Scene and heard in Preston Hollow

Pictures and happenings from around our neighborhood.

Marsh matters

Fidelity Investments employee Sree Muthusamy was among the many volunteers who worked on landscaping and beautification projects at Marsh Middle School in Preston Hollow. Marsh was one of 10 schools in the country to receive improvements through an ongoing partnership with Fidelity.

Speaking for the voiceless

Preston Hollow resident Suzy Cox was sworn in as a volunteer with Dallas CASA (Court-Appointed Special Advocates) in the 304th District Court, Judge Bill Mazur presiding. Through the local nonprofit, Cox will serve as a voice for abused and neglected children caught up in the court system. “I decided to get involved hoping to make a life-changing difference in the life of a child,” Cox says. “I want to help those who can’t speak for themselves reach their fullest potential.”

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Restoring heritage

The Dallas Heritage Village junior historians group, volunteers ages 11 to 18, recently redesigned the doctor’s office exhibit at the “living history museum” south of Downtown. After researching and exploring the drugs carried in the pharmacy and the medical instruments of the past, they unveiled their work this summer. Pictured outside the doctor’s office are junior historian and Preston Hollow resident Grace Enda with her father, Steve.

Mutual honor

MassMutual awarded a $25,000 grant to the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America, a nonprofit that aims to find a cure for the two diseases. The grant was given in honor of Preston Hollow resident Kevin Brand for his extensive volunteer work with the foundation. The St. Mark’s alumnus has played a key role in helping CCFA expand. He’s pictured with Teresa T. Sheffield, CCFA North Texas Chapter executive director.


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