Helping Hands, Sept. 15



Quail Park Retirement Village employees and management have raised $1,500 for the Walk to a Cure for Alzheimers.

Folks from Quail Park plan to join the one-mile walk at 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 22 at American Town Hall on Travis Street, next to the library.

For more information, call Melinda at 817-279-9259.

Honor veterans with brick

at Veterans Tribute Wall

American Legion Post 491 is honoring local veterans with a tribute wall.

Families of veterans, living or deceased, may purchase a brick with the name of their veteran, family member or friend. The bricks are $50 and include four lines of text.

The Veterans Tribute Wall honors veterans in Hood County. All branches of the military are welcome. Call 817-326-5145 for information.

CAC seeking online votes

for share of grant money

“The Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) has an amazing opportunity but we need the community’s help!” Executive Director Becky Logan stated.

The CAC is involved in an online voting contest for a portion of $5 million grant. Voting ends Sept. 19.

“We were nominated prior to our name change so you will need to vote for us through our previous name, Children’s Advocacy Center of Hood and Somervell Counties. This is a vote for the Paluxy River Children’s Advocacy Center,” Logan explained.

For voting information contact the CAC at 817-573-0292.



Volunteers are needed to man the concession area as the first production of the Granbury Theatre Company nears.

Starting Thursday, Sept. 20, volunteers will be helping in the concession area of the old Granbury Live. Show are scheduled at the Granbury Live building during renovations at the Opera House.

“It’s easy work, free show and about an hour and a half of your time,” said Tom Baker. Baker and his wife Sara are coordinating the volunteer schedule.

Shows will run Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights and also Saturday afternoons.

There will be no cooking involved (like popcorn), just the sale of bagged chips, candy bars and bottled soda and teas.

Volunteers will arrive an hour before the show starts. Scheduling is flexible, you can work one shift a week, or even one shift a month.

A sign up calender will be available at the concession stand for every show. Call Sara for more information, or to volunteer, at 817-279-7412 or email [email protected]

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]