2nd Annual Lakeside 5K  & Fun Run benefiting Ally’s Wish

The 2nd Annual Lakeside 5K  & Fun Run benefiting Ally's Wish took place on Nov. 9 in partnership with Lakeside DFW.  Supporters could choose to participate in a 1-mile fun run or 5K.  Inspired by the late Allyson Hendrickson, Ally’s Wish, Inc. is a Flower Mound based non-profit organization devoted to granting the last wish to young, terminally … Continued

9th Annual Double Oak Turkey Trot a Successful Beloved Tradition

On November 28, the 9th annual Double Oak Turkey Trot was in full swing despite the rain forecast.  This beloved event has strong local sponsor support and has become a tradition for many community families to kick off the Thanksgiving holiday.  Proceeds of the 2019 Double Oak Turkey Trot benefits funding for inner-city youth programs run … Continued

Liberty Christian School Heart of Liberty Gala Celebrates Staff

On Oct. 5, supporters gathered at Texas Motor Speedway to attend the Liberty Christian School Heart of Liberty Gala. More than 630 people attended, hearing from a very special guest, as well as participating in a Live Auction and Win a Car drawing. Dr. Blair McCullough declared it "… the best fundraising event that I have ever attended." $442,000 was raised to support the Staff Sustainability Initiative. Photography … Continued

Third Annual Park Place Luxury & Supercar Showcase Raises $141,000

On Sept. 28, more than 4,500 people attended the third annual Park Place Luxury & Supercar Showcase at the Four Seasons Resort and Club Dallas to experience rare cars, live music, trendy fashion and refreshing cuisine. The luxury lifestyle event raised $141,000 for Baylor Scott & White Irving Foundation. Photography by Michael Ainsworth, David Alvey, Patty Blome and Rhi Lee

Flower Mound Chamber Commerce’s Fiesta is a Sweet Success Southern-Style

On Oct. 26 at the Embassy Suites Grapevine, more than 630 attendees gathered to celebrate doing business FloMo-style. Guests enjoyed an auction, casino games, live music and delicious food. Texas Health Presbyterian – Flower Mound was the presenting sponsor, and the Flower Mound Chamber created a spectacular event reminiscent of the South with a Kentucky Derby twist. Photography by John Hudson … Continued

Ranch Hand Rescue Ignite Hope Gala Celebrates 10 Years

On Oct. 12, Ranch Hands Rescue hosted its 10-year anniversary gala, featuring dinner, drinks and dancing at the Embassy Suites Denton. 650 attendees helped raise money to support the organization's general operations and subsidized services for victims of sexual and physical abuse, PTSD, anxiety and other debilitating traumas. Photography by Shea McFarland, Prop-A-Razzi 

LEF’s 1 Team, 1 Dream Evening for Education Scores Big

On Sept. 7, the Lewisville ISD Education Foundation (LEF) held its famed Evening for Education at the Hilton Garden Inn Lewisville. Guests tailgated and paid tribute to Texas football with the 2019 theme: 1 TEAM, 1 DREAM. Mary Jacoby was the event chair, and VIP guests had an opportunity to meet legendary WFAA Sports Anchor Dale Hansen. Photography courtesy of LEF

Second Annual Rhythms at the River Walk/Duck Derby a Family Affair

Cross Timbers Rotary, along with a plethora of community businesses and organizations, joined forces to host the Second Annual Rhythms at the River Walk Sept. 21. A 5K, family-friendly walk, vendors, kids' area and live music delighted festival attendees, along with the Duck Derby featuring 17,000 ducks! More than $140,000 was raised to support Denton County charities. Photography by Mixed Media Creations

Primrose School of NE Flower Mound Celebrates 20-Year Anniversary

On Aug. 27, Primrose School of NE Flower Mound celebrated 20 years. To commemorate the milestone, students and teachers painted river rocks and created a rock garden. The Flower Mound Chamber of Commerce provided a ribbon cutting as part of the festivities and students celebrated with cupcakes and the school mascot, Percy the Proud Rooster. Current owners Sheldon and Shelley … Continued

LEF Awards $100,000 to Lewisville ISD Teachers

On Aug. 21, the Lewisville ISD Education Foundation (LEF) awarded 64 grants to teachers across LISD totaling $100,000, an increase for the third year. Teacher grants ranged from $305 to as much as $2,500 with 14 grants awarded at the highest level. Grants covered the full scope of subjects: STEM-related learning, music, physics, robotics, social skills, books and more. Photography by LISD Communications … Continued