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The July issue of the Advocate will focus on women and girls in our neighborhood.

We’re limited by space, so we couldn’t fit everything in the printed magazine this time around.

This month, neighbors will read about Jodi McShan of McShan Florist, which has been a family-owned East Dallas business for over 70 years. We profiled Forest Hills resident Christa Sanford, who’s the current president of Junior League of Dallas. And there’s also a story on the Lakewood Service League, celebrating 40 years, and Casey Cutler, the outgoing director of Good Local Markets.

Keep an eye out for those stories (and more) on your doorstep and on our website. In the meantime, here are a few fun facts about some of our neighborhood’s leading women.

Favorite Restaurant 

Casey Cutler: Resident Taqueria
Jodi McShan: El Vecino

Favorite Happy Hour Spot

Casey Cutler: Goodfriend Beer Garden and Burger House or Single Wide
Kristen McKercher: El Vecino
Christa Brown Sanford: Mi Cocina

Hidden Gem in East Dallas 

Casey Cutler: Good Local Markets
Jodi McShan: Big Thicket and other less-popular spots around White Rock Lake
Kristen McKercher: Farmers markets and activities around the lake


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