Inspiring

Posted By Amy Horany on 2014 Jul 31 - 1:44pm

Hello everyone and welcome to my first post in Design Worth Doing! I am SO excited to start blogging with Fort Worth, Texas magazine and cannot wait to start giving you all weekly home design inspiration. You might have already seen my little intro video last week, but if not, I guess I should...

Posted By Amy Horany on 2014 Jul 31 - 12:44pm

Learn how to make a simple wreath in a matter of minutes!

Hey guys! Welcome to my very first DIY video post. If you're new to the blog, make sure to check out my intro post to get to know me better. Today we're talking about how easy it is to make a simple 5 minute wreath using just a wreath base and a few silk florals.  I found most of my...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2014 Jun 13 - 2:13pm

Jim Wright, 56th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, said that many years ago, he read in his old King James Bible a scripture taken from the Sermon on the Mount. “As best I remember, it said: ‘Let your light so shine before others that they may see your good works...

Posted By Paul Harral on 2014 Jun 13 - 1:27pm

Boys and Girls Club of Greater Fort Worth targets the most disadvantaged of children, helping bolster them academically, teaching them healthy lifestyles and how to avoid gangs.

Perhaps the most famous boxing quote in history comes from the 1954 movie On the Waterfront, where prize fighter Terry Malloy (Marlon Brando) tells Charley Malloy (Rod Steiger): “I coulda had class. I coulda been a contender. I coulda been somebody, instead of a bum, which is what I am, let...

Posted By Gail Bennison on 2014 Jun 13 - 12:26pm

Fort Worth entrepreneur & musician Bear Quisenberry describes the music from his band’s latest album as “Allman Brothers meets Black Crowes meets Grateful Dead, with alternative country, Austin psychobilly, a twist of Funk and kind of like Rolling Stones"

Quisenberry and Chris Collins started the band in the early 1990s while attending Texas Tech University. After graduation, Collins went to law school, ultimately moving back to Fort Worth to work for Barlow, Garsek & Simon. Quisenberry started his own company, Fort Worth-based Oso Quiz....

Posted By Spray Gleaves on 2014 Jun 6 - 2:02pm

Fort Worth community leaders gathered along the banks of the Trinity River to dedicate the John V. McMillan Plaza and unveiled the Major Ripley Allen Arnold Monument, honoring the founder of Fort Worth.

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 james.verheyen on 2014 May 1 - 10:35am

The service dogs at Cook Children's Hospital brighten the patients' days and help them forget about their treatments during their visits. Read the full article here.

Posted By Paul Harral on 2014 Apr 29 - 10:06am

The Keller ISD Education Foundation seeks funds from individuals and companies to provide educational opportunities beyond the tax-funded budget.

There is never enough money in the public school systems around the state to accomplish all that is desired — or all that is possible — in the classrooms. Education foundations in the districts that have them are stepping up to fill in the gaps. The Keller ISD Education Foundation was...

Posted By Paul Harral on 2014 Apr 29 - 9:57am

What's given in Texas stays in Texas to assist victims of leukemia through financial support and the funding of research.

There is never enough money in the public school systems around the state to accomplish all that is desired — or all that is possible — in the classrooms. Education foundations in the districts that have them are stepping up to fill in the gaps. The Keller ISD Education Foundation was...

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