April 10: Park Cities Historic and Preservation Society Luncheon features Candy Evans

Park Cities Historic and Preservation Society Presents Three Spring Events

* Candace “Candy” Evans is the Featured Speaker at the Distinguished Speaker Luncheon: Wednesday, April 10, 2019

* Historic Home Tour Features Four Architecturally and Historically Significant Homes: Saturday, April 13, 2019

* Classic and Antique Car Show: Saturday, April 27, 2019

Featured photo: Venise Stuart, President, PCHPS; Shelby Fuqua, Luncheon Chair. Candace “Candy” Evans, featured speaker.

The Park Cities Historic and Preservation Society (PCHPS) is delighted to announce the Distinguished Speaker Luncheon on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at Brook Hollow Golf Club featuring keynote speaker Candace “Candy” Evans.  The luncheon kicks-off the spring events of the PCHPS Luncheon, Historic Home Tour on Saturday, April 13, 2019 and the Classic & Antique Car Show on Saturday, April 27, 2019.

Gigi Potter Salley and Roy Salley are honorary chairs. Luncheon co-chairs are Shelby Fuqua and Julia Fuqua. Historical Home Tour chair is Suzie CurnesPolly and Dan McKeithen are chairing the Classic and Antique Car Show. Venise Stuart is president of the Park Cities Historic and Preservation Society.  

Keynote speaker Candace Evans is a journalist, publisher and social media entrepreneur. Widely read by almost everyone in the industry locally and nationwide, North Texas consumers devour her daily insights on the popular local website that began as a blog, CandysDirt.com. The site and its social media channels cultivate Dallas/Fort Worth real estate daily.

Candy is frequently called as a real estate expert by Dallas and national media and is now also the North Texas editor to Forbes.com. Her site’s content is syndicated to CultureMap Dallas and The Katy Trail Weekly. She also covers real estate for Modern Luxury Dallas and occasionally, D Magazine, where she broke the news on countless celebrity homes, notorious real estate agents, and where former president George W. Bush and Laura bought their Dallas home in 2008. Candy launched her real estate news platforms in 2010, the signature CandysDirt.com and SecondShelters.com, devoted to the vacation home market.

Tickets are on sale now and start at $150 each. Patron single seating starts at $300 each and include a Patron Party invitation. Other levels include more benefits. Sponsorships and table underwriting are available beginning at $1,500 up to $10,000.

Check the website for updates: www.pchps.org or email info@pchps.org  for sponsorship forms.

Proceeds from the luncheon will be used to help preserve and maintain the Park Cities House at Dallas Heritage Village, support the new PCHPS archives at the University Park Library, fund the Society’s landmarking initiatives and award scholarships to Highland Park High School graduating seniors planning to study architecture or history.

Photo of Venise and Shelby by Dana Driensky. Photo of Candace “Candy” Evans, courtesy Candace Evans.

Sharon Adams, Adams Communications Public Relations is honored to represent the Park Cities Historic and Preservation Society.


Principal of Philanthropy Lifestyles (formerly SocialWhirl.com), the award-winning eBuzzNewsletter and Adams Communications Public Relations, a boutique PR firm specializing in media and community relations for small businesses and nonprofit organizations. Sharon is also a freelance writer whose articles have appeared in Dallas Business Journal, Katy Trail Weekly, People Newspapers (Park Cities People and Preston Hollow People/North Dallas People), Preston Hollow Life magazine, The Park Cities News, White Rock Lake Weekly, numerous blogs and websites and more.