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September 30, 2013

East Parker County Calendar of Events

Staff Reports

October 3

Women’s Business Alliance of the East Parker County Chamber of Commerce

Corks N Canvas

An evening of step-by-step painting with Granbury’s local artist, Amy Klemer.

Participants should bring a friend and their favorite wine or beverage for an evening

of networking and building new professional relationships.

7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

D’Vine Wine of Texas 107 E. Bridge Street, Granbury

$30 for members and $35 for non-members.

Reservations available onlineat

Classes fill up fast.

For more information, contact the Chamber at 817-441-7844.

Oct. 5

Pet Food Drive and Blessing the Animals

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Le Chateau K-9 Day Spa

I-20 Service Road North, Willow Park

Entertainment by Garrett Bradford

HANK FM 92.1 Remote Van with the Dr. Pepper Tent

Free pet and people treats.

Benefits Aledo Center of Hope.

First 100 bringing a $10 donation of food or money receive a Saint Francis medallion.

For more information, call 817-441-8844.

Oct. 9

East Parker County Chamber of Commerce Membership luncheon

Keynote speaker David Orcutt, CEO of Weatherford Regional Medical Center, will present a program on the new laws concerning Healthcare.

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

New River Fellowship, 3253 E. I-20, Hudson Oaks.

Register online at or contact the Chamber for more information at 817-441-7844.


Oct. 17

Business Expo

The Business Expo will bring together more than 60 businesses from around Parker County, exhibiting their products and services. There will be live demonstrations, games, free goodie bags, coupons galore, on-the-spot-shopping and drawings. Ample food trucks will be on hand with snacks and treats.

4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Willow Park Baptist Church, 129 S. Ranch House Road, Willow Park

For more information, contact the Chamber at 817-441-7844 or visit the website

Oct. 19

Parkfest 2013

Willow Park will celebrate its 50th birthday with a family-friendly festival, featuring live music all day with performances by Steve Helms, River Trip, Rocky

Lott, Jimmy Jones, and  Charla Corn. Arts & crafts, a bounce house, a petting zoo sponsored by Willow Park Police Department, safety demonstrations by Willow Park Fire/Rescue,

tons of food and plenty of games and activities are also planned.

10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Ranch House Road and Stagecoach Trail, Willow Park

To reserve booth space, contact Chelsey Antonowicz at 817-441-2858.

For more information visit

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    A 60-year-old Parker County man was killed around 9:30 a.m. April 15 in a one-vehicle crash in the 2100 block of FM Road 3325, also known as Farmer Road.

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  • Fire victims' fund established

    Two streets down and hours after many members of the East Parker County community gathered April 5 to present a new home built with donations to the Hancock family, another family in the West Oak subdivision lost their home to a fire and is now in need of support from the community.

    April 23, 2014

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    April 23, 2014

  • Parker County Sheriff's Report March 31-April 11

    April 11
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    April 23, 2014

  • East Parker County Calendar of Events

    April 24
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    • 6:30 p.m. at Cendera Center, 3600 Benbrook Highway, Fort Worth.
    • Catered by The Wild Mushroom; entertainment by Four Day Weekend.
    • Tickets cost $100.
    • Benefitting the Aledo ISD Education Foundation
    • Title sponsor Buford-Thompson Company.  
    • For more information, go to

    April 23, 2014

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