August 2015 Around Town 2

 

The Police K-9 Support for Fort Worth

Founded in November 2013 as a non-profit, 501(c)(3), organization, primarily, to aid in the medical cost of the retired Fort Worth Police service dogs. Upon retirement of a police service dog in Fort Worth all veterinary costs fall onto the handler, who assumes full financial responsibility for the dog. This fund was created to ensure that the retired police service dogs are taken care of long after their tour of duty. As many pet owners know, the cost to maintain the health and wellness of aging dogs can be very costly. The hazards of apprehending felons, seizing illegal narcotics, and shift work are hard on the dog’s bodies. These dogs retire to their handler and they deserve the best care available to them in their latter days, as a cherished member of the handler’s family.  Secondly, the fund will ensure that unit has access to equipment, otherwise not provided through city funding due to recent budget cut-back city wide.  Thank you in advance for your continued support of these deserving police service dogs. PoliceK9SupportFortWorth.org

1st Annual Winslow Memorial Charity Event

The first annual Winslow Memorial remembers Winslow while bringing awareness and support to canine charities of Fort Worth. Enjoy a night of wine and cheese while supporting the K9 Unit of the Fort Worth Police Department on Sunday, September 27th from 5-8 p.m.

Event includes tastes from across the globe, hors d’oeuvres, silent auction, Spanish guitar soloist, engraved wine glass commemorating the evening. Meet members of the K9 Unit and their four legged partners. Come enjoy an evening among friends. PoliceK9SupportFortWorth.org or Facebook.com/fwpdk9support

MEAN GREEN LAWN & LANDSCAPE

Do you have an outdoor project you’ve been dreaming of? The team at Mean Green Lawn & Landscape can help. The company specializes in landscape design and installation, lawn maintenance, irrigation, custom lighting, stone work and outdoor kitchens. As a full service, in-house company, owners Michael Whittaker and Ryan Bourdon oversee each project from consultation to final walk-through. There are many companies in the area that offer similar services, but a commitment to client relationships and quality sets Mean Green apart from the rest. For a free consultation and estimate, call 817.995.0324.

West FW Photographers

All of our photographers are available to be your storyteller… Let them tell yours whether it’s capturing your child’s personality, documenting your family history or telling your love story. They want to be there every step of the way. Their goal is to tell your own unique story through photographs that will last a lifetime. They are much more than picture takers and they lend their creative vision in every project to make your shoot a success. Kids, Families, Couples Wedding, Commercial & Senior Class pictures.

Kat Swift – 682.201.6719 or katswiftphotography@gmail.com

Ann Beck – 817.401.0134 or annbeck@gmail.com

Hayle Hullet – 972.800.9271 or hayle_hullett@att.net