Cancer StrongHER Tennis – Free Class!

Overcoming a cancer diagnosis is something worth celebrating, and what better way to celebrate and form lifelong friendships than with others who have gone through the same thing. Our featured community event for the month of June is a free tennis class for women cancer survivors, hosted by Cancer StrongHER.

Here is the event post via EventBrite:

In partnership with The Birch Racquet and Lawn Club and Keller Alliance Tennis Charter (KATCH), Cancer StrongHER is excited to bring free tennis classes to female cancer survivors! Classes are for female survivors of ALL cancers and are completely free-of-charge. Whether you are a beginner, an experienced player, or somewhere in between, we have the session just for you. We will provide the balls for everyone and loaner racquets for beginners. If you have a racquet, please bring it. Make sure to bring water and dress appropriately for the weather. Please watch our Facebook page and website closely for weather cancellations. To adhere to social distancing protocol, we are limited to 8 beginner players and 8 experienced players, so please reserve your spot quickly via Eventbrite, and please only register once per person. If you find the class is full, you will be placed on a waiting list to fill any cancellations. Summer classes will take place indoors. Let’s play some tennis! Read more

5K Rock & Roll Color Run

If you love 5Ks – walking, running, or rollerblading at the park – this upcoming event is for you! The 5K Rock & Roll Color Run is taking place on Saturday, May 22, 2021, at River Legacy Park in Arlington.

This colorful event is aimed to fundraise for the purchase of a wheelchair and WCMX Sports wheelchair for an adaptive athlete. All are welcome, including socialites and dog-walkers, and the trail is paved for wheelchair accessibility and for those that would like to rollerblade. Read more

Love & Paws 1st Annual ‘Bark in The Park’ Event

Are you a dog-lover that loves to socialize? Does your fur baby enjoy meeting new friends for a long run around the park? If so, this upcoming fun run is for you! Love & Paws Rescue Group is hosting their very first ‘Bark in the Park’ event coming up on Saturday, April 24th!

The event will take place at Mutt’s Cantina at Clearfork: 5317 Clearfork Main St, Fort Worth, TX 76109, with the 5K start time at 8:30 AM and the Fun Run at 9:30 AM. Following the run, the day will be filled with vendors, games, face painting, food, music, adoptable dogs, and more! What a great way to spend a Saturday while contributing to a foster-based dog rescue! Read more

“Cycle a Round on MS” Sporting Clays Tournament


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The Medford Team is always happy to share local community events that positively benefit individuals, groups, or organizations in need. Coming up in March, Health’s Angels Bike MS Cycling Team is hosting a clay shooting tournament in Fort Worth, benefitting the National MS Society!

About the Event:

This fun-filled day will include lunch, drinks, a raffle and prizes, and of course, some healthy competition among friends!

Both experienced and inexperienced shooters are welcome. Participants are required to bring their own guns, and, due to the national shortage of ammunition, they are recommended to bring their own shotgun shells. Mulligans or do-overs will be available for $5 each and can be purchased on-site. Teams will consist of 4 participants, and those that attend individually will be assigned to a team the day of the event. Please note that shooters under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. The winning teams will be awarded prizes, as will the top male and top female shooters of the day. Read more

MLK Jr Day of Service Canned Food & Blanket Drop-off

The National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum of Fort Worth is hosting a canned food & blanket drop-off and a free family fun day, coming up in January!

The event will take place from 10 AM – 2 PM at The Ranch – 3534 E. Berry St – in Fort Worth on Saturday, January 16, 2021.

Admission is free and includes activities such as games, face painting, and a rock-climbing wall. Complimentary refreshments will also be served. This will be a great family-friendly event to enjoy with your loved ones while contributing to the needs of the local community! Read more

Salvation Army “Rescue Christmas” Donation Drive


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This year has undoubtedly been full of surprises, struggles, and unexpected outcomes for many across the US and the world. With the holidays just around the corner, it’s fair to say that we could all benefit from sharing some kindness and lending a helping hand to others. The Medford Team is always happy to promote local community or charity events providing opportunities to help those in need!

With a slight change in protocol due to COVID-19, the Salvation Army is taking their holiday donation drive virtual this year. Helping others is as easy as a tap or swipe on your smart device. This is great news – the foundation says it could serve up to 155 percent more people in 2020 around the holidays, but due to the closing of retail stores, the increasing unemployment rates, consumers carrying less cash and coins, and the decline in foot traffic, they could see up to a 50 percent decrease in funds raised through their iconic Red Kettles. In order to compensate, the Salvation Army is hosting their “Rescue Christmas” Donation Drive, now through late December. Supporters can now donate digitally with Apple Pay or Google Pay at any Red Kettle across the country. They can also ask Amazon Alexa to donate by saying, “Alexa, donate to The Salvation Army,” then specifying the amount. Or, give any amount by texting “KETTLE” to 91999. Red Kettles and bell ringers are not disappearing; they will follow nationally mandated safety protocols, the organization says. And Salvation Army’s Angel Tree program will continue, with gift drop-offs at locations like Galleria Dallas, done in socially distanced ways. Read more

2nd Annual ‘Feed the Homeless’ Christmas Blanket Drive Disc Golf Tournament

Do you and your friends enjoy a competitive game of disc golf on the weekends? If so, this featured community event is for you!

DFW Disc Golf Center of Arlington and the City of Grand Prairie are hosting the second annual ‘Feed the Homeless’ Christmas Blanket Drive Disc Golf Tournament, coming up in November. They will be accepting blanket donations to distribute to the local homeless community before the Christmas season. What a great way to give to those in need during the holiday season! Read more

JBF Lends a Helping Hand with Affordable Children’s Items

This year has been a difficult one for many families across Texas, the US, and around the world. The uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in an unprecedented loss of jobs, creating an unexpected struggle for many families. Each month, we like to share local community events and services that benefit those in need. This month, we’re spotlighting Just Between Friends (JBF) – a pop-up consignment shop with a commitment to helping families access clothing and other items for their children at an affordable price. Shoppers can find clothing, shoes, nursery gear, bath time essentials, safety must-haves, swings, bouncy chairs, strollers, highchairs, pack’n’plays, and more at a fraction of the cost in most retail stores. Read more

HDNP’s September Blood Drive in Arlington

We recently shared a post for a local blood drive that could help save lives and greatly benefit those that are facing serious health issues due to COVID-19. If you missed HDNP’s blood drive back in June, now’s your chance to donate! They are hosting another blood drive, coming up in September:

Help for Desperately Needy People International’s next blood donation event is scheduled for Saturday, September 19, from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM in front of Prosperity Bank in South Arlington: 4100 S Bowen Rd, Arlington, TX 76016. This will mark the organization’s 40th blood drive, and they are hoping to make it a good one! Read more

The Arlington ISD Back To School Kickoff

The Medford Team loves to share local events purposed with helping our community. This month, we are sharing the 6th annual Arlington ISD Back to School Kickoff! This is wonderful event aims to help struggling families obtain necessary school supplies for their children for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year. Simply register online for the event and then stop by AT&T Stadium between 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM on Saturday, August 8th, to pick up your FREE school supplies!

You’ll get more than a backpack at the Back to School Kickoff: Read more