Charity

Realtor Lynda Piepgras Gives Back to Schools Through Commission Donation Program

By Joanna England / September 1, 2017 / 0 Comments

Realtors are famous for their generosity, and they are constantly looking for new ways to lift up the communities they serve. And though commission donation programs are nothing new, we’re absolutely impressed with Lynda Piepgras’ idea to help meet the needs of school districts by contributing a percentage of sales. In fact, Piepgras is launching […]

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Lake Highlands Habitat for Humanity ReStore to Open in Late February

By Leah Shafer / February 11, 2015 / 5 Comments

If you’re DIY aficionado or planning a home renovation project on a budget, then you’ve got to be jazzed about the Feb. 21 grand opening of the newest Habitat for Humanity ReStore Resale Outlet in DFW. The store will be located in Lake Highlands at the southeast corner of Skillman Street and Abrams Road in the […]

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Lakewood RE/MAX Agents Donate Bicycles to Wilkinson Center

By Leah Shafer / December 15, 2014 / 1 Comment

As part of a holiday philanthropy project, two Lakewood RE/MAX agents organized a drive this month to collect children’s bicycles for The Wilkinson Center. Barbara Reeves and Lee Dirickson, realtors at RE/MAX DFW Associates, collected 45 bicycles, helmets, and bike locks from other Lakewood RE/MAX agents and their business associates, and a Wilkinson representative picked them up last […]

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Coldwell Banker Hosts Annual Coat and Blanket Drive Next Week

By Leah Shafer / December 5, 2014 / 0 Comments

Gather up your new and gently used coats and blankets for adults and kids because it’s time for the annual coat and blanket drive by Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage’s Dallas/Park Cities office. Collected items will go to the Dallas ISD Coat Closet and the Oak Lawn Community Outreach Center Clothes Closet for families in need […]

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Jacy Olson and Carrie Hill Join the Giveback Homes Team, Helping Provide Housing to Those in Need

By Joanna England / May 22, 2014 / 0 Comments

Y’all know about Olson and Hill, the two dynamic brunettes who are an amazing team at Nathan Grace. These two women have been friends for a very long time, and are using that bond to help build a business that lasts. Jacy Olson and Carrie Hill have lived in the Lake Highlands area and are […]

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New Friends New Life Home Tour Features Four Amazing Park Cities and Preston Hollow Mansions

By Joanna England / October 14, 2013 / 3 Comments

The four homes selected for the 2013 New Friends New Life Holiday Home Tour were unveiled Oct. 3, and boy, are they stunners! These amazing mansions will be featured on the nonprofit’s annual fundraiser on Sunday, Dec. 8, and you do not want to miss out!
This year’s tour spans the Park Cities and Preston Hollow, including two homes on Highland Park’s famed Beverly Drive. New Friends New Life helps women reclaim their lives from the sex industry, become self-sufficient, and rescues trafficked teen girls and sexually exploited women and their children. The tour, now in its 14th year, is the organization’s chief fundraiser.

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