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Light the Night

October 16, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Sun, 10/21/2012 - 6:00pm

Leah Vann
The annual Light the Night walk with Team Leah Vann will be at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 21 on 7th Street in Fort Worth. Walk or donate to help the fight against leukemia (AML). Leah Vann, a senior at Aledo High School, was diagnosed on Nov. 10, 2011 with acute myeloid leukemia (AML). After a year of treatment at Cook’s Children’s and St. Jude’s hospitals Leah remains in remission. Leah is an honored hero and a survivor. Her father is a remembered hero, Dr. Barry L. Vann. All ages are invited to participate in the 2-3 mile walk. Students can use this as volunteer opportunity. To sign up to walk or donate using the visit Shttp://pages.lightthenight.org/ntx/FtWorth12/LeahHannahVann

Meeting

October 12, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Thu, 10/18/2012 - 6:30pm

The Texas Business Women of Parker County will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 18 at Weatherford College in the Strain Room of the Doss Student Center. John M. Rogers will be the guest speaker and will speak about the Health Care Act. Texas Business Women is for women of all ages in Parker County who work at home or outside the home. Dinner will be supplied and the cost is $10. For more information call Martha Tandy at 817-341-0704 or email mtandy@wc.edu.

Healthy Woman Lunch & Learn

October 10, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Thu, 10/25/2012 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

The Healthy Woman Lunch & Learn will be from 12-1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25 at Weatherford Regional Medical Center Classroom I, 713 E Anderson. Sara Saginaw, D.O. will speak about nutrition, weight loss and “battling the bulge.” Lunch will be provided and reservations are required. To make a reservation, call 817-341-7465 or visit www.weatherfordregional.com/healthywoman.

Meeting

October 10, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Mon, 10/29/2012 - 1:30pm

The Parkinson Support Group of Tarrant County will meet at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 29 at Broadway Baptist Church in Fort Worth. The program includes a presentation by Beth Sharp Watson on "Speech/Voice Therapy" and snacks will be provided. Visitors are welcome. For more information call 817-275-1909 or visit www.psgtc.com.

Project Prayer

October 10, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Fri, 10/12/2012 - 7:30am - 9:15am

The Aledo Project Prayers for the classes of 8-12 will be from 7:30-9:15 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 12 at Agape Coffee Haus. The purpose of Project Prayer is to have every student in Aledo from the 8th grade through 12th grade prayed for, by name, on a regular basis. Participants can either exchange a current prayer card or pick up a prayer card for 10 students if you don't have one. For more information call Debbie Davis at 817-300-4353 or email debdavis@hughes.net.

Talking Tombstone Tour

October 10, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/20/2012 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

The Parker County Heritage Society Talking Tombstone Tour will be from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20 at Old City Greenwood Cemetery, 300 Front St., Weatherford. Tours begin every 15 minutes. Tickets will be available at the front cemetery gate the day of the event and cost $10 for adults and $5 for children 5-9 years old. Baby strollers are not allowed and the tours are not recommended for those requiring walking assistance or small children. There are no onsite restrooms.

Band Performance

October 10, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Fri, 10/19/2012 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

The Texas Tech Goin’ Band from Raiderland will have a rehearsal and performance from 2-3:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19 at Bearcat Stadium as part of their practice routine for the Texas Tech vs. TCU football game on Saturday.

Open House

October 10, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Thu, 10/25/2012 - 6:30pm

Aledo’s Venture Crew 2001 will hold an open house for potential new members at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25. Venturing is a youth program of the Boy Scouts of America for young men and women who are 14 years of age or 13 years of age and have completed the eighth grade and under 21 years of age. Venturing's purpose is to provide positive experiences to help young people mature and to prepare them to become responsible and caring adults. Venture Crew 2001 formed last winter and has participated in many activities, including kayaking with a former Olympic competitor, camping in San Marcos, Texas, rock climbing and attending Scarborough Fair. The Crew consists of students from Aledo High School and other nearby schools. For more information call Claire Demers at 817-480-1682 or email susan_demers@hotmail.com.

Women Unite

October 10, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/03/2012 - 6:00pm

Debra Camp Ministries will present “Women Unite” night of worship at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3 at the Doss Heritage and Culture Center, 1400 Texas Drive in Weatherford. The event is open to women of all denominations. For more information, visit www.debracamp.com.

Free mammograms in Aledo

October 4, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Mon, 10/29/2012 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

The Moncrief Cancer Institute at UT Southwestern will have a mobile mammography unit in Aledo from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29 at Moss Insurance Group, 705 N. FM 1187. Fully funded mammograms will be provided to women who do not have insurance. An appointment is required by calling 800-405-7739.

Sports Calendar

Thursday, October 23

  • AHS at District Meet, Cleburne High School, 1501 Harlin Drive, Cleburne, Texas, 76035, 10:00 a.m.

  • Aledo Middle School at Weatherford Hall;
    7,8 C - 5:00;
    7,8 B - 6:00;
    7,8 A - 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are subject to change. The lengths of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV vs. Victory Christian at Aledo Middle School, 6:30 p.m., *District Game

Friday, October 24

  • AHS at Burleson;
    Varsity, 5:30 p.m.;
    JV, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy vs. Nazarene at Aledo Middle School;
    JH, 5:30 p.m.;
    Varsity, 7:30 p.m.
    *District Games

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson, 7:30 p.m.

Monday, October 27

  • AHS Varsity Boys Orange at Maypearl Varsity Tournament, Mansfield National, 8:30 a.m.

Tuesday, October 28

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Weatherford Hall MS at Aledo MS;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School at Weatherford Hall MS;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • AHS vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo, Parent Night;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 30

  • Aledo Middle School at Brewer, Brewer High School

  • Aledo Middle School at Stephenville Henderson J.H.;
    7B, 8C - 5:00;
    7C, 8B - 6:00;
    7A, 8A - 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are subject to change. The lengths of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

Friday, October 31

  • AHS Varsity vs. Granbury at Aledo Bearcat Stadium, Football Senior Parent Night, 7:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity at Newman International, 7:30 p.m. *District Game

Tuesday, November 4

  • AHS Varsity Girls Orange at Wichita Falls Varsity Tournament, Canyon West, 9:00 a.m.

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