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Grow the Grove honorary chairs Patty and Mark Langdale

Cristo Rey Dallas announces Nancy Cain Marcus and Nelda Cain Pickens as co-chairs and Patty and Mark Langdale as honorary chairs of the 3rdannual Grow the Grove fundraiser. Additionally, Liza and Will Lee, Maryann and Frank Mihalopoulos and Joyce and Larry Lacerte will serve as underwriting co-chairs, Alex and Ford Halbardier as entertainment chairs.


“We are so grateful to these extraordinary individuals for serving as our event leadership for the third annual Grow the Grove benefiting Cristo Rey Dallas,” remarked Kelby Woodard, president, Cristo Rey Dallas.  “With their expertise and  strong ties to the Dallas community, we know we are poised for our most successful fundraiser to date.”


This year’s event will be held on Saturday, November 17 at 6:30 p.m. at venue sixty five hundred, located at 6500 Cedar Springs Road, and will celebrate the service of the Honorable Mike Rawlings, City of Dallas Mayor.  Planning is just now underway for the event, but the denim to dresses cocktail party will include fabulous auction items and interactive, student-led displays. 


Proceeds fromGrow the Grovewill benefit Cristo Rey Dallas, an innovative high school located in Pleasant Grove that offers students who would otherwise not consider private school a rigorous college prep education paired with a valuable work study program.  


Sponsorships begin at $1,600. For more information, contact Lisa Brunts, lbrunts@cristoreydallas.orgor visit


About Cristo Rey Dallas College Prep

Located in Pleasant Grove, Cristo Rey Dallas College Prep provides economically challenged students of all faiths with a college preparatory education enabling them to become men and women of purpose and service. Through a rigorous curriculum, integrated with a hands-on professional work experience, students graduate ready to succeed in college and in life.

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