40 September 2019 | prestonhollowpeople.com
Crystal Charity Ball
Tiffany Divis Tiffany is a first-time honoree. She and her husband, Paul, have three adult children and three grandsons. The Baylor graduate is an active member of the Crystal Charity Ball and is president-elect of the Equest Women’s Auxiliary. Her previous chairmanships included the Zoo to Do, Council for Life Luncheon, Callier Cares Luncheon, and the Dallas Opera. Tiffany was selected by Laura Bush to serve as the senior gifts officer and special assistant in the Office of the Chief of Protocol at the U.S. Department of State and the White House from February 2006 to January 2009.
Q: What’s been the most valuable learning experience as part of Crystal Charity Ball?
A: Through Crystal Charity Ball’s beneficiary selection process, I
have learned of the critical need for children and their families in Dallas County that live under the poverty line in food deserts and communities where more than 100 languages are spoken.
Jennifer Dix Jennifer, a second-year honoree, and her husband, Richard, have two children, Nate and Gracie. Jennifer earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Baylor University and a doctorate from UT Austin. She is chairman of the Silent Auction for this year’s Crystal Charity Ball. Her past charitable affiliations included serving as Cattle Baron’s Ball chairman, the Junior League of Dallas, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Genesis Women’s Shelter, Equest, and the Elisa project.
Q: What is your favorite eatery to get dressed up for lunch with girlfriends?
A: Cheers to Park House’s brilliantly executed vision!
With a fun vibe and delicious lunch choices, it’s the perfect spot. An order of the Brussels sprouts for our table, please!
Cate Ford Cate is a second-year honoree. She and her husband, Jeremy, have three children, Curran, Jerry, and Chloe. In addition to her involvement with their schools, Cate serves on the Ronald McDonald House of Dallas Board of Directors and development committee. Cate received her bachelor of arts degree from Columbia University. She then worked for the Walt Disney Company and Revlon in New York before moving to Dallas where she worked at Rosewood Hotels & Resorts. Cate serves on the Women’s Auxiliary at Children’s Medical Center, the Sweetheart Ball Committee, and the UT Southwestern Medical Foundation Board of Trustees.
Cara French Cara is a second-year honoree. She is married to Jim French, and they have two children James and Lilly. She graduated from the UT Austin with a liberal arts degree. She chaired the Equest Luncheon and is president for the Women’s Auxiliary. She is a recipient of the Pi Beta Phi Community Service Award, a former Flower Show chairman, and president of the Junior Group of the Dallas Garden Club. She is an active member of the Crystal Charity Ball. Cara also is passionate about her two Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, Maggie, and Purdy.
Karla McKinley Karla is a first-time honoree. She and her husband, Mark, have three adult children and one grandchild. She worked for the Kim Dawson Agency and the Eileen Ford Agency from 1979 until 1992 as a model. She serves on the board of directors of the Dallas Contemporary and Baylor Scott & White Foundation. She was the recipient of the Lindalyn B. Adams Award at the Celebrating Women Luncheon in 2018. Karla is a co-founder of the nonprofit Think Human First organization, which partnered with Free The Children to build schools in underserved countries.
Q: Tell us about your favorite Park Cities or Preston
Q: Tell us about your favorite Park Cities or
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A: OhZone Clinics – their lymphatic massage is my new
A: I love getting a manicure and pedicure from
A: My Dior black tulle skirt (dress up or down) or a
Hollow place to get pampered.
favorite thing! And I love The Gem — I pop in weekly for their Radiant Glow juice and Forever Young Iced Green Tea.
Preston Hollow place to get pampered:
Sophia’s on Lover’s Lane or using the Cherry App to come to my house.
long black vest that was my mother’s that works with everything!
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