February 6,2015 USTA TEXAS TENNIS ON CAMPUS PROGRAM PARTNERS WITH WHATABURGER AUSTIN, TEXAS – United States Tennis Association Texas Section announces a new program partnership with Whataburger to sponsor the USTA Texas Tennis On Campus program. USTA Tennis On Campus is a college student tennis program without the demands of a varsity setting. The fun co-ed format is created to accommodate all levels of play, and the top teams can compete for regional and national championships. Tennis On Campus helps students maintain active and healthy lifestyles through their college years and stay connected to the lifetime sport of tennis.
Ryanwood Neighborhood Association Meeting – Feb. 12
Ryanwood Neighborhood Association Meeting is scheduled for February 12th. We will have our NPO, Code Enforcement and Neighborhood Specialist there to talk about the 8 liners and Smoke Shops. It’s Valentines, come celebrate with us. Thursday, February 12th, 6:30 at First Jefferson Unitarian Church at 1959 Sandy Lane.
Brentwood Oak-Hills Neighborhood Association Meeting – Thursday, Feb. 19, 6:30pm at Bridgewood Church of Christ meeting room (south entrance near the playground.)
www.BOHN76112.org for more info
The annual Skywarn classes was conducted by the National Weather Service Saturday, January 31, 2015.
The classes are free to the public and were held at Eastern Hills High School, 5701 Shelton Street.
The 8:30 am–Noon morning class covered basic storm spotting and identification. The 1:00 pm afternoon class covered advance topic including radar interpretation.
The classes as sponsored by NBC5 KXAS-TV and the Fort Worth Office of Emergency Management.
Board Service in Texas School Districts is Valuable Contribution
By Andra Self
Every year citizens throughout the state decide to volunteer their time for community service to benefit friends, neighbors, and fellow community members. The desire to pass along benefits to others, to pay forward help that was received in the past, to be a part of the solutions that are needed is healthy and heartwarming for the person volunteering and for the community benefiting.
Nowhere is that selfless act of volunteerism more evident than on locally elected school boards. In every school district in the state, citizens decide to volunteer to stand for a public vote and then to serve – without pay – to help ensure that our public schools do their best to serve our communities, our families, most importantly, our children.
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TWC Warns Texans to Be Aware of False Unemployment Benefits Websites Filing for claims is always free, never through third-party AUSTIN – The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) warns Texans’ seeking unemployment benefits to be aware of third-party vendors offering assistance. Unemployment insurance (UI) claims should be filed through the TWC website or by phone, and never through a third-party. Individuals in Texas have reported receiving emails soliciting personal information from a third-party vendor who is not affiliated with TWC called the Unemployment Advisory Department, with an email address firstname.lastname@example.org. Continue reading "False Unemployment Benefits Websites"
TEXAS WESLEYAN OPENS NEW DINING HALL
Texas Wesleyan Rams are in for a treat. The Dora’s Dining Hall extreme makeover is complete, and the $1.7 million renovation transforms the Texas Wesleyan dining experience. “Our 2020 strategic plan states that we will enhance the physical appearance of our campus and create a vibrant student life,” President Frederick G. Slabach said. “Offering a first-class dining experience for our students is a key part of this plan.”
Keith Thomson of the Firehouse Gallery was featured on Good Morning Texas (WFAA Ch 8) on Wednesday, January 7 in a segment on New Year resolutions and hobbies.
Keith is married to Lori (Perry) Tompson, an East Fort Worth native, and daughter of Gay and Charles Perry. Keith is a Director on the East Fort Worth Business Association’s team of elected officers for 2015.
If you like to get your hand dirty and creating unique items, give Keith a call at (682) 560-3467.
Firehouse Gallery is located at 4147 Meadowbrook Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76103. Visit their website for more information on Pottery making. www.firehousegalleryfw.com
by Wanda Conlin
Citizens Advisory Committee January 5
A group of an estimated 50 citizens and police staff gathered to welcome the new year for Citizens Advisory Committee meetings for 2015. This group is served a light meal by the Neighborhood Police Officers. Designed to provide a networking opportunity for citizens and their Police Officers, the monthly meetings are held on the first Monday of the month at Handley Meadowbrook Recreation Center at 6:00.
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Robert Tranquillo Marino –June 20, 1940 – November 20, 2014
Robert Tranquillo Marino of Fort Worth, Texas passed through the gates of heaven on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at approximately 10:45pm. He had been living at a private home, being cared for by friends Ann Fichtenberg, Kathryn Kroll and the hospice nurses from Bridgeway Health Services. Continue reading “Obit: Robert Tranquillo Marino –June 20, 1940 – November 20, 2014”