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THE WARM WAY Summer • 2008 A Publication for the Families and Friends of The WARM Place. • Mending the Hearts of Grieving Children Since 1989 www.thewarmplace.org Directions Welcome Please join us for a tour of the 2008 Southern Living Idea House. Dear Friends, Last week I received a phone call from a new family that just began their death loss journey at Peggy Bohme The WARM Place. The Mother called this her “grateful story” and she wanted to share it with me. The family had moved to the metroplex about eight months ago. Dad had died in a car accident and the Mother had to move here because of her job. Shortly after the move, she was told about the services we offer for 2008 Idea Home at 4133 Idlewild Drive located in Verona Park in west Fort Worth. children and their families. Kaila The WARM Place staff and Idea The award winning design team immediately called us for an intake House volunteers are very excited for the Idea House includes: Devel- interview. She told me the story of about the opening of the 2008 South- opers Michael Dike and Rob Sell, how painful the ride to our agency ern Living Idea House. Aptly named partners, Village Homes; Landscape was for her son and daughter. They Verona Park, the 2008 Southern Architect Jeffrey Hunter Hallum, gave every excuse they could think Living Idea House in Idlewild was AIA, associate, Hallum Architects; of to try and convince Mom that inspired by the traditional Italian Re- and Interior Designer Sally M. White, they didn’t need to talk about Dad. naissance Period homes that are found ASID, owner of SMW Designs. All Kaila said she physically had to pull in many of the old neighborhoods of of the team members are based in them from the car after they arrived Fort Worth and many cities across the Fort Worth and have combined their here. She described the walk up to southwest. The impressive home has extreme talents to create one of the the front door, the pain in the pit of 4,200 square feet with four bedrooms most beautiful Idea Homes to be fea- her stomach, the fear they were all and four and one-half baths. The tured in Southern Living. feeling of the “unknown.” As the formal ﬂoorplan features a master bed- Newly developed by Village Homes, front door opened and they entered room on the main level, an upstairs Idlewild Drive is a charming, crescent The WARM Place, she told me game room, private study, formal din- shaped street on the western edge of how she held her children in her ing, and large family room. The home the Crestwood neighborhood in west arms. She said her daughter also has a three-car garage and private Fort Worth. The addition is situ- (continued on page 2) veranda above the porte-cochere. ated alongside the West Fork of the (continued on page 2) Trinity River and features large lots your own home At A Glance with scenic views down the river and south toward the mansion crested hills and at the same time support of Rivercrest. The addition features our grief support Young Adult Group tasteful, timeless architecture which progam, since a Summer and Fall is expressed in its signature element: portion of the pro- a picturesque red brick bridge which ceeds from each Sessions crosses a wooded ravine and creek person that tours This is a group for young adults aged aged 19-25 who have suffered the death loss of a that winds through Idlewild Park. the home will be loved one. The summer session meets each Idlewild Bridge was inspired by the Relaxing upstairs donated to The Tuesday for six weeks, July 8-August 12 veranda. arched bridges of New York’s Central WARM Place. from 7:00-8:30 p.m. at The WARM Place. Fall session, October 7-December 2. Park. The 2008 Southern Living Idea The Idea House will be open for House will be the ﬁrst of only 18 select tours Saturday, June 14 – Sunday, homes in the community. September 28. Hours of operation will Facilitator Training “Everyone at The WARM Place be Wednesday – Saturday, 11 a.m. to New facilitator training sessions begin Tuesday, September 9, 2008 from 7:00-9:00 is thrilled to be a part of this part- 5 p.m.; and Sunday, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. p.m. Facilitator training sessions meet each nership with Southern Living and Tickets are $10 and may be purchased Tuesday and 3 Saturdays for four weeks. Village Homes,” said Peggy Bohme, on site. See box below for driving executive director of The WARM directions. Little People Group Place. “We look forward to having This is a group for boys and girls aged the opportunity to guide visitors Idea House Dates, 3 1/2 - 5 years old who have suffered the death loss of a loved one. The next Little through this gorgeous new home Times, Tickets and People group begins in the fall, September and at the Directions 25-November 13, 2008 from 12:00-12:45 same time p.m. Open raise funds Wednesday – Saturday, to support 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wish List our mis- sion.” Open Sunday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets are $10 and may be pur- Paper Towels Photo Inkjet Paper The Swiffer Duster — 8-1/2 x 11 chased on site. House closed to WARM Bar height kitchen island public tours Monday and Tuesday. Reﬁlls 5" or 8" Wood or Dinner Napkins Paper Mache Place has features water-resistant secured wooden top. Country Time Boxes w/ Lids Driving Directions to Powdered (available at 15 volunteer team leaders, one for each week the home is open for tours Idea House located at Lemonade Mix Hobby Lobby or 100-Watt Light Michael's) and these leaders are still recruiting 4133 Idlewild Drive Bulbs 33 Gallon Garbage individuals to take shifts during each in Fort Worth, Texas 600 series Bags of those weeks. If you or someone you Take 1-30 to University Drive exit, Polaroid Film Tall Kitchen know might be interested in help- about 1 mile west of Downtown Forever Stamps Garbage Bags ing out on speciﬁc days this summer, Fort Worth. Exit University Drive Copy Paper please contact Vicki Johnson at The and go north 1.8 miles to White WARM Place, 817-870-2272 or Settlement Drive. Turn left (west) email@example.com. on to White Settlement Drive and We are asking everyone to come out go 1.3 miles to Idlewild Drive. Turn and see this magniﬁcent home. It will right (north) on to Idlewild Drive. "Life is like riding be a wonderful place to gather ideas for Go ½ block to 4133 Idlewild Drive. a bicycle.To keep Directions (cont’d. from page 1) It is on behalf of this family and your balance you whispered in her ear, “Mommy, this is a beautiful place. I think we have the hundreds of others that come to must keep moving." ﬁnally come home. Here is a place us each month with hearts that are breaking, that I once again thank you — Albert Einstein where I can tell my story about my Daddy dying.” Kaila described how she for supporting The WARM Place. and her children immediately felt a sense of comfort and peace. -2- JOHN RICHARDSON RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS GOVERNOR’S LONESTAR ACHIEVEMENT AWARD. Dr. John Richardson was presented with the Governor’s Lonestar Achievement Award by Texas State Comptroller, Susan Combs. On June 4, 2008, Dr. John M. Richardson, WARM Place founded The WARM Place on the co-founder was awarded the Governor’s Lonestar campus of Cook Children’s Medical Achievement Award at the Driskell Hotel in downtown Austin Center in Fort Worth, after realizing at a ceremony for, “The 25th Annual Governor’s Volunteer the tremendous need for a center to Awards.” The Governor’s Award recognizes exceptional offer support to children who were individuals and organizations committed to creating positive, grieving a death loss. Since that time The WARM Place staff and long-lasting change. Nominees were chosen through a three- volunteers have offered grief support tiered selection process that ended with voting by a committee to more than 24,000 children and appointed by the Governor. their families. The Governor’s Lonestar Achieve- surprise to the people that know him. Dr. Richardson also tackled the ment Award recognizes the outstand- He is described by his colleagues as a controversial issue of abandoned ing service of an individual who “kind, intelligent and generous man babies when he became the driving has impacted the delivery of social who makes you believe angels are on force behind the Baby Moses Law. services in Texas for a minimum of 15 earth.” A successful retired pediatri- This law allows parents of unwanted years and is the top award given by cian in Fort Worth, Dr. Richardson children to lawfully leave them in Governor Rick Perry and the OneStar has received a long list of prestigious safe locations --- police stations, Foundation. By executive order of the awards for his volunteer leadership hospitals, and ﬁre stations. First Governor, OneStar Foundation was and professional accomplishments adopted as Texas law, The Baby charged with upholding the tradition over the years. Not willing to rest on Moses Law has now been adopted in of the Governor’s Volunteer Awards. decades of past service and accolades, 47 other states. Friends and col- OneStar Foundation’s mission is to he continues his volunteer efforts leagues agree that there is no doubt create an environment that stimulates with many nonproﬁts. Dr. Richardson is very deserving of organizational excellence, social inno- His volunteer leadership has this honor, “he has accomplished vation and investment in Texas’ social spanned a wide array of causes en- so much for so many people, par- sector for the purpose of increasing compassing issues such as adolescent ticularly children, in such a quiet social impact. pregnancy, children’s medical causes, and unobtrusive way without the The fact that Dr. Richardson was education, museums and the arts. spotlight on himself.” chosen to receive this award is no In 1989 he and Peggy Bohme co- -3- With Flip Flops and who helped make Friday Night at the Zoo 2008 such a tremendous success. Beachy Rock ... we had Our zoo underwriters are listed on the back page of this newsletter. Fun Non-Stop!!! Another big WARM thanks to all of our energetic volunteers for your time and hard work. We would 6th Annual Friday Night at the Zoo especially like to recognize the efforts Breaks All Records!!! of our zoo committee chairs: Missy and John Anthony, Jenni and Chris Every year The WARM Place Beneﬁt, time WARM Place volunteer, Terry Auvenshine, Jill and Quintin Friday Night at the Zoo gets bigger Shaw told fortunes with her tarot Cassady, Kory and John Cummings, and better. Thanks to a very enthu- cards and Silent Auction and Big Katherine and Pete Giuliani, Sharon siastic and dedicated group of volun- Board bidders kept busy posting bids Goodin, Kelly and Bill Hanley, teers, sponsors and guests this year’s on our fantastic auction packages. Michelle and Scott Marlowe and event set new records in total tickets Items for the Silent Auction and Big Linda and Michael Nolan. sold and money raised. More than Board were gathered by our Silent And the ever-faithful group of vol- 550 children, parents, grandparents Auction Co-Chairs, Katherine and unteers from EFW Corporation which and friends came out on a beautiful Pete Giuliani and Linda and includes: Jill Pearson, Yolanda Moody, Friday evening to the Fort Worth Zoo Michael Nolan, along with an en- Stan Rooker, and Connie Gibson. to help raise over ergetic committee that helped raise This group comes out every year and $140,000 for The WARM Place chil- a record $21,000 in auction items helps us set up the event and are dren and their families. alone. always willing to help out wherever Our 2008 event co-chairs, Susan Congratulations to our three lucky they are needed — thank you all for and Tim Bostick and Lisa and Randy rafﬂe winners and a WARM thank your help again this year. Friday Night Grubbs, were very involved in mak- you to everyone who purchased rafﬂe at the Zoo could not have been the ing this year’s event so successful. tickets this year. We would also like “Best Ever” without all of you. They have been busy since last fall to thank all of our dedicated sponsors helping to secure underwriters and volunteers. Everyone at The WARM Place thanks each of you for donating your time and talent toward making “Friday Night at the Zoo” such an incredible success. It was the perfect springtime eve- ning to come out to the zoo and ride the train into the Texas Wild section of the Fort Worth Zoo. The music of King Creole had everyone dancing to classic rock tunes by The Beach Boys, Wilson Picket, Van Morrison and Jimmy Buffet among many others. l. to r. Sheila Johnson, John Richardson 2008 Event chairs, l. to r. Randy Grubbs, and Peggy Bohme The children danced the hula and Lisa Grubbs, Susan Bostick and Tim Bostick learned how to Hula Hoop with the help of Texas Christian University’s Pi Beta Phi Sorority volunteers. The Pi Phi’s also provided face and hair painting, which is always a big hit. While the dancing continued, many others practiced their skills at the blackjack tables and roulette wheel. The airbrush tattoo artists were kept busy all night and everyone was in awe of the exotic animals that the zoo trainers featured during The Children hold Boa Constrictor during Wild Wonder Animal Show. Long- Wild Wonder Animal Show. Gary and Coni Hennersdorf -4- In-Kind Donations Over 250 items were donated to The WARM Place from local and national merchants and individuals for our Silent Auction and Big Board 95.9 The Ranch Fit for Life — Larry North Fitness Reading Friends Fort 2008 Friday Night at Cityview/ Las Colinas Polo Club Worth the Zoo Committee Reeta Wilson, Leigh-Boyd Antiques Renaissance Alcon Laboratories, Personal Trainer and Interiors Worthington Hotel Inc. The Flower Mat Lexas Flowers SeaWorld San Antonio Amanda Sterrett Fort Worth Business Leylove She Sells Seashells Jewelry Designs Press Lonesome Dove Jewelry, L.L.C. April Lane Exquisite Katherine and Pete Western Bistro Silver West Limousines Footwear Giuliani Lost Creek Golf Club Simba Ventures — Backwoods Global Sports Xtreme Wendie Lunsford / Family Limited Silent Auction Chairs l. to r. Katherine Sonya and Colin Bailey (GSX) Wright out of the Partnerships Bella Retreat Spa & Christopher Goetz Box Simple Things Giuliani, Pete Giuliani, Linda Nolan and Salon Clothiers Lux Machine Southwest Airlines Michael Nolan. Sommer Carlin Pat and Kori Green Market Street / Robin Dr. and Mrs. Dan Caro’s House Cleaning Halo Salon and Color & Gantt Bumstead Spengler CD Ski & Sports Lab, L.L.C. Marriott International, Spring Creek Chicks off the Bricks Henson-McAlister Inc. Barbeque Chili’s Grill and Bar Master Picture Maverick Fine Western Staples Jan and Bill Clinkscale Framers Wear Starr Hollow Golf Club Colonial Country Club Hotel Provincial, New Mercury Chophouse Sublime Bakery Dr. Kory S. Cummings Orleans Shannon Moon Sundance Square & Assoc. The House of Tuscany Moritz BMW Texas Ballet Theater Dallas Mavericks James Avery Shannon and Jeff Texas Motor Speedway Dallas Stars Jerrel James Salon Moten Tiffany & Co. Dance Concept — Jan, Ben, Becky and My Sweet Cheeks Tommy’s Hamburger Debbi Jo Utter, Bill Johnson Nutcracker Golf Club Grill Director Gene and Jerry Jones Old Town Inn Van Cliburn Foundation Del Frisco’s Double Family Charities Original Mexican Eats Vizard’s/Cammie and Eagle Steakhouse Junior Woman’s Café Kevin Vizard Domain XCIV and Club — Art Deco P.S. The Letter The WARM Place dh Collection Department Perfect Glow Tan Board of Directors Energy Fitness Justin Brands, Inc. Piola Italian Restaurant White Stone Golf Club Events — Carmon K&L Gates and Garden Wildcatter Ranch Weeden Kleinheinz Capital Pond Robinson & WineStyles Wine & Facelogic Partners Associates, LLC Gifts — Overton Cool dude gets an airbrush tattoo. FC DALLAS Amy Kramer Put a Cork in it Ridge Plaza Kubes Jewelers Ray Partners, Inc. Zoe & Jack Children’s Boutique Hula Hooping in a Hula Skirt. Rafﬂe Chair, Missy Anthony, selling tickets Kim, Mark and Alexandra Anderson at the event. TCU Pi Beta Phi sorority volunteered to l. to r. Richard Don Simms and Derwood Shirley and Ron Wells helped with event paint children’s faces at the event. Rowell greet guests with banjo and guitar music. registration. -5- years, who is always searching for that Fiesta Time pot of gold to keep us in the black). We also appreciate the efforts of our volunteers to help us obtain for our monetary support. A number of companies offer grants to nonproﬁts speciﬁcally in support of their employ- Volunteers!!! ees’ work as volunteers. The WARM Place has been honored recently by a number of these gifts which in- The volunteers at The clude: Aetna Foundation thanks to WARM Place are invalu- Anna Mondey and Ann Remington; able. They are the core Wal-Mart thanks to Rick Robinson; group that keeps all of our Americredit thanks to Mackenzie programs running smoothly. Smith; Farmers Insurance Group So in May we celebrated thanks to Valerie Webber; Bank of this impressive collection of America Foundation thanks to Sara individuals with a Mexican Winters. ﬁesta, complete with fajitas, We are extremely grateful to all of piñatas and sombreros. our volunteers, from the ones who “The party was a small l. to r. Volunteer facilitators Gary and Sandi Box facilitate our group sessions to the gesture to honor the receive award from WARM Place hundreds who help us raise money people who show up at The Volunteer Coordinator, Shirley Bowen. through our special events. We thank WARM Place week after “Silent Servant” — Robbie Metzger you for the gift of your time, your week, year after year and make a (who helps at all events, facilitates ﬁnancial support, your enthusiasm genuine commitment to our program. a group, bakes birthday cakes for and your love for the children. It is We are so blessed to have each and her group night and writes to all the because of people like all of you that every one of them helping with our children on her group night); “Help- The WARM Place is here for those mission of healing the broken hearts ing Hands” — Sanae Fulkerson and who have lost a loved one and need of grieving children,” said Peggy Kristine Kahl (for their creativity in our help. Bohme, WARM Place Executive recruiting help to run the kitchen Director. when they were shorthanded); “The This year in an effort to recognize Martha Stewart ”— Katherine some of the volunteers who always go Giulani (our in-house decorator who the extra mile Shirley Bowen, WARM volunteers her time and talent to Place Volunteer Coordinator, came up make The WARM Place look fes- with some “special” awards. “I just felt tive year-round); “The Boomerang” like there are always some people who — Dolly Worden ( like a boomerang go above and beyond the call of duty, she just keeps coming back to help but many times the many things they at events, assemble direct mail pieces do don’t fall into a typical award cat- and whatever else comes up); “Eye of egory, so we just created a few of our the Storm” — Mindy Markum ( who own to honor some of these unique got sent home from group early last l. to r. WARM Place Volunteer Katherine volunteers,” said Shirley. April to avoid an oncoming tornado, Giuliani, WARM Place Ofﬁce Manager The Special Recognition Awards turns out she should have stayed Tina Casey and Pete Giuliani. included: “Longest Tenure for a put as she was driving right into it) Couple” which went to Janice and “911 Response Team” — Kandi Bill Starz (Facilitators for 18 years and Hayden Haby, Shirley Wells, Jim and Bill serves as Board President); Koss (this is a group we can ALWAYS “Drives Longest Distance to Vol- count on to pitch in and volunteer unteer” — Gary and Sandi Box when we are in distress) and last but (who live in Plano); “Man of All by no means least, the “Pot O’ Gold” Seasons”— Jim Koss (who helps us at went to Mike Douglass (WARM every event and facilitates a group); Place Board Treasurer for over 15 Volunteers join together for a fajita dinner. -6- Last April, one of the Children’s Mole remembered the joy he felt that would always stay with them, Group activities centered on remem- when Badger taught him how to cut the animals began to feel better. bering gifts that the children’s loved out a chain of moles from a piece of Whenever they talked about Badger, ones who died had given them. Not folded paper. And they would remem- birthday gifts or Christmas gifts, Frog recalled how ber another story but gifts that are much more valu- Badger taught him that made them all able — gifts of their loved ones time how to ice skate smile. or of something they might have many years before. After discussing learned from them. Fox remembered the story, the chil- The children first gathered in how, when he was dren took turns us- a circle on the floor and the group much younger, ing people puppets to facilitator read them a book titled, Badger had shown act out something Badger’s Parting Gifts. In the story him how to properly knot his tie. they learned with their loved one or a nice old badger Badger had even something they enjoyed doing with died peacefully in given Mrs. Rabbit them and the rest of the group had to his sleep one night. his special recipe for guess what it was. Later they went The badger’s gingerbread and outside and used finger paints to many friends in shown her how to paint a picture of their favorite thing the forest were all make gingerbread they used to do with their loved one. very sad about rabbits. “The story of the old badger and his death. His best Each of the ani- his friends is written in a very friend Mole felt es- mals had a special simple, sweet way that the children pecially lost, alone and desperately memory of Badger. can easily un- unhappy. He had given them derstand and Badger’s friends all wondered each something relate to. It is what they would ever do without they could treasure: very beneficial him. Their old friend had always a parting gift that for the children been there when anyone needed him. would become all the to share favor- Badger had told them not to be un- more special each ite memories of happy when he died, but it was hard time it was passed their loved one not to be. As a few months passed, on to others. As they with other peo- the animals often visited each other remembered the won- ple,” said Donna and talked about the days when derful gifts Badger had given them DeGrand, WARM Place counselor. Badger was alive. -7- Firemen’s 5K was Hot, Hot, Hot The 10th Annual Firemen’s 5K was held on Saturday, May 24 in honor of fallen Fort Worth Fireﬁghters, Brian Collins and Phillip Dean. The 3.1 mile race began at Arborlawn United Methodist Church promptly at 8:00 a.m. Walkers and runners wound through the wooded Overton Park neighborhood down to the ﬁnish line located behind Tom Thumb grocery store on Hulen Street. Buses brought race ﬁnishers back to the starting point at the church. The event beneﬁted both The WARM Place and The Compassionate Friends. Thanks to all of the runners, walkers and volunteers over the past 10 years who have helped make this event such an enormous success. Overall Male Open Winner – Jerry Johnson with a run time of 16:54.7 WARM Place staff and volunteers on race day Race coordinators Genie Dean, Lori Carver and Cheryl Lopez Donation Station The WARM Place would like to thank ALL of our generous donors for bringing us special gifts and donations through- out the year. A small Meredith Lambert and her younger group of them are fea- sister brought stuffed animals Girl Scout Troop 3306 brings a big tured in the photographs donated in honor of her 6th birthday check to The WARM Place. Vicki Johnson, Associate party as a donation for WARM Executive Director accepts below. Place children. gifts from Grace Goldman donated in honor of her 8th birthday. l. to r. Little People volunteers Jeanette Puffer Vicki Johnson accepts check from and Jane Tune accept special red roses brought to all of the Little People facilitators by the Junior Woman’s Club group brings cookies to Valerie Webber. WARM Place staff and volunteers. “Valentine Ladies”. -8- Help us Celebrate Going our 20th for the Anniversary by Green. Sharing Your Petroleum Club members and their WARM Place Story. guests played in a We are currently gathering stories club sponsored tour- and special memories from past nament at Ridglea Golfers take time out for a good cause and present WARM Place families, Country Club this volunteers and staff members to New WARM Place home on Lipscomb Street. past April. At the fourth hole, golfers had the opportunity feature in our newsletter and on our to donate $5 to The WARM Place for a chance to win website in 2009 in honor of our 20th Anniversary. If you, a valuable door prizes. Golfers who were able to hit the friend or family member have a special story or photograph green from the tee also you would like to share with us, we would love to have them. won a sleeve of golf You may drop your stories balls. and photos by The WARM Attendance at the Place, mail them to us, or spring tournament set a send them by email to: new record and so did firstname.lastname@example.org. the donations from the Thank you so much. golfers. Many thanks to We can’t wait to hear Golfer prepares to swing. Greg Barnes of Encore Original WARM Place home on from you! Acquisitions for donating golf balls and to all the generous Cooper Street. golfers who honored us with a donation. DONATIONS — January through April 2008 DONATIONS First United Methodist Church — Loyalty Class Leigh & Shannan Lynes Lois & Shawn Mackey Cynthia Smith Ellen & Lynn Sowers Nan Abelson Mr. & Mrs. R.L. Florance III Sue Anne Martinez Carolyn St. Clair Mike Addison Fort Worth Women’s Club, Club Betty Maurer Lynne & John Stanley Aetna Foundation Fidelite’ Beth & Scott McGinnis Dr. G. Robert & Azilee Stephenson Allstate Giving Campaign Joyce Fournier Donna & Mike McGinnis Claudia & R. D. Stepp Americredit Corp. Chata Franklin Sandy McNutt Amy & Robert Stien Amon G. Carter Foundation Rebecca Fugate Sarah Meek Daniel Szepesi Heather Andersen Darla Galindo Microsoft Giving Campaign Time Inc. Time to Give Back Louise & Gordon Appleman Katherine & Pete Giuliani Beth Miles Campaign Bank of America Foundation Mr. & Mrs. Gary Goble Betty & Michael Mocek Cathy Tolliver, Schwab Charitable Bank of America United Way Ann Greenhill Anna Mondey Fund Campaign Melody & David Hackfeld Terry & Allison Montesi Fund of the Trinity Episcopal Church Sanae Barnes & Chuck Fulkerson Halliburton Community Foundation of Greater John Trodden Susan & Bryce Barrow Bill Harrell Memphis United Way of Central New Mexico Angela Berry Anna Jane & John Hart Melissa Nickelson United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, BHTI Employees’ Humanit y Fund, Inc. Coni & Gary Hennersdorf Alann & William Nolan, Jr. Inc. Lea Ann & Irwin Blum Karen & Larry Hoffman Partners in Prayer, Inc. United Way Special Distribution Sharron & Bill Boruff Toni Hooten Anna & George Peacock III Account David Boruff Etty Horowitz Teresa Perkins United Way of Tarrant County Evelyn Breaux Diann Hosford PNC Foundation Unity Church of Fort Worth Brookshire Dental, PA Regina Houston Mr. & Mrs. Frost Prioleau Candace Walker The Charitable Guild of the Fort E. Glenn Huff, Schwab Charitable Madelene Rafalko Valerie Webber Worth Petroleum Club Fund Cindy & Steve Raines Eugene Webster, Jr. J.P. Morgan Chase Linda Hunstable Gail Williamson Rawl Wells Fargo Community Support Jenise Cox Deborah Hutsell Tamara & Dan Reese Campaign Michelle Cox IBM Ridglea Christian Church CWF - Clint Wells Linda & Don Craig Johnson & Johnson Friendship Circle Martin Wertheim Kelly & Richard DeBerry Carla Kersey R. Alston Roberts Joseph White & Dr. Barbara Tomek- Durant Toyota Ann Marie & Don King Melanie & Ronald Rosen White EFW, Inc. Wini & Ted Klein Linda & James Ryffel Karen White Suzanne & Brandon Fancher Kroger Safeway Inc. Judie & Donald Woodall Farmers Insurance Group Dr. & Mrs. Stanley Kurtz Martha Sanders Soul Fitness Yoga Anne & Carter Ferguson Legacy Christian Fellowship Dr. Kathy Schmidt Dr. Kathleen Young Leslie & Michael Fertitta Kristine Lewis JoAnne Sherlock YPC Company Vicki Siegrist -9- CAY DEVLAMING HONORARIUMS MEMORIALS Dr. David deVlaming Dr. & Mrs. Bill Key, Jr. Julie & Scott Kleberg ANNE & ROBERT BASS MARIE ALLEN HENRY "SONNY" DORRIS III Kathryn & Russell Laughlin Judy & Ted Mayo Virginia Richardson Cheryl & Dick Curry Joseph, Kathy, Annie & Katie LEE BOHME CHUCK ANTINONE KENNETH DUBOIS Libonati EPA Region 6 Peggy & Lee Bohme Dr. & Mrs. John M. Richardson Jeanne & Lew Little Jenaie & Robert Franke BILL BARLOW JANE EASON EDWARDS Pepper & Scott y MacLean Evelyn Rosborough Nancy Edens & Cathy Rainwater Cheryl & Dick Curry Lisa Maddox Thomas Smith HELEN BAUER W.B. EDWARDS Kathrin & Michael Malone Shirley & Ron Wells Virginia Richardson Carol & Larry Small Anne Marion PEGGY BOHME OLLIE SMYERS BAXTER MAEGEN RUTH ELVINGTON Olivia Gouger Mason Juana Rosa & Ron Daniell Tina Casey Trina Elvington Lisenbey Suzanne Mauze THE BOHME FAMILY J.D. BERRY DANNY FARIS Judy & Ted Mayo Ralph Freshwater Carol & Larry Small Margie & William Boyles Barbara & John McColm SHIRLEY BOWEN DELL BLACKMON Marcia Huckaby Lynn Williams McCone NARFE Chapter 30 Cheryl Johnson JUDGE HOWARD FENDER Phyllis Nichols McKenzie Judy & Peter Wersal Rosemary & George Runnion Rosemary & George Runnion John McMackin CLIENTS & FRIENDS Joanne Sarsgard LAUR A CAROLINE FISH Margaret Meihaus Nanci Johnson-Plump Margie Veale Jenna & Chris Benner Eva Motheral, Jim Paxton & Sarah CHERYL & DICK CURRY MICHAEL BOHME Sara & Robert Franden Motheral Marian Higgins & David Burnett Molly & Stanley Ruminski PAT FLOYD Dr. & Mrs. Jay N. Murphy III SAR AH & ALAN DAVIS LORIN BOSWELL Jesse, Karla, Mallory & Max Jan and Wendell Odom Dorothy & Joseph Cecere Melanie & Ronald Rosen McGilvray Paradigm Capital Corporation GORDON DOGGETT DAVID BOWLING, SR. IRENE FOURNIER Nancy & David Parker Judy Chapman Lynn Beckwith Sarilyn & Mitch Lucas Lindy & Bill Penny Sabra Doggett KENNETH BROOM JOE LEE FOX Frasher & John Pergande Sherry & Garry Hamilton Sarilyn & Mitch Lucas Helen & Dwayne Boydstun Karen & Travis Pett y Judie Jones STEPHEN HUNTER BUCKELLEW DARLENE FOX Mildred & Lee Pett y Maxine & William Wallis Mary Helen & Joe Billingsley Wilma & Larry Fox O.L. Pitts GR ACE GOLDMAN Lou Ann Blaylock VENETIA IVY HABY Dana & David Porter Sherri & Ronald Burke Gina Bohn-Puls The Roe Family Gail Williamson Rawl Tina & Peter DeRobertis Curt Burdorf JOE HANNIE Mr. and Mrs. Breck Ray Michelle & William Holloway Donna & Johnny Butler The James Blanton Family Frances & William Read Melissa & Christopher Jordan John Carter ROBERT HANSON Tamara & Dan Reese Yasmin & Amir Malik Friends & former co-workers Rosemary & George Runnion Dr. & Mrs. John M. Richardson Dawn & J. Mark Palmer Kathleen & Toby Galloway Shirley & Ron Wells Jean & John Roach DR. R ANDY GRUBBS Trent Godby THELMA HARR Eunice & Robb Rutledge Vicki & George Johnson Matt House Linda & Steve White Joan & Eddie Ryan SANDY HANSON Cherie & Jeff Langas MARGUERITE HARRISON Rylander, Clay & Opitz, LLP Mackey Brittain Gina & Jimmy Moss Laura & Jeff Alexander Lynda & Grady Shropshire VICKI & GEORGE JOHNSON Lynn & Joe Platania Anne & Robert Bass Wesley & Marcus Snyder Ralph C. Hart Pamela & Richard Ramsey Becky Beasley Ruth Carter Stevenson SARILYN & MITCH LUCAS Peggy Richardson Janie & George Beggs III Anabel Stripling Anne & Michael Hettick Mrs. Robert Richardson Stephen Berry Amar Tanna DR. ROY MARTIN Jean & John Roach Jim & Megan Bobbitt Texas Greenhouse Company The Mary Rainbolt Family Dan Rousseau Peggy Bohme Vicki & Tony Vanagas DR. JOHN M. RICHARDSON Shellie & Michael Watson Kim and Marshall Boyd Tim Vestal Cherrie Hamilton & Cole LOUIS BULL Diane Chambers Allison & Bryan Wagner Stenholm Mr. & Mrs. Earle A. Shields, Jr. Andrea & Bill Cowan Anna Jean & Richard Walsh DR. & MRS. JOHN M. MARY JOSEPHINE BURDITT Mr. & Mrs. Glenn Darden The WARM Place Board of RICHARDSON Susan, West, & Reeve Allen Joanie & Toby Darden Directors Mr. & Mrs. Caroll Beringer CONNOR CAR ACAPPA Anne & Richard Davidovich Kathy & Charlie Webster NANCY SASSO Jennifer & Glenn Caracappa Mr. & Mrs. James Eagle Westbriar Construction, LLC Ann Ahearne DOUG CLENDENON Mrs. Cass O. Edwards II Cammy & Del Williams SUSAN SIZER-DODSON Joy Rodriguez Susan & David Espenlaub Vivienne Williams Good Neighbors Class - First TED CORIN Margaret & Porter Farrell Mr. & Mrs. J. Don Williamson United Methodist Church Mary Lou Donley Anne & Carter Ferguson Vivienne Wilson MICHAEL SLOAN LONNIE COX Mr. & Mrs. George Ferguson JAMES HEAVIN Fort Worth Southeast Lions Club Barbara & Jim Diggs Warren "Budd" Florkiewicz Jane & Bonner Wilcox MR. & MRS. GREGORY TENIOS Laura & Jason Lemons Sharon Foster GUNDULA HEILMAYR Irene Cline FERN CROMER Cornelia Friedman Dr. Peter F. Heilmayr SHIRLEY WELLS Dicey & Rick Smith Friends at the Cit y Attorney's HERBERT HERZFELD Mr. & Mrs. Robert Cameron JUDGE JOE BRUCE Ofﬁce Teri & Mel Kolodechik Irene & Albert Soileau CUNNINGHAM Marcia & Glenn Garoon THERESA & THOMAS HISER Chris, Dana, Cole, & Archer Dr. & Mrs. John M. 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