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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...

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...

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