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May Luncheon
Featuring W. Kelvin Walker

Tuesday, May 21, 2024
11:30 a.m. Check-in / 12:00 p.m. Program

Lakewood Country Club
6340 Gaston Avenue


Guest speaker W. Kelvin Walker, CEO of the Dallas Citizens Council and Chairman of the Cotton Bowl Athletic Association.


Walker serves as CEO of the DCC, a non-profit organization comprised of CEOs and top business leaders in North Texas. Working in this role for nearly five years, Walker guides DCC on policy issues that move Dallas forward and serve in the moments that matter the most for the city. Since 1937, the Dallas Citizens Council has furthered visionary initiatives, leading to significant progress for all of Dallas. Come here Mr. Walker speak about the DCC’s plans and the future of Dallas.


From Slingin' Sammy Baugh to Troy Aikman and Johnny Manziel, the annual Cotton Bowl Classic continues to rank among America's great sports endeavors. For nearly eight decades, the Cotton Bowl has been the shining star of postseason collegiate sports in Texas. Mr. Walker will also discuss his role with the Cotton Bowl Athletic Association and tackle issues such as: What are the social and economic impacts to Dallas? With all of the changes occurring in the NCAA college football landscape, what role will the Cotton Bowl play going forward?