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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.

Goss-Michael Foundation: A Top 10 Private U.S. Contemporary Art Museum

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The Goss-Michael Foundation has been honored to be selected as one of the top ten private contemporary art museums in the United States by artnet© News . The Goss-Michael Foundation joins an esteemed list including The Brant Foundation Study Center, the Rubell Family Collection and notable others. The Goss-Michael Foundation and the Linda Pace […]

Evening Of Hope Gala In Frisco, Texas To Benefit Hope’s Door

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Evening of Hope is the annual gala to benefit Hope’s Door, a comprehensive domestic violence agency in Collin County serving North Texas. Hope’s Door’s mission is to offer intervention and prevention services to individuals and families affected by domestic violence and to provide educational programs that enhance the community’s capacity to respond. Gala Chair […]

16th Annual TWO x TWO For AIDS And Art Gala To Benefit Dallas Museum Of Art And amfAR

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Attendees fortunate enough to have gotten sold out tickets to the Gala will get a first look at the highly anticipated First Look with Tory Burch Watches for Fossil® Group, a preview for the TWO x TWO for AIDS and Art gala and contemporary art auction that will be held at The Rachofsky House […]

Charity Spotlight: Dancing Classrooms North Texas

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Nonprofit Name: Dancing Classrooms North Texas


Website: www.dancingclassroomsnt.org

Twitter Handle: @DCNorthTexas

Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/dancingclassroomsnorthtexas

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Mission/About: DCNT’s mission is to build social awareness, confidence, self-esteem, and physical fitness in children through the practice of social dance.

When […]

Mike Farris To Headline 2014 Matters of the Heart Gala To Benefit Pathways

Matters of the Heart Gala 2014

This 5th annual Matters of the Heart Gala will include live and silent auctions, seated dinner and live performances by Benay & Logan and headliner Mike Farris. The fabulous event benefits Pathways, a nonprofit training organization based on helping people overcome barriers that keep them from living a life of passion, purpose and joy. […]

Bill Bradley To Keynote Educational First Steps Annual Luncheon In Dallas

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On Thursday, October 30, 2014, Educational First Steps will host the 2nd annual One Childhood, One Chance Luncheon, featuring keynote speaker Bill Bradley. The event kicks off the 25th anniversary year for this North Texas nonprofit, which starts at-risk children on a path to success by […]

10th Annual Polo On The Midway To Benefit Boys & Girls Clubs Of Greater Dallas

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Prestonwood Polo and Country Club will host the Tenth Annual Polo on the Midway produced annually by the Ladies Polo Auxiliary of Texas. Founded in 2005 by event Chair Dena Miller, with Jackie Dorbritz, and Lisa Stemaly, this event has dual purposes: to promote the Sport of Kings in the North Texas community and […]

An Evening With Emmylou Harris In Dallas To Benefit Stay-Focused


Fresh off the completion of her national tour with Rodney Crowell for their Grammy Award-Winning Americana Album Old Yellow Moon, thirteen time Grammy Award-Winning Country/Folk/Americana Recording Artist Emmylou Harris comes to Dallas for a benefit performance for Stay-Focused.

Para-Olympian and Stay-Focused alumnus and mentor Ryan Chalmers will also make a special appearance to […]

Vine And Dine At Neiman Marcus In Dallas To Benefit Ability Connection Texas

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Vine and Dine will begin with a VIP cocktail reception that includes tantalizing hors d’oeuvres and specialty cocktails. A three-course gourmet dinner, prepared by Neiman Marcus Executive Chef Anita Hirsch, is specially matched to wines donated by Cockerell Family Winery. A spirited live auction features selected one-of-a-kind items. Event chairs are Suzanne and Don […]

7th Annual Gala At The ‘Gait To Benefit ManeGait Therapeutic Horsemanship

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ManeGait Therapeutic Horsemanship’s 7th Annual Gala at the ‘Gait presented by Stereo East Home Theater will once again put a fun, western-elegant twist on an evening of fundraising to support its mission of helping children and adults with a range of disabilities gain strength, confidence and a sense of belonging. It’s an evening of […]

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