November 2019 Around Town 3

WOFM Announces New Board Members

The Women of Flower Mound recently announced its 2019-20 Board Members: DeVonn Smeyne, Member-at-Large; Stephanie Anderson, Programs; Nitu Vohra, Vice President of Fundraising; Karen Kenner, Secretary; Katie Kerpon, Parliamentarian; Megan Cross, Publicity; Debbie Pace, Treasurer; Jane Fouty, Community Liaison; Tiffany Waisanen, Ex-Officio; and Angie Cox, Vice President of Membership. The group looks forward to serving the Women of Flower Mound and the surrounding communities this year. Meetings are the second Tuesday of each month. For more information, visit WomenOfFlowerMound.org.

Lakeside 5K, Relay and Family Fun Day to benefit Ally’s Wish

The Second Annual Lakeside Family 5K, Fun Run & Relay will be held Saturday, Nov. 9, in Lakeside DFW. The event will benefit Ally’s Wish, a nonprofit organization founded in Flower Mound devoted to granting last wishes to young, terminally ill mothers nationwide. Wishes granted include services, gifts, transportation, lodging and more. Typical wishes granted cost approximately $5,000. Since its inception, more than 110 wishes have been granted to families across the country. For more information about the event or Ally’s Wish, visit AllysWish.org.

Medical City Lewisville Offers New Drug Take Back Initiative

Join Medical City Lewisville’s Crush the Crisis Opioid Drug Take Back initiative and drop off unwanted, unused and expired prescription medications. Visit MedicalCityHealthCare.com/DrugTakeBack for details on where you can safely and anonymously drop off prescription medications. The drug take-back boxes, which are compliant with Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) regulations, may be accessed free of charge any day of the year—not just on a specific drug take-back day.
Accepted Items include:
• Any tablets, capsules and patches including hydrocodone (Norco, Lortab, Vicodin), oxycodone (Oxycontin, Percocet), tramadol (Ultram), codeine, fentanyl (Duragesic), morphine, hydromorphone (Dilaudid), oxymorphone (Opana)
Unaccepted Items include:
• Needles, syringes, lancets and liquids

Flower Mound Accepting Outstanding Citizenship Award Nominations

Flower Mound leaders understand that the success of any community is built upon the efforts of individuals committed to making it a better place to live, work and play. In an effort to recognize those who have given unselfishly of themselves in service to others, the town is looking for nominations for the 2019 Outstanding Citizenship Award. Anyone can nominate an individual or group, as long as the nominee is a Flower Mound resident/group and displays at least two of the following criteria:

• Strives to make a positive impact in the community

•Enhances the Flower Mound community and the lives of its citizens

• Addresses or fulfills a community need or concern

The recipient will receive a Proclamation of Outstanding Citizenship from the mayor and council and a small engraved plaque. Nominations will be accepted until Friday, Nov. 15. Nomination forms are available at Town Hall, 2121 Cross Timbers Road or by visiting Flower-Mound.com.

LISD Superintendent Receives Excellence in Educational Leadership Award

Lewisville ISD Superintendent of Schools Dr. Kevin Rogers recently received the University Council for Educational Administration’s 2019 Excellence in Educational Leadership Award. The award recognizes school administrators who have made significant contributions to the improvement of administrator preparation. The University of North Texas (UNT), a member university of UCEA, nominated Dr. Rogers.

“This award is really a recognition of Lewisville ISD’s focus on equity in education for all students, and that has been a focus of our Board and administration for several years,” Dr. Rogers says.

Marcus High School Celebrates Homecoming 2019

Marcus High School celebrated its Homecoming Week Sept. 23–28 with a fun-filled Homecoming Carnival and an impressive 60-0 win over Irving. Congratulations to 2019 Homecoming King Noah Soqui and Homecoming Queen Madalyn Beischer.