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Dateline: Colleyville...Tuesday, June 04, 2002  8:12 AM

CINDY BRINKER SIMMONS TO SPEAK AT COLLEYVILLE CHAMBER LUNCHEON

On Thursday, June 6, Cindy Brinker Simmons, co-founder of Brinker Jeffett & Associates, Inc., will be speaking at the Colleyville Area Chamber of Commerce's monthly Luncheon.  For more information, click on headline.

Dateline: Colleyville...Monday, June 03, 2002  2:03 PM

GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY FOR COLLEYVILLE STAKE CENTER HELD
by...Linda Newton

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints held a groundbreaking for the new Colleyville Stake Center at 10:00 a.m. Saturday morning on McDonwell School Road in Colleyville.  Approximately 75 members of the church’s local wards and visitors attended the ceremony.  Click on headline for article and photos.

Dateline: Colleyville...Thursday, May 30, 2002  10:48 AM

pediplace, children's advocacy center children's dream house tour

PediPlace & the Children’s Advocacy Center has opened the doors for a one time only of the recently completed French-style mansion in Denton County to benefit two of the most important children’s charities in North Texas: PediPlace of Lewisville and the Children’s Advocacy Center for Denton County.  For entire article, click on headline.

Dateline: Colleyville...Wednesday, May 29, 2002  10:56 AM

RECORD ATTENDANCE AND FINANCIAL SUCCESS 2002 SOUTHLAKE ART IN THE SQUARE
 

Southlake Women’s Club is proud to announce record proceeds of over $118,000 from the 2002 Southlake Art in the Square Event.  All funds will benefit programs and charities for children and families of North Texas.

Dateline: NE Tarrant...Tuesday, May 28, 2002  1:59 PM

HUNDREDS ATTEND MEMORIAL DAY SERVICES AT BLUEBONNET HILLS
...by Linda Newton

 

Over 500 people gathered at Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park Monday, May 27, to honor those who gave their lives in the service of their country.  Randy Stroud, General Manager of Bluebonnet, welcomed those present following the presentation of the American flag during a performance by Texas Skydive.  The Moslah Shrine Band provided music for the event.

Dateline: NE Tarrant  Saturday...May 25, 2002  12:12 PM

17TH ANNUAL SCOTT MURRAY CHARITY GOLF CLASSIC

The "17th Annual Scott Murray Charity Golf Classic" benefiting The Ronald McDonald House of Fort Worth will be held on June 3rd at The Golf Club at Fossil Creek.

Individual tickets are $350 each and the cost for a 4 person team is $1,400.  For more information, call Kathy Harvel at 817-870-4942 or email ftworthrmh@aol.com

Dateline: Colleyville Thursday...May 23, 2002  10:04 AM

COLLEYVILLE TO DEDICATE WORLD WAR II MEMORIAL
…by Linda Newton

The marker dedication for Colleyville’s World War II memorial has been scheduled for Saturday, June 8, 2002 at 9:00 a.m.  The date was selected to coincide with the annual Pleasant Run School reunion.

The Village at Colleyville provided the location for the markers, which is located at the entrance to the Village at the intersection of Colleyville’s new Main Street and Pleasant Run Road.  Additional information about the memorial can be obtained from Jimmy Reynolds at 817-485-7738 or Mike Patterson at 817-283-2658.

The Pleasant Run School Reunion will be held at the Colleyville Community Center from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Information about the reunion can be obtained from Steve or Joy Trent at 817-379-5386. 

Dateline: Colleyville Wednesday...May 15, 2002  7:04 AM

Arts Council of Northeast Tarrant County presents "Southlake Style Blues"

SOUTHLAKE...LIZZ, a local blues vocalist entertains audiences with her unique talents in the areas of blues, jazz, rock, country and classical music.  Lizz Schellhorn has been singing since childhood in Iowa and more recently here in Texas at variety shows and charity events.  For more information, click on headline.

Dateline: Colleyville Monday...May 13, 2002  7:06 AM

LISA DAVIS TO SPEAK TO THE COLLEYVILLE WOMEN'S CLUB ABOUT THE NATIONAL COWGIRL MUSEUM AND HALL OF FAME

Lisa Davis will share some of the wonderful stories of the women inducted into The National Cowgirl Museum & Hall Of Fame which currently has 158 inspiring honorees. These outstanding women include, cowgirls and ranch women, but also writers, artists, teachers and entertainers.  

Dateline: Colleyville Friday...May 10, 2002   2:10 PM

BOOK COLLECTION FOR JUVENILE DIABETES RESEARCH FOUNDATION

Colleyville Woman's Club is, once again this year, collecting children's books for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (J.D.R.F.) Donated books are used to make and enhance children's gift baskets for the organization's annual fundraiser, "The Barbecue at the Ballpark". The baskets are part of the children's section of the auction.

Dateline:  Tuesday...May 07, 2002   1:23 PM

LION'S CLUB "HOLE-IN-ONE"

To see photos from this event, click on headline.

Dateline:  Sunday...May 05, 2002   11:44 AM

2nd ANNUAL NORTH TEXAS BOOK FESTIVAL
...PHOTOS by
KIMBERLY CONNOR

The 2nd Annual North Texas Book Festival was held at Southlake Town Square on Saturday, May 4 from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM.  The Festival is held to raise funds, promote literacy and create a love for reading. 

Dateline: Colleyville...Friday, May 03, 2002   9:57 PM

Colleyville BBQ Cook Off Sponsoring the Special Olympics
...by
JOSHUA SQUIRES

The cook off will start off Saturday May 4th at around 10am and will last as long as there is food and people.  This years cook off is a continuation of a tradition that stopped about 7 years ago.  With 70 spots marked and an expectation of about 35 to 40 different cookers this year should be a good start to what stopped years ago. 

Dateline: Friday...May 03, 2002  8:22 PM

NORTH TEXAS BOOK FESTIVAL TO BE HELD MAY 4

The second North Texas Book Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at Southlake Town Square. The event will feature personal appearances by dozens of authors along with games, concessions, raffle drawings and many other family-oriented activities. Admission is free. More festival information is available on the Internet at www.ntbf.org.

Dateline: Friday...May 03, 2002  5:17 PM

COLLEYVILLE WOMAN'S CLUB TO HOST ANNUAL RECOGNITION AWARDS AND GRANT PRESENTATION LUNCHEON

The Colleyville Woman’s Club (CWC) will honor community supporters and CWC members at its Fourth Annual Circle Of Hope Recognition Awards and Grants Presentation Luncheon on Thursday, May 16, 2002, at the Four Seasons Resort and Club at Las Colinas.  For more information and photos, click on headline.

Dateline: Thursday...May 02, 2002 5:56 PM

"ART IN THE SQUARE" PHOTO GALLERY

To see photos from "Art In The Square" click on the headline.

Dateline: Tarrant County...Wednesday, May 01, 2002  3:28 PM

BIKIN' BELIEVERS

A Christian motorcycle gang name "Bikin' Believers" is inviting the local public to join them at any of the following stops as they ride their motorcycles to different locations and pray for the schools on May 2.  Click on headline for more information.

Dateline: ...Wednesday, May 01, 2002  3:16 PM

NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER WILL BE MAY 2, 2002

The National Day of Prayer for America is scheduled for Thursday, May 2, 2002.  Texas residents can find the event nearest them by going to www.ndptexas.com. Colleyville Christian Fellowship will open its' sanctuary for prayer from 6:00 to 9:00 am. The church is located at the corner of Glade Rd. and Roberts. For more information, call the church at 817-354-5757.

Dateline: Colleyville...Tuesday, April 09, 2002  5:44 PM

COLLEYVILLE CHAMBER HONORS VOLUNTEERS

The Colleyville Area Chamber of Commerce honored their volunteers with an open house on Wednesday, April 10th from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. at the Chamber Office.  Click on the link above to see photos from the event.  (Pictured right is Pat Culley, Chamber President Ret Stansberger and Colleyville Councilman Brad Rice.

Dateline: NE Tarrant - Thursday, April 11, 2002  7:51 AM

"SHOW YOUR TRUE COLORS" COLLEYVILLE WOMAN'S CLUB PRESENTS ITS 17TH ANNUAL FASHION SHOW


On Friday, April 12, 2002, the Colleyville Woman’s Club will present its 17th Annual Fashion Show and Luncheon Benefit at the Wyndham Anatole Hotel in Dallas beginning at 10 am.  Click on headline for more details.

Dateline: Euless - Thursday, April 11, 2002 7:40 AM

SECOND ANNUAL MOTHER DAUGHTER TEA At EULESS PUBLIC LIBRARY

Join The Euless Public Library for their Second Annual Mother Daughter Tea Party at the Euless Public Library Meeting Room, 201 N. Ector Drive, Saturday May 11 from 2:00 to 4:30 p.m. The Theme is "Hats Off To You".  Click on headline for more information.

Dateline: Colleyville...Tuesday, April 09, 2002  5:32 PM

Friends of the Colleyville Public Library present 2nd Edition of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?"

The Friends of the Colleyville Public Library will hold the 2nd Edition of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" on Tuesday, April 23 from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM at the Colleyville Community Center.  There will be lunch, prizes and a Silent Auction.  The cost is $25 per person or $15 for seniors over 62.  The Master of Ceremonies will be Dave Lieber.

Dateline: Colleyville...Monday, April 08, 2002  5:32 PM

COLLEYVILLE CHAMBER SETS STAGE FOR 2002 AUCTION

The Colleyville Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their annual fundraiser, the City Slickers Live & Silent Auction on April 28 from 5:00 - 9:00 PM at the Grapevine Convention Center.  

Dateline: Colleyville...Monday, April 08, 2002  12:32 PM

BETSY DAVIDSON TO SPEAK AT COLLEYVILLE WOMAN'S CLUB MONTHLY MEMBERSHIP MEETING

In the fall of 1990, Betsy Davidson was assigned a class of twenty-two "at-risk" 8th graders. They reportedly had gang affiliations, truancy problems, suffered from low Test Scores, and possible drug-use. Her job assignment - "find a way to motivate them to stay in school".  For more information, click on headline.

Dateline: NE Tarrant - Wednesday, April 03, 2002  7:12 AM

SCHEDULE OF CONTINUOUS ENTERTAINMENT AT ART IN THE SQUARE

 

Presented by Best Buy, “Art In The Square” will feature continuous entertainment throughout the event and  “Headliner” entertainment all three days of the festival.  Featured entertainment presented on the Main Stage Friday Evening at 8:00 pm will be the popular band "EMERALD CITY." Voted “Best Band” by the Dallas Morning News and “Best Cover Band” by the Dallas Observer, this ever popular group is known for their funk and precision. 

Dateline: NE Tarrant - Saturday, March 30, 2002  12:20 PM

"SHOW YOUR TRUE COLORS" COLLEYVILLE WOMAN'S CLUB PRESENTS ITS 17TH ANNUAL FASHION SHOW

 

On April 12, 2002, the Colleyville Woman’s Club will present its 17th Annual Fashion Show and Luncheon Benefit at the Wyndham Anatole Hotel in Dallas beginning at 10 am.  This year’s event, appropriately entitled “Show Your True Colors,” features the latest spring fashions as well as a spectacular live auction, silent auction, and raffle. Proceeds will be donated to area philanthropies. 

Dateline: Friday...March 29, 2002 9:51 AM

UNITED COMMUNITY BANK HOSTS VIP RECEPTION

 


Scott Murray (right) and bank President, Don Jonston

Local Channel 5 sports announcer Scott Murray along with painter Amanda Dunbar were but a few of the people who arrived at the United Community Banks reception on Wednesday evening. The bank was full of local business owners as well as corporate bank officers. The reception started off at 5PM with wine, cheese, and snacks.

Dateline: Southlake - Tuesday...March 26, 2002  5:08 PM

FOOD AND BEVERAGES CHOSEN FOR ART IN THE SQUARE

Southlake Women’s Club is proud to host the 3nd Annual “Art In The Square”, April 26, 27,& 28, 2002 in association with Southlake Town Square and The City of Southlake.   The 2002 event,  themed “A Community Salutes the Arts”,  anticipates attendance of over 60,000.  Click on headline for details.

Dateline: Colleyville...Monday, March 25, 2002 1:56 PM

UNITED COMMUNITY BANK GRAND OPENING WILL ALSO HONOR LOCAL RESIDENT SCOTT MURRAY


Lucrecia Boyd

Lucrecia Boyd, Marketing Director for United Community Bank announced that the bank will have its Colleyville Grand Opening the week of April 1-6.

The opening will also honor Colleyville resident and NBC Sportscaster Scott Murray.  Click on Headlines for details.

Dateline: NE Tarrant...Saturday, March 23, 2002 3:02 PM

INSIDE...ART IN THE SQUARE ANNOUNCES "COOL CAN CREATIONS" COMPETITION

 

For the first time, this year’s event will feature a  “Square Art Competition” for Northeast Tarrant County residents in Grades K – 12 and  groups such as Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Art Clubs, and church organizations.   

Dateline: NE Tarrant...Saturday, March 23, 2002 8:30 AM

COLLEYVILLE CITY HALL AND LIBRARY GROUNDBREAKING

 

A digital photo review of the ground breaking for city hall and library.

Click on Headlines for more information 

Dateline: Grapevine...Wednesday, March 20, 2002 1:18 PM

Celebrity Waiters Add Color to the 2002 CWC Fashion Show Benefit by...Jean Neisius, CWC Publicity Chair


Golfers party after CWC 1st Annual Golf Tournament:  Bill McClellan, Bill Geron, Frank Lucchesi

Once again, an integral part of the 17th Annual Colleyville Woman’s Club Fashion Show and Luncheon Event will be the participation of over 100 tuxedo-clad Celebrity Waiters.  This year the Celebrity Waiter portion of the event includes not only the gentlemen’s participation the day of the show, but it also includes the 2nd Annual CWC Fashion Show Golf Tournament and the Celebrity Waiter Party at which we recognize and thank in advance the men who add so much to our event. 

Dateline: N.E. Tarrant...Wednesday, March 20, 2002 11:22 AM

QUINCY CONWELL CHOSEN ARTIST OF THE YEAR
Photos courtesy of Mike Lewis Photography

 

The Southlake Women’s Club is proud to announce Quincy Conwell as the featured Artist of the Year for the 2002 Art in the Square Celebration to be held April 26, 27, and 28th at the Southlake Town Square.   Conwell’s talent for combining art and music made him a natural choice for this year’s Artist of the Year.

Dateline: N.E. Tarrant...Sunday, March 17, 2002 1:17 PM

Colleyville Woman’s Club Presents Its 17th Annual Fashion Show Benefit "Show Your True Colors"

On April 12, 2002, the Colleyville Woman’s Club will present its 17th Annual Fashion Show and Luncheon Benefit at the Wyndham Anatole Hotel in Dallas beginning at 10 am.  This year’s event, appropriately entitled “Show Your True Colors,” features the latest spring fashions as well as a spectacular live auction, silent auction, and raffle. Proceeds will be donated to area philanthropies. The shops of Highland Park Village and Preston Royal Village in Dallas will provide the latest fashions.

Dateline: Colleyville...Friday..March 8, 2002 1:55 PM

COLLEYVILLE MERCHANTS PLAN ASSOCIATION

More than 60 merchants have inquired about the association.  For details click on headlines.

Dateline: Grapevine - Wednesday, March 06, 2002 5:35 PM

SPECIAL OLYMPICS AT GRAPEVINE STADIUM

Nine schools participated
this morning at Grapevine Stadium in the Special Olympics.  Click on headlines for details and photos.

Dateline: Colleyville - Monday, March 04, 2002 11:52 AM

BILL LINDLEY TO SERVE ON EXECUTIVE BOARD FOR TEXAS INNOVATIONS GROUP

Colleyville City Manager Bill Lindley has been selected to serve on the Executive Board of the Texas Innovations Group.  The Innovations Group is a non profit organization with more than 460 members of city and county government entities in 30 states. 

Dateline: Colleyville - Saturday.. March 02, 2002 12:11 PM

INSIDE: DR.COLLEY HISTORICAL MARKER DEDICATED

 

The city of Colleyville dedicated the Dr. Colley Local Historical Marker at Bransford Elementary School today, March 1, 2002 at 10:00 a.m.  Dr. Colley’s house and office were located near the present location of the school.

 

Dateline: Colleyville - Saturday,  March 02, 2002 6:30 AM

colleyville based local net com is recognized in top five during entrepreneur's competition

The  holding company of this site and AboutMyHOA.com finished in the top five of the STARTech competition.  The judging was conducted by top venture firms.  Click on headlines for details.

 

Dateline: Colleyville - Friday,  March 01, 2002 3:36 PM

Colleyville woman named 2002 woman of the year

 

Bonnie Carroll of Colleyville received the Northeast Tarrant County Award in Recognition of Service today.  The 2002 Gertrude Tarpley Woman of the Year award recognizes the individual most responsible for leadership in bringing others into volunteerism.

Mrs. Carroll is a longtime charity activist.  Click on the headlines for details.

 

Dateline: Southlake - Friday,  March 01, 2002 2:48 PM

Chris Hutchnison Hired as soloist for Texas Christian university choir

 

Carroll Middle School teacher, Chris Hutchison, was hired as a soloist by the Texas Christian University Choir.  

Chris will perform with the choir at Carnegie Hall in New York in early April.

 

Dateline: Colleyville - Wednesday,  February 27, 2002 5:24 PM

COLLEYVILLE GARDEN CLUB DEDICATES TREE IN HONOR OF FIREMEN

 

The Colleyville Garden Club dedicated an oak tree to the Colleyville Fire Department today in honor of the emergency personnel that lost their lives at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.  Click on headline for details.

Dateline: Saturday...February 23, 2002 2:10 PM

LEADERSHIP COLLEYVILLE ALUMNI GATHER FOR CHAMBER PRESENTATION

The Colleyville Area Chamber of Commerce’s Board of Directors hosted a reception for Leadership Colleyville Alumni Thursday, February 21.  Co-chairmen of the reception were Renova Williams and Larry Darlage.  Those in attendance heard an update from the Chamber staff on current goals, plans and upcoming events.

Dateline: Friday...February 22, 2002 8:38 AM

INSIDE...SOUTHLAKE WOMEN'S CLUB HOLDS MONTHLY MEMBERSHIP MEETING


Dorothy Wood, Publicity and 
Robin Snyder, President

On February 14th, the Southlake Women’s Club held their monthly membership meeting.  Members gathered at 9:00 AM to socialize before the event began at 10:00 AM.  

The guest speaker at the event this month was Southlake Woman's Club member and Beauty Control consultant, Holly Morgan.  She made a presentation on Valentine's makeovers.

Dateline: Monday...February 18, 2002 11:58 AM

INSIDE...SOUTHLAKE WOMEN'S CLUB DONATES OVER $30,000 TO CARROLL ISD

On February 14th, the Southlake Women’s Club donated over $30,000 to the Carroll Independent School District from proceeds of the 2001 - 2002 CISD School Supply Sale.  This annual SWC fundraiser is conducted for the specific purpose of supporting the students of CISD.

Dateline: Colleyville, Sunday...February 17, 2002 8:30 AM

COLLEYVILLE FIRE DEPARTMENT NAMES FIREFIGHTER OF THE YEAR

The Colleyville Fire Department had its annual banquet Saturday night and named the employees of the year.  Scott Gill (shown on left) was named the Colleyville Firefighter of the year.  See other winners and photos, click on headlines.

Dateline: Thursday...February 14, 2002 3:35 PM

VALENTINE'S DAY

Leanne Scroggins, Marketing Coordinator in the Marketing and Public Relations Department of Baylor Medical Center at Grapevine is photographed next to a huge flower arrangement from her sweetheart and boyfriend, Matt Pettit.
Its the ROMANCE DAY!  Did you remember your sweetheart?

Dateline: Thursday...February 14, 2002 12:53 PM

serendipity...A VALENTINE STORY

 

Do you believe in destiny?  Love at first sight?  Click on the headline to read a true fairytale story.

Dateline: Thursday...February 14, 2002 11:32 AM

THE BAY VIEW CLUB CELEBRATES WITH VALENTINE LUNCHEON

 


Kay and Burl Gilliam 

The Bay View Club met Wednesday, February 13, 2002 at the Trophy Club Home of Mrs. Cyrus Holley.  Mr. and Mrs. Burl Gilliam presented a program titled “South Africa Total Eclipse of the Sun” based on their July 2001 trip to Zambia.  While in Africa they also visited Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe and Johannesburg.    

Dateline: NETarrant Area - Monday, February 11, 2002  11:10 AM

book and author committee generates more than $20,000 for local libraries

 

A joint effort on behalf of local libraries by the Book and Author committee generated more than $20,000. The libraries in Colleyville, Grapevine and Southlake each received a check for $7,170. 

Receiving checks are (l to r) Pat Jones, Colleyville, Susan Peabody, Southlake, and Janice Roberson representing Grapevine.

Dateline: Grapevine - Monday, February 11, 2002 6:30 AM

waltz across texas in grapevine

 


Country Music Star Janie Fricke provided an appreciative crowd the night's entertainment.

The Waltz Across Texas benefiting the Northeast Tarrant County Unit of the American Cancer Society was held at Austin Ranch Saturday February 9th.

The event has become one of the premiere charity events of the area.

See photos and story, click on headlines.

 

Dateline: Colleyville - Saturday, February 09, 2002 10:36 AM

inside: Colleyville chamber monthly luncheon


Patrick Esquerre

 

Photos and information from the February Colleyville Chamber luncheon.  Click on headline for more photos and additional information on the member and business of the month.

Dateline: Colleyville - Friday,February 08, 2002 12:20 PM

Inside - Around town at winnell adair's surprise birthday bash

 

100 of  her friends, associates and family showed up at Portebello's in Colleyville  for a surprise birthday party for local realtor Winnell Adair. 
Click on Headlines for Photos

Dateline: NETarrant Area - Tuesday, February 05, 2002 4:17 PM

Snowmen on Lansford Lane in Highland Meadows, Colleyville

Dateline: Southlake, Friday..February 1, 2002 10:28 AM

Second Annual Doug Johnson Hoop Night

 


Doug Johnson

Doug Johnson at the age of 37 lost his fight with cancer on December 19, 2000.  He left behind a wife and three small boys.  His friends established "Hoop Night". It is a benefit whose proceeds go to help the American Cancer Society.  

This year the Second Annual Doug Johnson Hoop Night will be held on Saturday, February 2nd at 7:00 p.m.  Click on headline for entire article. 

Dateline: Monday...January 28, 2002 11:30 AM

lions club "fat Boys" present nyfd caps from ground zero

With their annual banquet coming up on February 16th, the Colleyville Fire Department will have New York Fire Dept. caps to present to every member.  The caps, purchased at Ground Zero, were compliments of members from the Colleyville Lions with the self-imposed title of the "Fat Boys." 

Dateline: Friday..January 25, 2002 7:30 PM

local pilot returns from enduring freedom mission


Captain Lane Beene

Captain Lane Beene just returned from Afghanistan where his reserve unit flew 254 missions and over 3,000 flight hours dropping 177 guided bombs.

Dateline: Thursday..January 25, 2002 9:36 PM

DONNA ARP RECEIVES CHAMBER CITIZEN OF THE YEAR AWARD

Colleyville Mayor Donna Arp received the Colleyville Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2001 Citizen of the Year award at the annual awards luncheon Thursday, January 24, 2002.  Ginny Tigue, recipient of last year’s award, made the presentation.  The luncheon was held at the Hilton DFW  Lakes Executive Conference Center.

Dateline: Thursday...January 25, 2002 9:27 PM

Inside: Photos of "The Fisherman and his Wife"

Dateline: Wednesday.January 23, 2002 9:41 AM

Kimzey Park Pond Stocked with Fish

A Colleyville Leadership Class coordinated the stocking of the pond by Lake Management..Click on Headlines for more.

Dateline: Friday..January 18, 2002 9:12 PM

COLLEYVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PRESENTS 
"A FISHERMAN AND HIS WIFE"

 

On Saturday, January 19, 2002 at 7:00 PM, The Missoula Children's Theatre International Tour Project will bring "A Fisherman and His Wife" to Colleyville Elementary school.  Approximately 100 children auditioned for the 40 parts that were available.

Dateline: Monday...January 14, 2002 5:12 PM

Around town -- at Goldie's


In back, Goldie's Owners Chris and Susan Foy, in front, Tracy and Rebecca Miller

Tracy and Rebecca Miller stopped by for a late lunch at Goldie's on Monday. Rebecca is a long time Colleyville resident. Mike Snyder, News and Scott Murray, Sports at NBC Channel 5 are also among some of the celebrity residents of Colleyville.  Rebecca joined the NBC 5 Weather Team in 1991. She can also be heard on WBAP 

NewsTalk 820 AM throughout the morning and afternoon and on KSCS 96.3 FM weekly afternoons. A graduate of Texas A&M university with a degree in atmospheric physics, Rebecca worked as a meteorologist at WGXA in Macon, Georgia, The Weather Channel in Atlanta and WXIA-TV (NBC) in Atlanta. She has received three Emmy nominations for weather documentaries and was voted Outstanding Television Personality in 1995.

Dateline: Thursday...January 10, 2002 9:11 PM

"ground breaking" of the joint charitable cooperative project

On Tuesday, January 8, City dignitaries, Chamber representatives, and members of the Colleyville Women's Club gathered for a "ground breaking"in Westlake to celebrate a joint charitable cooperative project between CWC, Chaffins Custom Homes, Fort Worth Texas Magazine and Gabberts Furniture. 

Dateline Colleyville: Tuesday...January 8, 2002 10:20 AM

Lewisville Morning Rotary Club Lends a Helping Hand at the CCA Pantry

Tom Atchinson, Ed and Diana Beck, Dean Davis, Leon Gonyo, Frank Hebb, Ray Irwin, Sharon Kellner, and her sons Chris, Pete & Mike worked at the CCA Pantry on Saturday, December 22nd.  There was a total of 153 citizens that were assisted. 

Dateline Colleyville: Friday...January 4, 2002 5:16 PM

Colleyville Icon Hangs Up Fireman's Hat

 


(L to R) Raven Thibodeaux, Lt. Andy Stoody, Fire Chi
ef

After 29 years of Colleyville fire fighting, Red Bailey, Fire Marshall spent his last day of active duty today.

A framed hand sketch of the Fire Marshall and firemen was dedicated by Raven Thibodeaux to be hung in the fire station in the honor of the long time Fire Marshall.

Dateline: Friday...January 4, 2002 9:02 AM

Luxury Hotel in Village Wants $2 Million to Come to Colleyville

 

The prospective hotel builder presented city officials with a two page list of incentives in October. Included are waiver of fees, tax rebates, compensation for employee training, guaranteed usage and a "housekeeping" contract for city hall and the library. The city 

currently has no written incentive policy, as required by state law, and has not considered similar incentives in the past.  For details, click on headlines. 

Dateline: Thursday...January 3, 2002 5:30 PM

Colleyville Chamber Golf Ball Drop

 

The air drop didn't pan out and the cherry picker didn't show, so the Chamber Golf Drop was from the top of an SUV. Golf balls with numbers were purchased from the Chamber and dropped out of a bucket.  The first ball in wins. The winning golf ball and winner of $500 was Bonnie O'Rourke.

Dateline: Organizations - December 11, 2001 

911 ANGEL CONVOY LEAVES FOR NEW YORK

After the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, singer/songwriter, Becky James, and her fiancé, co-songwriter, John Taylor, were so moved that they rewrote the lyrics to Sarah McLachlan's 1997 hit, "Angel," as a tribute to the victims, and to those who lost friends and loved ones on that sad day.

Dateline: Organizations - December 5, 2001 

COLLEYVILLE WOMAN'S CLUB 17TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY HOME TOUR

The Colleyville Woman's Club held their annual Holiday Home Tour on Sunday, December 2, 2001.  There were five homes on this year's tour ranging from "A Gothic Fairy Tale Christmas" to "A Holiday Classic". 

The Colleyville Woman's Club is open to residents in Colleyville and the surrounding communities.  The club meets on the second Tuesday of each month, September trough May, at the Colleyville Community Center.  Click on headline to read article and see photos.

Dateline: Organizations - October 11, 2001 11:45 AM

Redenta's Organic Garden Attracts Gardeners From Wide Area

Renee Fisher instructs the Shades of Green Garden Club from Dallas on planting an organic lettuce garden.

The facility, located at Hwy 26 and Tinker attracts gardeners desiring to learn more about organic gardening techniques and advantages.

Dateline: Colleyville - October 9, 2001 4:55 PM

Arts League Shining Stars Luncheon

 

The Arts League held their annual Shining Star Luncheon on Wednesday, October 3 at the Las Colinas Four Seasons Hotel. The event began at 10:30 AM with a silent auction that ran until noon.  

The Master of Ceremonies was Scott Murray, Sports Director/Anchor at NBC5. 

Dateline: Colleyville - October 4, 2001 5:13 PM

Mid-Cities Supporter of the Shelter Holds Third Annual "Art of the Table"

Mid-Cities Supporters of the Shelter sponsored their third annual "Art of the Table" fundraiser.  The event is held each year to benefit The Women's Shelter.

This year's Event Chair was Anne Marie Adams, the Honorary Chair was Senator Mike Moncrief, Co-Chair was Barbie Derby and the Mistress of Ceremonies for the Preview Party was Rene Syler. 

Dateline: September 23,  2001

"Change the World" American Red Cross Fundraiser at Grapevine Mills  

 

Grapevine Mills held a "Change the World" American Red Cross Fundraiser on Monday, September 17, 2001 from 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM.  Members of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex donated cash and checks throughout the day.  

Dateline: September 01, 2001

Photos From the Colleyville Lion's Club X-SIGHTment Run

Dateline Colleyville:  August 25, 2001 8:12 AM

Janice Kane to Head Gala Planning Team

 

Janice Kane of Colleyville will serve as chairwoman for the 2002 Affair of the Heart, an annual black-tie gala that has raised more than $1 million during the past seven years for the American Heart Association.

The eighth edition of the gala will be held Saturday, March 2, at the new Westin Beechwood Hotel across from Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth.

Dateline Colleyville: August 14, 2001 9:46 AM

Colleyville Lion's Club X-SIGHTment Run to be Held on August 25

On August 25, 2001 the Colleyville Lions Club will sponsor its Fourth Annual xSIGHTment Run to benefit sight preserving charities. The events include a 1 mile fun run and walk, a 5K sanctioned run/walk, free pancake breakfast and T-shirts for the runners, trophies, cash and other prizes, food, beverages and entertainment.

Dateline Colleyville: August 13, 2001 1:31 PM

Ethel McCain Celebrates 99th Birthday

Long time area resident, Ethel McCain, celebrated her 99th birthday on Saturday, August 11.  She was married to Ed McCain, brother of the namesake of John McCain Road in Colleyville and is the last surviving member of her generation of that family.

Dateline Colleyville: August 13, 2001 1:29 PM

Colleyville Woman's Club Announce Award Honorees and Nominees

Each year, Colleyville Woman’s Club nominates deserving club members for outside awards. Congratulations to the CWC members, nominated to represent the club for area honors.  Click on the link above to see photos and description.

Dateline July 5,  2001  6:44 PM

4th of July Celebration at Lake Grapevine

Grapevine celebrated 4th of July at Lake Grapevine with activities for all.  However, the evening ended with a vivid fireworks display.  Following are a few photos from the evening.

Dateline June 29,  2001  12:44 PM

AboutMyHOA.com Holds Monthly Sponsor Reception

AboutMyHOA.Com held their monthly sponsor reception Thursday, June 28 at from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. at Zohre's Boutique.  Sponsors enjoyed hors d'oeuvres and refreshments while mingling with other local business owners.

Dateline June 23,  2001  11:34 AM

Baylor Medical Center Grapevine Hold Ground Breaking Ceremony for Patient Tower Expansion

Baylor Health Care System and Baylor Medical Center at Grapevine broke ground to begin building a $50 million six-story patient tower on Monday, June 18, 2001.  The expansion will nearly double the number of licensed patient beds at the medical center from 104 beds to 197.

Dateline June 16,  2001  8:34 PM

Metroport Meals On Wheels Golf Tournament


Mayor and Kelly Bradley hold Byron Nelson's Trophy

With Byron and Peggy Nelson as honorary chairpersons, Metroport meals On Wheels welcomed 460 golfers to it tenth annual golf tournament on Monday, June 4.  Morning and afternoon flights were held on both the Hills and Hogan courses at Trophy Club Country Club.  This tournament is an event that is eagerly anticipated by golfers each year.

Dateline June 11, 2001  7:26 PM

Pleasant Run School Holds 26th Reunion


Steve and Joy Trent

Former students of the Pleasant Run School held their 26th annual reunion at the Colleyville Community Center Saturday, June 9.  The original Pleasant Run School was established and operating in present-day Colleyville by 1870.

Dateline: June 11, 2001 3:45 PM

Barbeque in the Ballpark


Adyson

On Saturday, June 16, 2001, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation is hosting a one-day fundraiser to help fund research to find a cure for Type I Diabetes.  For tickets or additional information contact the JDRF offices at 817-322-2601.

Dateline: June 11, 2001 3:35 PM

16th Annual Scott Murray Golf Classic

On Monday, June 4, 2001, Scott Murray held the 16th Annual Celebrity Golf Classic at The Golf Club at Fossil Creek.  The event benefits the Ronald McDonald House of Fort Worth.  

Dateline: June 11, 2001 3:22 PM

Colleyville Garden Club Hosts 11th Annual Promenade

In observance of National Garden Week the Colleyville Garden Club presented the 11th annual Promenade, a tour of five residential gardens, on Sunday, June 3, 2001. 

Dateline: June 8, 2001 3:22 PM

Colleyville Woman's Club Presents Awards


Out of the Garden

CWC presents awards to the business honorees at the Third Annual Circle of Hope Recognition Awards and Grants Presentation held May 18, 2001.  

Dateline: May 29, 2001 7:39 PM

Year End FFA Party


Kauffman's hold year end FFA party. 

The year end FFA party was bitter sweet this year.  The students gathered at the Kauffman's home in Colleyville to enjoy another successful year together.  However, they can't help but wonder what will happen in the future.  

Dateline: May 26, 2001 10:15 AM

Power Lunches at Portebello's


(LtoR) Christy Jack, Smokey Vanover, Jerry Beall, Jamie Thibodeaux

Meeting Christy Jack, Lead Prosecutor for the Tarrant County District Attorney are Smokey Vanover, Jerry Beall, DA Investigators and Jamie Thibodeaux President of AboutMyHOA.com.  Plans for delivery of more crime prevention information to neighborhoods through the neighborhood sites of AboutMyHOA was discussed. 

 


(LtoR) Shirley Schollmeyer, Renova Williams, and Sue Howery

Concluding her term as President of the Colleyville Women's Club, Sue Howery meets with Renova Williams and Shirley Schollmeyer for a wrap up.

Dateline: May 25, 2001 9:36 PM

AboutMyHOA.com Holds Sponsor Appreciation Reception


AboutMyHOA.com Reception

On Thursday, May 24, AboutMyHOA.com held their second Sponsor Appreciation Reception at the La Plaza Wellness Center from 6:00 to 7:30 PM.

Dateline: May 23, 2001 10:39 PM

5th Annual Kids' Safety Fair


Kid's Safety Fair

The Colleyville Police Department in conjunction with Kroger, held a Safety Fair Saturday, May 19, 2001

Dateline: May 22, 3:38PM

Colleyville Elementary School Holds Annual Field Day

The Colleyville Elementary School held their annual field day on Friday, May 4, 2001 at the Colleyville Middle School's football/track field.  

 Ceremonies 
Dateline: May 20, 10:40PM

Third Annual Colleyville Woman's Club Circle of Hope Recognition Awards and Grants Presentation


Cecelia Monacelli, Scott Murray, and Sue Howery

The Colleyville Woman's Club held the third annual Circle of Hope Recognition Awards and Grants presentation on Friday, May 18, 2001 at the Four Seasons Resort and Club at Las Colinas.  The Master of Ceremonies was the 1999 CWC Patron Award Honoree, Mr. Scott Murray, Sports Director/Anchor NBC-5.

Dateline: May 20, 10:20PM

The Arts League Annual Spring Tea

On Wednesday, May 16, 2001 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM, The Arts League held their Annual Spring Tea at Betty Jean and John Willbanks home in Colleyville, Texas.  The Tea benefited Summer Arts College Scholarships for Children.  

Dateline: May 20, 1:03AM

Lions Club Awards Highest Honor to Louis Miller of Colleyville

 

A large crowd attended the annual Steak & Beans function 
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