Inspiring

Posted By Alison Rich on 2013 Apr 26 - 10:42am

When it comes to fitness (well, undeniably, when it comes to most things) I’m an overachiever. And my main competitor is (as it is for most people, really) myself. That working out allows me to push my limits and discover my strengths while achieving measurable results is one of the many...

Posted By Russell Kirkpatrick on 2013 Apr 3 - 10:31am

Enlisting Fort Worth's best and brightest to make the Food + Wine Festival unforgettable

First of all, thank you to everyone for all of the great feedback from last week’s post. Each week, it seems as if another chapter is written in our story. And that’s really exciting! Mind you, I am not a festival planner. I am not an event producer, nor am I a PR professional.  I...

Posted By Christy Dunaway Smith on 2013 Apr 2 - 5:39pm

...lets try and set this night on fire!!!

Who would have thought!  Can you imagine, TWO orphanage fundraiser dinners in less than 7 days?  I think God is speaking to me.  In my heart I have always wanted to adopt.  I've had these feelings since I was in elementary school.  Maybe this is the start of the journey...

Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Apr 1 - 2:07pm

For almost a century, Cook Children’s Medical Center has grown from the Fort Worth Free Baby Hospital to one of the largest children's hospitals in the nation with a service area that covers 47 percent of the entire state of Texas. On Jan. 29, 1929, the W. I. Cook Memorial Hospital opened...

Posted By Christy Dunaway Smith on 2013 Mar 24 - 2:14pm

In March of 2011, Amie and David Simpson and friend Scott Brown with The Gladney Center for Adoption visited Ethiopia. During their trip, Scott introduced them to the people and ministry of Kidmia. Needless to say, Amie and David fell in love with the Ethiopian culture and children at Kidmia....

Posted By james.verheyen on 2013 Mar 14 - 10:14am

Shale Exploration's philanthropic endeavors make a significant difference to numerous organizations, through community development, social services, health and medical causes and education.

Posted By james.verheyen on 2013 Mar 8 - 4:12pm

The daughter of a West Texas rancher/ teacher and nurse, Melanie Hanna learned very early on that serving others is love in action.

Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Feb 28 - 2:08pm

When someone is diagnosed with a disease, such as cancer, life automatically shifts into battle-mode. The food they eat can make a dramatic difference in their fight.

Cuisine for Healing was the dream of its founder, Wendy Wilkie, who researched which foods were healing for her while she battled breast cancer. “She created Cuisine for Healing to help make healthy meals and educational information easily and readily available to others fighting for their...

Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Feb 28 - 2:02pm

First Bite Gourmet prevents wasted food by giving the homeless population the first bite.

We often share a bite of our meal with friends and family when we dine out at a restaurant. Why not share this bite with someone who isn’t at the table? This is the idea behind First Bite Gourmet, a Fort Worth food truck that opened in November. For every item that is purchased from their...

Posted By Anonymous on 2013 Feb 28 - 1:52pm

Whether the issue is disaster recovery, life-saving blood or supporting military and their families, people turns to the American Red Cross for help.

But the help sometimes comes in advance. Theresa Citarella of Arlington first encountered the Red Cross March 18, 2000, at a safety fair at her child’s school. That’s where she first met Anita Foster, regional chief communications officer for the Red Cross North Texas Region. “...

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