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Seven New Board Members Join the Team

Seven New Board Members Join the Team

Serve Denton is excited to welcome seven new board members to the 2018 Board of Directors, as well as a new Second Vice Chair and Secretary! The new board members include Patty Lovelace, Jeff Reecer, Eddie Renz, Cathy Tedrick Kerley, Tiffany Thomson, Anne Van Dyke and Brenda Walsworth.

DCYP Named Serve Denton’s Business Partner of the Month

Serve Denton honored Denton County Young Professionals at their board meeting on Thursday, December 8, 2016. DCYP not only supports Serve Denton’s programs and events, but they have become faithful advocates of Serve Denton’s mission. In 2015, DCYP gave all of their membership dues to The Wheeler House, making it their charity of choice. The Wheeler House is a transitional housing facility for moms and kids in a housing crisis run by Giving Hope, Inc. and an affordable health clinic run by Health Services of North Texas, all managed by Serve Denton.

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One of DCYP’s members and a Serve Denton board member, Alex Lee, raised money to compete in the Texas Water Safari. He donated all of the proceeds to help Serve Denton build a pergola at The Wheeler House - Helping turn the transitional housing facility into a home for the moms and kids. Every month, DCYP consistently shows up to volunteer at the Denton Mobile Pantry, which is organized by the Denton Hunger Coalition and Tarrant Area Food Bank and hosted by Serve Denton.

This past summer, DCYP planned a sand volleyball tournament at Bahama Buck’s to support Serve Denton and the Denton Community Food Center. They organized the tournament as well as recruited sponsors and volleyball teams for the event.

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DCYP provides educational, social, networking and volunteer opportunities for Denton County professionals aged 21 to 40. To learn more about DCYP, visit their website by clicking the button below. You can also attend one of their weekly coffee events every Wednesday (except the first week of the month) and monthly mixers the first Thursday of every month.

 

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Welcome Kim to our Team

Kim Yarbrough is joining our staff as the director of operations, and we could not be more excited to have her part of our team! Kim and her husband Len were both born and raised in Denton, TX. For the last 26 years, her career has been in banking, working at First State Bank of Denton, AccessBank Texas and Point Bank.

She is a Mean Green Eagle, holding a BBA in Corporate Finance from UNT. Throughout her career, she has been involved in CASA, United Way and Relay for Life. She has followed Serve Denton for awhile now, connecting with our mission.

“I have found through my banking career that my true "joy" has been in helping people to better their lives and let the light shine through me, the love our Savior has for others. It has been a long term goal of mine to work with Serve Denton to help them achieve their mission,” Kim said.  

She is excited to be involved with Serve Denton to better our community and bring agencies together for easier access for the less fortunate. You can contact Kim Yarbrough at kyarbrough@servedenton.org.