Katie Holmes to Speak at Chick Lit Luncheon

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Community Partners of Dallas has announced actress Katie Holmes as their featured speaker for the 12th annual Chick Lit Luncheon.

“Chick Lit is going ‘Chick Flick’ and we could not be more excited to have Katie Holmes as our keynote speaker for this year’s luncheon,” said CEO and president for Community Partners of Dallas, Paige McDaniel. “Following such notable speakers from recent years, like Tim Gunn and Bethany Frankel, we expect Katie to thoroughly enthrall our Chick Lit devotees as she shares her experiences as one of America’s favorite actresses.”

Holmes has appeared in several notable films, ranging from the action blockbuster Batman Begins, to critically acclaimed art house pictures such as Ang Lee’s The Ice Storm and Peter Hedges’ Pieces of April. She is currently working on the films Doorman, Ocean’s 8, and The Secret.

And for those of us who grew up in the 90s, she was Joey Potter on the WB TV series Dawson’s Creek.

The 12th annual Chick Lit luncheon will be held at 10:30 a.m. April 13 at the Hilton Anatole. The event will include a wine reception followed by a seated luncheon. Tables begin at $2,500 and are on sale now. Individual tickets will go on sale in early April if space permits.

For more information visit communitypartnersdallas.org.

Since 1989, Community Partners of Dallas has ensured safety and restored dignity and hope to abused and neglected children by providing crucial resources and support to the caseworkers of Dallas County Child Protective Services.

Community Partners of Dallas provides items such as winter coats, diapers and formula, holiday gifts, school uniforms, personal hygiene products, food, and more.

Bianca R. Montes

Bianca Montes is an award-winning journalist with a background in crime and government reporting and an obsession with all things culture and arts. She serves as the Managing Editor for Park Cities People and Preston Hollow People, curating content for the Living Well and Faith sections, as well as producing the Fall and Spring society sections and 20 Under 40. From luncheons to galas to exhibition openings to new Dallas restaurants, you can find her out and about on Instagram @Bianca_TBD or @peoplenewspapers You can also reach her by email at [email protected] For the latest news, click here to sign up for our newsletter.