Category: Announcements

Antle – Gandy

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JC Penney | portraits


JC Penney | portraits

Cathy Travis of Monument, Colo. and Greg Antle of Englewood, Colo. are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Brittany Nicole Antle, to Matthew Edwin Gandy, son of Susan and Woodrow Gandy of the Bluffview area of Dallas.

The bride is a graduate of Cherry Creek High School in Greenwood Village, Colo. She received a BA in integrative physiology from the University of Colorado. Brittany is in her final year of medical school at Ross University School of Medicine.

The groom is a graduate of The Episcopal School of Dallas. He received a BS in journalism from the University of Colorado. Matt is in his final year of medical school at Ross University School of Medicine.

The couple plan a May 20, 2017 wedding at The Pines at Genesee in Golden, Colo.

Boston – Miller

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Caroline Jurgensen Photography


Caroline Jurgensen Photography

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Talmage Boston Jr. of Highland Park are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Lindsey Anne Boston, to William Mitchell Miller, son of Dr. and Mrs. Loren Matthew Miller of Plano, Texas.

The bride is a graduate of Highland Park High School. She received a Bachelor of Arts in strategic communication (advertising), with a minor in business, from Texas Christian University. Lindsey is a marketing analyst for Ambit Energy.

The groom is a graduate of Trinity Christian Academy in Addison, Texas. He received a Bachelor of Business Administration, majoring in finance and real estate, from Baylor University.  Mitchell is an analyst with JLL’s Capital Markets Group.

The couple will exchange vows January 21, 2017 at Highland Park United Methodist Church with a reception following at Brook Hollow Golf Club.  Following their wedding trip to Turks and Caicos, Lindsey and Mitchell will reside in Dallas.

Eidson – Near

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Steve Wrubel Photography


Steve Wrubel Photography

Jana Beth and Jim Eidson of University Park are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Savannah Eidson, to Andrew Near, son of Dana Near and Richard Near of Dallas, formerly of Highland Park.

The bride is a 2009 graduate of Highland Park High School. She received a BS in child and family studies from Baylor University and an MS in counseling from Southern Methodist University. Savannah works as a counselor at University Park Counseling and Testing, PLLC.

The groom is also a 2009 graduate of Highland Park High School. He received a BA in economics and commerce from Hampden-Sydney College and an MS in management from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University. Andrew works in real estate investment at RSF Partners.

The couple will exchange vows May 6, 2017 at Highland Park United Methodist Church.

Keith Paul Young Jr.

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Keith Paul Young Jr.

YOUNG, Jr., KEITH PAUL – Keith was born February 18, 1958, in Dallas, Texas to Jere Snider Young and Keith Young, Sr. He died unexpectedly in an accident on September 9, 2016.

Keith attended Highland Park schools, St. Mark’s School of Texas, and Stanford University, where he graduated with honors in 1980. At Stanford, he earned the James Birdsall Weter Prize for Outstanding History Honors Thesis.

He returned to Dallas and married the love of his life, Mary McEntire. Together, they raised their two extraordinary and beloved children, Martha McEntire Young and Keith Paul Young, III.

Keith founded Apartment Protection Services and later sold the company to Centex. He returned to the family car business, becoming the dealer for Young Chevrolet, and later founding Young Hyundai of Rockwall. Awarded the Chevrolet Dealer of the Year award by General Motors, he truly appreciated and was dedicated to his wonderful employees. Keith also was active in the community, co-chairing a capital campaign for the Shelton School and serving on the board of Educational Opportunities, Inc. A founding member of the Dallas Rowing Club, he took great pleasure in boats of all kinds, from windsurfers (one of which he built in his garage as a teenager), to sailboats, to wooden motorboats, to racing shells. He loved to listen to classical music while taking an early-morning row on Bachman Lake. Not surprisingly, he also loved cars – from the 1936 Ford that he drove to high school to amateur racing cars that he later drove in competitions throughout the country. He also earned his pilot’s license and enjoyed the thrill of flying a tail-dragger. One of his greatest adventures was completing the Peking to Paris road rally in 2013 with his then-83-year-old father. In their 1940 Suburban, Keith drove 7,600 miles across Asia and Europe, even camping out in sandstorms in the Gobi Desert. Exceedingly well read, he was also an enthusiast of all kinds of music, from folk to Bossa Nova to opera. He loved to travel with his family, and he treasured any time he could spend with them: sharing Sunday-night Mexican-food dinners, going to SMU football games with his son, teaching his daughter to sail, and taking long winter walks on the beautiful beaches of Cape Cod with his best friend, his devoted wife. But these activities do not convey the breadth and depth of Keith Young. To his family and friends, he was an anchor – someone steady, solid, and utterly trustworthy. He was the person whom you could always rely on for calm and wise counsel and assistance. He also was a lot of fun. There was no gap between who Keith appeared to be and who he was: a gentleman and a gentle man. He was a treasure – a dear, handsome, funny, smart, generous, thoughtful, and kind man who was deeply loved by so many people. Words cannot begin to express the unbelievable pain of his loss.

Keith was preceded in death by his mother, Jere Young, and his sister, Kathe Griggs.

He is survived by his wife, Mary, and children, Martha and Keith; his father and stepmother, Keith and Anne Young; sister and brother-in-law, Nancy and Joe Dorociak; sister-in-law, Lynn Vogt; brother-in-law, Bart McEntire and wife, Paddy; brother-in-law, Sawnie McEntire and wife, Debbie; and countless nieces and nephews, cousins, and friends.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, or Scottish Rite Hospital.

Helen Bearden

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Helen Jean Bearden


Helen Jean Bearden

Long-time White Rock United Methodist choir member Helen Jean Bearden, 88, passed away Saturday, Aug. 27, in Dallas, near her home at White Rock Lake.

Helen is survived by her brother Karl and his wife Betty Anderson of Highland Park; daughter Cynthia Ann Bearden Lucke of Arizona; and son Brian Bearden of Plano, Texas; along with nieces Cathy Anderson Taylor of Plano, Becky Anderson Bailey of Plano; Sharon Anderson of Dallas; nephews Bobby Anderson of Breckenridge, Texas; and Charlie Anderson of Dallas. She treasured her grandchildren Joshua Lucke of Dallas, Tristen Lucke of Arizona; Madison and Hannah Bearden of Plano; and three great grandchildren, Marcus, Leeloo and Kalel Lucke.

She is preceded in death by her parents Earle K. Anderson and Helen Emrie Anderson of University Park; her brother Robert “Bob” Anderson of Breckenridge, Texas; and William “Bill” Bearden of Dallas.

She was born in Chicago, moved to and grew up in University Park and graduated from Highland Park High School and Southern Methodist University, where she was a Tri-Delta. She loved helping others and worked into her late 80s in medical offices in Dallas at the old Medical Arts Hospital and Baylor Dallas with Dr. David Young. Her favorite times involved being with friends and family at the lake, cheering on her Dallas Cowboys, Dallas Mavericks, Texas Rangers, and SMU Mustangs, and singing as an Alto in the choir at White Rock United Methodist Church. She has been a member of the church choir since 1968 upon moving back to Dallas after living a few years in Colorado and California. She cherished being a member of Wilshire Baptist’s 100-voice New Song community choir, which has members from 15 churches.

Funeral services were held Sept. 3 at White Rock United Methodist Church, with a reception following. Pastor Mitchell Boone officiated the ceremony. A scholarship fund for Children’s Chorus students has been established in her name to give the gift of music and donations can be made to the Children’s Chorus of Collin County, 7801 Alma Dr. STE 105-166, Plano TX 75025.

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Santa to be at NorthPark Black Friday



Santa Claus is coming to Dallas. NorthPark Center is holding its annual Salvation Army Angel Tree Celebration on Black Friday, Nov. 27.

The celebration will kick off the center's 50th holiday season at 10:30 a.m. Santa will select the first Angel for a child in need in North Texas.

Texas Ballet Theater will perform The Nutcracker and there will be a character meet-and-greet after the performance. Festivities will be held on the first floor between Nordstrom and Macy's.

Kylie Weintraub & Alan Hise

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Third Eye Photography

Third Eye Photography

High School sweethearts, Kylie Ann Weintraub and Alan Jacob Hise, were united in marriage on August 1, 2015 at The Club at Crested Butte in Crested Butte, Colo. Family friend, Judge Jack Jones Jr., officiated the ceremony. After the couple exchanged rings and recited their vows, Kylie surprised Alan with an Aggie ring. Following the ceremony guests enjoyed a buffet dinner, preceded by cocktails on the patio, also at The Club at Crested Butte, overlooking the scenic Rocky Mountains. Dance music was provided by the Moses Jones Band from Denver. The bride and groom took to the dance floor for their first dance together for Dean Martin's "Ain't That A Kick In The Head." The couple’s send off was in the father of the bride’s 1933 maroon Ford Tudor Deluxe.

The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Weintraub of University Park. She is the granddaughter of Cordelia V. Stovall of Dallas and the late Tom Stovall, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Sam Weintraub. The groom is the son of Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Hise of University Park. He is the grandson of Mary Frances Hise of Lubbock, Texas and the late Henry Hise and the late Hubert Van de Vyver and the late Bernice Pszcskowski.

The bride was given in marriage by her parents and escorted down the aisle on the arm of her father. For her wedding the bride selected a structured, ivory satin, trumpet-style gown. She completed her look with an heirloom Belgian lace veil, passed down from bride to bride on the groom's mother's side of the family and worn by the groom's mother, Beth Hise, on her wedding day. Assisting the bride as maid of honor was Alex McGowen. Her bridesmaids included Hannah Hofweber, Aryn Akin, Kendall Palmer, Emily Hammack, and Megan Roepe. Craig McLaughlin, guitarist, and Lizzie Plotkin, violinist, both from Crested Butte, provided music for the ceremony.

Attending the groom as best men were his brothers, Luke Hise and Greg Hise. Groomsmen included Vance Weintraub, Barret Howell, Chad Wheiles, Rusty Bratton, and Andrew Elliott. Ushers were Zach Fichtenbaum, Jordan Raney, and Jordan McGowen.

The bride is a 2008 graduate of Highland Park High School. She received a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting with business honors from Texas A&M University, where she also later received a Masters in finance. Kylie is a Certified Public Accountant who is now employed as a senior audit associate at KPMG.

The groom is also a 2008 graduate of Highland Park High School. He received a Bachelor of Science in economics from Texas A&M University. He is currently continuing his studies as a fourth year medical student at Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine.

Following their wedding trip to Bali, Indonesia, the couple have made their home in Dallas.

Congrats to 2015 AFE Recipients


Humanities/History AFE recipients Cynthia Salzman Mondell and Allen Mondell

Humanities/History AFE recipients Cynthia Salzman Mondell and Allen Mondell

The Dallas Historical Society announced the 2015 Awards for Excellence in Community Service.

The recipients will be honored at the 34th annual AFE luncheon Nov. 19 in the Fairmont Hotel. Tickets are available now.

“This event recognizes those who have contributed their time, talent and resources to make history in their respective areas, and we look forward to celebrating their achievements,” said Kit Sawers, event chair.

Congratulations to the recipients (for full bios visit the Dallas Historical Society website):

  • Sports Leadership: Tim Brown
  • Arts Leadership: Giselle Antoni
  • Business: Richard Eiseman, Jr.
  • Creative Arts: Bill Booziotis
  • Education: Margaret Wildenthal
  • Health/Sciences-Medicine: Robert W. Haley, M.D.
  • Humanities: Dr. Ronald E. Jones
  • Humanities/History: Cynthia Salzman Mondell and Allen Mondell
  • Philanthropy: Gerald Ford
  • Volunteer Community Leadership: Vikki J. Martin and the Ferguson Road Initiative
  • Jubilee History Makers: Matrice and Ron Kirk