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Burgess to Hold Annual Emergency Preparedness Summit on March 23
Lake Dallas, TX — Today Congressman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX) announced the details of his 2019 Emergency Preparedness Summit & Fair that will be held on Saturday, March 23 at the Trophy Club Town Hall.
“Weather in our region is unpredictable and can change in an instant. The Emergency Preparedness Summit is designed to help North Texas families prepare for any emergency they may face,” said Dr. Burgess. “Each year, I learn something new from the local and federal leaders who participate in this event, and I invite all constituents of the 26th District of Texas to join us in Trophy Club on March 23.”
In partnership with the Town of Trophy Club, the Tarrant County Office of Emergency Management, Denton County Emergency Services, and other organizations, Dr. Burgess has designed this free and informative event to be enjoyable for the whole family.
Emergency Preparedness Summit & Fair
Date: Saturday, March 23, 2019
Time: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Location: Trophy Club Town Hall, 1 Trophy Wood Drive, Trophy Club, TX 76262
This year’s Summit will feature a keynote address given by Dan Henry, Chief Meteorologist for KDFW/Fox 4, as well as special children’s activities including “Touch the Trucks” tours of emergency vehicles and live safety demonstrations.
For more information, visit Congressman Burgess’ website or contact Robin Vaughan in Congressman Burgess’ District Office by phone (940-497-5031) or email.
34th annual Cowtown Great American Cleanup
Join Keep Fort Worth Beautiful and thousands of volunteers across the city for the 34th annual Cowtown Great American Cleanup, our largest annual litter cleanup and beautification event. Every year, organizations, businesses and individuals pick up litter from parks, streets, creeks and other public areas. In 2018, these hard-working volunteers removed over 140,000 pounds of trash from their communities.
You can select from a list of cleanup locations or choose your own (must be a public space within the City of Fort Worth).
You can register as an individual or a group.
All registrants will receive gloves and bags.
T-shirts are limited to the first 7,000 registrants.
Lunch will be provided for volunteers at the Earth Party.
If you would like a Code Officer to attend your cleanup, please contact us. (Limited quantities available – first come, first served!)
Saturday, March 30, 2019, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Panther Island Pavilion
395 Purcey St, Fort Worth, TX 76102
Free and open to the public, free parking
Don’t miss out on the largest green event in Fort Worth! Reward yourself for your hard work and head over to the Panther Island Pavilion on the Trinity River for food, fun and to learn about all things sustainable. There will be live music and family-friendly activities for all ages.
Visit educational booths and exhibits to learn about topics like water conservation, air quality, waste reduction and recycling, environmental issues, healthy living initiatives and much more!
Giant silk lanterns to adorn Fort Worth Botanic Garden
People standing in front of bird-shaped lanterns
Birds of Paradise is one of the themes for silk lanterns to be displayed this spring at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden.
More than 20 handcrafted, larger-than-life silk lanterns will light up the Fort Worth Botanic Garden with gorgeous colors beginning March 9.
The show will run 6-10 p.m. daily March 9-31. After March 31, the shows will be Thursdays through Sundays until May 12. (There may be blackout dates to avoid conflicts with other previously scheduled events, so check the Botanic Garden’s webpage first.)
Lantern festivals are a central part of Chinese culture that dates back thousands of years. The ancient tradition comes to Fort Worth featuring lanterns crafted from silk, wire, and steel. The event offers visitors the opportunity to experience an event rarely staged outside of Asia.
Choose an arrival time to begin your experience at Lanterns in the Garden. Upon arrival, visitors are welcome to stay as long as they like. Arrival windows help staff maintain a comfortable number of people so that everyone can have the best experience possible.
Tickets are $18 for adults; $14 for members of BRIT, Fort Worth Botanical Society or Fort Worth Garden Club; $8 for children ages 3-15; and free for children 2 and under. Group tickets prices are available online.
Used old computers needed for 4-H club computer lab
The 4-H Club that meets at Meadowbrook United Methodist Church has a computer lab that all the club members use for homework, research, typing, etc.
The 5 computers that Kat refurbished & donated in 2013 are now between 10-15 years old, and can't be upgraded. The club would like newer units.
If you have an older PC that you are not using, please consider donating it. Brand does not matter, it can be a Dell, Asus, Toshiba, Panasonic, no name brand.
The only requirement they ask for is an ethernet port and at least 1 USB port.
Kat does the upgrades.
(WHAT?! You have never heard of UBUNTU ? It's a FREE OpenSource Operating System, can run on almost every make and model of PC, even little netbooks. It is as powerful as Windows 10 or Mac OS X. Even better, since it is LINUX based, the system is almost virus proof.)
If you have an old PC desktop or laptop that you are willing to donate, call Lois Bogusch 817-846-7885, or drop off the PC to Kat at Handly Kwik Kopy, 1850 Handley Drive.
Camp Gladiator is an outdoor fitness program with over 32 locations in the Fort Worth area. We are looking to expand and searching for amazing Trainers. If you are a current Trainer or passionate about fitness and interested in getting into the fitness industry, please connect with me via private message or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
CG’s mission is to “positively impact the physical fitness and ultimately the lives of his many people as possible.“
Outdoor Exercise and Workout Sessions
Eastside Trainers: Beverly Sims & Charla Kelsey
4501 Bridge St.,
Fort Worth, 76104
M, T, TH. 5:30 am
7600 Lowrey Rd.
Fort Worth, Tx 76120
T, TH. 5:00 pm
& 6:15 pm
6801 Meadowbrook Dr.,
Fort Worth, Tx 76112
M, W, F. 5:30 am
Meadowbrook Middle School
2001 Ederville Rd. S.,
Fort Worth, Tx 76103
M,W at 5:00 pm
Primary Trainer - Fort Worth
Partner Trainer - Fort Worth
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