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Posted By FWTXmag Productions on 2018 Sep 6 - 1:21pm

Healthy Food
Five years ago, Fort Worth set out on an ambitious quest: to turn Cowtown into a haven for healthy living. Since then, we’ve demonstrated that better well-being really is a product of our environment. By making healthy choices easier where people live, work and play, we’ve created a...

Posted By Paul Harral on 2014 Jan 23 - 5:02pm

Union Gospel Mission brings renowned gymnast Mary Lou Retton to its Be Inspired Luncheon.

Since 1984, Mary Lou Retton has been an inspiration to aspiring gymnasts and the American public in general. That’s the year she won the All Around Gold Medal in women’s gymnastics at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, becoming the first American woman ever to win a gold medal in...

Posted By Jenni Hanley on 2013 Dec 11 - 3:03pm

Now serving 24,000 students in 48 Tarrant County schools, CIS is the nation’s largest and most effective dropout prevention organization.

Gliding across the stage to “Pomp and Circumstance” is a true rite of passage — for some people. To others struggling to keep the lights on, support younger siblings, or even find a good meal, a diploma can quickly lose priority. That’s where Communities in Schools comes in...

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 Anonymous on 2012 Jul 24 - 2:14pm

TCU baseball coach Jim Schlossnagle and his wife, Kami, became interested in pediatric eye care when their own children were treated by Dr. Eric Packwood of Pediatric Eye Specialists. The genesis of the Schlossnagles’ RB Eye Foundation came when Packwood and partner physicians Alan Norman...

Posted By Anonymous on 2012 Jul 24 - 1:52pm

by Ryan West Just inside the doors of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Arlington, young people can find the opportunity for a great future. For more than 50 years, the organization has offered a service unmatched in quality or affordability in the community. Every day, hundreds of kids call it home...

Posted By Anonymous on 2012 Jun 4 - 12:34pm

If you are in hot pursuit of perfect ribs, you’ll want to take a look at insider tips and recipes from locals in the know.

by Judie Byrd If you dream of producing tender, succulent, smoked ribs in your own backyard this summer, you are in luck. Three local rib experts are sharing their recipes and tips. Secrets like which wood to use and how long to cook and an up-until-now guarded recipe for the perfect dry rub. So...

Posted By Anonymous on 2012 Jun 4 - 11:39am

Accomplishment is a feeling like no other, whether it’s reaching the finish line or passing a math midterm.

But what if you were never given the chance to achieve? Thousands of students in Tarrant County may never have the opportunity to feel that sense of accomplishment. Thanks to programs like Communities In Schools, more students and young adults are turning their hopelessness into hope. Young...