5024 Broadway Ave.
Haltom City, TX  76117
817-222-7700

Holiday Closure

City facilities will be closed Monday, May 29th in observance of Memorial Day.

Back to School Health Fair - July 29

Benefits Haltom City Elementary & Middle School Students

2017 haltom city back to school health fairHaltom City elementary and middle school stu­dents...join us on Saturday, July 29th from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Hal­tom High School for a great start to the new school year with free dental and vision screenings, family photos, vendors and more. The City of Haltom City, Birdville Independent School District, Bird­ville Council of PTAs and numerous community partners have joined to­gether to host our 8th Annual Back to School Health Fair for all. Our goal is to supply up to 5,000 students with a new backpack and school supplies for the 2017-18 school year. Backpacks and school supplies will be handed out at the fair this year to Haltom City elementary and middle school stu­dents, while supplies last.

Your support is needed in order to provide all Haltom City students with the school supplies they need. Call the Recreation Center for more information at 817-831-6464. A sponsor/vendor packet can be downloaded here.

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2017 CarFest Wrap-Up

$13,000 Raised for 2017 Back to School Fair

2017 haltom city carfest april 1The 8th annual Haltom City CarFest, held on Saturday, April 1st, was a great success! A record 118 vehicle registered and approximately 1500 people attended this annual fundraising event. Through 36 business sponsorships and 118 vehicle registrations, CarFest raised ap­proximately $13,000 for the Back to School Health Fair, which will be held Saturday, July 29th.

A Facebook photo album of the event can be viewed here.

A special thank you to 2nd Opinion Auto and the Haltom City Police Department for being our title sponsors, as well as Sam’s Furniture, and Late Model Auto Sal­vage for their generous sponsorships. All of the sponsors are listed below:

Big Bopper (title sponsor) - $1,500

    2nd opinion auto   haltom city police department logo

Hood Ornament - $1,000

sams
 
late model auto salvage 

 


Fender Bender - $500

FSG
Texas Reconstruction
DFW Cast Stone
Component Construction Company
AA Wrecker Service
B & S Fence
Atlantic Supply

Classic Dice - $250

Clyde James Cycles
Vibrant Smiles Family Dentistry
Snow Operating Co.
Discount Auto Parts Specialist
British Auto Specialist
Cohn & Gregory
All Pro Truck & Tool Accessories
Statewide Remodeling
Shotwell & Sons

Vendors - $100

Toys R Us
Donihoo's Speed Shop
NRH Modern Dentistry
Jim Lollar & Associates, PC
Sam Pack's 5 Star Ford
SCH Properties
All Pro Truck & Accessories - 121 Airport Fwy.
Corvette Club of Texas
Veronica Mendoza - State Farm Insurance
Ron Sturgeon Real Estate
Wisdom Center
Troy Dunn Insurance
Costco
Etched in Stone
Starbucks
Kona Ice

Planning for the 2018 CarFest will be happening soon, so please contact Julie Orebaugh if you are interested in joining in the excitement!

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Memorial Day Activities

Ceremony at New Trinity Cemetery & Concert at American Le­gion Hall Post #655

haltom city jazz monstersOn Monday, May 29, 2017, the American Legion Post #655 will host a Memorial Day Ceremony at the New Trinity Cemetery, 4001 NE 28th St. from 10 - 11:00 a.m.

At 6:00 p.m., the Jazz Monsters, a 20 piece big band, will present a free Memorial Day con­cert saluting current and retired members of the United States Military Armed Ser­vices at the American Le­gion Hall Post #655, 2817 Carson St. Music selections will include popular music from the 1940’s and 50’s, as well as patriotic selections.

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Crossroads N'Letter - April/May '17

haltom city crossroads newsletter april may 2017The April/May 2017 Crossroads City Newsletter is available for download.

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2017 Photo Contest Winners

2017 haltom city photo contest people activities winner best show maria krupa Judges have studied the 141 entries in the 2017 Images of Haltom City Photo Contest and have chosen the winners. Best of Show honors (at right) went to Maria Krupa for her photograph outside of The Café here in Haltom City. Ms. Krumpa will receive a $200 cash prize for her winning entry.

Photos are separated into nine categories, with those taken in Haltom City (red) eligible for the Best of Show honor.

The entries can be viewed below by clicking on any picture and scrolling through the slideshow.

A big thank you to our judges this year, Cos Deleo, Ting Huang and Gary Blocker. The winners and all of the contest entries are currently on display at the Haltom City Library (3809 Haltom Rd.) through the month of March.

Thank you to all the participants during this year’s photo contest and winners will be contacted in April regarding their entries and cash prize awards. Photographers may pick up their photo entries at the Haltom City Recreation Center (4839 Broadway Ave) beginning Monday, May 1st during their normal business hours. Entries not picked up by Friday, June 2, 2017 will be discarded.


Best of Show
Maria Krupa

Haltom City Scenes
Winner – Brian Bagnall
Honorable Mention – Emma Grace Rinard

People & Their Activities
Winner – Maria Krupa
Honorable Mention – Sarah White

Haltom City Animals
Winner – Phillip Cagle
Honorable Mention – Emily Howsley

Haltom Has Heart
Winner – Grace Snyder
Honorable Mention – Heather Hudson

Landscapes/Nature (On the Road)
Winner – Susan Roe
Honorable Mention – Haley Hathcock

Architecture (On the Road)
Winner – Kaylee Knights
Honorable Mention – Sofie Wurss

Documentary (On the Road)
Winner – Bob Oatman
Honorable Mention – Zachary Smith

Still-life (On the Road)
Winner – Sarah Waite
Honorable Mention – Kaylee Knights

Portraits (On the Road)
Winner – Zachary Smith
Honorable Mention – Brena Friteen

 

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KHCB Business of 1Q - Starbucks

haltom city beautification business 1q 2017 starbucksRepresentatives from Keep Haltom City Beautiful and the city of Haltom City joined Mayor Pro-Tem Bob Watkins to present Starbucks with the Business of the Quarter Award for the first quarter of 2017, Starbucks is located in Haltom City at 6151 Denton Hwy. Starbucks offers some of the world’s finest fresh-roasted whole bean coffees, as well as everything else that goes with a full and rewarding coffeehouse experience. They offer a selection of premium teas, fine pastries and other delectable treats to please the taste buds....and they have a drive-thru!

Starbucks received the Business of the Quarter award because they serve as an example for the city’s economic development prospects that all businesses maintain their landscaping, provide a safe environment and a welcoming atmosphere. Starbucks company mission statement is "to inspire and nurture the human spirit - one person, one cup, and one neighborhood at a time." Thank you Starbucks for being a local business committed to keeping your property clean and serving as an example for others along a well-traveled thoroughfare in our city and for being a business our citizens can be extremely proud of.

To learn more about Starbucks, visit their website, call them at 817-281-7076, or stop by during their store hours: 5:00 am to 10:00 pm, 7 days a week.

Be sure to "Like" them on Facebook.

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Crossroads N'Letter - Feb/Mar '17

haltom city crossroads newsletter feb march 2017The February/March 2017 Haltom City Crossroads City Newsletter is available for download.

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'16 Decorating Contest Winners

haltom city neighborhood decorating contest 2015 winnersYou put up the lights to Keep Haltom City Beautiful and we did the judging….so check out your 2016 Neighborhood Decorating Contest Winners! The city was divided into six sections with three winning houses selected from each of those section.

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2017 Community Calendar

haltom city 2017 community calendarThe new 2017 Haltom City Community Calendars are now available at City Hall, The Recreation Center and the Public Library. These calendars feature photos from the 2016 Images of Haltom City Photo Contest and lists events, programs and meetings that take place throughout the year here in Haltom City.

These calendars are free, but are limited to one per household due to limited quantities. A PDF version can be downloaded here.

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Submit Your Community Event

haltom city logoOne of the things we hear most often about why people love Haltom City is it’s “small town feel”. In order for us to keep everyone informed about events around Haltom City we want to know about yours! This is why we recently added "Community Events" to our online city event calendar. Share your event details with us so we can add it to our event calendar by filling out this online form. Also, be sure to check it often to know what’s hap­pening around the city.

All featured events must be open to all residents and the city has the final decision about what is posted.

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KHCB Business of 4Q - Petworld

haltom city beautification business 4q 2016 petworldRepresentatives from Keep Haltom City Beautiful and the city of Haltom City joined Mayor Pro-Tem Bob Watkins to present Petworld with the Business of the Quarter Award for the fourth quarter of 2016. Petworld is located in Haltom City at 2700 Carson St. Petworld specializes in aquarium sales, service, leasing and maintenance, as well as a showroom full of marine and freshwater fish. Additionally, they offer live, freshwater plants, marine corals, invertebrates, pond fish and all aquarium supplies with a particular emphasis on customer service.

Petworld received the Business of the Quarter award because they serve as an example for the city’s economic development prospects that all businesses maintain their landscaping, provide a safe environment and a welcoming atmosphere. Thank you Petworld for being a local business committed to keeping your property clean and serving as an example for others along a well-traveled thoroughfare in our city. Petworld is a business our citizens can be extremely proud of.

To learn more about Petworld, visit their website, call them at 817-577-1955 or stop by during their store hours:

  • Monday - Friday, 12 - 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Sunday from 1 - 5:00 p.m.

You can also find them on Facebook.

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Crossroads N'Letter - Dec/Jan

haltom city crossroads newsletter dec jan 2016 17The December 2016/January 2017 Crossroads City Newsletter is available for download.

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2016 N'hood Decorating Contest

haltom city neighborhood decorating contestIt's time once again for the annual Neighborhood Decorating Contest (NDC). This is the 20th year that Keep Haltom City Beautiful has been awarding residents with the coveted winning yard signs. The judging will begin on Monday, December 12th and last through Thursday, December 15th, so make sure your house is decorated for the holiday season during this time period.

18 homes will win, as we divide the city into six sections and award three homes in each section in the following categories:

  • Best Use of Lights
  • Best Use of a Theme
  • Judge’s Choice

Additionally, if your residential block is 75% decorated, we will award you with a participating award.

Winners will be notified by a letter on your door and you will receive the coveted yard sign that tells all your neighbors that you are a NDC winner.

Contact Julie Orebaugh, Community Projects Coordinator, with questions.

 

2016 Neighborhood decorating contest

Judging between December 12-15

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Crossroads N'Letter - Oct/Nov '16

haltom city crossroads newsletter oct nov 2016The October/November 2016 Crossroads City Newsletter is available for download.

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Drop-off Old Meds at Walgreens

haltom city walgreens medication drop offDo you have old and expired medicine just sitting in your medicine cabinet and you’re not quite sure how to get rid of it? Walgreens has installed kiosks in some of their stores to give customers a way to quickly and easily dispose of their unused drugs at no cost. The program will make the disposal of medications, including opioids and other controlled substances, easier and more convenient while helping to reduce the misuse of medications and the rise in overdose deaths.

The closest Walgreens for Haltom City residents that offers a kiosk is located at 4520 Western Center Blvd, Haltom City, TX 76137. The pharmacy is always open, so you can drop off your unused medications 24 hours a day.

Store information and hours are available here.

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2-1-1 Texas - Resource Assistance

2-1-1 Texas211 texas community resources, a program of the Texas Health and Human Ser­vices Commission, is committed to helping Texas citizens connect with the services they need. Whether by phone or internet, their goal is to present accurate, well-organized and easy-to-find information from state and local health and human services programs.

2-1-1 Texas is a free, anonymous social ser­vice hotline, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. No matter where you live in Texas, you can dial 2-1-1 and find in­formation about community resources. Whether you need help finding food or housing, child care, crisis counseling or sub­stance abuse treatment, one number is all you need to know.

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Community ProjectsFeatured News & Events

  • Back to School Health Fair - July 29

    Haltom City elementary and middle school stu­dents...join us on Saturday, July 29th from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Hal­tom High School for a great start to the new school year...

  • 2017 CarFest Wrap-Up

    The 8th annual Haltom City CarFest, held on Saturday, April 1st, was a great success! A record 118 vehicle registered and approximately 1500 people attended this annual...

  • Memorial Day Activities

    On Monday, May 29, 2017, the American Legion Post #655 will host a Memorial Day Ceremony at the New Trinity Cemetery, 4001 NE 28th St. from 10 - 11:00 a.m. At 6:00 p.m., the...

  • Crossroads N'Letter - April/May '17

    The April/May 2017 Crossroads City Newsletter is available for...

  • 2017 Photo Contest Winners

     Judges have studied the 141 entries in the 2017 Images of Haltom City Photo Contest and have chosen the winners. Best of Show honors (at right) went to Maria Krupa for her...

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