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December Lady of the Month- Soraya LaFleur

This month Soraya LaFleur is our woman of the month. It seems pretty fitting since I found out that December is her favorite month of the year! She is a ray of sunshine at all Celina Ladies and Friends events. I hope you all enjoy reading a little more about her and her family. This is all about Soraya, in her words. I have lived in Prosper for 3 years. Been in North Dallas 4 years. We were tired of the hustle and bustle of New York.   Wanting to go somewhere where peop

November Lady of the Month- Jacquelyn Lowe

After a slight delay, it is finally here...our lady of the month post! This month we are highlighting Jacquelyn. Some of you may know here as Dolly from our past Halloween Pokeno nights! Besides her awesome costume you may also know her positive attitude and she her big, beautiful smile. Thank you Jacquelyn for sharing with us! Jacquelyn moved here a year and a half ago with her fiance when he got a job opportunity with Toyota. They moved to Celina and love the friendlin

October Lady of the Month- Shannon Gill

We are happily bringing back this monthly feature! This month, our Celina Ladies and Friend, lady of the month is Shannon Gill. If you attended our Halloween Pokeno you may know her as the scary pirate! She is warm and kind and makes you feel like you are with an old friend once you start talking with her. We are so glad she decided to share this information with us! Shannon and her husband moved to Prosper 2 1/2 years ago because they outgrew their closets and she "neede

July Lady of the Month- Delia Isaac

Congratulations to Delia on being July lady of the month for Celina Ladies and Friends. She attends most of our events and you can't miss her! She has a bubbly personality and shows a genuine interest in getting to know you. Delia and her husband moved to Celina in 2017, as part of the Toyota relocation. A fun fact about her and her husband is that they got married twice in 1 year. They had a official legal ceremony in March. Even though it was raining, she was set on g

May Lady of the Month: Heather Wheeler

Congratulations to Heather Wheeler for being selected as our Celina Ladies and Friends Lady of the Month for May 2019 Heather Wheeler and her husband of 33 years, Gerry Wheeler, moved to their Windsong Ranch, Prosper, Texas home in the fall of 2017 as part of the Toyota wave of moves to North Texas associated with the former Torrance, California headquarters move to Plano, Texas. After living in Southern CA basically all of their lives, both of them were excited but apprehens

April Lady of the Month: Haley Metcalf

Celina Ladies and Friends Lady of the Month for APRIL Congratulations to Haley Metcalf Haley and her husband Tyler moved to Anna in 2017. They choose to move from the hustle and bustle of McKinney to a quieter Anna where they built their first home. They choose Anna because they felt it was the perfect town to start their family! Haley has been very actively involved in the growth and development of Celina Ladies and Friends. Her favorite thing about CLF is the diversity of t

March: Celina Lady of the Month Lisa Hudson

Lisa and her family were drawn to the Celina area four years ago so that they could be closer to their cabin on Lake Texoma where they like to spend many weekends in the summer. Lisa's family relocated to the town of Gunter. The move to Gunter proved to be a huge success and her family loves the quiet surroundings compared to where they use to live. Lisa's favorite thing about the Celina area is Celina on the Square with its nice shops and eateries and its small town feel. L

February Lady of the Month: Tammie Walker

People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care! This saying is one of Tammie's favorites :) Tammie has been living in the Celina area for about three years, but officially moved to Celina six weeks ago! Tammie was first drawn to Celina for its country feel and open spaces. Like so many of us, Celina reminds Tammie of her own home town with room to move while still having the look, feel and closeness of a small town. Tammie and her husband Mark have bee

Melynne Noble: Celina Ladies & Friends January Lady of the Month

What a wonderful way to begin the year and to recognize someone who is such an integral part of what makes Celina Ladies and Friends so special. Melynne is one of the busiest Moms I know. She has been blessed with four beautiful children and they are incredibly blessed to have her as their Super Mom. She is married to one of the most generous and kind people I have ever met and they make an amazing team of six. Round out her blessings with an incredible support system made u

Frances Morales- September Lady of the Month

If you have been to Pokeno you know Frances. She seems to always have Lady Luck by her side! We are so appreciative of her friendship. Get to know her just a little more by reading below. Thank you for sharing with us Frances...we are so thankful for your friendship. How long have you lived in the Celina area? 17 months What brought you here? My family and son moved here What is your favorite thing about Celina?= Downtown shopping and restaurants  The town is small you c

Lady of the Month: Marcia Mathieu

What brought you to Celina? Our family moved to the North Dallas area for new job opportunities and to be near extended family. What is your favorite thing about Celina? My favorite thing about Celina is that it reminds me of my home town with its amazing sense of community. What do you like about Celina Ladies & Friends? What I enjoy most about Celina Ladies and Friends is how much fun we all have together, sharing, laughing, playing and encouraging each other. Tell us a

Lissa Shepard- Lady of the Month July

If you have attended Pokeno you may know Lissa. I love when it is her turn to call the cards. She is a ray of sunshine at Celina Ladies and Friends events so here she is...lady of the month! Here is a little more about her, from her. How long have you lived in the Celina area? 1 ½ years in Celina, but 14 years in Collin County! What brought you here? A job brought me to McKinney. But once McKinney was rated as the greatest place on earth to live, everyone started moving th

Judy Strawmyer- Lady of the Month

If you have gone to one of our Pokeno nights chances are you know Judy. She has an infectious laugh and brings a wonderful energy to Celina Ladies and Friends. Here is more information that Judy shared with us. How long have you lived in the Celina area? Jeff and I have lived in Celina since July 2017. What brought you here? We moved from Austin, which had changed a lot in the 55 years I lived there.  Our location search took 3 years and we looked all over the Central, Sou

Janee Eatmon- April Lady of the Month

Guess what!? The Celina Lady of the Month is Janee Eatmon! Let's take some time to express to Janeé how much we appreciate her! How long have you lived in the Celina area? I have lived in Celina since the fall of 2013. However, we purchased land here in 2010 before moving to Celina. What brought you here? We wanted to have more room to breathe and not be five feet away from our neighbors. Plus, my husband wanted room to build a woodworking shop. What is your favorite thing a

Sandy Carter - Celina Lady of the Month (March)

Sandy Carter is the March Celina Lady of the Month If you have gone to Pokeno or any other event, you may have had the pleasure of meeting Sandy Carter. Her inviting smile and warm personality will certainly win you over! Recently, I asked Sandy a few questions about her life and Celina Ladies and Friends (by the way, she founded it!) How long have you lived in the Celina area? I have lived in Celina 17 years. We moved here in 1998 and then moved to Italy from 2004-2007 and

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