Extra Extra! FTLOTL Makes Front Page

Have you caught this week’s issue of White Rock Lake Weekly? For the Love of the Lake is featured on the front page! It was honor to spend time with renowned golfer Jordan Spieth, celebrating the completion of our 20th anniversary project, the Flag Pole Hill Inclusive Playground, funded by the Jordan Spieth Family Foundation. This idea for this playground was initiated by former FTLOTL president Liz Akins, who dreamed of providing a place

NTX Giving Day is here!

Our region’s biggest day of online charitable giving is happening TODAY and we need your help! For the Love of the Lake has set an ambitious goal to raise $20,000 through NTX Giving Day this year to support our key initiatives and outfit our volunteer teams so collectively we can make the largest impact. As we like to say, “every litter bit helps,” and even $5 can make a big impact. Be a part of

White Rock Lake Park Wins ‘Best Park’ from Advocate Media

WE WON! We are over the moon to announce that White Rock Lake Park (For the Love of the Lake) is the FIRST PLACE WINNER in Advocate Media’s Best Of 2023 contest. Thank you to everyone who voted for us and helped us land the title of Best Park. We couldn’t do it without our dedicated community of volunteers and supporters who share their passion for keeping White Rock Lake beautiful. Each year, Advocate Media holds its Best Of contest, inviting

Ditch Plastic Bags for Donations at Buffalo Exchange

For the Love of the Lake is pleased to announce we have been selected as a recipient of the Buffalo Exchange Tokens for Bags® program, running from July through December 2023. To participate, bring your own bags along to shop our local Greenville Ave. Buffalo Exchange store. Instead of a plastic bag, the Tokens for Bags® program offers every customer who makes a purchase one “token” valued at five cents (the cost to produce a bag) to donate to one of

CLOSED TEMPORARILY: White Rock Lake Dog Park

Beginning this week, White Rock Lake Dog Park will be temporarily CLOSED for maintenance and improvements! Don’t worry – our favorite lakeside pooch paradise will re-open on August 1, complete with all-new play surfaces and amenities. Itching to get outside with your pup? Check out Visit Dallas for other local dog parks and pet-friendly summer fun!

Brewing Up Support

We love when two of our favorite things, coffee and White Rock Lake, come together! We want to extend a huge THANK YOU to Merit Coffee for selecting For the Love of the Lake as the beneficiary of their recent community engagement campaign. We are blown away by the generosity of Merit Coffee and its patrons, who together raised an incredible $4,000 for our organization in the month of June. These funds will do so much to

Rocky’s Close-Up

Advocate Lakewood/East Dallas Profiles Our Favorite Duck! Did you catch the recent story highlighting our spokes-duck, Rocky, and our two outstanding volunteers who manage him? From Second Saturday Shoreline Spruce-Up events and holiday parades to the State Fair of Texas, Rocky is there for our biggest moments and always puts a smile on our face. Take a read through this excellent story from the Advocate Lakewood/East Dallas edition to

Voting for Advocate’s Best of 2023 has come to an end!

Thank you for voting for White Rock Lake Park | For The Love of The Lake! For The Love of The Lake is nominated on behalf of White Rock Lake Park for Best Park and we know SO many of you voted for us. THANK YOU. ADVOCATE MAGAZINE has always supported living local and they were proud to add For The Love of The Lake on behalf of White Rock Lake Park to the list of nominees for Advocates Best of

Second Saturday Shoreline Spruce-Up | April 2023

Second Saturday Shoreline Spruce-Up at White Rock Lake Park Thank you for your continued support, month after month! We want to say THANK YOU to everyone (200+ volunteers!) who came out to our White Rock Lake clean up this past month, Saturday, April 8th 2023!! 😍 Second Saturday Shoreline Spruce-Up wouldn’t exist without the many neighbors, friends, business groups, student groups, and various amazing volunteers who give their time to cleaning up White Rock Lake with us. 🌊 Y’all are THE BEST.✨ Here

Blooming with Opportunity

Observe Earth Day with For the Love of the Lake April is such a renewing time of year. Color is returning to the trees and the fields are blooming around White Rock Lake Park, and Dallasites are flocking to the lake and its trails to enjoy the beautiful weather. April also reminds us to honor and preserve our green spaces. In fact, this Saturday, April 22 marks Earth Day, a day to celebrate and demonstrate support for environmental protection and conservation. It’s