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Posted By Gail Bennison on 2015 Apr 22 - 10:07am

photography by Alex Lepe

She catches your eye immediately with bright red hair, kindly blue eyes, bohemian attire and an energetic personality that demands exclamation marks—used liberally in all of her written communications. “I get excited! I can’t help it!” she says. Nancy Lamb, internationally...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2015 Mar 23 - 3:39pm

| photography by Alex Lepe |

Known as a quiet doer, longtime Fort Worth businessman and civic leader Larry Anfin may not talk much, but when he does say something, people listen. Fully engaged in the community and always on the street, Anfin’s moniker is ‘Mr. Main Street.’ Anfin serves as chairman of the...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2015 Feb 25 - 11:31am

| photography by Alex Lepe |

Those closest to Bob Jameson describe him as a creative and personable man, an even-keeled and level-headed leader — one who has a touch of sparkle and mischief. The hospitality business suits him perfectly, and he loves every minute of it. After working 35 years in the hospitality field,...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2015 Jan 20 - 11:31am

| photography by Alex Lepe | Rodeo as a sport is not only a sport—it’s show business. Bob Tallman, the legendary voice of the Fort Worth Stock Show rodeo, is a consummate showman and possibly the finest professional rodeo announcer in the nation. For more than four decades, Tallman...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2014 Dec 16 - 11:44am

| photography by Alex Lepe | The 119th Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo begins on Jan. 16 and ends on Feb. 7. Shanna Weaver, in her 14th year as the event’s publicity manager, is expecting a banner year for the Show, with a twist. She and husband, Mark Wandmacher, are expecting baby girl...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2014 Nov 18 - 3:29pm

| photography by Alex Lepe |

Lani Stacy’s mother discovered her daughter’s singing talent when Lani was 5 years old. Three years later, she was singing at local Opry venues, including the legendary Grapevine Opry. At 13, Stacy started her own band. They performed at Cowboys, Billy Bob’s Texas, Six Flags Over...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2014 Oct 27 - 3:29pm

| photography by Alex Lepe | In 2002 Kristin Jaworski, a feisty and determined Arizona native, took the reins of what would become one of the biggest tourism generators in the City of Fort Worth. She was 25 years old and the first woman to hold the position of Trail Boss of the internationally...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2014 Sep 22 - 1:08pm

| photography by Alex Lepe |

Under the passionate leadership of Fort Worth community leader Ann Louden, a breast cancer survivor and member of the Texas Christian University Chancellor’s executive team, TCU Frogs for the Cure has grown into a nationally known awareness, educational and fundraising campaign, which also...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2014 Aug 18 - 1:54pm

In late 2010, Catherine Ruehle, Fort Worth business owner, cake artist, pastry chef and television personality, was at the peak of her career. A regular on Food Network’s “Challenge,” with a book and TV projects in the works, a thriving bakery, employees counting on her, and the...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2014 Jul 18 - 10:28am

A man known for his words — both spoken and written — Don Woodard, Sr., 88, wrote the first of his passionate letters to the editor when he was 7 years old. The Fort Worth Press held a contest asking children to write how they knew there was a Santa Claus. He submitted the winning...

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