Nearly 150 Liberty Christian students and 26 leaders ventured to Panama City over spring break for a life-changing week of service and transformation. Beyond manual labor projects, the group performed a drama, The Journey, to all who would listen. Hearts and minds were touched, and on the final day, many students were baptized in the Pacific Ocean as a … Continued
McAuliffe Elementary held its 14th annual Chili Cook-Off Feb. 28. The theme was Camp Rock this year. Entertainment, face painting, games, an amazing auction, and of course, lots of fantastic chili and other food were available for the huge crowd of supporters. A terrific event, but don't look now: It's #MCAChili20. Save the date: Feb. 27, 2020! Photography by Jerry Glover
Champions for Children Gala benefiting Children’s Advocacy Center for Denton County was a tremendous success. Guests were entertained by a steel drum band, Las Vegas entertainer Jeff Civillico and a lively auction. The Denton community was supportive and generous raising more than half a million dollars to help victims of severe child abuse.
On Tuesday, Feb. 5, supporters of Ally’s Wish convened in Old Town Lewisville for a night of progressive shopping, noshing and sipping where a portion of sales benefitted the charity. Attendees shopped at Old Town Wine House, Perc Coffeehouse, Main Street Mercantile and Flourish Flowers & Gifts, then learned more about Ally’s Wish and its fifth annual Boots and Blessings … Continued
Community partners and friends gathered at the home of Corey and Vanessa Van Trease to celebrate home, hearth and friendship as they toured the creative masterpiece that was Cross Timbers Lifestyle's March cover story. Guests enjoyed delightful nibbles and sips courtesy of Priceless Caterings, while Park Place Jaguar DFW and Lexus Grapevine wheeled out stylish new offerings. Photography by Robert … Continued
The luncheon held at Denton Country Club on Jan. 25 honored 2018 Citizen of the Year Jason Walter, executive director of the Cross Timbers YMCA. The President's Award winner was David Hodges with People's Mortgage. Rookie of the Year went to Matt Tobben with State Farm Insurance, and Max Miller, Cross Timbers Gazette proprietor, was Ambassador of the Year. Kelly … Continued
On Jan. 26 at the Courtyard Dallas Flower Mound, pin-striped suits and flapper dresses were all the rage as the Flower Mound Rotary celebrated its 13th Annual Vine and Dine Fundraiser. Guests enjoyed a speakeasy, casino games and turtle races, along with fabulous wines, cuisine and auction prizes. All proceeds raised benefit the charities and civic service … Continued
Flower Mound Chamber’s Holiday Luncheon was held Dec. 4 at Courtyard by Marriott Dallas Flower Mound. Special honorees were Matt Tobben, Ambassador of the Month; Lantana Golf Club, Business of the Month; Tracy Sottiaux, Timber Creek Elementary, Teacher of the Month; Timber Creek Elementary, School of the Month; Lizzie Gallini, Flower Mound High School: Student of the Month.
Cross Timbers Rotary Club hosted its annual Christmas luncheon at the Courtyard by Marriott Dallas Flower Mound on Dec. 14. Music was provided by Argyle High School's acapella choir, Remedy; and Harper Grace of American Idol fame. Col. Matthew Amidon was the keynote speaker, and Argyle High school's theater troupe performed the timeless The Gift of the Magi. Photography by Mixed Media … Continued
Marlene Price's Wellington Elementary second-grade class helped “ring” in the holiday season with the Salvation Army during a visit to the Walmart Neighborhood Market. "We spend a lot of time in class throughout the year talking about how we can give to others and spread kindness to those around us, so it only seemed fitting to … Continued