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3 Resolutions Worth Keeping

As the food prep and exercise industries enjoy an uptick in profits at the start of a new year, most of us experience a let-down in momentum after the “new” in new year wanes. So, if you are not one of the 8% of folks who keep their New Year’s resolutions, here are a few tips to keep you on track. More...

Holiday Lights Contest Winners

Our thanks to neighbors and friends who participated in KNU’s Holiday Lights Decorating Contest and brought their A-game to our green spaces! You put the Christmas spirit in Kessler Park! We had 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Winners for 2 categories: Islands with electricity and islands with no electrical power. Judging was conducted by a team of non-resident volunteers including Ellie Hajek, Heritage Oak Cliff’s immediate past president, and Eric Folkerth, Sr. Minister at Kessler Park United Methodist Church. More...

Get to Know Us, Reach Out and Be Part of Our Team

Our annual KNU General Meeting and Officer Elections produced new officer faces, coupled with returning board members and a few new committee appointments. Much appreciation to all who submitted nominations and participated in the election process. KNU is a 100% volunteer-driven, non-profit organization that represents and advocates on behalf of our 900 plus resident households here in Kessler Park. More...

Ubuntu, The Essence of What It Is to be Human

In observance of Martin Luther King Day on January 20th, the following excerpt by Reverend Desmond Tutu, Anglican Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town, South Africa, was taken from the introduction of the book Dream, chronicling the words and inspiration of Martin Luther King, Jr. The introduction is both poignant and timely, the premise of which addresses a central tenet of African philosophy - the essence of what it is to be human. More...

Holiday Poinsettia Walk in Bishop Arts on Dec 8th, Oh What Fun

Bishop Arts’ annual Poinsettia Walk offers up seasonal vibes, bubbly cocktails and retail specials galore! Here’s how it works… Participants pay for a tasting glass and tasting card that covers 10 pours. You will stroll through participating merchants and enjoy a cocktail offering at the many retail locations. More...

KNU Lights Up on Dec 14th at 6pm for our Holiday Event (location to be announced)

Even if the weather outside is frightful, the Holiday Lights Celebration will be so delightful. So, bring the fam, grab a neighbor, call a friend and plan to join us for a dose of holiday spirit, complete with a few Christmas tunes and special guest from the North Pole! Please bring a treat to share with neighbors. More...

There’s Plenty of S-ELF-IE Ops at Holiday Events in Big D

Don’t miss out on a host of Big D holiday events in the month of December including lights and displays, live performances, and galleries & exhibits. But first, loose the creepy elf ears and bad Christmas sweater (unless you’re into that kind of thing)! Check out the Holiday in the National Parks special exhibit at the George W. Bush Presidential Center. More...

It was a Lopper-Drop Fall Clean-Up Kind of Day, Boom

KNU would like to thank the following neighbors and friends below for dropping a lopper, dragging a rake and showing up for the November 9th beautification day! With the outstanding participation of 40 volunteers, we cleaned up 9 islands in all! Wow. The bulk trash piles were a welcomed site and testament to the spirit of volunteerism and a job well done. More...

2019 KNU Year in Review

Thanks to those residents that attended the annual KNU General Meeting in November! Good show, great year in retrospect and more day-to-day operations and exciting special projects to come in 2020. In case you missed the year in review, here are the highlights… More...

Baby it’s Cold Outside, so Let’s Wrap a NOCUPP Blanket Round the Block

The NOCUPP Winter-Spring Membership Drive is underway. Time to herald your neighbors, sign up in concert for just $1 a day, and snuggle up in a protective cloak of benefits! You get Dallas Police Department vehicle patrol, direct access to uniformed off-duty officers, vacation and construction watch, increased crime protection and apprehensions, added security and a decrease in crime incidents. More...
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