Saturday, September 24, 2022

Local Briefs

New School Hosts Grand Opening Celebration
Alden Montessori School, a private Montessori school for children ages one through 3rd grade, invites the community for their Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Celebration on Saturday Feb. 6 from 2-5pm. The event will include classroom tours, curriculum information, food, entertainment and children’s activities. The ribbon cutting ceremony is scheduled for 3:30pm, and children are welcome to assist in the cutting of the ribbon. Alden Montessori is located at 4010 Justin Road (FM 407), two blocks west of FM 2499. Call 940-584-0400 or

The Force is With Them
The Double Oak Women’s Club will host the town’s new Police Chief, Derrick Watson, at their next monthly meeting on Jan. 19 at 7:00pm at 140 Forest Park Drive in Double Oak.  Chief Watson will be speaking about personal vigilance to protect your home, family, and community.  Contact Jolene Barr, DOWC Publicity Chairwoman, at [email protected]

Fundraiser to Benefit Abused Children
Sports celebrities, local chefs and area leaders will come together to raise money for abused children during the first annual “Champions for Children” gala on Saturday, Feb. 20, at Circle R Ranch in Flower Mound, benefitting the Children’s Advocacy Center of Denton County. The event will feature a “tasting stroll” with food from The Grotto, Tierney’s Café, the Anatole Hotel and other restaurants, a live and silent auction and live music and dancing. Visit or call 972-317-2818 x244.

Tourney to Provide Scholarships for Children of Slain Soldiers
Sponsors, donations and golfers are needed to raise money to provide scholarships for children of U.S. military service members who were killed in action. The inaugural KIA Scholarships Golf Classic is March 29th at Bridlewood Golf Club in Flower Mound. A post-tournament awards dinner, live and silent auctions, raffles, and numerous contests, including putting and chipping, longest drive and closest-to-the-pin, are also planned. Visit or call Robert Shicotte at 940-725-0155.

Strike Up the Bands
Liberty Christian School will be hosting a DFW-Wide Concert at the University of North Texas Super Pit at 7:00pm. Bands scheduled to appear include the David Crowder Band, Shane & Shane, and Remedy Drive. Tickets are on sale now at or Liberty’s website at

Ladies Plan Golf Fundraiser
The Lantana Ladies League is already in full swing organizing their third annual Charity Golf Classic. The event will be held on April 22 at the Lantana Golf Club, with all proceeds going to the Children’s Advocacy Center for Denton County. Sponsors and golfers are needed. Contact Heather Hodapp at [email protected] for sponsorship opportunities or visit

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