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Annual Youth Appreciation recognition event

Breakfast Optimists Club of East Fort Worth Honors East Fort Worth Students Breakfast Optimist Club of East Fort Worth Hosts Annual Youth Appreciation Event The Breakfast Optimist Club of East Fort Worth hosted its annual Youth Appreciation recognition event on Thursday for eastside students, families, school administrators and Optimist Members. The event at the Meadowbrook United Methodist Church featured one 4th or 5th grade student from 10 different east side primary schools. Students were chosen by school principals based on their current or future leadership potential. Accompanying the students were

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Approved by Zoning

but still needs final approval at City Council.. The property described as Lot 15-R-1 block 2 is outlined in yellow. ﷯ Charles Lawhon amended his purchase plan and Zoning Change request, after the 30 day continuance at the June Zoning meeting. Originally, Lawhon wanted a straight “I” zoning, to match his other properties, which City Zoning Staff did not recommend, based on the City’s long range plans for the area. After the June Zoning meeting, Charles Lawhon has changed the request from an “E” (which it is currently zoned) to

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Trailblazers wanted: Registration now open for Fort Worth Business Plan Competition

Posted May 21, 2019 The city’s annual Business Plan Competition is a celebration of the entrepreneurial spirit that makes Fort Worth unique. The drive, innovation and grit of the city’s small-business owners inspires them to break new ground across a variety of industries, and their work is helping build and shape the character of the sixth-fastest growing city in the country. That’s why it’s so important for Fort Worth’s entrepreneurs to develop roots in this passionate, supportive community, while learning the skills necessary to help their businesses flourish and grow

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Glen Crest Civic League protests one more Family Dollar store

by Daniel Haase There are numerous articles that support what Ms Davis is pointing out. They are killers for any other type of business, especially a grocery store, and they do not supply people with anything much in the way of unprocessed food. I think it is time for the city to do an analysis of the density of these stores and figure out some way to keep it from getting worse. This could be based on population to be served, or so many per square mile. The Supreme Court

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Burnett Park celebrates its Centennial

Centennial of Burnett Park on June 11 The original design of Burnett Park included fountains and open lawn. The now-razed Medical Arts Building is at far right, and the U.S. Courthouse is shown in the center of the photo. Burnett Park in downtown Fort Worth is turning 100. The City celebrated the milestone from 6-8 p.m. June 11 at the park, located at 501 W. Seventh St. Pack a picnic meal and enjoy live music by the East Fort Worth Community Jazz Band, games and treats from Steel City Pops.

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Lost Dog from Handley found in North Fort Worth – 25 miles from home!

Long Lost Dog was FOUND! This story started in late January. A resident of Handley, Joyce, had part of her fence come loose, and her dog T-Bo got out. She immediately started checking with the North Texas Humane Society and City Animal Control Shelters for her beloved dog. She and her son checked at the shelters every morning and every evening. Nothing. He had NOT been seen or picked up. February 1, she came to the KwikKopy and had 100 LOST DOG posters made with his photo. A month goes

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Fort Worth Legend Bobbie Wygant Shares Her Memorable TV Career

Broadcast legend Bobbie Wygant has released her memoir, “Talking to the Stars: Bobbie Wygant’s 70 Years in Television.” The Meadowbrook United Methodist Women had the privilege of hosting her at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, in MUMC’s Fellowship Hall. During her seven-decade career, Wygant interviewed thousands of the most notable entertainers and celebrities from Bob Hope and Jane Fonda to Denzel Washington and Matt Damon. She was live on her midday program “Dateline” on Nov. 22, 1963, when news broke of President John F. Kennedy’s assassination. A few months later,

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FWISD Trustees Pass Racial Equity Resolution

The Fort Worth ISD Board of Education approved a resolution Tuesday night to support and protect racial equity conversations District-wide. The measure passed unanimously. The resolution is intended to prevent silencing, retaliating against, or marginalizing any parents or community members who are engaged in racial equity conversations. The resolution aligns with the District’s goal to prepare all students for success in college, career and community leadership. RESOLUTION TO SUPPORT AND PROTECTRACIAL EQUITY CONVERSATIONS WHEREAS, the Fort Worth Independent School District Board of Education’s core beliefs include: (1) Public education requires

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