Two favorites among sports fans are John Rhadigan from Fox Sports Southwest and Tom Grieve of Texas Rangers fame. Together they will headline the Champions for Kids breakfast Feb. 15 hosted by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Arlington.
Last month, 1,814 fifth-graders and 370 ESL students in junior high and high school received a free book to take home courtesy of the H-E-B Retired School Employees. A contingent of volunteers from the group fanned out across campuses in the school district to personally deliver the books.
A special guest speaker will deliver an inspiring message about domestic-abuse prevention. And to put a fun twist on the luncheon, each of the 35 tables at the event will be individually decorated by Junior League members and any people in the community who want to participate by creating a tablescape of their choice.
Arlington’s celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King is one of the largest in the nation. Now in its 28th year, the events planned by a dedicated MLK Celebration committee give participants a chance to reflect on King’s dreams for the country and what they mean in today’s society.
Attorney, judge, animator, elected official, nonprofit owner, former coach and community volunteer — these are the professions represented by the most recent inductees into the H-E-B school district Hall of Fame.
The annual animal essay contest now underway for Arlington children in grades 3-6 not only enables youngsters to realize how animals fit into society but also helps improve their writing skills. Each grade level is asked to write an essay on a different topic, and the winners in each grade win impressive prizes.
The main event is the 2-mile drive through the Grand Prairie park featuring 4 million lights. It attracted nearly 200,000 visitors last year, and similar results are expected with the all-new displays.
Don’t fret about making all the arrangements for a party because the Arlington Woman’s Club has everything handled and will host not one — but two — fantastic New Year’s celebrations at the club’s beautiful headquarters on Abram Street.
Chances are good that not many people have heard of Fortress Youth Development Center in southeast Fort Worth. The small nonprofit was established in 2005 as an outgrowth of a church program that served homeless and impoverished families.
When Delta Kappa Gamma members Toni McCutchen and Ulana Ratley dropped by the newspaper offices early last fall to present a media award to the Star-Telegram, it didn’t take long to discover that the active club is doing all sorts of worthwhile projects in the Hurst-Euless-Bedford area.