I feel confident that every functional community in the U.S. has good people working to enhance the lives of others. Generally speaking, those communities that lack the altruistic spirit among their residents will likely be cold and impassive to the needs of others.
I’ve lived in Flower Mound long enough to know that our town, and the surrounding cities and towns, are just about the most generous and compassionate people I’ve ever been blessed enough to meet. The reason these north-of-Dallas burbs are such neat and sweet places to live is due to the active involvement of their residents. That involvement covers more than working to keep their area clean and well-manicured. It’s their desire to reach out to those who have fallen on bad times for reasons they had no control over.
Our community has no paucity of benevolent souls who respond to those less fortunate. One of them is Lantana resident Kim Cloud, owner and stylist of Cloud 9 Salon and Spa, which has been in business for over 40 years. Kim has a compassionate and charitable-giving résumé too voluminous to cite here. You can check out some of her decades- long efforts to stamp out poverty and homelessness here: www.cloud9charities.org.
I asked Kim for an interview to bring area residents up to date on some recent activities, including what fundraising events are on the calendar. The following short bio was sent by Kim: