Third Annual Park Place Luxury & Supercar Showcase Sept. 19

The third annual Park Place Luxury & Supercar Showcase will be from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, at the Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas at Las Colinas. The luxury lifestyle event benefits the Baylor Scott & White Irving Foundation. Park Place Dealerships has donated a 2020 Lexus UX to be raffled at the Park Place Luxury Supercar Showcase. Raffle tickets may be purchased at IrvingFoundation.BSWHealth.com. Event tickets may be purchased at LuxurySupercarShowcase.com. VIP tickets are limited and have sold out the previous two years.

LISD Names Justin Gilbreath New TECC-W Director

Lewisivlle ISD has appointed Justin Gilbreath as the new director of the Technology, Exploration and Career Center – West (TECC-W). Justin is serving as principal of the Dale Jackson Career Center and will oversee the transition of Dale Jackson to the new TECC-W campus, which is scheduled to open the 2020-2021 school year. Justin previously was assistant principal at The Colony High School.

Volunteers Participate in LISD Back-to-School Fair

Volunteers of all ages helped provide supplies and stuff backpacks for the annual Lewisville ISD Back-to-School Fair. They packed more than 5,000 backpacks for the event held Aug. 3 at Lewisville High School. Back-to-School Fair provides thousands of local students with supplies and resources they need to begin the new school year. 

Flower Mound Earns Platinum-Level Scenic City Certification

Flower Mound recently earned its second consecutive prestigious platinum-level Scenic City certification from the Scenic City Program. Only 17 Texas municipalities have ever earned the honor. The certification program was developed to recognize municipalities that implement high-quality scenic standards for public roadways and spaces. Flower Mound will be formally recognized Oct. 10 in San Antonio.

Spelling Bee Champ Recognized at Town Council Meeting

McKamy Middle School student Abhijay Kodali recently was recognized at a Flower Mound Town Council meeting for his outstanding spelling abilities. Abhijay was one of the eight co-champions of the Scripps National Spelling Bee this past spring. Congratulations, Abhijay!

Free Women’s Health Screenings and Health Fair Featuring Tracey Gold

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Flower Mound hosts its annual Women’s Health Fair on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 7:30-11:30a.m. at the Courtyard Marriott Flower Mound. The keynote speaker is Tracey Gold, actress and former child star best known for playing Carol Seaver on the 1980s sitcom Growing Pains. Don’t miss her important story of perseverance and determination. Also, attend a Physician Panel to learn about and ask questions regarding your health. Services offered are blood pressure checks, heart rhythm screenings, body composition/BMI calculations, chair massages, complimentary breakfast, wellness booths, eyebrow threading and door prizes. No RSVP required.

Medical City Lewisville Receives Healthgrades 2019 Patient Safety Excellence Award

Medical City Lewisville is in the top 5% of U.S. hospitals recognized for patient safety according to Healthgrades, the leading online resource for information about hospitals and physicians. Medical City Lewisville received the Healthgrades 2019 Patient Safety Excellence Award, which recognizes excellent performance in safety provided for patients in the Medicare population, as measured by objective outcomes (risk-adjusted patient safety indicator rates) for 14 patient safety indicators defined by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ).

“It is a great honor to receive this award, which is indicative of our hospital’s dedication and focus on providing the highest quality care to our patients,” said LaSharndra Barbarin, CEO of Medical City Lewisville. “This award highlights our commitment to the care and improvement of human life.”

Medical City Lewisville was one of seven Medical City Healthcare hospitals to receive the prestigious award. In addition, on May 15, 10 Medical City Healthcare hospitals were also awarded an “A” in The Leapfrog Group’s Spring 2019 Hospital Safety Grade. Medical City Healthcare received more top safety scores than any other North Texas hospital system.