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Bag Lady Luncheon

July 30, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Thu, 09/06/2012 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

The Parker County Committee on Aging will present its annual Bag Lady Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6 at the Parker County Sheriff’s Posse Building in Weatherford. The silent auction preview begins at 11 a.m. followed by lunch at noon. Tickets are $30. For more information, call 817-596-4640, visit the Senior Center at 1225 Holland Lake Road in Weatherford, or email pccoa@swbell.net.

Starting a small business

July 23, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Fri, 07/27/2012 - 11:30am - 1:00pm

Randy Thomas from the Tarleton Small Business Development Center will lead a luncheon workshop on “Starting a Small Business,” hosted by the Weatherford Chamber of Commerce. The workshop will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, July 27 at Candlewood Suites, 215 Alford Dr. in Weatherford. Thomas will cover topics such as financing options, laws and regulations for starting a business, business plan writing process, accessing local, state and federal resources, and where you can get free, one-on-one help to get started. Box lunches furnished by Brioche Bistro & Bakery will furnish box lunches, $10 for Chamber members and $15 for non-members. To make a reservation, call 817-596-3801 or email pehutton@weatherford-chamber.com.

Board Meeting

July 16, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Mon, 07/16/2012 - 5:00pm

The Upper Trinity Groundwater Conservation District will have a regular meeting of the Board at 5 p.m. on Monday, July 16 at the District Office, 1250 E. Highway 199, Suite 102 in Springtown.

Big D Climb

June 11, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Sat, 01/26/2013 (All day)

The 2013 Big D Climb benefitting The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society will be Saturday, January 26, 2013 in Dallas. Presented by Ivie & Associates, the Big D Climb is a race up 52 flights of stairs (1,040 steps) with awards given for fastest climber overall, fastest climber by age division, fastest team, best team spirit and top fundraising individual and team. For more information go to www.bigdclimb.org or www.facebook.com/bigdclimb.

Meet Your Match

June 6, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Sat, 06/09/2012 - 11:30am - 2:00pm

The Weatherford/Parker County Animal Shelter will have its first “Meet Your Match” day from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 9 at the shelter located at 403 Hickory Lane in Weatherford. There will be a free hotdog lunch, goody bags and an introduction to the available animals. As a promotion, adoptions will be $75 for female dogs, $70 for male dogs, and $45 for all cats on Saturday, June 9 only. If you would like further information or need directions to the Shelter, please call 817-598-4111 or visit www.weatherfordtx.gov/animal.

Meeting

June 6, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Mon, 06/25/2012 - 11:30am

The Parkinson Support Group of Tarrant County will meet at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, June 25, 2012 at the Broadway Baptist Church, Third Floor, 305 W. Broadway, Fort Worth for the annual Patriotic Luncheon. Visitors are welcome. For information call 817-275-1909 or visit www.PSGTC.com.

Body Language Seminar

May 31, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Fri, 07/27/2012 - 11:30am - 1:00pm

The Women's Business Alliance is hosting a seminar on using body language to improve sales from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, July 27 at Clear Fork Station in Willow Park. For more information contact the East Parker County Chamber of Commerce 817-441-7844.

Alzheimer’s Meeting

May 30, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Tue, 06/05/2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Dr. Meharvan “Sonny” Singh, professor and chair of the Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth, will present an Alzheimer’s research update from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 5 at The Retreat at Clark Garden located at 651 Maddux Road in Weatherford. Refreshments will be served. There is no charge to attend, but reservations are requested. Please call the Alzheimer’s Association at 1-800-272-3900 to make your reservation.

Home School Info

May 30, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Thu, 05/31/2012 - 6:30pm

Parker County Christian Home Educators will host an orientation and meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 31 at Spring Creek Baptist Church, 100 Spring Creek Rd. in Weatherford. For more information, go to www.parkercountyhomeschool.org or call Jay Sorah at 817-220-0371.

Public Hearing

May 15, 2012 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Thu, 05/17/2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

TxDot will have a Public Hearing on the Walsh Ranch Interchange at I-30 from 7 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, May 17 at the Daniel Ninth Grade Campus cafetorium.

Sports Calendar

Saturday, August 30

  • AHS at Marcus I Invitational, North Lakes Park, Denton, Texas 76201, 7:00 a.m.

Tuesday, September 2

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson Centennial, 3:30 p.m.

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

Thursday, September 4

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson Centennial at Aledo, 4:00 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH at Johnson County Sports Association, 5:30 p.m.

Friday, September 5

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

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV at Christian Life Prep, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity at Faustina Academy, 7:00 p.m.

  • AHS Varsity vs. Bishop Amat at Aledo Bearcat Stadium, 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 6

  • AHS 9th A and 9th B at Chisholm Trail Freshman Tournament, times TBA

  • AHS at Southlake Carroll Invitational, Meadowmere Park, 3000 Meadowmere Lane, Grapevine, Texas 76051, 7:00 a.m.

Monday, September 8

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Weatherford Tison at Aledo High School, 4:20 p.m.

Tuesday, September 9

  • AHS Varsity vs. Everman at Aledo, 3:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Middle School at Burleson Kerr MS, Scrimmage;
    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.

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Burleson Kerr MS at Aledo MS, Scrimmage;
    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.

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