Community

Bishop Lynch High School is accepting vendor applications for the Brigade Drill Team’s Christmas Bazaar set for 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10 at 9750 Ferguson. The event also includes a silent auction. For details, visit bishoplynch.org or email bishoplynchbrigade@yahoo.com.

Woodrow Wilson Community Foundation received a $25,000 gift toward the Class of 1991 Scholarship Fund. The scholarship is awarded annually to a senior who plans to attend college For more information, visit woodrowfoundation.org.

H-E-B presented a $22,000 check to the North Texas Food Bank during a ceremony at Central Market on Lovers as part of a campaign that ran May 12-June 28. More than 66,000 meals will be provided to hungry families in Dallas.

The Dallas Arboretum opened the Nancy Rutchik Red Maple Rill garden in October, featuring a series of cascading pools lined with Encore azaleas and woodland plants. It also includes more than 80 varieties of Japanese maple. More than 200 trees were hand-selected — one is believed to be more than 200 years old. Learn more at dallasarboretum.org.

People

East Dallas resident Eric Boon has been named the new director of business development and the associate administrator at Doctors Hospital at White Rock Lake. Boon began his healthcare career with Lake Pointe Health Network as a physician liaison and spent the last 12 months as director of medical staff development. He received a bachelor of business administration degree from Southern Methodist University and will earn his masters of business administration there in December.

Neighborhood activist Roger Kallenberg died Sept. 25 after a battle with bone marrow disease. He was 67. He is known for fighting to protect the 100-year-old tree at White Rock Lake that the city eventually cut down.

Jerry Haynes, better known at Mr. Peppermint, died Sept. 25 of complications from Parkinson’s disease. He was 84. The Woodrow Wilson graduate captivated audiences with his popular children’s show that aired on WFAA for 35 years.


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