Small ways that you can make a big difference for nonprofits

Recycle. It’s fun!

The date: Saturday Oct. 13. The goal: clear out your junk and get it to the recycling event, between 9 a.m. and noon at Lake Highlands United Methodist, 9015 Plano. Proceeds from recycled goods recovered at the event, put on by the LHUMC Green Team and Bubb Fundraising, will be used for energy-saving improvements to church property. Visit and see the calendar for a list of recyclable items.


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Do lunch with the ladies

Reserve your seat at the Dallas Elks Ladies’ Fall Luncheon by Oct. 12 by contacting Jean at 214.348.2648. Attendees will enjoy a lovely lunch spread, wine and a lecture about life as the wife of late singing and television star John Gary from his wife Lee Gary entitled “Wind Beneath His Wings”. The Elks Lodge is located at 8550 Lullwater. The event is Saturday, Oct. 20 at 11:30 a.m. Tickets are $18 and proceeds benefit Elks Lodge efforts including scholarships for students and more.


Merry madness

All Lake Highlands’ ghosts, goblins, zombies and humans are invited to Moss Haven Elementary school’s Moss Haven Madness Fall Carnival Saturday, Oct. 27 from 4-7 p.m. at the campus, 9202 Moss Farm. Experience the famous haunted house, games, food and a freakishly good time. Food and game tickets will be on sale at the school or at the carnival. Proceeds benefit the school.


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