Local Briefs

Food for Thought
Sample culinary delights from 20 local restaurants, participate in live and silent auctions, dance the night away and support the students and teachers of LISD at the LISD Education Foundation’s Evening for Education – A Culinary Experience on Sept. 8 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Lewisville. www.lisdef.com

Honor Local Heroes
Honor the true heroes in Denton County, our first responders, at the 11th Annual Heroes of Denton County Awards and Recognitions Banquet on Sept. 27 at Texas Motor Speedway.  The organization exists to respond within 24 hours with funds to the family of any Denton County Law Enforcement Officer or Firefighter who loses their life or suffers serious injury in the line of duty.  www.heroesofdentoncounty.org

It All Adds Up
Mathnasium of Flower Mound will host the annual National TriMathlon math competition at its learning center on Sept. 29. Registration is free and open to all students in third, fourth, fifth and sixth grades attending public, private, or home school. Register at www.mathnasium.com/TriMathlon

Take Action for Auction
Pennies for Paige is looking for businesses to donate items or services for the silent auction at its upcoming fundraiser “Back to the Seventies” on Nov. 3 at Celebrations in Highland Village. The event will help families and children cope with childhood cancer. 972-248-2586

Show Them Who’s Boss
National Night Out on Oct. 2 is a nationwide initiative encouraging residents to turn their porch lights on and organize block parties, sending a message to criminals that neighborhoods are fighting back. National Night Out unites residents to “Give Neighborhood Crime and Drugs a Going Away Party.” Contact your town or HOA for more details or visit www.natw.org/nno/


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