… of “Infinite Possibility: A Night of Music, Art, and Women Helping Women”. East Dallas-based singer and songwriter Jill Allison Bryan will host the event — Bryan’s “Dancing in Limbo” CD release party coupled with an art auction featuring 13 local female artists — to benefit Women for Women International, an organization that helps women in war-torn countries rebuild their lives. Another neighborhood resident, KERA “Think” host Kris Boyd, will emcee the benefit on Saturday, Mar. 27 at 7 Senses in the Dallas Design District. “Many of my friends happen to be very talented female artists, and I’ve always thought it would be wonderful to somehow collaborate with them,” Bryan says. “The idea for this event was born of that notion while I was recording my CD.” Find ticket information at infinitepossibilityevents.com.


… in a donation box at Lakewood Whole Foods or inside Lakewood Elementary School, 3000 Hillbrook. The small contribution can help the school in a big way, says PTA member and mom Kim Schaefer, who is leading the effort. “We have earned as much as $50 for one phone and often get between $20 and $30 for the Blackberries we collect,” she says. An added bonus, Schaefer says, is that the proper recycling and restoring of old phones protects our environment. “Who can argue with that combination?”

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