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 www.eastparkerchamber.com
Classes fill up fast.
For more information, contact the Chamber at 817-441-7844.
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.
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 www.eastparkerchamber.com or contact the Chamber for more information at 817-441-7844.
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 www.eastparkerchamber.com.
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 www.willowpark.org
‘Mud, Sweat & Tears 2013’
Mud run to benefit Young Life Aledo, 1-mile for kids, 5k for adults.
Giveaways, a food truck, registered runners get a free meal and water.
Check-in at noon, kid run begins at 1 p.m., first heat for 5K begins at 2 p.m.
Sponsored by CrossFit City View.
Location is Clear Fork Materials, 800 Old Annetta Road, Aledo.
Early registration ensures a T-shirt and goody bag.
Register online at www.crossfitcityview.com.
Registration prices lowered to $30 for the kid run and $50 for the 5K, with discounts for multiple family members.
Pre-race day packet/T-shirt pick-up at CrossFit City View, 1151 Underwood Road, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 17 and Oct. 18.
For more information, call 817-676-8182.
First Baptist Church of Aledo Holiday Brunch
Carla McDougal will speak on “God’s Treasured Gifts.”
10 a.m.— 1 p.m.
First Baptist Church of Aledo, 128 Elm Street
Tickets are $20.
Doors open at 9:30 a.m. for viewing the holiday tables.
Sponsored by FBC of Aledo Women’s Ministry
For reservations, call 817-441-8885 or visit www.fbcaledo.com.
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ASK A MASTER GARDENER: Is it too early to start a vegetable garden?
Considering our winter temperatures this year, that’s a good question. When it comes to a successful vegetable garden, timing is everything. The goal in Texas is to have most of your vegetable crops mature before the temperatures soar in mid-summer.
EXTENSION NEWS: Getting more zzzs could help you lose some lbs.
We spend about one-third of our lifetime sleeping. Sleep is important for learning and memory. Sleep also helps our immune system to resist illness and disease, increases response times in emergencies, improves our mood and feelings of wellness and gives us the energy we need to be more active and alert.
VETERANS’ CORNER: Soldiers, families warned about latest Internet scam
The Army’s Criminal Investigation Command is warning about a new website scam in which criminals are attempting to take advantage of soldiers and their families.
Count of area homeless youth begins Monday
ACH Child and Family Services, Tarrant County Homeless Coalition, Crossroads Youth Ministries of Parker County and University of Texas-Arlington are conducting the first ever youth count in Tarrant and Parker counties for unaccompanied youth, ages 13-24, in unstable living arrangements (i.e., shelters, streets, couch surfing).
CASA seeks 100 new advocates to represent children in CPS care
In Spanish, casa means home, but for thousands of abused and neglected children, it’s an acronym that has even more meaning – it’s the hope of finally finding a safe, permanent home where they can thrive.
Spivack to speak at PCRW event
Parker County Republican Women will have Loren Spivack as the March 13 luncheon meeting guest speaker.
State education board candidates in runoff
Tuesday’s voting tallies signified an extremely tight race for State Board of Education District 11 candidates in the Republican primary.
Renfro in runoff for job he didn’t want
Precinct 4 Commissioner Dusty Renfro, who unexpectedly scored 1,213 votes in Tuesday’s Republican Primary while campaigning for an opponent, is still trying to lose his job on the Parker County Commissioners’ Court.
Area council, school board filings
Filings for school board and city council elections in May ended last Friday. Here are the filings for area city council seats open in May:
ALEDO – Patricia Weckel, 60, died Tuesday, March 4, 2014, surrounded by family at her home in Aledo.
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