Friday, November 9, 2018

2018 M1 Ball at Glenn Beck’s Mercury Studios Chaired by D’Andra Simmons Lock and Jeremy Lock - Get your tickets!

Join business and community leaders and supporters of Mercury One as they gather at Glenn Beck’s Mercury Studios for the M1Ball benefiting Mercury One, the nonprofit organization founded by him and his wife, Tania, on Saturday, November 17th

Chaired by D’Andra Simmons Lock and her husband, Jeremy Lock, the honorary chairs are Francie Moody-Dahlberg and her husband, Kevin Dahlberg. It is a real treat to attend this private party at such an exclusive location, inside the working radio and TV studio at Stage 19, named after Orson Welles’ Sound Stage at Universal. 

Guests will feel the excitement of experiencing the biggest TV and movie studio between New York and Hollywood in daily production where they will be greeted with the bigger-than-life sized robots from the 2013 live-production and movie Man In The Moon and join in the gala in the studios where films such as RoboCop, JFK, Silkwood, Born on the 4th of July and Problem Child were all filmed as well as shows likeWalker, Texas Ranger and Barney.

Setting the scene will be ten-foot tall photographs from a humanitarian mission in Iraq last fall and special exhibit of pop culture icons and pieces of historical, political and spiritual items reflecting America and its history.

 Mercury One, a 501(c)(3) charity was founded in 2011. The organization’s focus is in three different areas: Humanitarian Aid, including disaster relief, help for veterans, support in the fight against human trafficking; Education Initiatives and The Nazarene Fund, which will be depicted in tall posters placed around the studio. 

D’Andra and Jeremy had toured a bombed-out church site in Iraq last fall and recently gave a heartfelt and emotional retelling of their experiences in touring Iraq and the impact that has had on their lives, which was the strongest influence that has led them to the commitment as ball chairs this year. Jeremy said that not since his retirement from the Air Force in 2013 has he felt the sense of purpose and camaraderie than with this organization, which they have seen save lives, and he and D’Andra are truly honored to be on board. Dee Simmons is underwriting chair. 

Everyone has the opportunity now to purchase raffle ticket to enter to win a Mercedes-Benz 2018 CLA250. Tickets are $100 each and a limited number will be sold. The winner will be drawn at the M1Ball. Winner does not have to be present to win. Tickets may also be purchased online. Special thanks to raffle partner Mercedes-Benz of Plano

Slated for Saturday, November 17 at Mercury Studios Stage 19, the M1Ball benefits Mercury One, a humanitarian aid and education organization focused on restoring the human spirit. It will feature a VIP reception for underwriters at certain levels, cocktail reception, a savory three-course seated dinner, live and silent auctions of priceless experiences and one-of-a-kind treats, followed by an intimate acoustic performance by country favorites Mark Collie and Darryl Worley.

 Individual Tickets are $350 and a Patron Ticket is $750Host Committee is $1,500 for two ticketsSponsorship opportunities are $5,000-$100,000. Find out more at or contact PatriziaPelfrey, or call 972-499-4747.  

Sixth Annual Dallas Autumn Ball

Please join in celebrating the sixth annual Dallas Autumn Ball in support of the Reading Partners impacting education in Dallas!


  • VIP reception from 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Hotel ZaZa exclusively for our sponsors and their guests
  • Doors Open at 9:00 PM
  • Honorary Guest Speaker Addresses Dallas Autumn Ball
  • Emerald City Band & Goldfish live!
  • Top-shelf Open Bar
  • Delicious hors d’oueuvres throughout the evening
  • Attire: Black-tie strongly required for the guys, and stunning dresses for the ladies

  • We are excited to have renowned event band Emerald City AND GOLDFISH performing at this year’s ball! Get ready to bring dance all night at the Hotel ZaZa Main Ballroom located in the heart of Uptown. You do not need a membership or an invite to attend this open event geared toward bringing together young professionals and individuals in a night of dancing and support of education in Dallas. This is an ideal setting to join all of your friends and fellow young professionals for a memorable night celebrating charity!

  • All proceeds from the Dallas Autumn Ball go directly to the 501(c)3 nonprofit organization Reading Partners. The Dallas Autumn Ball has dedicated itself to being the premier charity event for young professionals who are currently or potentially engaged in worthy causes in the of the Reading Partners impacting education in Dallas!

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

New Friends New Life Luncheon - Speaker Update: Uma Thurman

There are still a few seats left for this wonderful luncheon event on Friday. Get yours today!
New Friends New Life is excited to host their 2018 Luncheon on Nov. 9 at the OMNI Dallas Hotel. Join as they celebrate 20 years of restoring and empowering formerly trafficked teen girls and sexually exploited women and their children. Reserve your seats today to stand with us as we “stand for her.”  


Junior League of Collin County ‘Neath the Wreath Holiday Market

Purchase your ticket to join us at Collin County’s largest Holiday Gift Market, ‘Neath the Wreath 2018!

Friday, October 26, 2018

Favor The Kind Partners Card Mimosa Party

Favor the Kind will be serving mimosas and breakfast to celebrate the first weekend of Partners Card!

Friday, October 26, 10 AM - 6 PM
Saturday, October 27, 10 AM - 6 PM
Sunday, October 28, 11 AM - 5 PM

Favor the Kind 
2928 N. Henderson Avenue
Dallas, TX 75206

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Partners Card Shopping Starts October 26!

Partners Card kicks off tomorrow. It’s not too late to get yours. Purchase at Tom Thumb, Albertsons, Partners Card mobile app, or find a list of retailers here 
Partners Card is the only SALE where you truly SAVE – save money and save a life! One Partners Card provides one night of shelter at The Family Place.
 Partners Card is a wonderful way to support a local nonprofit and partner with your favorite retailers including: 
National brands: Tory Burch, Lilly Pulitzer, Theory, Sam Edelman, Madewell, Anthropologie, Make Up For Ever, rag & bone, Outdoor Voices, Cos Bar, Pottery Barn, Williams Sonoma, Draper James, Alice + Olivia, Jimmy Choo, Veronica Beard, The Container Store
 Local stores: Saint Bernard, Tootsies, Caitlin Wilson Design, Blue Print, Market Highland Park, Madison, Cabana, Canary, Stanley Korshak, Ylang 23, JoJo Mommy, Madre, Greenway Shop, Kori Green Jewelry, Mizzen + Main, The Tot
Online Only E-commerce: Leatherology, Beauty Biosciences (creators of the GloPro!), Madison McKinley, Hazen & Co., 3 Marthas
This is the first year shoppers can use their Partners Card discount online! Shoppers can also download the Partners Card Mobile App to have a digital card directly on their phone.
Partners Card is proud to have Taco Diner and Mi Cocina as the first ever restaurant sponsors! Enjoy your Partners Card discount while dining out at everyone’s favorite Mexican food restaurants!