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Posted By Gail Bennison on 2014 Jun 13 - 1:46pm

In an interview from her apartment in TriBeCa in New York City, Fort Worth native Sterling McDavid shares her experiences and future goals in the world of finance, architectural design, hospitality and philanthropy. McDavid has been a member of UNICEF’s Next Generation since April 2011. She...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2014 May 27 - 10:12am

DD Holmes named CASA of Tarrant Advocate of the Year

Imagine a 15-year-old girl who has lived in 29 foster homes in the last 10 years. Now imagine this same girl who will “age out” of the foster care system in a few short years and have to face society and her life with no safety net. Unfortunately, this is not an uncommon scenario in...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2014 Apr 29 - 9:35am

At two years old, Timmy Wilson was diagnosed with Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL), a fast-growing cancer of a type of white blood cells called lymphocytes. He celebrated his fourth birthday in March at Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth, where he has lived for the last two months....

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2014 Mar 25 - 12:12pm

Fort Worth community leader Marilyn Ackmann knows how to make fun. The people in her community—and far beyond—are grateful beneficiaries.

| photography by Alex Lepe | Ackmann is the chairman of the Festivals and Events Committee for Downtown Fort Worth Initiatives, Inc., the producers of MAIN ST. Fort Worth Arts Festival and the Fort Worth Parade of Lights. She has served as chairman for the past two years with seven years total...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2014 Feb 25 - 3:57pm

Over the last quarter of a century, Tom Holt’s velvet voice and love of people and horses have led him to become one of the most recognizable and loved announcers in the cutting horse industry. Holt will drive his RV 22,000 miles to 20-plus National Cutting Horse Association events...

Posted By Anonymous on 2014 Jan 24 - 11:42am

A native of Kingston, Jamaica, many know Donald Clarke as a favorite valet at River Crest Country Club.

| by Courtney Dabney | Donald Clarke is well-known for wearing the colors of the Jamaican flag around town. His wardrobe is filled with black, gold and green, as is his SUV, which sports the same color scheme. Clarke is also the founder and head coach of the successful Jamerican Flyers Track...

Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2014 Jan 2 - 10:43am

Kay Gay National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame Inductee and Woman Behind the Palomino Flag Girls

Dallas-native Kay Gay doesn’t go to bed dreaming about penthouses, lapdogs, high-rises and tennis matches. Nope. She dreams of the Wild West, cowgirls, cowboys, their hats, boots, bucking bulls and broncos, rhinestone-studded satin shirts, barrel racing and Fort Worth’s beloved Will...

Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Dec 11 - 3:40pm

Goodwill Industries Employee and Gifted Pianist

Daniel has a significant mental disability. He has difficulty both processing language and expressing his thoughts verbally. Unfortunately, some people might focus their attention on those deficits and fail to see the artist within. If you explore further, you will find that he has a unique musical...

Posted By Alison Rich on 2013 Dec 2 - 2:35pm

Former Olympic swimmer and decathlon winner also pioneered a local legacy that's still making a splash today.

Although it happened 45 years ago, for Ronnie Mills, the experience feels fresh as yesterday. His natural athleticism manifested even as a youngster. The Fort Worth resident won the Olympic bronze medal in the 100-meter backstroke at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City. Just 17 and a student at...

Posted By Jocelyn Tatum on 2013 Aug 28 - 11:00am

President of the Fort Worth Botanical Society

I heard your parents fled Cambodia when you were 1 year old during one of history’s worst cases of genocide under Pol Pot’s regime. How did their experience shape the way they raised you in United States? When I think of that, I think of what my parents went through when traveling...

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