Alexis Girard reads the Advocate

What’s the news this month?

Alexis Girard gets the neighborhood scoop in her copy of the Lakewood/East Dallas Advocate. Mom Sabra says her 2-year-old picked up the magazine from the backseat and started reading. Good job, Alexis!

Heather Cronister, right

Volunteer for the voiceless

Heather Cronister of Lakewood was recently sworn in as a Dallas CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) volunteer. The nonprofit organization advocates for abused and neglected children caught up in the Dallas County court system.

Advancing literacy

The English Language Ministry (ELM) honored its founders at a luncheon celebrating Literacy Awareness Month in September.  Since 1994, ELM has taught English as a Second Language to East Dallas residents, primarily women, and provides an early childhood development program for the students’ children.

Honorees from left to right are: Norma Worrall, Christy Mayfield, Nancy Miller, the Rev. Roger Quillin, Jackie Andrews, Laura McHam and Cathy Doyle.

Mother-daughter champs

White Rock-area mother and daughter Linda and Lynette Page recently completed the Ironman World Championship 70.3 race in Las Vegas, which included a 1.2-mile swim, a 56-mile bike ride, and a 13.1-mile run.

Linda and Lynette Page

Check, please

The Grape recently presented the Stewpot Alliance with a check from the proceeds of the recent Feast of Saint Martha. Pictured: Martha Martin, Stewpot president; Tonya Meier, Soups On! Luncheon chair; The Grape chef and owner Brian C. Luscher; and co-owner Courtney Luscher.

Martha Martin, Stewpot president; Tonya Meier, Soups On! Luncheon chair; The Grape chef and owner Brian C. Luscher; and co-owner Courtney Luscher.


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