Dallas Junior Forum Announces panelists to be featured at the October 26 Fall Luncheon – 40+ Years Of Service Imagine The Possibilities!

(Featured photo: Julie Crowley, Michelle Mew, Bonnie Cameron.)*

Dallas Junior Forum President Julie Crowley announced panel members that will be featured at the DJF luncheon and auction to be held October 26 at Northwood Club.   All are prominent leaders at the partner agencies served by Dallas Junior Forum and include:

*Murphey Sears, Chief Development Officer, Dallas Children’s Advocacy Center

*Mary Benavides, Senior Development Manager, The Family Place

*Christina Coultas, Chief Executive Officer, Hope’s Door New Beginning Center

*Tammy Oliver, Director of Community Relations, Juliette Fowler Communities

*Tina Floyd, Director of Development & Marketing, Network of Community Ministries

The panel will be moderated by past DJF President and Board Member Julie Sheridan.

“It has been an extremely difficult past 18 months for our partner agencies,” President Julie Crowley said.  “We are happy and honored now to come together and celebrate DJF’S 40 plus years of service with our agency representatives as we continue to work together to serve those in need.  Each of the panel members are visionary leaders and will provide members and guests with insight about their agency’s mission, challenges and opportunities for continued collaboration.”

The October 26 luncheon is chaired by Michelle Mew and includes an online silent auction.  DJF Vice President of Development Bonnie Cameron and her team have assembled a curated offering of auction and raffle items, including shopping sprees, gift cards, dream trips to Italy, Mexico, and Caribbean resorts, and entertainment packages, including tickets to the 2022 US Open Golf.  Silent auction bidding will be held at both the October 26 event and online at the DJF website beginning October 20.  Raffle tickets are available for purchase on the DJF   Website and include $1,000 in NorthPark Gold shopping, a year of NorthPark valet parking, and a private chef-prepared dinner party for 10 guests.

Tickets are $150 and sponsorships are available beginning at $500. To purchase event and raffle tickets please go to www.dallasjuniorforum.org.  Proceeds from the event benefit the agencies served by Dallas Junior Forum.


DJF is A 100 percent non-profit volunteer organization.  The Dallas chapter was formed in 1977 to create greater interest in civic, education, and philanthropic endeavors in the greater Dallas community through volunteer work focused on children, families, and the elderly.  Since it began over 40 years ago, Dallas Junior Forum has donated hundreds of thousands of volunteer service hours to the charitable agencies it supports and has donated more than $1 Million in direct grants and non-grants to worthy non-profit organizations throughout the greater Dallas area.

*Courtesy photo.

(This Charity Lifestyles eBuzz courtesy Dallas Junior Forum.)


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