Around the State

Around The State | 3/17/2014, 10:03 a.m.
On Saturday, residents of Duck Creek Shopping Center will host Heroes Appreciation Day, to honor local military, police officers, firefighters ...


Dallas Afterschool will host its annual RECESS! Fundraiser on April 25 at 7 p.m. at the home of Faye Briggs.

Dallas Afterschool ensures that after school and summer is a time for safe, educationally enriching experiences for our community’s disadvantaged youth. The fundraiser will feature an evening of fun and games including casino games, silent and big board auctions filled with field trips to a sand box you can dig in for prizes. No jacket required.

Anyone interested in donating to the silent auction, contact Amy Turner at aturnerc@aol.com. For more information, contact Megan Julian at mjulian@dallasafterschool.org or call 214-306-8400 ext. 114.


The Urban League of Greater Dallas and North Central Texas will host its Annual Meeting Community Report Luncheon on April 25 at 11:45 a.m. in the Grand Ballroom of the Hilton Anatole Hotel, 2201 Stemmons Freeway. The theme of the luncheon is “The Legacy Continues: Passing the Torch.”

The luncheon will also recognize Dr. Myron H. Watkins, M.D., and Frank Arredondo as 2014 Legacy Honorees. In a special presentation, the honorees will pass the legacy torch to Myron H. Watkins Jr. and Linda Davis-Demas, the next generation of individuals who have made achievements in their profession and gave back to the community. A highlight of the luncheon will be Dr. Mitchell-Brooks’ annual report to the community that details the outcomes and impact of the investments of League supporters who contribute their time and funding. New members of the board of the trustees will also be recognized. For more information, visit http://www.ulgdnctx.org.