It’s time for tennis


Grab a tennis racquet and join the fun at the Pecan Plantation Tennis Association (PPTA) Spring Fling Family Play Day tomorrow from 2 to 4 p.m.

All ages are invited to play or watch; adult and junior netters will pair together for tennis fun. The event is free to all PPTA members, and guests may join for $5 per player. Refreshments will be provided.

For more information on the play day or about tennis activities in Pecan, contact Allen Engerer at 817-579-5007 or send e-mail to [email protected]


Wednesday morning’s Breakfast Club will welcome Sue Cook from the Jean Katz Breast Center in Fort Worth who will speak on “Coping with Breast Cancer.” Come at 8 a.m. for breakfast and the program.


Pecan’s archery/ air gun range will be busy on April 27 when a 2D/3D archery tournament is on the calendar for all Pecan members and guests.

The day will begin at 10 a.m., and signing up at the Pecan Activities Center (PAC) before April 26 is a must. Tournament fee is $3 per shooter, and all age participants are welcome.

The Archery/Air gun Association holds its own tournaments in Pecan, as well as working with other groups for special events.

Interested in planning an outing at the range? Contact Sy Rosenfeld at 682-936-2212.


Thane and Sally Baker recently attended the 150th anniversary of their alma mater, Kansas State University, which was established in 1863 during the Civil War and is the oldest land grant college in the country. While on campus, Sally and Thane attended a black tie dinner, from which some of the funds raised will support a scholarship, and Sally attended a tea for the College of Human Ecology graduates.


Friday evening brings a fun activity in the PAC parking lot. Come in golf cart or vehicle with lawn chairs and popcorn in hand for a drive in movie. “The Hobbit” begins at 8 p.m.


Marilyn Spivey writes that the Friends for Animals Shelter will hold its spring garage sale on April 27 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Acton Tabernacle.

Donations are being accepted at the shelter, and arrangements can also be made for larger donations before sale day.

Call the shelter at 817-326-3647 to arrange drop off.

Clothing, heavy furniture, and appliances are not needed. Both cash and checks will be accepted for purchases.

The shelter’s March bake sale was a big success, and Marilyn Spivey thanks Friends of Pooch Plantation for inviting the shelter to participate in Pooch Plantation’s recent grand opening.

Marilyn says, “We had a ball, talked with a lot of people, and saw a lot of beautiful dogs! Glad we were able to participate.”


The Pecan Players are back on May 3 when “Train to Danger” takes the stage. Reservations are required and going quickly. Call 817-573-2641 to secure a spot.


Welcome to new members of Pecan’s Green Thumb Garden Club (GTGC): Carol Walker and Marv and Karen Jensen. The GTGC also appreciates recent donations from several folks: Kylene Madison, Lee and Whitney Ranstrom, Alice White, Raymond Zimmerman, and Marv and Karen Jensen.

Membership in the GTGC, which works to enhance the landscaping of key areas in Pecan, is available to all Pecaners who would like to join. Annual dues are $25 for one or $35 per household.


Thank you to George Gerdes for leading a successful, and full, Pecan CPR class last weekend.

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