The following article originally appeared in the Spring 2018 edition of the DFW Real Estate Review. An excerpt has been reprinted below.
The hard work done by Dallas Regional Chamber’s Leadership Dallas class is well known, like this year’s garden project at the Austin Street Center.
The annual class project is just the beginning. For people who take the class and want to continue giving to the community, there’s the Leadership Dallas Alumni Association’s annual Community Day.
On Jan. 27, 150 volunteers gathered at Southwest Center Mall to offer assistance to six nonprofits — all based in southern Dallas County. They dispersed to help Mission Cedar Hill, Tri-City Animal Shelter, Harmony CDC, Head Start of Greater Dallas, K.I.P.P Destiny, and Hope Mansion.
“It’s an amazing experience to bring all these people who are from all over Dallas, who are graduates of the program who say they want to devote time to service,” Community Day Co-Chair Cynthia Mickens Ross says.
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