ProParks Management will sublease the 14-acre water park as it enters its 10th year of operation. Like Big League Dreams, FieldHouseUSA and the StarCenter, the city owns the facility and Orlando-based ProParks will operate it.
In total, Max and owner Steve Burn have logged 1,400 visits to various places with 2,200 hours of volunteer time to comfort thousands of people. But it all started with visits to a Mansfield senior community.
When former Arlington High School student Kris Hawbaker was named one of the Texas Rangers Richard Greene scholars in 2003, he didn’t yet envision flying the U. S. Navy’s slickest new warplane designed to fight the global war on terror. And he definitely had not even dreamed about being named the Pilot of the Year for the U.S. Navy’s Maritime Patrol Reconnaissance.
Ever since the Arlington Life Shelter opened the doors of their facility at 325 W. Division St. in 1989 to provide homeless people with food and shelter, it is the faith communities in town that have provided the first half of that equation: food. And they do it 365 days a year to the tune of a half-million dollars in money saved for the agency annually.
Leisurely Saturdays will morph into busy ones as summer winds down and fall activities resume. The Pantego Lions Club will host a Pancake Breakfast on Aug. 26 to fuel up busy folks heading out for a day filled with sports events and kids’ activities along with the usual errands.
Methodist Mansfield teamed up with the Walgreens on Broad Street to make patients feel beautiful as they recover with complimentary mini makeovers. On Thursdays, a Walgreens beauty consultant comes to the hospital to perform the makeovers.