SKULDUGGERY OF THE WEEK: FORAGING BEHAVIORS
Rummaging through a garage is OK, but not if it’s not yours or you’re doing it without permission. Around midnight Dec. 6, an open garage in the 5000 block of Elsby Avenue was host to an unwanted visitor who combed through property inside. It’s unknown if anything was stolen.
Tacky holiday sweaters were on display in all of their glory as designers, architects, socialites, friends of the SPCA of Texas and members of the American Institute of Architects of Dallas and TEXCO, The Construction Association jingled and mingled to kick off Home for the Holidays 2017 at the Bark + Build Housewarming Party at NorthPark Center on Nov.19.
The Junior League of Dallas held its annual Milestones Luncheon, presented by The Kohl Foundation, on Nov. 17 in the Hilton Anatole Hotel’s Chantilly Ballroom. This year’s event featured a conversation with Academy Award®-Winning actress Octavia Spencer. The JLD also recognized its 2017-2018 Sustainer of the Year, Linda Perryman Evans.
Joining the military comes with eight or more weeks of basic training followed by weeks or months more training in the skills soldiers, sailors, and marines will employ in their military service.
But when it’s time to get out, the military provides a week of classes to transition soon-to-be veterans to civilian life, said Jeff Hall, national employment director for Disabled American Veterans.
You won’t want to lose your invitation to the eighth annual Birthday Party for the Lost Boys of Sudan.
Friends of the Lost Boys, a local nonprofit that provides outreach and financial support to the refugees, is collecting new or gently used items between Dec. 30 and Jan. 5 for the celebration, and they need help.