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Ruth’s Place dinner event WITH BLUE-EYED FIDDLER

The Blue-Eyed Fiddler will perform for at a special event Tuesday to benefit a new dental program at Ruth’s Place Clinic. Ruth’s Place provides a variety of services for low income families.

The dinner program is at 6 p.m. at Pecan Plantation Country Club, 8650 Westover Court.

The Blue-Eyed Fiddler, Mike Echols, will be joined by his wife, vocalist Alecia Echols, for the musical program. Both formerly performed with the Granbury Live cast on the square.

A silent auction will take place throughout the evening. The event also includes the announcement of the winner of the Rangers Suite for a Day.

Tickets are $25. Contact Sandy Montanino at 817-408-3800 or 817-219-5303.



The third annual Prom Dreams event offers a “shopping” experience for those needing a little help to attend the high school prom.

Proms dresses of all shapes, sizes and colors have been collected for the Prom Dreams event Saturday, March 2. The doors will be open from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Christian Service Center, across the street from Granbury High School.

The one-day opportunity will offer free prom dresses and accessories for girls who are looking for prom attire.

Shoppers will enjoy snacks, punch, swag bags and a free dress. Door prizes will also be given.

Amber Picasso (512-921-0756) is coordinating the event with Jonna Eccles (817-573-0316), from the Christian Service Center.

Hood County Child Health Summit coming March 7

Be among the first to see the Hood County-specific findings from the 2012 community-wide Children’s Health Assessment & Planning Survey.

The Hood County Child Health Summit is Thursday, March 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Granbury Resort Conference Center, 621 E. Pearl St.

Event registration begins at 9:30 a.m.



A pancake supper Saturday, March 9 will benefit the Hood County Senior Center, 501 E. Moore St. The event runs from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $5. For information contact J.C. Campbell at 817-219-2689.

Articles should be submitted at least two weeks prior to the event for consideration in the Helping Hands column in the Hood County News. Email information to [email protected]