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City Employees Give Generously

December 20, 2010 by Brittany Blank

Special to The Community NewsOnce again, the employees of the City of Weatherford show their commitment to the community with a donation of just over $10,000 to the United Way of Parker County.

The money was raised through several events such as paying to wear Texas Ranger “gear” during the playoffs, a Chili Cook-Off, gift basket drawing, change collection competition, payroll deductions and one time donations.

“Our employees take pride in the community - they not only work here but they live here and raise their families here; giving back is an easy choice for us,” stated Danielle Felts, Community Relations Manager for the City of Weatherford. “We work closely with the public day in and day out; therefore, it is easy for us to see the importance of the human services that the UWPC helps to fund every day.”

A new twist to this year’s campaign included a professional chef as the judge of the chili cook-off: Owner and Executive Chef for the Fire Oak Grill, Eric Hunter. Hunter brought another level of competition to the table, and enjoyed the event as much as the employees. “It was a lot of fun, I hope to be asked back again next year,” Hunter said. “I was impressed with the quality of all the entries, it was a tuff decision.”

In the end, Weatherford Fire Department Lieutenant Jim Bradford walked away with both the Judges Choice and the People’s Choice Awards which was the first time that one person has won both honors!

Sports Calendar

Friday, March 27

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

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Texas Relays, Qualifiers Only

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

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