Chambers Sponsoring Candidate Forum Sept. 22

The Lakewood Chamber of Commerce and the Greater East Dallas Chamber of Commerce have joined forces to present a Candidate Forum and Breakfast Sept. 22 at 7:30 a.m. at the Lakewood Country Club.

Candidates from both parties will make presentations, followed by questions from the audience.

Expected to attend are Pete Sessions and John Bryant, U.S. Congressional District 5; David Cain and Richard Harvey, State Senator District 2; Lee Sanders and Harryette Ehrhardt, State Representative District 107; Dale Tillery and Mike Anderson, State Representative District 105; Lee Jackson and Lori Palmer, County Judge; and Mike Cantrell and Ed Grant, County Commissioner Precinct 2.

The breakfast buffet will be $10. Reservations should be made by Sept. 21. Call 827-8921 for information.

Lakewood Street Dance Returns Sept. 3

After disappearing for four years, “Deep in the Heart of East Dallas…a Street Dance,” is being resurrected by some neighborhood residents to benefit Disciples of Trinity, a neighborhood hospice organization.

The dance is scheduled Sept. 3 from 6-11 p.m. at the First Interstate Bank-Lakewood Branch parking lot, 6301 Gaston at LaVista and Abrams.

“It was such a wonderful community event, and everyone had such a wonderful time, it was important to bring it back,” says Jim Davis, executive director of DOT.

The dance will feature musician Jim Collins and as honorary chairman Mayor Steve Bartlett. City Councilmen Glenn Box, Craig McDaniel and Chris Luna also are expected to be on hand. Entertainment includes dancing, food and drink vendors, a live auction, a politician dunk booth, a dance contest and best Western costume contest.

For information or to buy tickets, which are $15 per person, call 826-4091.

Run to Benefit Ethel Daniels Foundation

The Stevie Ray Vaughan Run for Recovery is scheduled Sept. 10 at 8 a.m. Race proceeds benefit the Ethel Daniels Foundation, a neighborhood nonprofit drug and alcohol treatment program.

There will be a four-mile run and a one-mile walk through our neighborhood. Celebrity runners expected to participate include Dallas Police Chief Ben Click and ex-Cowboy players Thomas “Hollywood” Henderson, Tom Rafferty and D.D. Lewis.

Registration information is available at Phidippides Running Store, 600 Old Town Shopping Center at Greenville and Lovers, or call 361-6493.


Sept. 7 – Phyllis Newman and Karen Heusinkveld speak about breast cancer at 11:45 a.m. at the Grand Kempinski, 15201 Dallas Parkway. Cost is $10.

Sept. 12 – Greater Lakewood Shepherd Center offers flu shots for $10 and pneumonia shots for $15. You must be at least 13 to receive the shots. Call 823-2583 for reservations.

Sept. 12-Oct. 31 – Greater Lakewood Shepherd Center’s Creative Arts’ Fallas Program at the First Community Church, 6255 East Mockingbird. For information: 823-2583.

Sept. 13 – Lakewood Chamber of Commerce luncheon, noon at the Lakewood Country Club. Bob Booker will speak about the farmers market to be built at Peak and Bryan. For reservations: 827-8921.

Sept. 16 – Greater Lakewood Shepherd Center’s third annual Dessert-Bridge-Canasta Party, 12:30 p.m. Entry fee is $5. For information: 823-2583.

Sept. 17 – St. Bernard of Clairvaux Catholic Church annual carnival, noon-10 p.m. Raffle tickets for a 1995 Mustang Convertible or Windstar minivan cost $10. For information: 321-0454

Sept. 30-Nov. 18 – Greater Lakewood Shepherd Center’s 1994 Fall Adventure in Learning Program at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 3204 Skillman. For information: 823-2583.

Oct. 11 – Lakewood Chamber of Commerce Luncheon, noon at the Lakewood Country Club. Catherine Horsey, executive director of the Historic Preservation League, will speak. For reservations: 827-8921.

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