Weatherford Democrat

April 29, 2014

Parker County Calendar of Events

Weatherford Democrat

May 2

EPCWBA Healthcare Panel

• 11:30 a.m.— 1 p.m.

• Tucker Red’s Banquet Hall, 4971 E I-20 Service Road North, Willow Park.

East Parker County Chamber’s Women’s Business Alliance will host a Healthcare Education Panel that will address in-home healthcare and rehab, long-term care and hospice. The panel includes Shirley Smelley, IntegraCare Hospice; Tatum Smith, IntegraCare Home Health; Tami Fitzgerald, College Park Rehabilitation & Care Center; Lynda Keeton, Home Instead Senior Care and Lori Sulak with Martin Crest Assisted Living. The event includes lunch. Register online: or call the Chamber for more info at 817-441-7844.

May 2

Quail Field Day

• 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

• Bear Creek Ranch, 2701 Bear Creek Rd., Aledo

• Topics: UNT quail research; grazing around the Bobwhite life cycle; ranch management goals, habitat evaluation, Q&A.

• Speaker is Kelly Reyna, PhD, executive director of UNT Quail.

• Register by noon, April 30, for $10 catered lunch.

• Sponsored by Bear Creek Ranch, Parker County Extension Ag Committee and Parker County Office of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.  

• Call 817-598-6168 for more information.


May 2-3

Annual Deer Creek Plantation and Deer Creek Lakeside garage sale

• 8 a.m.— 2 p.m. daily.

• Facebook Page: Deer Creek Sale Aledo


May 5-17

CERT training

Interested in helping your community? Consider joining the Parker County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT). The next CERT classes will be held Mondays, May 5, 12 and 19, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., and Saturdays, May 10 and 17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Parker County EOC, 215 Trinity Ave., in Weatherford. To sign up call Kit Marshall at 817-598-0969 or email her at

May 10

Rotary Club of Weatherford will sponsor the Weatherford Food Hub
at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 10 at Weatherford Public Library, 1014 Charles Drive. Produce bags are $5 each (cash only) and contain 15 or more pieces of fresh fruits and vegetables. There is no limit or prequalification to participate; everyone welcome. The mission is to make fresh produce affordable and accessible to all.

May 14

EPCCC Monthly Luncheon

Putting Your Company’s Best Face Forward

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at New River Fellowship, 3253 East I-20 Service Road South, Hudson Oaks.

The East Parker County Chamber of Commerce luncheon will feature speaker Linda Pavlik, who will discuss three things every CEO must know about public relations. Pavlik established Pavlik and associated in 1983, specializing in media relations, public policy development, and creating synergisms among entities in the public and private sectors. Register online at or call the Chamber office at 817-441-7844 for more information.

May 31

East Parker County Library Annual Fundraiser

“Garden Party on the Prairie: Celebrating 25 Years in East Parker County”

*11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the A. J. Hood Pioneer Home.

*Music by Clear Fork Jazz. *Art for children and teens. *Stories under the trees. *Croquet, horseshoes & games. *Book walk. *Book sale. *Silent auction items. *Great food. *Summer Reading Program. sign-up. *All proceeds benefit the non-profit EPC Library. *Tickets available at East Parker County Library, 201 FM 1187 N, Aledo, 817-441-6545.

June 6

EPCCC WBA Nonprofit Showcase Luncheon

The East Parker County Chamber’s Women’s Business Alliance will hold the third annual Nonprofit Showcase Luncheon at 11 a.m. Friday, June 6th, at Tucker Red’s Banquet Hall, 4971 East Interstate 20 Service Road North, Willow Park. Several Parker County charities and nonprofits will have representatives at the luncheon, and each will share their mission as well as their needs. Each nonprofit’s top three needs can be found on the EPCC website. Attendees can bring donations or they can drop them off prior to the event at the chamber office, 100 Chuck Wagon Trail, Willow Park or Trinity Christian Academy, 4954 E. I-20 Service Road South, Willow Park. Register online: or call the chamber office at 817-441-7844 for more information. The cost is $15.00 for WBA members and $20.00 for non-members.