The NFL and Lowe’s Home Improvement assisted Fort Worth Association of Federated Women's Clubs with much-needed renovations. The organization was one of 100 impact projects to be completed across the United States, in celebration of the company’s centennial.
Located on Evans Avenue, the Federated Women’s Club home is in the heart of Historic Southside.
Fort Worth's popular barbecue spot, Smoke-A-Holics, released it's special sauce and rub to the public. Now, when you stop by for your favorite menu item, you can also take home some of the seasoning.
Juneteenth trailblazer, Opal Lee, has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize for her work in leading the effort to make Juneteenth a national holiday. Congressman Marc Veasey and a host of other representatives submitted the nomination.
Deborah Tate-Lewis received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Tarrant County Harambee Festival this year. Lewis is the founder of the annual event, which she conceived in 2008.
Through sponsorship, the festival is free to the public and the major fundraiser for the day-to-day operations of the headquarters of the Tarrant County Black Historical and Genealogical Society, the Lenora Rolla Heritage Center.
Eastern Hills Elementary School cut the ribbon on a new multi-sport complex this fall. Volunteers from the school and United Healthcare spent September 28-30 building the new, kid-designed court. Installed inside a donated city tennis court, adjacent to the school, the space can be used for volleyball, baseball and futsal play.
Determined, strong - yet kind and caring is how many would describe the beloved Daphne Brookins, who recently passed away following a brief illness. Brookins served on the Fort Worth Independent School District Board of Education as the District 4 Trustee and was the board’s second vice president.
Her colleagues are remembering her passion for student success, her commitment to the greater community, and her insightful vision for the Fort Worth ISD.