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Everyone has a secret hidden talent. For those participating in the Public Figures/Private Artists event, a fundraiser hosted by The Art Station, that hidden talent is, well, art. From country singer Pat Green to Mayor Betsy Price, over 40 differ... Read more

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Before the 2017 Women’s March on Washington, there was the Day of the Girl March, hosted by Girls Inc. of Tarrant County. But its purpose is not political. Rather, the event is meant to encourage girls to live out Girls Inc.’s mantra: “Strong, S... Read more

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Some horses are used for show. Others are used for transportation. And then there are those that are used for healing. That’s the goal of Wings of Hope Equitherapy, a Cleburne-based organization that uses horses to help those with mental, physi... Read more

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About 3,700 miles stretch between the Lewis and Clark National Historical Park in Oregon to the Air Force Memorial in Virginia. Plugged into Google Maps, it’s an approximately 43-hour drive (without stops, obviously). Now imagine biking it. Tha... Read more

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Dogs and cats are often the first animals that come to mind when people think “Humane Society,” but the organization also has a longstanding equine program, helping horses recover from abuse and neglect. On Aug. 5, the Humane Society of North Te... Read more

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As the Recovery Resource Council celebrates its 60th anniversary, there’s a lot that CEO Eric Niedermayer would like to see in the coming years. Growth in behavioral health resources. Expansion of services for first responders. A greater presence... Read more

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It started with three words that an 8-year-old boy asked one day after overhearing his mother’s phone conversation: “What is cancer?” Taken aback, his mother – Gloria Starling, managing partner at The Capital Grille – realized she had not yet di... Read more

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The first six letters in “Beat Leukemia” are “Beatle,” so it’s only fitting that The Beatles – or at least, a Beatles tribute band – perform at the Beat Leukemia Ball each year. Leukemia Texas held its 14th ball in May, supporting leukemia resear... Read more

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The first thing that often comes to mind when most people hear “Goodwill” is hidden treasures and steals on pre-owned clothing and furniture – all for a good cause, of course. But the organization is more than just a retailer, offering programs t... Read more

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More than 80 percent of students in the Fort Worth Independent School District receive federal breakfasts and lunches, according to the Tarrant Area Food Bank (TAFB). At face value, “80 percent” looks like any other statistic. But for food bank s... Read more

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  Sometimes kids just don’t want to leave school – at least, that’s what Clint Riley says of the students attending the Texas Center for Arts and Academics (TXCAA). The president and CEO of the educational organization that runs the Fort Worth A... Read more

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One Fort Worth teacher’s life-changing diagnosis led to something much greater. The items in a Chemo Buddy Bag given to a Texas Oncology cancer patient are simple: hand sanitizer, ChapStick, mints, gum, chocolate candies, cookies, crackers, ... Read more

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Funding raised at this year’s Chris Kyle Memorial Benefit is going to the veterans – and the dogs. Wayne Kyle has seen the impact a service dog can have on a veteran returning to civilian life. In fact, he saw it with his son, Jeff. Jeff Kyl... Read more

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The Women’s Center has been holding its Victory Over Violence Walk/Run for 21 years, and in those 21 years, the organization has seen all kinds of teams participate. Some wear matching t-shirts. Some wear tutus. And others have a lot of members... Read more

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2017 marks the Girl Scouts’ 100th year selling its iconic – and dare we say addicting – cookies. All proceeds from cookie sales stay in the region where the box was purchased. So if you bought a pack of Caramel deLites in front of Kroger, the mon... Read more

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Jan Strimple likens producing a fashion show to riding a roller coaster. There are twists, drops, moments of calm – everything comes together to give riders that sense of thrill. The flow of a fashion show has to be just like that, the local fash... Read more

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Fort Worth’s first “Man and Woman of the Year” will be announced at a black tie gala set to take place at the Fort Worth Convention Center in May. But this gala is a little different – it starts off with a competition first, and all for a good ca... Read more

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Beautiful Feet Ministries is getting bigger with construction beginning on an approximately 11,000-square-foot facility located west of the organization’s location at 1709 East Hattie St. “We’re very pumped about it,” said Mike Myers, pastor and... Read more

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After the first Foodie Philanthropy event raised about $10,000 for Girls Inc. of Tarrant County last year, event organizers are looking to do it all again with more restaurants, more food and a new charity to support. “Fort Worth is a really... Read more

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The snow glows white at the Fort Worth Club in December when the 12th floor transforms into a Christmas wonderland for Breakfast with St. NICUlas. The event, hosted by the Texas Health Resources Foundation, benefits the Neonatal Intensive Care U... Read more

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