Robin Baldock, a non-profit executive with 23 years of experience, has been hired as the new executive director for the Friends of the Katy Trial. That position has been vacant since Eric Van Steenburg left in September to pursue his doctorate degree. Most recently, Baldock was director of branch capital campaigns for the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas. She has also served as director of operations for the Downtown YMCA, and managed the annual Turkey Trot.

Lovers Lane United Methodist Church has expanded its campus with several new buildings: The Tom Shipp Chapel, which will be used for weddings, funerals and worship; Aldersgate Hall, Watson Hall and Heritage Hall, which will provide new areas for receptions, dinners, meetings and worship; and the Administrative Hall, which will also house the Twenty-One: Twenty-Five book store.

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