Be inspired by author and multiple sclerosis survivor Kristie Salerno
Help fund multiple sclerosis research at the seventh annual On the Move Luncheon at the Ritz-Carlton Dallas at 2121 McKinney on Nov. 8, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Preston Hollow resident and CultureMap editor-in-chief Jennifer Chininis is honorary event chair. Chininis’ sister, Stephanie, was diagnosed with MS in 2001. Individual tickets are $200. For additional information and tickets visit or contact Shannon Nelson at 469.619.4704.

Give the gift of coziness
Participate in the 10th annual Share the Warmth blanket drive. Sleep Experts and Girl Scouts troops in Northeast Texas will collect new or gently used blankets Oct. 28 through Thanksgiving. Share the Warmth benefits The Family Place and other area domestic violence shelters. In addition to blankets, you can also donate new and gently used comforters, sheets, towels and pillows. Call the Sleep Experts on Lovers and the Tollway at 972.619.7381 for more information.

Take a spin class led by a master instructor
Meet professional golfer Justin Leonard and his wife, Amanda, at the SpinClassic 2-3 p.m. Nov. 2 at Equinox Highland Park. Proceeds will support Camp Mati, a non-profit organization supporting Dallas families with children battling cancer. Purchase tickets to spin or just watch the action and participate in the live and silent auctions. Visit to register from now until the event.

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