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PACE 2012 - 2013 ARCHIVED NEWS ITEMS
Pictures of Care Basket for PACE Member
On, Saturday, August 17, 2013 members of PACE surprised member Joyce Fagan with a care basket to show her our love and support for her during her illness. All members of PACE wish for Joyce a speedy recovery.
For pictures of the basket and Joyce's appreciative reaction to the surprise, please click here.
May Birthday Celebration
On, Thursday, June 2 2013 members of PACE gathered to celebrate the birthday of members Debra Callaway and Rachel Lewis at Carrabbas Italian Grill.
For pictures of the celebration, please click here.
Annual PACE Scholarship Luncheon
The annual PACE Scholarship Luncheon and Fashion Show was held on Saturday, April 27, at 11:30 AM at the Brookhaven Country Club in Dallas.
The fashion show had over twenty models presenting everything from women’s and men’s sportswear to formalwear for both sexes. Also, in the show was fashions for teenage girls. This year’s fashion presentations were provided by Dillard’s Department Store’s Shops at Willow Bend location and from the extensive wardrobe of model participants.
Luncheon consisted of chicken crepes and field greens followed by an assortment of delicious deserts. Over $5,000 was raised for scholarships for the five scholarship recipients.
For pictures of the event, please click here.
January General Meeting and Worship Service
PACE had its annual worship and fellowship on January 13. Worship service was at Bethel Bible Fellowship. Monthly meeting followed at Golden Corral.
2012 Christmas Gala
PACE presented its annual Christmas Gala on Friday December 7, 2012. There was dinner, dancing, and a silent auction – all for only $50. Cocktails (cash bar) were served beginning at 7 P.M. with dinner at 8. Music was presented by a local DJ. The event was held in the Oak Room of the Crowne Plaza Hotel located at 14315 Midway Rd, Addison, TX. Attire was after 5.
A portion of the proceeds will be used for the PACE Scholarship fund. This fund is used to provide scholarships for African-American graduating female seniors. The scholarship fund is supported by the generous donations of friends, patrons, businesses, and members of the community who contribute to support PACE and its efforts.
2012 Membership Rush
PACE held it's annual membership rush on Sunday, September 30, 2012. There were several prospective members in attendance. PACE members, Lillie Lawrence, Jo Gardner, Jana Prince, and Tracey Richardson gave testimonials about how they became members of PACE and why they joined. Remarks were given by the president Rachel Lewis. Light refreshments were served after the rush. Click here for pictures of the event.
2012 September General Meeting.
If you would like to see pictures of the previous year's events, please click here.The first meeting of the 2012 - 2013 season was held at 3PM on September 9th at the Josey Ranch Library. Most members were in attendance for this important first meeting. Topics of discussion included finalizing our yearly budget, the updated by-laws, and support of the Pacettes. All present were enthusiastic about the upcoming season.
The 2012 PACE Annual Planning Session
The annual planning meeting was held at the home of Jana Prince. The meeting was very successful as we were able to get through the entire agenda before adjourning. At the meeting we discussed fundraising ideas, the Christmas gala, financial concerns, the proposed budget, the annual scholarship luncheon, and many other topics relating to the business of PACE.