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Komen Race for the Cure

April 29, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 05/10/2014 (All day)

The 22nd annual Komen Greater Fort Worth Race for the Cure will be held Saturday, May 10 at Ridgmar Mall. The event will feature a 5k and one mile fun run/walk, a breast cancer survivor parade, Kids for the Cure activities an a KoMEN Cave for male breast cancer survivors and co-survivors of women fighting the disease.
Registration is open at komengreaterfw.org, and individuals can register in person at Luke’s Locker locations in Fort Worth and Colleyville starting May 3.
The goal of the Greater Fort Worth Race for the Cure is to raise funds for breast cancer research, screening, treatment and education for women and men battling breast cancer in the Komen Greater Fort Worth service area of Tarrant, Parker, Johnson and Hood counties. Since 1992, more than 210,000 people have participated in the local Race for the Cure, raising more than $22 million dollars for the cause. In the March 2014, the Affiliate funded six grants to community organizations totaling $600,000

Boot camp for youth

April 28, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Mon, 06/23/2014 - 7:00am

A military boot camp is being offered in Aledo for high school age teens who have completed grades 9-12.
It will be held June 23-28 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Aledo Fore Dept. and costs $180. Activities and lessons include drill, physical training/fitness, core values, leadership and team building.
The camp is being put on by U.S. Marine Corp[s veteran Samuel Minnich. He may be reached at 817-915-0602 or samuelp712@yahoo.com.

Release party for new DeAnn Spence CD

April 21, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Fri, 04/25/2014 - 6:30pm

A CD release party for Aledo’s DeAnn Spence is planned Friday, April 25 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Parson’s Table in Aledo, 200 S. FM 1187.
This is the first solo album for the 1984 Aledo graduate, although she has recorded two previous CDs with the bluegrass band FullHouse.

Sherrie McLeRoy signing latest book

April 21, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/26/2014 - 1:00pm

Aledo author Sherrie S. McLeRoy will sign copies of her new book, "Texas Adoption Activist Edna Gladney: A Life and Legacy of Love" Saturday, April 26 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Barnes & Noble on Hulen in Fort Worth. Also signing will be Mike Nichols, author of "Lost Fort Worth."

Crossroads golf tournament, concert

March 17, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Fri, 04/18/2014 - 1:00pm

Crossroads Youth Ministries of Parker County will hold its annual Golf Tournament and Concert Friday, April 18 at Canyon West Golf Course, 160 Club House Dr. in Weatherford,
The golf tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Dinner will be held from 5-8:00 p.m. and will include a presentation of golf tournament prizes, live and silent auctions and a raffle drawing.
Ray Wylie Hubbard will take the stage at 8:15 p.m.
An individual ticket for golf that includes dinner and open seating for the concert is $100. Team sponsorships are also available. The deadline to register for the golf tournament is Monday, April 7.
Dinner tickets that include open seating for the concert are $35 per person and $20 for children age 12 and under. Concert tickets are limited, so please visit www.crossroads-wfd.org or contact Cindy Hanna at (817) 223-2624 or cindyhannacrossroads@yahoo.com to find out more information.

Weatherford chamber golf tournament

March 13, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/17/2014 - 1:00pm

The Weatherford Chamber of Commerce Annual Spring Swing Golf Tournament will be held Thursday, April 17 at Sugar Tree Golf Club in Dennis. There will be only an afternoon flight for a 1 p.m. shotgun start.
Included with entry fee, a meal will be provided before and after the flight. Weatherford Regional Medical Center is sponsoring lunch. Plains Capital Bank and Jerry’s Auto Group will be hosting dinner.
Players are encouraged to send in entries quickly. Prices are $100 for an individual or $400 for a team.
Sponsorship opportunities are still available but are selling quickly. There are openings for the Celebrity Hole Sponsorships, which give a company representative the opportunity to meet and mingle with players and promote business to local folks. If unable to be present the day of the tournament but would like to have the business represented, have a Regular Hole Sponsorship or donate an item for the raffle.
Applications for teams and sponsorships are available at www.weatherford-chamber.com or contact Tammy Gazzola 817-596-3801 or info@weatherford-chamber.com for questions.

Prostate cancer seminar

March 10, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Tue, 03/18/2014 - 7:00pm

A free seminar on the latest information about prostate cancer will be presented by Dr. Jerry Barker Jr. with Texas Oncology Tuesday, March 18 at 7 p.m. at Northside Baptist Church, 910 N. Main in Weatherford.
For questions call John Thompson at 817-368-2525.

CASA Hope for Children Golf Tournament

March 6, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Thu, 04/24/2014 - 1:00pm

Parker County Court Appointed Special Advocates will hold its third annual Hope For Children benefit golf tournament Thursday, April 24 at Canyon West Golf Course. Lunch will be served at noon followed by a 1 p.m. shotgun start, and dinner after the tournament.
To register a team or be a sponsor, call 817-599-6224.

National Guard garage sale

March 3, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/22/2014 - 8:00am

Weatherford Army National Guard unit is holding a garage sale to benefit its family day for soldiers.
The sale is sponsored by the Family Readiness Group Saturday and Sunday, March 22-23 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the National Guard Building, 716 Charles Street. Items include furniture, bicycles, clothing, toys, golf clubs, holiday decorations, Harley motorcycle parts and much more.
For questions call 817-914-6852.

Affordable Care Act seminar

March 3, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Thu, 03/06/2014 - 9:00am

The U.S. Small Business Administration in collaboration with the Small Business Development Development Center will offer a free seminar to educate small business owners about the Affordable Care Act and it’s impact on small employers and their employees.
Hear from the Health Human Services and Small Business Administration experts about the new healthcare law. The presentation will address how small businesses can use the Affordable Care Act to provide affordable health insurance benefits to their employees and tax credits available.
The seminar will be held Thursday, March 6 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Doss Heritage & Culture Center at 1400 Texas Drive, Weatherford. Register with SBA front desk by calling 817-684-5500 or by emailing Arlene.brown@sba.gov. The Weatherford Chamber of Commerce is assisting in hosting this informative seminar.

Sports Calendar

Monday, March 30

  • Aledo Ladycats at Cleburne, rescheduled from March 31 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday, Varsity 5:30 pm and JV 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats JV at Burleson, 6:00 pm.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen vs. Burleson at AHS Baseball Field, 6:00 pm.
    Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Burleson, 7:00 pm., Rescheduled from March 31 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday.
    *District Games

Tuesday, March 31

  • Aledo JV at Brock, 4:00 pm.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Cleburne, changed to March 30 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Burleson, changed to March 30 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday. *District Game

Thursday, April 2

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Cleburne

  • Aledo Ladycats at Joshua, Varsity 5:30 pm and JV 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Burleson Hughes at Burleson High School, 4:30 pm

Friday, April 3

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Granbury at AHS Baseball Field, JV 5:00 pm and Varsity 7:30 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Granbury, 5:00 pm. *District Game

Monday, April 6

  • Aledo Bearcats JV at Cleburne, 6:00 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen vs. Cleburne at AHS Baseball Field, 6:00 pm. *District Game

Tuesday, April 7

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats Varsity Black and Orange at District 8-5A Golf Tournament at Squaw Valley Golf Course, Glen Rose.

  • Aledo Middle School at District, Hall

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Burleson Centennial at AHS Softball Field, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Cleburne, 7:00 pm. *District Game

Thursday, April 9

  • Aledo Varsity at District Tournament at TCU, all day

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