Highland Springs Executive Director Matt Neville (left) welcomes Joe and Delores Garbarini, the first residents of the North Dallas community’s newest residence building, Pecan Grove, which opened in December 2016.

Sue and Bill White moved to Highland Springs for the North Dallas community’s amenities and vibrant social calendar.

Highland Springs resident Bernie De Roo chats with Dallas police officer Israel Marquez following a presentation by the Dallas Police Department’s Office of Community Affairs about avoiding scams.

A little less than a year ago, Bernie De Roo received a phone call from an unknown number.

Highland Springs residents Sam and Sally Davidson have been married for 33 years. The couple met in the early 1980s when she was his flight instructor.

Sam Davidson is a man of many interests.

He holds degrees in physics and law from Washington and Lee University. He worked for a patent law firm before founding his own law firm. And he was the president of a boat company in Monroe, La., before founding his own company manufacturing Cajun bass boats.

Ron Genter in the woodshop at Highland Springs with two of his intarsia projects.

Ron Genter is accustomed to confused looks when he mentions that one of his hobbies is intarsia.

“It’s not something people have necessarily seen or heard of,” says Ron, a retired geophysicist. “Webster’s Dictionary defines intarsia as a mosaic, usually of wood, fitted into a support.”

Carol and Max Haenel recently moved into Pecan Grove, the newest residence building at Highland Springs in North Dallas.

Carol Haenel may be a new resident at Highland Springs, but her ties to Erickson Living date back more than two decades.

Barbara Buehler enjoyed a seamless move to Highland Springs, thanks to Erickson Realty and Moving Services.

Barbara Buehler’s home of 37 years in Plano, Tex., was packed full of memories.

“I hosted the annual New Year’s Eve party for our neighborhood,” says Barbara. “My house was also the last stop when my neighbors and I got together for progressive dinners.”

The Highland Springs Chorus, directed by Gene Lawrence (front, center), at their 2015 holiday concert. This year’s concert will take place on Sunday, December 4.

The Highland Springs Chorus kicks off a month-long holiday celebration at the North Dallas community with its annual Christmas concert on Sunday, December 4.

From left: Judy Brittain,  pioneer residents Pete and Marie Higa, Executive Director Matt Neville, and Shirley Crawford celebrate the community’s tenth anniversary at the Ports of Call dinner.

Highland Springs recently celebrated its tenth anniversary with a three-day event nine months in the planning.