district)
Nickname: Wildcats Head coach: Lonnie Jordan (eighth season) 2021 record: 10-2 (6-1 in district) Notable: The Scots will open District 7-6A play against a team with 14 straight playoff appearances and which set a school record for points scored last season. Most of the top returnees are on a defense that posted three shutouts, including DB Carson Klein and DL Andre Johnson. Dynamic playmaker Shamar Donaldson keys the offense.
LAKE HIGHLANDS Friday, Sept. 9 7 p.m. at Highlander Stadium
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LEWISVILLE Friday, Sept. 2 7 p.m. at Goldsmith Stadium
FLOWER MOUND MARCUS Friday, Aug. 26 7 p.m. at Highlander Stadium
Nickname: Rams Head coach: Trey Bryant (second season) 2021 record: 4-7 (4-3 in district) Notable: Berkner returned to the playoffs for the first time in a decade, losing to Grand Prairie in the first round. The Rams were inconsistent on offense, but new QB D.J. Shelton should benefit from experienced playmakers such as receivers Jarvis Saine and Tre Randle. Berkner hasn’t finished with a winning record since 2011.
Notable: MacArthur’s sixth straight losing season showed signs of progress, especially on offense. Several playmakers return to lead the run-based attack, including QB Glendon Willis and running backs Darelle Smith and JerBrandin Henderson. Despite a young roster, the Cardinals averaged 45 points in their four victories.
IRVING MACARTHUR Friday, Oct. 21 7 p.m. at Ellis Stadium
RICHARDSON BERKNER Thursday, Oct. 6 7 p.m. at Wildcat-Ram Stadium
Nickname: Eagles Head coach: Greg Pels (seventh season) 2021 record: 1-9 (0-7 in district) Notable: Richardson’s last winning season came in 2010, and its last playoff victory came in 1992. The Eagles scored nine or fewer points five times and had an average margin of defeat of 29.7 points. Dual-threat QB Howard Armstrong and RB Kaden Alcorn are the top returning threats for an offense that rushed for 15 of its 20 scores.
RICHARDSON PEARCE Friday, Nov. 4 7 p.m. at Eagle-Mustang Stadium
Nickname: Mustangs Head coach: Jarrett Lambert (first season) 2021 record: 3-7 (3-4 in district)
Notable: Pearce ended a streak of four straight postseason appearances last year. The Mustangs have played HP many times in the past, but not since 2015, when both teams were last aligned together in a 6A district. Most of the returning talent is on defense, although QB John Gesin threw nine touchdown passes in a reserve role.
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Nickname: Cardinals Head coach: Beck Nitcholas (second season) 2021 record: 4-6 (3-4 in district)
IRVING NIMITZ Friday, Oct. 14 7 p.m. at Highlander Stadium Nickname: Vikings Head coach: M.A. Small (interim) 2021 record: 5-6 (4-3 in district) Notable: Nimitz will have just its fifth head coach in 52 years after Brian Rogers was promoted to district athletic director. HP topped the Vikings in consecutive years in the bi-district playoff round in 2014 and 2015, the last time the Scots were in 6A. Dual-threat QB Pedro Maldonado returns to lead an inexperienced offense.
RICHARDSON Friday, Oct. 28 7 p.m. at Highlander Stadium
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This season, Brennan Storer will join an esteemed group of recent two-year starters at quar terback for Highland Park — one that includes state champi ons like John Stephen Jones and Chandler Morris. Storer built a solid founda tion in 2021 with more than 2,500 passing yards and 25 touchdowns, along with eight rushing scores, as HP averaged more than 38 points per game and finished with a 10-2 record. “Those games will make him a better player,” HP head coach Randy Allen said. “Deci sion-making will be a plus for him. I think he will execute bet ter as a senior.”
As the Scots transition to the Class 6A level, Storer will have plenty of talent and experience surrounding him. The versatile Jay Cox will take over as the pri mary running back after finish ing second on the team in both rushing and receiving with more than 900 all-purpose yards and 10 touchdowns.Thetoptwo returnees at re ceiver are two-sport standouts Jackson Heis and Luke Herring, who combined for 40 catches and 10 scores a year ago. Beau Lilly and Grayson Schrank each return to the lineup after missing much of last season with injuries.
“Our receiving corps is so strong this year,” Herring said. “Getting that chemistry last year will be a big step up.”
After catching five touchdown passes in 2021, Herring emerged as one of the state’s top hurdlers, finishing sixth at the 5A state meet while breaking his school record. Luke Herring, WR makingDecision-will be a plus for him.
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Left tackle Lawson Petty is the only returning starter on the offensive line, where Rob ert Sweeney will return from a knee injury to anchor the right side. Andrew Maroulis likewise is healthy at center, and guard Whit Basso had a solid spring.
Jackson Heis, WR Lawson Petty, LTBeau Lilly, WR Grayson Schrank, WR Jake Watts, LG Robert Sweeney, RTAndrew Maroulis, C Whit Basso, RG
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After missing spring practice following offseason shoulder surgery, the hard-hitting Rehme (6 feet, 190 pounds) is healthy and will bring welcome experience at inside linebacker. Robert Rehme, LB You can’t coach speed, and we have speed on Randydefense.Allen
HP head coach Randy Al len expects to rotate several play ers into the Scots’ aggressive 3-4 scheme, especially among the front“Weseven.have to have those guys grow up in a hurry,” Allen said. “They’ve been working extremely hard. You can’t coach speed, and we have speed on defense.”
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“We lost a lot of experience,” senior cornerback Adam Rourke said. “We might not be the big gest, but this is the most athletic defense we’ve had by a long shot.”
It probably wouldn’t be wise to underestimate a Highland Park defense that moves up to Class 6A with just two returning starters.
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The Scots have been tradi tionally adept at reloading their lineup, and this year’s group will feature several players who saw significant action at the varsity level last year. In fact, there’s a chance that HP might start 11 seniors who were all teammates three years ago on a freshman squad that fin ished with a 9-1 record.
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Rourke and linebacker Rob ert Rehme will lead an aggres sive unit aiming to use that speed and depth to slow down some high-powered offenses in the state’s highest classification.
HP Defense Hopes Quickness Can Slow Down 6A Opponents
The new-look defensive line will include Kyle Carlson, Ford Hummel, Judge Ellis, Lew is Montgomery, and Spencer Brown. Rehme will be joined at linebacker by Tommy Rossley, William White, Ben Salter, and converted receiver Charlie Barton. Anchored by Rourke, the secondary will see some relative newcomers battling for playing time, such as Mac Ballard, Ethan Burt, and Wes Giese at corner back, plus safeties Brady Daute rive and Carl Williams.
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