Boy Scout Troop 707, which is sponsored by the Dallas Elks Lodge #71, supplied about 20 volunteers at the Mockingbird-Williamson stop on the Dallas Marathon route. Scout dad Ben Stephens hydrates son, Nick.
Give a little Christmas
Cub Scout pack 473, whose members hail from Lake Highlands, spent several hours on a December morning decorating an evergreen at the Dallas-based Interfaith Housing Coalition. Brumley Gardens donated the tree.
The Lake Highlands Exchange Club each month awards high school students for outstanding academic achievement and admirable character. Most recently, the Youth of the Month awards went to Kelsey Hohnstein, daughter of Karen and Roger Hohnstein, and Michael Bonahoom, son of Julie and Kevin Bonahoom. Lucina Garcia and Lars Frederiksen, son of Patsy Frederiksen and the late Jan Frederiksen, received Character Counts awards.
Doctors Hospital at White Rock Lake along with Mesquite Fire Department recently received recognition from the American Heart Association for the fastest response times for acute myocardial infarction treatment. Jeanne Holms, pictured with Doctors Hospital and fire department personnel, is a heart attack survivor and real-life beneficiary of the neighborhood hospital’s quick response.