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Bridge collapse on I-35 north of Austin

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Calendar: July 16 to

Wednesday 7/16
The Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce will host a membership luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Colonial Country Club, 3735 Country Club Circle in Fort Worth. Guest speaker is Paul Paine, president of Fort Worth South Inc. The cost is $35 for upper tier members, $40 for standard members and $70 for non-members. Register online by July 9 at www.fortworthchamber.com. For information contact Brenda Dyer at bdyer@fortworthchamber.com or 817-338-3399.

TMAC will host Learn @ Lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Bob Duncan Center, 2800 S. Center St. in Arlington. The meeting topic is Accelerating Profitable Growth with guest speaker Jim Ratchford. The cost is $20. MANT and DCMA members pay $15. For information go to www.tmacdfw.org or contact Jordan Kemplar at tmacevents@uta.edu.

The Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce will host a TCU Football Preview Luncheon with Coach Gary Patterson from 11:30 a.m. to1:30 p.m. at the Amon G. Carter Stadium’s Champions Club, 3500 Bellaire Dr. N. in Fort Worth. The cost is $40 for upper tier members, $45 for standard members and $80 for nonmembers. Register online by July 15. For information contact Brenda Dyer at bdyer@fortworthchamber.com or 817-338-3399.

Thursday 7/24
The U.S. Small Business Administration will host Boots to Business: Reboot July 24 and 25 at Tarrant County College Trinity River Campus, 300 Trinity Campus Circle in Fort Worth. The event is a two-day, entrepreneurial class that will introduce military veterans to business ownership. Each class, taught by an SBA representative or resource partner, will educate veterans on business fundamentals and guide them through an initial feasibility analysis of the business concept. For information or to register go to www.boots2businessreboot.org or contact Ahmad Goree at 817-684-5539.

Sunday 7/27
The National Multicultural Western Heritage Museum will celebrate the National Day of the American Cowboy at 7 p.m. at Cowtown Coliseum, 121 E. Exchange Ave. in the historic Fort Worth Stockyards. Legendary cowboy Bill Pickett will be honored during the Hall of Fame Rodeo. The cost is $40 for reserved box seats, $25 for adult general admission and $15 for children. For information go to www.cowtowncoliseum.com.

Tuesday 7/29
Fort Worth Sister Cities will host Connect Globally Teach Locally from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the University of North Texas Health Science Center’s Beyer Hall, 1000 Montgomery St. in Fort Worth. The cost is $45, which includes six hours of continuing professional education (CPE) credits, lunch, resources, one-year membership to Fort Worth Sister Cities and the opportunity to network with educators from around the world. For information or to register, go to www.fwsistercities.org.

 

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