WOFM Spring Fling Fashion Show Is April 13
The Women of Flower Mound Spring Fling Fashion Show will be from 11 a.m.–1 p.m. Saturday, April 13, at the Shops at Highland Village. Purchase tickets at WomenOfFlowerMound.org. The event will feature the season’s fashions from the Shops. Food from restaurants within the Shops also will be available. Guests will receive a swag bag with samples and special offers. Funds raised through the event benefit the Women of Flower Mound Scholarship Fund.
Luncheon Benefitting Journey to Dream Is April 25
The Women on Purpose Luncheon benefiting Journey to Dream will be at 11 a.m. Friday, April 25, at Hidden Pines, 2360 Nelson Parkway in Highland Village. Sponsorship opportunities also are available. For more information or to register, visit JourneyToDream.com.
Lewisville ISD Career Centers Receive New Name
Lewisville ISD recently announced a new name for its Career Centers. The centers have been renamed the Technology, Exploration and Career Center. They will be differentiated by “east” and “west” designations. The district passed a bond referendum in 2017 that included a new career center on the west side of Interstate 35 to replace the aging Dale Jackson Career Center (DJCC). Lewisville ISD sought to capture the innovative work taking place at both the DJCC and Career Center East (CCE) with a single name.
Sponsorship Opportunities Available for Tee Off for Teens Golf Tourney
Sponsorship opportunities are available now for the upcoming Tee Off for Teens golf tournament benefitting Journey to Dream. The tournament will be May 13 at Las Colinas Country Club with registration and lunch beginning at 10:30 a.m. and the tournament beginning at 12:30 p.m. For more information, visit JourneyToDream.com.
Ami Malvo Named 2018 Educator of the Year
The Lewisville Area Chamber of Commerce has named Degan Elementary School first grade teacher Ami Malvo 2018 Educator of the Year. The award, sponsored by CoServ, honors a teacher who consistently goes above and beyond regular duties to make an impact on his or her school, Lewisville ISD and the community. Ami has been teaching at Degan Elementary since 2011. She was a teacher and assistant basketball/track coach at Marcus High School prior to coming to Degan, from 1998 until 2010.
Home Security Advisor Names Flower Mound Safest City in Texas
Home Security Advisor has named Flower Mound the No. 1 safest Texas city with a population more than 50,000. Home Security Advisor, a home security system ranking website, reviewed the latest FBI crime statistics and compared both violent and property crimes among cities. Flower Mound ranked No. 14 overall for all cities with populations of 10,000 or more. Flower Mound was the largest city listed in the top 20.
Highland Village Parks Foundation to Help Fund Kids Kastle Project
The Highland Village Parks Foundation will donate $125,000 to the city to partially fund construction of an entrance feature for Kids Kastle at Unity Park. The Highland Village Parks Foundation assists the city in improving and supporting parks and recreational facilities.
Town Council Approves Phase I of Gibson-Grant Cabin Restoration Project
The Flower Mound Town Council recently approved a measure to move forward with Phase I of the historical Gibson-Grant Cabin restoration project. The cabin will undergo structural and exterior modification, including the removal of some of the newer additions around the original cabin, restoring the historical siding, a paint analysis and new roof. For more information about the Gibson-Grant Cabin or to make a donation to help support the project, visit Flower-Mound.com/Cabin.
Terri Donsbach Named New Clinical Supervisor of Children’s Advocacy Center
Terri Donsbach has been named the new clinical supervisor of the Children’s Advocacy Center for Denton County. She will oversee the growth and development of the Clinical Intern Program in partnership with local universities, add depth to the center’s clinical team and ensure that the center has a strong community presence. Terri is the former executive director of Youth and Family Counseling and has more than 25 years of experience.