Posts Tagged ‘People’

Elizabeth Pierce — Courtesy Photo

Community Contribution

Corgan, one of the largest U.S.-based architectural and interior design firms, hired Lake Highlands resident Elizabeth Pierce as its marketing manager.

Her main focus will be business development, including support for project proposals, client relations, and creating firm promotional materials. Continue Reading »


Denise Krajewski — Courtesy Photo

Community Contribution

Doctors Hospital at White Rock Lake named Denise Krajewski, RN, MSN, FACHE, as its new chief nursing officer.

Krajewski’s career in health care spans several decades. She has worked numerous leadership roles and most recently served in a dual role as chief nursing officer for Metropolitan Methodist Hospital and division chief nurse executive in San Antonio. In that position, she was responsible for facility and division clinical operations, including staff development, performance improvement, and program development. Continue Reading »

By Bruce Felps

A post lunchtime cyber-cruise turned up sad news among Woodrow Nation.

Unfair Park and Frontburner reported the passing of Jerry Haynes, aka: Mr. Peppermint, a television icon to generations of kids.. Continue Reading »

Photo by Lilia Estrada

By Bruce Felps

Perhaps no demographic took a harder hit from the lingering recession than people older than 50.

The Skillman Church of Christ yesterday served as the location of a job fair geared for people 50 years and older organized by the Dallas Senior Employment Council. Continue Reading »

Photo by Steve Lucas, class of 1979

By Bruce Felps

Micki Rawlings, wife of Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings, graduated from Woodrow Wilson High School as part of the 1968 class.

She returns to the neighborhood tomorrow afternoon to serve as grand marshal of Woodrow’s homecoming parade.

She and City Council District 9 Rep. Sheffie Kadane, along with Principal Kyle Richardson and his peers from feeder schools, lead the parade as it begins its neighborhood route at 5:30 p.m., Sept. 21, from the school. Continue Reading »

Eric Boon — Courtesy Photo

Community Contribution

Eric Boon has been named the new director of business development and associate administrator at Doctors Hospital at White Rock Lake.

“We are delighted to announce Eric’s addition to our team,” said Doctors Hospital CEO Scott Manis. “His in-depth knowledge of our service area, coupled with his outstanding business-development skills, makes him an excellent fit for this role.” Continue Reading »

By Bruce Felps

The day’s mail delivery brought a postcard from the Texas Department of Public Safety.

According to the agency, Brian Christopher Rogerson, a registered sex offender, recently moved to East Dallas, an apartment complex in the 5900 block of Lewis Street. Continue Reading »

By Bruce Felps

Giraffes fascinated little James Sikes of Lakewood, so much so, according to the Dallas Morning News, his parents nicknamed him “Jamesie the Giraffe.”

The nickname now stands, tall, as a legacy to the boy’s brief life. He passed away July 16 from a brain tumor, but the Sikes family neighbors, community, and cyber-friends made sure the 8-month-old’s memory would be honored. Continue Reading »

Exchange Club Vice President Ronda Moreland, RISD Superintendent Dr. Kay Waggoner, Exchange Club President Bryan McCrory — Courtesy Photo

Community Contribution

The Exchange Club of Lake Highlands welcomed Richardson ISD Superintendent Dr. Kay Waggoner during its Friday morning meeting.

Waggoner assumed her position with the RISD in March 2010 having brought more than 30 years of experience in public education. Almost the entire Lake Highlands area is within the boundaries of the RISD and the public schools are of vital interest to the community.

Waggoner started by reporting that the first week of the new school year went smoothly, which was a reflection on the hard work of the district’s teachers and administrators as well as of the support of the PTAs from the district’s schools. Continue Reading »

Abel Gonzalez — Courtesy NBC

By Bruce Felps

Credit Woodrow Nation’s Abel Gonzalez, class of ’88, with taking State Fair of Texas fried foods to such acclaimed levels.

He masterminded Fried Butter, Fried Coke, and Fried Cotton Candy, the latter of which didn’t make it out of the testing kitchen, and this year debuts Deep Fried Pineapple Upside Down Cake. Continue Reading »

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