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This will help the children

December 17, 2014
This will help the children

Christmas for Children received a $1,500 donation from the Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth recently. From left: President Jacque Gordon, of Christmas for Children; Ian Moore, Senior Warden Good Shepherd Episcopal Church; Rayford High, Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Fort Worth (which includes Granbury); Barb Snyder and Norm Snyder, of Good Shepherd Episcopal.

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Willenborg donated 12,250 hours of service at hospital

December 17, 2014
Willenborg donated 12,250 hours of service at hospital

Rosemary Willenborg is a people person. She likes to talk, she likes to listen, she likes to help others.

She used those skills as a volunteer with the hospital auxiliary for almost 30 years.

“Sometimes it gets rounded up to 30 years,” Willenborg said. “But it’s really 29 1/2.”

Through the years, she served staff, patients and family for a total of 12,250 hours.

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Meals for those who can’t get out

December 17, 2014
Meals for those who can’t get out

From left: Mike Brown of Mike Brown Ford and Danny Hill of Classic Chevrolet, recently presented a $2,000 check to Mindy Hodges for Meals on Wheels. Hodges, executive director of Hood County Senior Center, said the response from the community has been tremendous, with donations exceeding $16,000 for Meals on Wheels.

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November Health Inspection Scores

December 6, 2014

Food service health inspection scores are posted monthly by the city of Granbury.

Inspections occur about twice a year, not all businesses are inspected each month. Each violation has a demerit value, and this is subtracted from 100 to give the inspection score.

Restaurants with a failing score of 59 or below are closed immediately and must be re-inspected before opening.

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The dirt is flying for new dealership

November 29, 2014
The dirt is flying for new dealership

Construction for the new Mike Brown Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep complex on Highway 377 is under way. In a ground-breaking ceremony last week, the crew at Mike Brown was joined by chamber members, city officials and friends. The dealer expects to open in the new facility in the spring. In front with shovels are (from left) Granbury Chamber Board President Lee Overstreet, Mayor Nin Hulett, Comptroller Jim Soloman, General Sales Manager Joe Redwine, Kris Brown of Kris Brown Chevrolet and dealership owner Mike Brown.

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H-E-B shows the love to veterans

November 29, 2014
H-E-B shows the love to veterans

Veterans recently enjoyed a special event sponsored by H-E-B at American Legion Post 491. A free dinner and dessert was served to area veterans. Following the dinner, H-E-B presented a special flag to the American Legion. The flag was signed by students. “We are honored every single day to serve veterans in our community, and Veterans Day gives us the opportunity to say ‘thank you’ to the service men and women for all they have done for our country,” said Chelsea Thompson, community coordinator, Granbury H-E-B, 804 Highway 377.

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Community Pantry bringing fresh food

November 29, 2014

The Monthly Community Pantry will be at the Granbury First United Methodist Church (FUMC) distribution site Friday, Dec. 5, from 9-11 a.m. Fresh food distribution through the Tarrant Area Food Bank takes place on the first Friday each month at Granbury FUMC, 301 Loop 567.

There will not be a distribution date in January, since the regular day falls during a holiday closure at Tarrant Area Food Bank.

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More visible location

November 29, 2014
More visible location

Looking forward to continued growth in the area, Cook Children’s Health System is now located at 3906 Highway 377, Suite 110, near H-E-B.

Cook’s clinic has been in Granbury since 1995. Officials say the new location was selected due to growth in the Luton Ranch area.

The Granbury location has nine employees and two primary care providers.

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Local audiologist opens Crawford Hearing Aid Center

November 22, 2014
Local audiologist opens Crawford Hearing Aid Center

Debra Crawford has been working in the hearing aid field in Granbury for the past 12 years. “I love Granbury,” she said. “The people are extremely friendly and the town is truly one-of-a-kind!”

This week, Debra and her husband Matt Crawford opened Crawford Hearing Aid Center at 2441 E. Highway 377, Suite 108.

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Business Briefs

November 22, 2014

DR. HEIZER AWARDED FELLOWSHIP IN DENTISTRY

Dr. Jonathan Heizer was recently recognized during convocation ceremonies at the annual meeting of the Academy of Dentistry International.

He was awarded Fellowship in The Academy of Dentistry International. Fellowship in the Academy is an honor bestowed upon dentists who have distinguished themselves in their profession and who were nominated for the award by an active Fellow of the Academy.

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