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Published by Ben, 2019-04-01 11:55:59

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Discover local backyards that are breathtakingly blissful and learn more about the creepy critters you should be looking out for this spring.

so you can seal entrances to your home.
Other critters that could show up

in your yard or garden are everyone’s
favorite eight-legged guests: spiders.
Most of the species native to Texas are
quite unaggressive towards humans
unless seriously provoked, and some of
them are insect hunters that can help
keep the bug population around your
house down. Wolf spiders can make
you jump because of their large size
and speed, but they rarely come in-
doors to bother you. The Long-bodied
Cellar Spider gets mistaken often for a
Daddy Longlegs and does hang around
indoors. However, it is very difficult to
get bitten by one, and it is very good at
catching all sorts of flying insects that
might have found their way into your
home. The Woodlouse Hunter Spider
is a roamer, not a web-builder, and
preys on pests such as termites, which
could cause obvious damage to your
house. You might want to let these spi-
ders roam free in your backyard and do
some of the dirty work for you. At the
end of the day, the two types of spiders
you need to concern yourself with are
the Black Widow and the recluse spi-
ders (of which there are six species),
as these are the only spiders in Texas
whose bite and venom have toxicity
levels that may require medical atten-
tion. Everyone can recognize the fa-
mous red diamond on the black body of
the Widow, but the Brown Recluse can
be identified by a darker, violin-shaped
marking on its dusty brown body.

Even though bug season is on its way,
try not to worry too much! After all, a
number of insects like bees, ladybugs,
mealybug destroyers, earthworms,
green lacewings, praying mantises and
so much more are actually extremely
beneficial. There are steps and precau-
tions you can take to make sure your
days are as comfortable as they can pos-
sibly be in the 100-degree Texas sum-
mer heat, but not at the cost of losing
some of these helpful critters.
Dru Bickham is a writer who enjoys reading,
stimulating and lengthy conversations and
pursuing her passion for publishing and the
written word.

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BY CHRISTINE PERRENOT

Stop
Smanedll
There is no better feeling than walk-
ptuthle i S ing into your home or out to your
yard to the sight of beautiful, col-
orful, fresh flowers, especially during the
lovely spring months. The bright pop of
color, the delightful smell and the feeling of
a comforting home simply cannot be beat.
The cold winds of winter have subsided, and
we are surrounded by the concept of new
beginnings, blessings and growth. There
is a spectacular window of time in Frisco,
before the heat of the Texas summer sets
in, that allows us the opportunity to spend
ample time outside, enjoying all of nature’s
finest gifts. Spring’s blooming flowers often
welcome bumble bees and ladybugs along
with butterflies and birds, and it is amazing
how flowers and plants can immediately re-
fresh your spirit and bring happiness to an
indoor or outdoor space.

Local gardeners and fans of fresh flowers
must take the time this spring to visit Texas
Tulips in Pilot Point. This amazing family-
owned farm offers locals the opportunity to
pick their very own beautiful tulips, right
out of the unique North Texas soil. For our
neck of the woods, it is truly a one-of-a-kind
attraction.

Upon arrival at the farm, guests are sur-
rounded by thousands of brightly-colored
tulips. The delightful, natural colors of
springtime are everywhere you look. After
you start your exploration of the charming
piece of land, you will find yourself in the
middle of a fairytale setting … somewhat

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Texas Tulips offers locals the opportunity to pick
their very own beautiful flowers, right out of the

unique North Texas soil.

like a scene designed for a Disney princess color to their patch of fertile land. They the family visited Texas and started a tu-
(or handsome prince). Have your camera even grew tulips in several greenhouses lip company in the nearby town of Pilot
ready (especially if you are attempting on their property. The family was able to Point. The soil in this location is incred-
to get photos of your adventurous little successfully achieve “early” tulips every ibly fertile and the area provides the ap-
ones), as every turn offers a stunning year by putting foil over the tulip bulbs propriate spring weather for their busi-
backdrop for memorable images. when they were still in the field. This new ness to be an absolute hit.
concept allowed the tulips to flower at an
Texas Tulips’ journey began more than earlier rate than Mother Nature generally Today, the farm is an entertainment
40 years ago, across the pond, in Hol- has scheduled on her calendar. The fam- attraction, open to the public. Upon ar-
land. Piet and Afra Koeman started their ily increased their acreage and grew mil- rival at the tulip farm, visitors can park
own little tulip farm with only a hand- lions of tulips in their greenhouses, mak- and pay their $5 or $10 entry fee (based
ful of onion seeds at their disposal. They ing their venture a truly great success. on the time of year you are visiting). The
later planted leeks, chrysanthemums, farm is open seven days a week and al-
irises and tulip bulbs, adding variety and After Mr. Koeman’s passing in 2011, lows guests to pick and choose their own

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flowers for $2.50 a stem. It is so peaceful
to wander the rows and rows of flow-
ers, eying your favorites and creating
a flower bundle of your own to take
home. An on-site professional can show
you how to best pull the flower bulb out
of the ground and then you carry it with
you in your provided picking basket.
You can explore the tulip field and take
in the pleasant view for as long as you
wish. Oftentimes, food is even available
for purchase on site.

Before exiting, you simply take your
stems to the front, pay for them and a
kind worker will help you wrap them in
colorful paper. This makes them Insta-
gram-ready in no time! The stems are
also put in flower gel to keep them fresh
until you get home and find the perfect
vase for proud display. You may get a lot
of “ooos” and “ahhs” over your display
(which is perfect timing to collaborate
with your Easter decorations)!

Guests can pick flowers at the farm
through April (depending on the un-
predictable Texas weather, of course).
There are more than 90 kinds of tulips
to choose from, including Texas Gold,
Texas Flame, American Dream, fringed,
parrot and striped tulips. You may not
have ever seen anything like this tulip
farm outside of an arboretum, much less
so close to home.

Texas Tulips is located only a short
drive north of Frisco, at 10656 FM2931,
in Pilot Point. This year, the farm
opened in late February, and as of ear-
lier this spring, the field had more than
80,000 tulips in-bloom! Both the young
and old can enjoy a simple day outside
of the busy city, surrounded by beauty.
Load up your family and friends and ex-
perience a little bit of Holland’s unique
culture, right in your own backyard. For
those who may want to bring the magic
of the tulip farm to their home or busi-
ness, the Texas Tulips farmers even offer
their own tulip-planting service for lo-
cals. You can get additional information
about visiting the tulip farm at texas-
tulips.com.
Christine Perrenot is the editor of Frisco
STYLE Magazine and an outdoor enthusiast
who loves creative writing and going on week-
end getaways.

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RECIPE

ZUCCHINI PEACH
BRUSCHETTA

PROVIDED BY CHRISTINE PERRENOT

INGREDIENTS
1 baguette
1 c. whipped ricotta cheese
1 zucchini (thinly sliced)
2 peaches (sliced)
3 Tbsp. olive oil
1 lemon (for zest)
salt
pepper
basil leaves
balsamic glaze
½ c. roasted peanuts
DIRECTIONS
Preheat the oven to 300 degrees then
turn it to high broil. Slice the baguette,
drizzle the slices with olive oil and place
the pieces on a baking sheet. Add salt
and pepper to taste. Broil the bread
until each piece is crispy and brown.
Drizzle olive oil on your peach and
zucchini slices before browning them
in a pan on the stove. In a bowl, stir
together your whipped ricotta cheese,
lemon zest, salt and pepper. Smear the
ricotta cheese on the bread slices then
arrange the grilled peach and zucchini
slices on top of the cheese. Garnish with
basil leaves before sprinkling roasted
peanuts on top. Drizzle balsamic glaze
over each piece before serving.

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BUSINESS PROFILE

Making we did not care for the 16-hour drive. In 2007, I just thought, ‘What if we
Memories brought world-class design to this region so folks would have a weekend
getaway option that does not exist already?’ So, we reached out to Andreas
The Residence Club at Duany, the planner behind Seaside, Alice Beach and Rosemary Beach,
Carlton Landing brought him to Okla., and asked him to put together a vision concept and
plan for the land. We began to execute the master plan in 2009-2010 and
As the old adage goes: memories are for a moved in during 2012. We have built 225 homes,” Mr. Humphreys ex-
lifetime. While the hustle and bustle of our plains.
daily lives technically creates memories,
it is the memories made away from home, during Carlton Landing is an idyllic, inviting and relaxing lakefront community
time spent with family and those we love most, that straight out of a magazine that has been designed as an integrated, walk-
are truly engrained in our minds. Getting away is able framework encouraging residents and visitors to leave car keys at the
always ideal, but it is not always convenient – es- house for the duration of their stay, as everything in the community is with-
pecially with most weekend or vacation spots be- in walking distance. While the ultimate build-out will have many more
ing a flight or daunting drive away. A new master- homes, Mr. Humphreys says, “The 225 homes are right on the waterfront
planned community sits just three hours north, and and wrap around three to four blocks back off the water. Everything is in a
luxury, relaxation, recreation and memories await walkable framework … the streets come right down to the Town Green,
at The Residence Club at Carlton Landing. which is a large park area on the water with a large swim beach. Everything
leads down to Water Street, a waterfront drive, and The Residence Club is
Carlton Landing founder and developer Grant located on Water Street, right against the lake. Over time, we see the area
Humphreys, an Oklahoma City native, and his fam- near The Residence Club building into the town center. Currently, we have
ily have been vacationing at Lake Eufaula, Okla., pop-up shops, restaurants and food trucks, and, in time, it will turn into a
since the 1970s. “The lake was a place for us to get
away in the summertime. We love vacationing in
30A/Rosemary Beach/Alice Beach. We loved go-
ing to that part of the country because of the archi-
tecture, the laid-back lifestyle and the beach, but

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vibrant main street with storefront retail and restaurants.” Mr. If the services, amenities, luxury living and community feel
Humphreys and developers have plans to build a conference and are not alluring enough, owners in The Residence Club are
meeting center and a destination wedding venue. automatically members in the Elite Alliance -- a boutique col-
lection of luxury vacation destinations. Elite Alliance offers a
While the lakefront community’s activities are centered diverse, enticing and expanding portfolio of elegant residences
around the lake, there are options for fun in the community’s at exciting locations. Each new destination will create lifelong
six parks, nature center, bocce ball park and the community memories for members and families. “If you own in Carlton
garden. Landing, you can trade a week there for a week at an Auberge
Resort location in other parts of the country, or internationally.
Summer is admittedly the busiest time of year, but Carlton You can go ski in Telluride or lay on the beach at Esperanza in
Landing never has a shortage of events, including tailgates, visits Cabo. You are not just staying in a hotel elsewhere -- you will be
from guest chefs, musicians, artists, wineries and craft brewer- in a three-bedroom residence. It is truly an amazing deal to own
ies and festivals. One notable event is the Porch Fest, where property and trade in time for five-star luxury resort locations,”
musical talent and bands are featured on different porches Mr. Humphreys says.
throughout the community. Porch Fest goers enjoy the music
and try a new craft beer at each porch. Community and a sense Carlton Landing is where community members and visi-
of belonging are where the heart of Carlton Landing lies, and tors experience a life that is well-lived -- where they can make
the events promote the amazing atmosphere Mr. Humphreys time for things that are top-priority like relationships and rest.
and developers dreamed of. “There are a lot of days that we get lost in the shuffle because we
are just going through the routine. Carlton Landing is a place all
The Residence Club at Carlton Landing allows families to ex- about meaningful experiences. What we have is an environment
perience a lake vacation in an entirely new way. It seamlessly that fosters relationships and gives people an opportunity to live
combines luxury vacation home ownership with hotel services a memorable life,” Mr. Humphreys explains.
and resort amenities. Ownership offers a significant price ad-
vantage, plus freedom from the worries and upkeep of tradi- Carlton Landing and The Residence Club are located on
tional vacation homes. Mr. Humphreys explains, “All homes Lake Eufaula in Okla., just a short three-hour drive north. For
are sold to homeowners and most of them are used as vacation more information, please contact [email protected] or
homes. We have about 35 homeowners who have put their 503.995.4066. You can also visit www.carltonlanding.com.
homes into a rental program. About 85 percent of homes have
been sold to secondary homeowners. We have seen them buy a [email protected]
lake home thinking they will use it only so many nights a year, 503.995.4066
then they end up finding a strong connection to the community
and they love the lifestyle. This allows them a stronger quality
of life than what they find in their day-to-day homes. Our sec-
ondary homeowners are there 35-40 weekends a year.”

Ownership in The Residence Club at Carlton Landing starts
at $59,000, and members of the owners club buy into a frac-
tional ownership on a deeded piece of real estate (no time share
--members own the deed). “Owners in The Residence Club are
part of our Admiral Level Membership in the Carlton Landing
Boat Club, taking the hassle and expense out of boat owner-
ship. As a Boat Club member, you have access to the fleet of
luxurious ski and pontoon boats. You also have access to the
resort’s water toys and gear, including lifejackets, water skis,
tubes, wakeboards and kneeboards,” Mr. Humphreys says.
Ownership in The Residence Club also comes with member-
ship to the community’s private resort pool and an unparalleled
level of quality in the design, interior and services. “We work
with a world-class architecture firm that does work for Ritz-
Carlton residences. They did design work on the architecture
and have worked with Tracery Interiors, which did most of the
Southern Living Idea homes. “The level of service you will get
from our staff is unlike anything you will find at other vacation
home ownership options. If you want us to buy your groceries
for you before you arrive, they will be waiting for you when
you get here. We can store your things while you are gone, in
addition to housekeeping services and a dedicated concierge to
help you with vacation planning, activities and reservations,”
Mr. Humphreys explains.

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BY CHRISTINE PERRENOT

MAY 29, 1925 – FEBRUARY 24, 2019

O ne of Frisco’s beloved long-time residents, Vivian in and around town. They included businesses, residences,
Estelle Stark McCallum, 93, passed away on cemeteries and even a tree. She always made the unveiling
February 24, 2019. Ms. McCallum grew up in ceremony a solemn affair with a Boy Scout Color Guard and
Frisco and helped shape the city into what it is today through someone to sing the ‘National Anthem’ or another stately
her passion for volunteer work and unwavering dedication to song. Preserving these sites was serious business to Vivian.”
the community.
Susanne Kerley, past president of the Heritage
Mrs. McCallum was born on her family’s Association, shares, “Vivian was a vital part of
farm on May 29, 1925, to Robert the Heritage Association of Frisco. With
Thomas and Sallie Josephine Phillips energy and knowledge of growing up
Stark. She graduated from Frisco in Frisco, Vivian led the effort to
High School in 1942. Later preserve and mark these important
in life, she met her husband sites. She was a delightful person
William “Bill” Olin and they and always served great cookies
married in 1943. He was in at her meetings!”
the Army Air Corps and the Mrs. McCallum also
couple traveled posts until served on a committee to
Mr. McCallum was sent help select public art at Frisco
to the China-Burma-India Fire Stations and was named
Theater. Over the years, the 1994 Silver Citizen of the
the couple lived in College Year by the Frisco Chamber
Station, Desdemona (where a of Commerce. A park in the
tornado completely destroyed Queen’s Gate neighborhood is
their home), Irving, Dallas, New named in her honor and the Frisco
Jersey and Connecticut. City Hall and Library is home to the
McCallum Room. Her stone portrait
After Mr. McCallum retired from can be seen at Fire Station No.5. In 2016,
his career in 1983, the family returned
to Frisco and started work on the historic she was honored by the Frisco City Council for
TJ Campbell House (now Randy’s Steakhouse). Mrs. her dedication and 25 years of service with Frisco Friends
McCallum had an antique store on Main Street and was an of the Library.
active community leader in a variety of facets, including “I have known Vivian ever since we moved here 22 years
Frisco’s First Baptist Church, the Frisco Garden Club (where ago. She was truly a lady through and through. When you
she twice served as the organization’s president) and as the went to her home for a meeting, she always had the fine linens
founder of the Frisco Book Review Club. She even offered out, along with her crystal and silver. Frisco will miss a true
one of her properties on Main Street to be the first location
of the Frisco Public Library! Vivian Estelle Stark McCallum passed away on February 24, 2019.

She served as the treasurer of the Friends of the Library
organization and was an early member of the Heritage
Association, where she chaired the Historic Marker Project
for several years, making sure Frisco’s rich history was always
accurately acknowledged and remembered. The current
historic sites committee leader, Linda Sutton, shares, “She was
an integral part of the Heritage Association from its beginning
and served as chairman of the Historic Sites committee for
about 10 years. During that time, she and her committee
researched and put Heritage Association plaques on 32 sites

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icon of our city and I will miss a great friend,” After Mr. McCallum retired, the family returned to Frisco and started
Heritage Association member Sandy Simpson says. work on the historic TJ Campbell House. Provided by Linda Ness.

Mrs. McCallum was a sister, mother, grandmother, for their children that was filled with opportunities, a love
great grandmother, aunt and friend. She was known of learning and curiosity about the world and every place and
as a businesswoman, a great golfer and a cross- thing in it.”
country skier. She even became an accomplished
painter. She loved creating and gifting quilts to her Christine Perrenot is the editor of Frisco STYLE Magazine and an out-
family, which she loved to have together for meals door enthusiast who loves creative writing and going on weekend getaways.
and trips any chance she had.

Mrs. McCallum’s daughter, Linda Ness, says one
of the accomplishments her mother was most proud
of was making each of her children, grandchildren and great-
grandchildren feel that they were special to her. Ms. Ness
says, “She must have invented hospitality. She always had
her doors open for civic and social activities. She gave the
best advice and could always see what the big picture was
whenever there was a dilemma. Her love for family never
faltered, regardless of any difficulties.”

The McCallums spent time with their loved ones and
traveled before Mr. McCallum’s passing in 1990. Mrs.
McCallum outlived all 12 of her siblings, who are also from
Frisco. Now, recently, Mrs. McCallum’s life and pride
for being a native of Frisco was celebrated at First Baptist
Church Frisco, on March 2, 2019. Ms. Ness shares, “She
told me over and over again that she knew she had a good
life – that she had more blessings than she ever could have
expected to come her way. She and my father created a life

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DID YOU KNOW

NEW OFFICE FOR COMMUNITIES HEART HEALTH MONTH guests arrived. Honorees included Julius
FOUNDATION OF TEXAS CELEBRATED AT FRISCO FAMILY “Dr. J” Erving and Ice Cube, along with
SERVICES other legends in sports and entertain-
Communities Foundation of Texas ment. Learn more about FISD programs
(CFT) announced the opening of a new Throughout February, Frisco Family at friscoisd.org.
office located in Frisco’s HALL Park. Services (FFS) took action to help keep
The new office extends CFT’s history hearts strong. In addition to nutritious BEST OF SPRING: THE 16TH
of service in North Texas, dating back food options available to clients dur- ANNUAL COLLIN COUNTY
to 1953. Since 2006, CFT has awarded ing visits to Frisco’s only food pantry, MASTER GARDENERS
more than 4,000 grants to 923 nonprof- FFS provided households with ingre- ASSOCIAITION PLANT SALE
its in Collin County, totaling more than dients needed to make heart-healthy
$51 million. CFT has established a fund meals. A different heart-healthy meal The 2019 CCMGA Spring Plant Sale,
for Collin County to provide dedicated was provided by FFS each week, and presented by the Collin County Master
charitable resources to meet commu- a breakfast, lunch and dinner recipe Gardeners Association, helps local gar-
nity needs now and in the future. The were featured. For 25 years, FFS has deners find the best plants for North Tex-
fund, created in 2017, with an initial provided nearly 400,000 meals to as gardens. This event will take place on
$500,000 investment from CFT and neighbors in crisis a year. Learn more April 20, from 9 a.m-3 p.m., in the Show
individuals and stakeholders, has grown at friscofamilyservices.org. Barn at Myers Park and Event Center in
to more than $1 million. The first grants McKinney. Attendees will find hundreds
have been awarded to CASA of Col- ADDRESSING HOMELESSNES IN of plants recommended by Texas A&M
lin County and ManeGait Therapeutic FRISCO AgriLife Extension, including annuals,
Horsemanship, which offer leadership perennials, shrubs, vines, vegetables,
and programming to address critical In February, a breakfast symposium at herbs, grasses and succulents. To learn
needs of vulnerable populations. Each Hope Fellowship East addressed the more, visit ccmgatx.org.
organization will receive $20,000 to growing concern for homelessness in
continue services. CFT manages more Frisco. The event was hosted by StepUp FRISCO ISD LEADS THE NATION
than 1,000 charitable funds for families, Frisco, an initiative founded by Ann Har- IN DYSLEXIA ACCREDITATION
companies, foundations and nonprofits, ris and Christine Ortega, to gain support
and has awarded more than $1.8 billion to expand existing homeless programs The FISD is the first public school dis-
in grants since its founding. CFT is the in Collin County. Both foresee StepUp trict in the U.S. to receive international
largest community foundation in Texas Frisco as a mobilization of resources and accreditation to independently train
and is among the top 25 largest commu- leaders to get ahead of and create an ac- new Certified Academic Language
nity foundations nationally. Learn more tion plan for homelessness. Frisco Mayor Therapists (CALTs). CALTs have a deep
at cftexas.org. Jeff Cheney and Chief of Staff Lorie Me- knowledge of the structure of the Eng-
dina were joined by Samaritan Inn CEO lish language and serve students with
FRISCO IGNITE STEAM FAIR Rick Crocker, City House CEO Sheri dyslexia and related learning disorders.
Messer, Family Promise of Collin Coun- In the FISD, CALTs help more than
Frisco Arts was a sponsor of the first ty Executive Director Sheila Miller, 1,000 children learn to read, write and
Frisco Ignite STEAM Fair on February Frisco City Council member Will Sowell spell. An estimated one in five people
16 at Lone Star High School, which was and Collin County Homeless Coalition struggle with dyslexia, making it the
organized and produced by FISD stu- Vice Chair Christine Ortega for a panel most common learning disorder. Early
dents. Frisco Arts guided Frisco Ignite discussion. For more information, go to identification and a strong, multisensory
student leadership to include the arts in facebook.com/stepupfrisco. phonics-based program are key to suc-
the traditional STEM focus, encourag-
ing the event to expand to feature all FRISCO ISD LIVE ON THE RED Provided by the Frisco ISD.
STEAM fields of science, technology,
engineering, arts and mathematics. The CARPET
Frisco Ignite STEAM Fair aimed at stu-
dents in kindergarten through grade 12, On February 18, FISD-TV crew mem-
and there were more than 200 people in bers served as paparazzi for the Nancy
attendance. Co-founders Harsha Kola- Lieberman Charities 8th Annual Dream
china and Ritvik Ramakrishnan started Ball Gala at The Bomb Factory in Dal-
Frisco Ignite as a way for high school las. FISD-TV has been a part of this ex-
students to lead the next generation. The perience each year since basketball Hall
program closed with a presentation by of Famer Nancy Lieberman's inception
aerospace scientist Mirza Faizan of Dis- of the Dream Ball eight years ago. It is
cover Stem. Get additional information an annual highlight for FISD-TV Execu-
at friscoignite.weebly.com. tive Producer Eva Coleman's crew. This
year, students conducted interviews that
were shown live throughout the venue as

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cess. The FISD’s accreditation will ad- Provided by Julie Shearer. the winners were Jayden
dress a shortage of dyslexia therapists Kang (Sparks Elementary),
and help the district meet current and The big day is May 5 at Twin Creeks in Taylor Hamblin (Purefoy
future needs. The months-long accredi- Allen. After the fundraiser, the Feed- Elementary), Makayla Bel-
tation process required extensive plan- ing 5,000 team works every Wednes- tran (Griffin Middle School)
ning, documentation and review by the day to prepare meals from scratch and and Anjali Vargheses (Reedy
International Multisensory Structured deliver them to those in need. To get High School). These four
Language Education Council. Find out involved, businesses can participate in art pieces were represented
more at friscoisd.org. sponsorships and donations. Individu- on the final poster designed
als, families or teams enjoy a day out by Graphic Arts and Il-
OM WELL AT FRISCO PUBLIC and the chance to win prizes. For more lustration class students at
LIBRARY TO HELP COMMUNITY information on registration or sponsor- the CTE Center Graphic
LIVE BETTER ship, visit friscofumc.org. Design School. The Arts in the Square
2019 committee selected three poster
On April 6, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Om ANNUAL ARTS IN THE SQUARE finalists submitted from the CTE Center
Well at the Frisco Public Library will EVENT Graphic Design School. Congratulations
be a day of wellness. Local experts will to Paige Edmisten, McKenna Davenport
teach attendees how to eat better, start In collaboration with the FISD, Frisco and Cristina Hernandez. Ms. Edmis-
exercising and practice mindfulness to Square presented the tenth annual Arts ten, a graphic design student at the CTE
gain peace-of-mind. More than a dozen in the Square event on March 30-31, Center, was announced as the winner.
presenters will cover a range of top- with proceeds going to Frisco Fam- Winners in each category received cash
ics, and this event is open to all. There ily Services. Visitors enjoyed shopping awards at the event. For more informa-
are no fees or registration. Participants for art, listening to live music, stroll- tion, go to friscosquare.com/aits.
choose their own path and come and go ing on the square while visiting artist
throughout the day. There will be “learn” booths, making their own art and eat-
and “move” tracks. Learn sessions are a ing at nearby restaurants. This was also
lecture format and move sessions help the tenth year of the Arts in the Square
you get up and get moving. While learn Poster Contest. Every year, FISD stu-
sessions are going on in Council Cham- dents participate in four categories ac-
bers, move sessions will be held on the cording to grade. A jury selects a winner
plaza in front of City Hall every 30 min- in each of the four categories. This year,
utes. Learn more about this upcoming
event at friscolibrary.com.

UPCOMING FEEDING 5,000 GOLF
TOURNAMENT

Almost four percent of Frisco residents
(5,500 people) live below the poverty
line. This means families struggling
to make ends meet are often forced to
choose between paying rent and buying
food. Through golf and a dedi-
cated team of year-round volun-
teers, the Feeding 5,000 team
keeps 125 hot meals and encour-
agement coming to Frisco neigh-
bors in need every Wednesday.
Once a year, the Feeding 5,000
sponsoring organization, First
Frisco United Methodist Church,
partners with community lead-
ers, businesses and citizens to put
on a golf tournament. Through
sponsorships, donations and
tournament fees, this day gen-
erates cash to buy groceries for
another year of Feeding 5,000.

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