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The Women's Policy Forum of Tarrant County’s Emerging Issues Symposium

The Honorable Kay Granger, U.S. Representative for District 12, and Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price are among the women leaders speaking at the Women's Policy Forum of Tarrant County’s Emerging Issues Symposium on Friday, Oct.27, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., Amon Carter Center at Lena Pope, 3200 Sanguinet, Fort Worth, Texas 76107.

Granger and Price will kick-off the meeting with their perspectives on pathways to success for women, followed by Dena Jackson, Dallas Women’s Foundation, who will discuss, “Education and Childcare: Critical Building Blocks for Success”. C-Suite perspectives will be the subject of a moderated discussion with Marianne Auld, managing partner, Kelly Hart, Kara Waddell, CEO, Childcare Associates, and Grace Protos, a Regional Administrator, Women’s Bureau, U.S. Department of Labor.

Women’s Policy Forum introduced an annual emerging issues symposium in 2013 to explore issues that affect the community with the goal of potentially influencing future policy.


In the Driver’s Seat: Fueling Economic Security
and Opportunity for Women

Friday, Oct. 27, 2017   from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Amon Carter Center at Lena Pope

3200 Sanguinet Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76107


Founded in 1987, the Women’s Policy Forum is an organization of influential women who investigate and support policies and initiatives that will effect positive change for Tarrant County women and our community. Members are elected officials and women in leadership positions in government, business, nonprofit agencies and volunteer organizations. For more information about the Women’s Policy Forum, go to


Shred Day: Nov. 4 from 9 am – 1 pm

It’s the one day a year where Fort Worth residents can have items shredded, recycled and donated all for free. Fort Worth celebrates America Recycles Day by hosting Shred Day on Nov. 4.

The event will be held rain or shine, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at La Grave Field, 301 N.E. Sixth St.

Last year, residents recycled 58,300 pounds of paper at this event.

Residents of Fort Worth and unincorporated Tarrant County, along with members of the Better Business Bureau of Greater Tarrant County can bring up to five boxes of personal documents to be securely shredded by Tarrant County. (Boxes should weigh no more than 40 pounds each.)

Other items that can be dropped off:

    Electronics (computers, televisions and small appliances).

    Household items such as furniture and clothing. No mattresses or large appliances.

    No business waste.

The event is sponsored by the City of Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Waste Management, Goodwill and Better Business Bureau of Greater Tarrant County.

To learn more, call 817-392-1234 or visit the Keep Fort Worth Beautiful page.

Family Fall Festival Oct. 28
at Potter's House

The Potter’s House Ft. Worth will be having its annual Family Fall Festival on Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 12:00 noon – 3:00 p.m.  We would like to invite the entire community out to enjoy an afternoon of family fun with music, carnival games, bounce houses, face painting, a petting zoo, truck-or-treat, food trucks and much more.  This event is free!  Please share this flyer with your colleagues, students, residents, clients, family, friends and post to any of your social media platforms to help spread the word!


The Potter’s House-Ft.Worth | T.D. Jakes Ministries

1270 Woodhaven Blvd. |Ft. Worth, Texas 76112 | USA

(O) 817-446-1999 | (X) 104 | (C) 469-540-4765 |


R-Bazaar Recycled Art Show and Sale Hosted by First Jefferson Unitarian Universalist Church


Please join us as we strive to create and live our values and goals of a cleaner planet and a brighter future!

November 11, 2017 9am-4pm

First Jefferson Unitarian Universalist Church

1959 Sandy Lane

Fort Worth, TX 76112

Contact Karl Thibodeaux at or 817.451.1505



Recycling artists & vendors

Children's recycled creation make space

Recycled fashion show


Computer recycling demo

ArtCycle videos

Electronics recycling drop off provided by Commodity Recycling Solutions


Goodwill Fort Worth will host a job and resource fair on Nov. 2, 2017.

The fair is free and open to the public.

Free shuttles provided by Goodwill will transport job seekers from True Worth Place (1513 E. Presidio, Fort Worth, TX 76102 - depart 9:30 a.m.) the Las Vegas Trail area from Serrano Ranch Apartments (8222 Calmont Ave., Fort Worth, TX 76116- depart 8:15 a.m.) and west Fort Worth (Goodwill Camp Bowie Store – 6908 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth, TX 76116- depart 7:30 a.m.) to the fair.



WHO:    300+ individuals experiencing unemployment, homelessness or other barriers to employment; hiring employers interviewing and hiring on-the-spot, including: ABM Aviation, Contemporary Services Corporation, FedEx Ground, Packers Sanitation Services, Radisson Hotel and Staffmark; and social service agencies providing resources, including: ACH, Legal Aid, Moncrief Cancer Institute, North Texas Institute for Career Development, PathFinders, T.O.R.I., The Ladder Alliance, The Parenting Center, Unlocking Doors and Workforce Solutions.


WHAT:  As North America’s leading nonprofit provider of job training, employment placement services and other community-based programs, Goodwill® is helping people overcome challenges that prevent them from finding and keeping good jobs. As part of this ongoing effort, Goodwill Fort Worth will host a free job and resource fair, open to the public. The job and resource fair will also serve clients from GoodwillWorks, an employment initiative targeting individuals experiencing homelessness or impending homelessness.

Free shuttles provided by Goodwill will transport job seekers from True Worth Place (1513 E. Presidio, Fort Worth, TX 76102 - depart 9:30 a.m.) the Las Vegas Trail area from Serrano Ranch Apartments (8222 Calmont Ave., Fort Worth, TX 76116- depart 8:15 a.m.) and west Fort Worth (Goodwill Camp Bowie Store – 6908 Camp Bowie Blvd., Fort Worth, TX 76116- depart 7:30 a.m.) to the fair.

Goodwill Fort Worth provides free resume and cover letter writing, job search, interview skills and attire, connections to employers and funding for emergency services that prevent employment such as transportation year-round through five area job resource centers.

Employers participating in the fair will be hiring on-the-spot, providing a hand up, not a hand-out to individuals in need.

WHEN: Thursday, November 2, 2017

8 a.m. – 11 a.m.: Job Fair

WHERE:    Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth

4005 Campus Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76119

WHY:    Goodwill is more than a thrift store. The largest employer of people with disabilities in the world, Goodwill believes that work has the power to transform lives by building self-confidence, independence, creativity, trust and friendships. Everyone deserves this chance.

Goodwill Fort Worth’s 23 retail locations provide revenue through the sale of donated goods to support Goodwill’s mission - job training and career services for people with disabilities, such as physical or mental disabilities and other barriers to employment including lack of education or work experience and homelessness. For more information on Goodwill Industries of Fort Worth, please visit


Outdoor Exercise and Workout Sessions

Eastside Trainers:  Beverly Sims & Charla Kelsey


Nolan Catholic
High School
4501 Bridge St.,
Fort Worth, 76104

M, T, TH. 5:30 am
Charla Kelsey

Lowery Rd. Elementary
7600 Lowrey Rd.
Fort Worth, Tx 76120

T, TH. 5:00 pm
& 6:15 pm
Charla Kelsey

Bethel Temple
6801 Meadowbrook Dr.,
Fort Worth, Tx 76112

M, W, F.  5:30 am
Beverly Sims

Meadowbrook Middle School
2001 Ederville Rd. S.,
Fort Worth, Tx 76103

M,W at 5:00 pm
Beverly Sims

Primary Trainer - Fort Worth

P: 817-980-0576

Partner Trainer - Fort Worth
cell 817-307-0258

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