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Dena Miller is the Dallas Editor for Miss A. She has been described by Style Network as a "Queen Bee". Formerly a glam rock scene Diva, Dena is now a Socialite on the Dallas philanthropy scene, specializing in Polo events that benefit women's and children's causes.

While never forgetting her small town roots from a Midwestern farming community in rural Missouri, she’s fit right in the “Big D” since coming here in 1984. After 11 years of promoting the music scene, hobnobbing with the most popular bands from coast to coast, she switched gears after meeting her husband at the first Polo match she ever attended. Always one for excitement, Polo became her new rock n roll.
With her marriage and new found passion for polo, came Philanthropy. Miller founded the Ladies Polo Auxiliary of Texas in 2005 with the goal of promoting the Sport of Kings in north Texas via charity events for causes that are close to her heart. To date the LPA has raised over $500,000 for causes such as domestic violence, children with serious medical needs, therapeutic horsemanship, the Polo Training Foundation, children’s advocacy and food drives for north Texas food Bank. When not working on her own events she is attending Charity luncheons and balls as well as volunteering at golf tournaments and Special Olympics events. She is a member of the USPA Equine Welfare committee and on Board of Dress For Succes Dallas.

Writing has been a lifetime passion of Dena’s. Besides working on a book that proceeds will benefit domestic violence organizations, and writing for two national polo magazines, is a frequent contributor to Dallas area publications, winning Best Contributor Award from Dallas Morning News Neighborsgo, she is co-authoring a book on the phenomenon of cyber bullying by adult women, referred to as Cyber Harrassment.

Palette To Palate In Dallas To Benefit Love For Kids Inc.

default-logoOn August 10, 2013 Love for Kids, Inc. is hosting the second annual Palette to Palate event at the Frontiers of Flight Museum in Dallas. The event is focused on Art, Food and Wine, showcasing culinary delights from some of Dallas’ most sizzling restaurants, artwork from extremely gifted artists and features fine wines, craft beer, vodka and tequila.

Exciting destination packages and items will be on display and available to bid on at the silent and live auction before and during the evening. Def Katz, the popular North Texas cover band, will once again inspire guests to boogie to a mix of classic rock n’ roll and modern country. Participating restaurants include: Genghis Mongolian Grill, Zugan Latin Café & Bakery, Stackhouse, Nick and Sam’s Uptown, Desperados Mexican Restaurant, Luna’s Tortilla’s, Vineyard’s, Royal 60, 3015 Trinity Grove( Sharon Van Meter), Kenny’s Woodfire Grill, Cabot Cheese (Patrick Holmbo) and Pepper Smash Cocktail Kitchen, among others. Contributing to the Artwork Display are Juju, Pamela Rabin, Laurie Pace, Jacque Forsher, Kristine Byars, Nancy Medina, Debbie Lincoln, Rebecca Zook, Steve Uriegas – ilume Gallerie, Linda Chidsey, sculpture and jewelry artist, Jacki Johnston, Masri – an artist from Florence Italy, Linda Bain and Jenna Fredde. Proceeds from the evening help support the four annual events that Love for Kids, Inc. hosts for the young and the young at heart.

love for kids dallas logoLove for Kids was created in 1975 by local businessman and philanthropist Bill Barrett and Circle R Ranch CEO Alan Powdermaker. The charity was created to “enrich the quality of the young and the young-at-heart within the Dallas/ Ft. Worth area who are in need of benevolent services.” Each year Love for Kids Inc. holds functions that support their mission. Underprivileged children are treated to the “Evening at the Circus”, All Kid’s Count, an all-day event at Circle R Ranch for medically challenged children and their families and the annual Love for Kids Christmas Party, that provides Christmas and day long activities at Circle R Ranch for 4,000 kids. The Spring Fling Luncheon for the young at heart is held every year for Senior citizens.

WHEN: Saturday, August 10, 2013 from 7:30 p.m. – midnight

Frontiers of Flight Museum
6911 Lemmon Avenue
Dallas, Texas 75209
Ph. 214-350-3600

TICKETS: $60 Please click here to purchase tickets.

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