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MAY
15
2018

The Art of Giving: Exploring the Rockefeller’s $832M Art Auction for Charity

I was privileged to attend a panel discussion for collectors and philanthropists hosted by Communities Foundation of Texas in April. I learned all about the thinking and process to use art for charitable giving. Most of you may be aware of the most significant charity auction
OCT
31
2017

Helpful, Free Resources for Small Business and Nonprofit Marketing

For small businesses and nonprofit organizations, free online tools and programs can be lifesavers for producing efficient and quality marketing. Most small enterprises have limited funds for paid software solutions, yet still have marketing needs to be met to woo customers,
MAY
25
2017

Together We Dine: A Candid Conversation on Race Relations

Recently, I joined with Dallas-area leaders to embark on a candid discussion on race relations as part of the Year of Unity project event, “Together We Dine.” The brainchild of Reverend Richie Butler, Year of Unity is a collaborative movement among Dallas-area religious,
MAR
28
2017

What Do The City of Terrell and Sir Winston Churchill Have in Common?

Most know the U.S. joined WWII a few years after it began. But did you know that earlier we participated through the Lend-Lease Act of 1941, a means for the U.S. to provide military aid to foreign nations during the war? The United Kingdom recognized they would need to train a
FEB
24
2017

Celebrating Attitudes & Attire’s 21st Annual Luncheon and Fashion Show

A charitable event like no other, Attitudes & Attire hosted their 21st Annual Luncheon and Fashion Show today. Some 700 of us packed the Dallas Market Center to listen to powerful client stories, celebrate award winners, look at fashion, dine on a scrumptious veggie plate,
JAN
12
2017

What’s a gimbal? MPD’s newest way to keep up with fast-paced clients

The videos and films we produce for you are about to get even better. Here’s why. Before Garrett Brown invented the Steadicam in the 1970s, bulky film equipment had to be mounted on dollies and pushed along tracks if the director wanted a smooth, natural shot. Besides the
OCT
05
2016

Celebrating 75 Years of Aviation History; Sharing Event Planning Tips & Tricks

We are honored to have been a part of a milestone celebration and event for our client, Terrell Municipal Airport. Recently the airport held the 9th Annual Flights of Our Fathers Air Show & Fly-In, and what a grand event it was! This is our fourth year working with Terrell
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APR
19
2016

The Dash: The Meat & Meaning of Every Endeavor

Over the weekend I attended a memorial service for my Cousin Johnny Moore. He had a wonderful, fulfilling 83+ years, so it was a celebration. On the drive to East Texas my Facebook feed popped up this most appropriate image from SoulSeeds. So fitting. More fitting than I
FEB
26
2016

20 Years. 20,000+ Women. 1 Inspirational Mission & Founder.

Twenty years. Where does the time go…and, why so fast? I’ve had the immense pleasure of helping launch Attitudes & Attire as part of its initial board of directors 20 years ago** and one of the early annual luncheon chairs and fundraising chairs. And for the past 15 years
SEP
14
2015

Three Tips to Improve Focus

I had the tremendous privilege of becoming a Mom in June.  While I was on maternity leave navigating my new world of infant care, like every rookie mother, I suddenly became a multitasking machine.  Pick up a dropped burp cloth with my foot while unloading the dishwasher with one
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