City Lights Feb. 2017a.pub

DeSoto City Lights   February,2017 ™™™Ǥ†‡•‘–‘–‡šƒ•Ǥ‰‘˜ ™™™Ǥ˜‹•‹–†‡•‘–‘–‡šƒ•Ǥ…‘ DeSotoisadiversecommunity,richinculture,steepedinavibranthistoryandadeep rootedheartforservice. InaƟmewhenitseemstheworldisevershiŌinganddividing,wehavebeenremindedof thethingsthatmakeDeSotoagreatplacetoliveandraiseafamily,work,play,andserve. WewanttodoourparttoculƟvateacommunityĮtnotjustforyou,butforyourchildren andtheirchildren,andweknowthatsuchagoalcanonlybeaccomplishedifwecome together,andworktogether. AHearttoServeisaneventthatiscreatedtoeducate,empowerandunitetheciƟzensof ourcommunity.ItisacelebraƟonofwhoweareandourheritage.Itisacommitmentto invesƟngwhowecanbecomewhenweworktogetherinunity,focusedontheforward trajectoryofourcommunity. MayorMcCowanInvitestheCommunitytoattendHeartTo ServeEventonSaturday,February25thfrom11amto2pm A Publication of the City of DeSoto Community Relations Department

"MyvisionisthatDeSoto,morethananyothercity,willbecomethatspecialplacewhereciƟzensareinspiredto usetheirGodͲgiventalentstomakeadiīerencewherevertheyareandwhateverposiƟonthey'rein,”saidMayor CurƟsteneS.McCowan.“MyprayeristhatourupcomingHearttoServeeventwillinspireandenergizemoreofour ciƟzensͲͲofallagesͲͲtogetinvolvedand,inthewordsofMahatmaGandhi,'bethechangethatyouwishtoseein theworld.’ThroughthiskindoftransformaƟonalengagement,ourAllAmericaCitywillsoartonewheights!" JoinMayorMcCowanasshecelebratesherbirthdayattheĮrstannualcommunityeventforHeartToServeon Saturday,February25,2017from11amto2pmintheDeSotoCivicCenter.BringyourfamilyforanaŌernoonof interacƟvelearningandlivelyconversaƟonamongneighbors,friendsandcommunityleaders.Theeventfeatures handsͲonacƟviƟesand breakoutsessions

designedtohelpyou learnmoreaboutyour communityandthe peopleinitandhow youcancommitto beingapartofcreaƟng soluƟonsfor

generaƟonstocome. HearttoServeisafree eventandDeSoto familiesareencouragedtoaƩend.RefreshmentswillbeprovidedandseaƟngislimited.Pleaseregisteryour aƩendancebygoingto hƩps://desotohearƩoserve.eventbrite.com orcalling972.230.9648.



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