$13,000 Raised for 2017 Back to School Fair
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 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
Hood Ornament - $1,000
Fender Bender - $500
DFW Cast Stone
Component Construction Company
AA Wrecker Service
B & S Fence
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
Shotwell & Sons
Vendors - $100
Toys R Us
Donihoo's Speed Shop
NRH Modern Dentistry
Jim Lollar & Associates, PC
Sam Pack's 5 Star Ford
All Pro Truck & Accessories - 121 Airport Fwy.
Corvette Club of Texas
Veronica Mendoza - State Farm Insurance
Ron Sturgeon Real Estate
Troy Dunn Insurance
Etched in Stone
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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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
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
Representatives 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.