Park Cities Residents to be Honored at Legacy of Hope Luncheon

Two Park Cities residents will be honored at the Legacy of Hope Luncheon this October.

Anne Compton, chair of the board of directors of Reconciliation Outreach, will be honored with the Divine Servant Award in recognition of her many years of dedicated service on the Board.

Key Coker Jr., a sophomore at Highland Park High School, will receive the Junior Divine Servant Award for his beautification contributions to Reconciliation Outreach. He has built two large exterior crosses for the property on Peak Street as an Eagle Scout project.

The annual Legacy of Hope Luncheon benefitting Reconciliation Outreach, a ministry for the needy in Old East Dallas, will be held at 11 a.m. Oct. 8 at the Dallas Country Club.

Reconciliation Outreach was founded by Dorothy Moore over 31 years ago to create a Christian community serving the needs of broken lives in the inner city.

Reconciliation Outreach provides comprehensive faith-based programs designed to end the cycle of poverty for neighborhood children, youth and families. After-school programs for at-risk children from kindergarten to fifth grade provide mentoring and one-on-one tutoring. The summer camp program serves ages five through 18. The organization also provides temporary transitional housing for the working poor who need to rebuild their finances in a safe environment in order to become self-sufficient members of their community.

Keynote speaker for the luncheon will be The Honorable Faith Johnson, District Attorney for Dallas County. Event co-chairs are Judy Martin and Jean Raub.

Individual luncheon tickets may be purchased online at for $150 each. Oct. 1 is the deadline for ticket purchase.

Major luncheon sponsors include:

$20,000 Platinum: Highland Park Presbyterian Church
$10,000 Silver: Faith and Ray Stazzoni
$5,000 Promise: Ann and Jordan Logan and an anonymous donation
$3,000 Hope: Dorothy and Bob Moore and Anne Compton
$1,500 Outreach:

Buff and Tom Amis
Nena & Ken Boyd
Caryn & Dylan Bramhall
Eloise & Tom Chapman
Katherine & Key Coker
Karen & Doug Crawford
Cindy & Kelly Johnson
Lila & Schuyler Marshall
Judy & Keith Martin
Judy & John Martin
Carolyn & Jim Miller
Patricia & Frank Neill
Pam Pearson
Jean & Andy Raub
Smokey John Reaves
Carol Seay
Nan Self
Betty Underwood
Dawna & John Walsh
Judi Wheeler
Tish Witten
Anne Worth

Bianca R. Montes

Bianca Montes is an award-winning journalist and former Managing Editor of Park Cities People. She currently serves as a Senior Editor with D Magazine's D CEO publication. You can reach her by email at Bianca.Montes@Dmagazine or follow her on Instagram @Bianca_TBD. For the latest news, click here to sign up for our newsletter.

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