Fort Worth Community Event: 2018 Neighborhood Litter Stomp

 
 

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Our featured community event for the Month of October is the Neighborhood Litter Stomp! This event is a citywide volunteer litter clean-up hosted by Keep Fort Worth Beautiful. Every fall, the organization host the clean-up event, encouraging local residents and businesses to focus on beautifying their surrounding community. It’s free and for a good cause, so get your friends, family and neighbors together and help clean your local park, school or block!
 
 
The clean-up event is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018, from 8:00 AM – 11 AM. Register by October 7th to reserve your spot!
 
• Register as an individual or a group.
 
• All registrants will receive gloves and bags.
 
• T-shirts are limited to the first 2,000 registrants.
 
• Select from a list of cleanup locations or choose your own.
 
If you are looking for a place to make a difference, but aren’t sure where to go, join one of the cleanup hubs. These are pre-selected sites throughout the city open to individuals and groups who want to participate in the cleanup:
 
Echo Lake Park
 
Eugene McCray Park
 
Hazel Harvey Peace Center for Neighborhoods
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2018 NE Tarrant County Walk to End Alzheimer’s

 
 


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Our featured community event for the month of September is the 2018 NE Tarrant County Walk to End Alzheimer’s, hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association-North Central Chapter. The mission of this great organization is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research, provide care and support to all affected, and to reduce risk through the promotion of brain health.
 
 
The next walk will be held at Church at the Cross in Grapevine, Texas, on September 29th. Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. followed by the opening ceremony at 9:00 a.m. The Walk officially starts at 9:30 a.m. around the 2-mile course.
 
 
About the Walk (via alz.org)
 
 
Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease!
 
 
When you participate in Walk, your fundraising dollars fuel the mission, and your participation in the event helps to change the level of Alzheimer’s awareness in your community. The Alzheimer’s Association provides free, easy-to-use tools and staff support to help participants reach their fundraising goal. While there is no fee to register, we encourage participants to fundraise in order to contribute to the cause and raise awareness.
 
 
Take the first step by finding a Walk near you. Once you register, you will have access to a wide range of tools and support through your customized Participant Center. Join and help lead the way to Alzheimer’s first survivor.
 
 
Together, we can end Alzheimer’s disease!
 
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Jaren’s Angels ‘Rock the Boat’ Party Fundraiser


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Our community event spotlight this month features an upcoming fundraiser for the Jaren’s Angels Foundation! The 501(c)(3) organization is hosting a boat party at Lake Grapevine coming up in September.

The Rock the Boat party and cruise will be a fun night on the water, including a live DJ, delicious catered cuisine, raffles, door prizes, and goodies for all guests. Come dressed in your nautical attire and be ready to dance the night away as you mingle and network with some of Dallas’s finest philanthropists and socialites! Read more

7th Annual Rock & Bowl Memorial 9-Pin Tournament


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Do you or someone you know enjoy bowling? If so, our featured community event this month is for you! The Rock Joseph Memorial Scholarship is hosting their 7th Annual Rock & Bowl 9-Pin Tournament!

The tournament will include cash prizes for adult winners in both the Handicap and Fun divisions and scholarship prizes for winners in the Youth divisions. There will also be brackets, high pots, crossover doubles, raffles, and a split pot drawing.

When:
Sat, July 28, 2018
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Project 4031’s 4th Annual Hospice Golf Classic

 
 

 
 
Do you or someone you know love to golf? Project 4031 is hosting their 4th Annual Hospice Golf Classic at Mira Vista Country Club in Fort Worth. Come play for a purpose and raise funds for terminally ill children and adults.
 
 
The tournament is taking place Monday, April 23, 2018, at 6600 Mira Vista Boulevard in Fort Worth, 76132, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Individual tickets start at $200, with team entries and sponsorship opportunities also available. All proceeds will benefit Project 4031.
 
 
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Diamonds of Distinction’s 1920’s Murder Mystery Dinner Fundraiser

 
 

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Do you love mystery games? If so, our community event spotlight this month is for you!
 
 
Diamonds of Distinction, a non-profit organization of Grand Prairie, Texas, is hosting a 1920’s murder mystery fundraiser. The adult-only dinner party will include good food, a murder mystery, a photo booth, raffle, cash bar, music and more. Guests are encouraged to dress in 1920’s attire for a good time and a great purpose!
 
 
The event is taking place at 7:00 PM Saturday, January 20, 2018, to 12:00 AM Sunday, January 21, 2018, at Victor’s Event Room: 1502 Houston Street #100, Grand Prairie, TX 75050.
 
 
Ticket prices are $40 per person for general admission and $60 for VIP admission (including a swag bag, premium entertainment seating, first access and more).
 
 
About the Diamonds of Distinction Organization:
 
 
Diamonds of Distinction is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization that aims to inspire hope and positive change within the community. Their primary program is the Sparkle Mentorship Program which involves mentoring teenage girls ages 12-18. The program was established in 2010 and its purpose is to give teenage girls a safe environment to share ideas, be positively encouraged and to learn life skills to help them develop into strong, smart, healthy, sophisticated, goal-oriented, independent young ladies of the future. Some of the topics covered include goal setting, etiquette, college tours, dressing for success, self-esteem, healthy relationships, conflict resolution, kindness, giving back; and so much more. The program is offered for a small registration fee of $35 which goes 100% towards the funding of the program. All staff members are unpaid volunteers.
 
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DFW Community Event: The Nutcracker benefiting Sunshine Spaces

 
 

 
 
Calling all Christmas lovers: Studio One Dance Center is performing their very first Nutcracker Ballet this year! All ticket sales and donations will benefit Sunshine Spaces; “a non-profit Dallas-Fort Worth organization that brings Sunshine to the lives of children battling life-threatening or long-term illnesses through dream room-makeovers, giving them a place to rest, heal, and be a ‘kid’ again.”
 
 
The production is taking place Saturday, December 16, 2017, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM at Northwood Church: 1870 Rufe Snow Drive, Keller, TX 76248.
 
 
Tickets will be on sale November 15th-December 16th for all General Admission tickets ($10), and November 15th-December 9th for VIP Reserved tickets ($15). If purchasing a VIP Reserve ticket, you are welcome to stop by the office at Studio One to specify which specific seats you would prefer (please present your order confirmation email with your confirmation number).
 
 
Studio One Dance Center’s mission is to equip dancers of all ages to recapture the arts for the Glory of God. They offer character development through team and individual effort, building confidence and self-esteem. The practice of dance teaches patience, teamwork, perseverance, excellence, coordination, and concentration; these are benefits that last a lifetime.
 
 
If you would like more information about the event or would like to purchase tickets, Please visit their EventBrite post.
 
 
Warm Regards and Happy Holidays!
 
 
The Medford Remodeling Team
 
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12th Annual Boys & Girls Club Crawfish Boil

 
 

 
 

Fort Worth: it’s that time again – time for the annual Boys & Girls Club Crawfish Boil! Enjoy drinks, live music, and a plate full of crawfish! This is a great event to enjoy with friends, family, clients or employees.
 
 

 
 

The indoor / outdoor event lasts from 1:00 PM – 7:00 PM on Friday, April 21, 2017 at the River Ranch Stockyards in Fort Worth. Along with the food and music, guests can take part in a Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament, crawfish races, and a silent auction of sports memorabilia. Read more

Chocolate & Wine Pairing Benefiting Samaritan House of Fort Worth

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Medford Remodeling loves our local community! Each month, we look for charity events and causes around DFW that benefit our local community. If you love chocolate and wine, there is a great event coming up in February that will allow you to indulge while helping those in need!
 

 

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Whole Foods Market of Fort Worth is hosting a wine and chocolate pairing event that gives back to the community. All ticket sales will support Samaritan House located in local Fort Worth. Read more

Community Event: 2nd Annual “I AM” Pediatric Survivor Fashion Show

 

Once a month, we like to post a blog about an upcoming charity event benefitting local Tarrant County. Coming up in January, there is a great opportunity to help those battling pediatric cancer:
 
The 501 (3)(c) non-profit organization, Christ’s Angels Leaving Everlasting Blessings, Inc. (CALEB) of North Texas has devoted its energy to passionately advocating for local pediatric cancer patients and their families.
 
CALEB’s mission is to serve, inspire, and empower individuals and families who are affected by pediatric cancer. Their goal is to let each survivor know that they are not fighting alone, that CALEB, Inc. is there with them from diagnosis and beyond!
 
This great organization is hosting a remarkable fashion show, showcasing pediatric cancer patients, survivors and siblings of those who lost their battle. During this heartwarming event, love and encouragement are poured into these young, brave warriors.
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