Former First Lady Attends Parkinson’s Event

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FROM LEFT: Parkinson Voice Project board chairman Bart Bartholomew, former First Lady Laura Bush, Parkinson Voice Project CEO and founder Samantha Elandary, and Parkinson Voice Project honorary board director Nancy Clements Seay. (Courtesy Parkinson Voice Projects / Pliny Gale)

The people of Parkinson’s Voice Project put their money where their mouths were following a well-attended symposium for three days in June in Richardson.


Stephan Pyles Hosts Annual Harvest Kick-Off Party

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HARVEST co-chair Maggie Kipp, honorary chair Chef Stephan Pyles, HARVEST co-chair Melinda Knowles and Trisha Cunningham, president and CEO of The North Texas Food Bank. (Photo: Tamytha Cameron Smith)

Co-chairs Maggie Kipp and Melinda Knowles unveiled exciting updates for the 5th annual HARVEST benefiting The North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) at a kick-off party hosted by celebrated chef and honorary chair Stephan Pyles at his Flora Street Café on June 12.

Upon arrival, the more than 100 host committee members and supporters mingled and enjoyed wine and delicious bites in the restaurant’s private dining room. At the appointed time, the co-chairs gathered the crowd to welcome everyone and thank them for their support of this year’s HARVEST, which will be held on September 21 at a new venue, the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden.


Failing the Ethics 101 Quiz

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I’ve seen it suggested on social media that Park Cities People staff members must not know who is ultimately responsible for the much discussed ad placed on page 40 of the May issue.

At this point, I regrettably must agree.


Istation Focused on Keeping Learning Fun

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Istation is a leading provider of technology and game-based curriculum for schools. (Courtesy Istation)

Technology is king in 2018, and that includes in the classroom, where screens and keyboards are business as usual for students and teachers.

July marks the 20th year for Dallas-based Istation, a leading provider of educational technology.


Crime Reports July 9 – 15

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SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: HOW RUDE!

It's bad enough to steal a $10,000 gas range from new construction in the Park Cities but to leave the valve open with the gas running is downright reckless. Around 4:30 a.m. July 14, Highland Park police officers responded to a burglary alarm in the 4500 block of Beverly Drive where they heard gas hissing out of the open valve. To add insult to injury, the thieves also scratched the new flooring and left tire marks on the garage floor.