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 January 18, 2013

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The City is pleased to welcome a new retailer to our line up of great stores.  Whirl Wind Comics opened their doors in January 2013.  They are located at 3933-B Boat Club Road.

 

 

 

January 4, 2013

Liq o rams

 

 Please join us in welcoming Liq-O-Rama to the city.  They have taken over the old Majestic Liquors location located at 6738-A lake Worth Blvd.  Look for a sign change soon, meanwhile the store is open regular hours.

 

 

 

 December 3, 2012

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The City  is thrilled to welcome our newest retailer to Lake Worth.  Conn's is now open at 6592 Lake Worth Blvd. in the Lake Worth Towne Crossing Shopping Center.

 

 

 

October 5, 2012

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please join the City of Lake Worth in welcoming a new Dentist to our Community.  Dr. E. Dale Martin, DDS has opened the doors on a brand new facility located at 7109 Navajo Trail.

 

 

 

August 12, 2011

Please join the City of Lake Worth in welcoming a new business to the area.  Twin Lakes Dental located at 6076 Azle Avenue, Suite 100 has opened their doors.  They are located in the Lake Worth Marketplace Shopping Center, please stop by and welcome them to our City.

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June 27, 2011

 

MEDIA ADVISORY WALMART

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE :                              Contact: Kristie Aylett, Mitchell Communications Group             Phone: 228-229-9472

                                                                                                                                                                                
 
Lake Worth Walmart Celebrates Results of Renovation
Remodeled store offers a glimpse into the next generation of shopping
 
LAKE WORTH, Texas, June 27, 2011 – The Lake Worth Walmart, located at 6360 Lake Worth Blvd., will celebrate a grand re-opening this week, giving local shoppers a glimpse of the company’s next generation of store design and customer experience. The results of a two-month remodeling project will be unveiled at the Lake Worth Walmart at 8 a.m., Friday, July 1. Among the many improvements are a new layout, wider aisles, new shelving, bright interior paint scheme, enhanced lighting and easy-to-read signage to make the shopping experience more convenient for customers than ever before. 
 
“We listened to our customers and have redesigned the store to make shopping at Walmart even easier,” said store manager Rodney Quickle.
 
Local leaders are enthusiastic about Walmart’s renovations and its continuing commitment to Lake Worth. Mayor Walter Bowen said, “We have always had a great partnership with ‘our’ Walmart, in part because it is a very community-oriented company. Walmart offers a wide variety of goods and services plus many job opportunities for our area. Of course, the sales tax the store collects is of great benefit for the City of Lake Worth.”
 
City Manager Brett McGuire concurred, saying, “We are quite pleased that our Walmart is undergoing remodeling and renovation. Walmart has been a fixture within our community for many years and thousands of area residents depend upon the store; not only to provide the merchandise they need for their families but also for the stable employment base it provides. Walmart has always been an excellent city and community partner and we look forward to many more years of partnership.”
 
New Layout Improves Customer Experience
The remodeled Lake Worth store features a more open shopping environment with wider aisles. Walmart also aligned the departments that customers shop most frequently, making it quicker to purchase everyday items.
 
“The new layout is easier to navigate, which will save our customers time as they shop for necessities,” said Quickle.
 
A bright interior paint scheme and enhanced lighting create a more inviting shopping experience and help define the store’s merchandise areas. New shelving creates an improved sightline and directional signage helps customers find the products they need. 
 
Expanded Departments Add Value and Savings
The remodel also brings Walmart customers an expanded electronics department featuring a wide selection of the latest consumer electronics and home entertainment. The new design includes a more hands-on experience for customers with interactive displays for hi-definition Blu-ray, video gaming and portable electronics. The interactive experience enables shoppers to test new technology.
 
A new department called Celebration Station has been added and will feature party supplies, greeting cards, balloons and helium tanks, cake supplies and gift wrap.
 
Grand Re-opening Activities
The grand re-opening celebration is scheduled for Friday, July 1. Community and businesses leaders will join store associates for the ribbon-cutting ceremony at 8 a.m.
 
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About Walmart
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) serves customers and members more than 200 million times per week at more than 9,000 retail units under 60 different banners in 15 countries. With fiscal year 2011 sales of $419 billion, Walmart employs more than 2 million associates worldwide. Walmart continues to be a leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy and employment opportunity. Additional information about Walmart can be found by visiting www.walmartstores.com, on Twitter at http://Twitter.com/Walmart, and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/walmart.Online merchandise sales are available at www.walmart.comandwww.samsclub.com.
 
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EDITOR’S NOTES
  • Rodney Quickle, store manager, can provide details about the grand re-opening, offer quotes
    for interviews and arrange for photo opportunities or preview tours. He can be contacted at
    817-237-0400.
  • Walmart Media Relations, 800-331-0085
  • Media contact: Kristie Aylett, Mitchell Communications Group, 228-229-9472(Statements and quotes on behalf of Walmart should not be obtained from or attributed to agency employees.)
  • Walmart information online: www.walmartstores.com; merchandise sales: www.walmart.com

 

 

June 21, 2011

 

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Renovations are happening in Lake Worth!  Check out Mexican Inn and see the new 700 square foot addition being added.  When completed the addition will add a bar area, extra seating for the store as well as a new patio to sit on.  Renovations should be complete within the next month, however the store is still open and ready to serve you great Mexican food!

 

 

May 9, 2011

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Check out the new lights going up at the football field in Lake Worth Park.  As part of the renovations going on in the park, Musco Lighting is installing the new lighting system and the City is excited to have lights back up at the park.  The lights are only part of the overall renovations planned for the park in the future so keep watching as the transformation takes place!

 

 

April 18, 2011

 
MEDIA ADVISORY
 
Lake Worth Walmart Announces Big Changes In Store
Innovative design to improve shopping experience
 
WHAT:              The Lake Worth Walmart, located on Lake Worth Boulevard, recently began an extensive renovation. The store will receive a full remodel from the inside out and will represent the latest in Walmart's store design and customer experience.
 
The new design is based on feedback from customers and will feature a clean, open and bright new look in the store with low-profile shelving, bright interior paint scheme and lighting, and easy-to-read signage to help customers find the products they need.  
 
“We are excited to bring an improved shopping experience to our customers,” said store
manager Rodney Quickle. “We listened to our customers and are redesigning the store to make shopping at Walmart even easier,” he added.
 
Every department of the store will be updated, including all new shelving, signing, flooring and product assortment. The store will also feature a new layout designed to make shopping for everyday items easier and faster by aligning the products customers purchase the most.
 
The store will remain open during the renovations, including all departments and services. Maps of the store layout will be available at the entrance and directional signage will be located throughout the store. The majority of construction and moving will be completed during the overnight hours to make shopping easier for customers.
 
The Lake Worth Walmart has hired approximately 75 additional associates to help with the remodel.
 
WHEN:             Remodel Began: Monday, April 18, 2011
                        Expected Completion Date: July 2011
 
WHERE:           Walmart
                        6360 Lake Worth Blvd.
Lake Worth, Texas
 
FOR MORE INFO:       Kristie Aylett, Mitchell Communications Group, 228-229-9472 (Statements and quotes on behalf of Walmart should not be obtained from or attributed to agency employees.)
                        Walmart Media Relations, 800-331-0085
 
 

 

April 16, 2011

After several years in the planning and building stage, the "Foster House" or as it is known today as the Lake Worth Area Museum officially opened its doors to the public.  Myrt Fowlkes, President of the Lake Worth Area Historical Society cuts the ribbon on the new museum surrounded by many people who helped make the museum happen.  The museum will be open on a limited schedule to start with doors open on Thursday from 3pm to 7pm, and Friday, and Saturday from 9am to 1pm.  Private tours can be arranged by contacting Myrt Fowlkes at 817-237-2055.

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April 16, 2011

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The City of Lake Worth held a Community Easter Egg Hunt along with the Spring Fling Craft Fair on April 16, 2011 at the new Multi-Purpose facility.  There was also face painting, pictures with the Easter Bunny, and the Creature Teacher featured at the Lake Worth Library!  Great fun was had by all with more than 10,000 eggs placed for three age groups to hunt.  over 300 kids attended the event.

 

Rodney Quickle 4-16-11

The Lake Worth Walmart provided the prizes for the Golden Easter Eggs found in each of the age groups.   Manager Rodney Quickle poses here with one of the winners!

 

 

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March 11, 2011

Please join the City of Lake Worth in welcoming our newest retailer in the City.  Goodwill opened their doors to a new 15,000 square foot facility on March 11, 2011, which is their 19th location in the greater Fort Worth area.  This facility is also a drop off center.  Every Goodwill store that is able to open means more revenue to support job training and placement programs for individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment so stop in and see the new store.

 

 

 

 

December 4, 2010

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Lake Worth Mayor Walter Bowen (center) cuts the ribbon at the Grand Opening of the new Multi-Purpose Center on Saturday, December 4, 2010 at 7005 Charbonneau Road.  Grand Opening Ceremonies were held for the L.O. "Bud" Irby Senior Center and Multi-Purpose rooms as well as the Mary Lou Reddick Public Library and the Lake Worth Area Museum (The Foster House).  Included in the festivities was the annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Santa visit.  Stop by as take a tour of the new facilities!

 

 

October 23, 2010

The City of Lake Worth held the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting for the newest addition to Lake Worth Park on October 23, 2010.  The Skate Park is a wonderful place for kids of all ages to come out and SkateBoard.  The park is located at 3501 Roberts Cut Off, come out and check it out!

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October 2010

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Ritchie Brothers Auctioneers hosted a grand opening for its new 40,000 square-foot auction facility located at 6050 Azle Ave.  The new facility includes two auction theatres which hold 1,080 seats total, and a 2,590 square-foot registration area as well as additional offices.  Timed auction kiosks are on the new auction grounds as well as a new virtual ramp room and a 2,800 square-foot check -in facility.

 

September 2010

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The City of Lake Worth is excited to announce the construction of our new Skate Park!  The Skate Park will be located at 3501 Roberts Cut Off at the lake Worth Park.  The Skate Park is being constructed on a 110X70 pad next to the existing football field.  Unique in design, the Skate Park is designed for the beginners and pro's alike.  The Grand Opening for the Skate Park will be held on October 23, 2010 from 9 to 11 am, come out and join in the celebration

August 2010

Dirt is moving again in Lake Worth.  Check out the construction going up at 6601 Azle Avenue and get excited about the new Goodwill Store being built.  The Store will be 17,050 Square feet and will include a collection center.  Opening is slated for the first quarter of 2011. 

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August 27, 2010

Here we grow again!  Please help the City of Lake Worth in welcoming one of our newest businesses to the City.  Villa's Nail Salon opened their doors at 6358 Lake Worth Blvd. Suite #200.  they are a full service nail salon.

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 July 1, 2010

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Racetrac opened the doors to a brand new store on July 1, 2010.  Located at 6005 Lake Worth Blvd., the new 5000 square foot store is Racetrac's second store in Lake Worth.  Please join us in welcoming the new store to our City.

 

 

June 1, 2010

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Please join the City of Lake Worth in welcoming one of our newest businesses to Lake Worth.  The new AT&T Store opened it's doors at 6358 Lake Worth Blvd., Suite #100.  They are a full service AT&T Store and can meet any of your service needs and carry a full range of AT&T products for you to choose from.  Drop by and welcome them to the CIty.

 

February 2010

Welcome the newest Restaurant to the City of Lake Worth!  Rice Xpress located at 6036 Lake Worth Blvd. in the old Popeye's location opened its doors in February of 2010.  They have a full menu of Chinese Food to choose from.  Drop in and give them a try!

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January 25, 2010

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lake Worth City officials announced the construction of a new Multi-Purpose complex along with a new Animal Services facility and held a ground breaking ceremony on Wednesday, January 20th, 2010 at the site of the new Multi-Purpose center located at 7005 Charbonneau Road.  The estimated 14,500 square foot Multi-Purpose Center will be the new home for the lake Worth Public Library and the Lake Worth Senior Center.  Included in the building will be facilities to accommodate Community or Municipal events; such as meetings, training classes and other similar activities and will be available for the use of the public.  The Multi-Purpose Center will expand the size of both the Library and the Senior Center to double that of the current facilities, and will include many amenities to enhance the use by the public.

 

January 11, 2010

Dr. Parsley

Lake Worth continues to transform into a great place to Eat, Shop, Play, and live!  Check out the new renovations at the old Bank One building located at 6050 Lake Worth Blvd.  Osteopathic Family Medicine Clinic purchased the property and are renovating it as an extention of their offices.  They have done a wonderful job on the building and are looking forward to expanding their practice to that location which is next to their existing location at 6100 Lake Worth Blvd.

 

Foster House

2009 was a busy year for the Historic Foster House.  After being moved from its original location on Jacksboro Highway to the new location on Charbonneau Road, the house has undergone numerous renovations including placing the rock back on the house after its move.  Re-rocking the house began in December of 2009 and continues.  Contractors are using pictures of the house to place the rock back on the historic structure as close to the original house as possible.  while the work is a slow process, the house is starting to look like it did before the move.  contractors hope to be finished with the rock by the end of the month.  The house will become the Lake Worth Area Historical Society's Museum when the project is finished.

 

November 12, 2009

TC subcourthouse

 

Dirt is moving again in the City of Lake Worth!  The New three Story, 58,148 square foot Tarrant County Precinct 4 Northwest Subcourthouse is now under construction at the Corner of Telephone Road and Lake Worth Blvd.  It is business as usual at the existing Subcourthouse until construction is complete on the new building and other Tarrant County offices in the Complex, some of which will undergo a renovation as part of the overall project.

 

October 26, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

chicken express

Please join the City of Lake Worth in welcoming our newest restaurant to the City.  Taco Cabana opened it's doors on October 26, 2009.  they serve all types of Mexican food and are open 24 hours a day including breakfast.  They are located at 6552 lake Worth Blvd.  Stop by and see them soon!

 

October 12, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

The third annual Lake Worth ShopFest will be this Saturday, October 17. ShopFest is a celebration of eating and shopping in Lake Worth. The area has grown into a major shopping area for Tarrant County. Over 130 stores and restaurants are now available. On Saturday there will be a number of special events. At Walmart, Terry “Elvis” Edwards and recording artist Brian Cline will perform and cowboy poet D.C. Decker will read his poetry. The Texas Civil War Museum will have some of their costumed characters at Brookshires which also will be offering free hotdogs and root beer floats. Albertson’s will be having a cake walk and drawings for gift cards and bags of groceries. Wishing Well Giftables and Office Depot will be having sidewalk sales and drawings for prizes. Lake Worth Cigar will have an Altadis USA representative on hand and if you buy three Altadis cigars, you will get a Romeo Y Julieta Habana Reserve cigar for free. Majestic Liquors will have a free wine tasting. Texas Water & Gifts will have 20% off of most gift items and drawing for free water. Kohl’s will host the National Bone Marrow program from Cook Childrens Hospital. Texas Health Harris Methodist Azle Hospital will have free health screenings at Staples. Also at Staples, the Fort Worth Nature Center will have some of their small animals on display. Chicken Express will be having their grand opening. DFW Card will be presenting their new Clear WiMax Texas mobile high speed broadbank internet in front of Albertsons. The Kiwanis Club will be having a garage sale in the Albertson’s parking lot. Many other stores and restaurants will be having events to encourage you to come eat, shop, and play in Lake Worth. Please contact the individual stores for times and information about their activities. A beautiful day has been ordered for Saturday. ShopFest is a good way to stimulate the economy and have fun too. 

chicken express

 

Please Join the City of Lake Worth in welcoming our newest Business.  Chicken Express opened their doors on Monday, October 12th, 2009.  Chicken Express is located at the corner of Merrett and Jacksboro Highway.  the new store had Drive up service, dine in service and a drive thru as well.  We are pleased that Chicken Express has chosen Lake Worth for their newest store, Stop by and see them soon.

 

September 24, 2009

Once again the Historic Foster House is on the Move!  The house was placed on it's foundation on the 24th of September and in the weeks to follow there will be alot of progress being made.  Now that the house is on it's foundation, the plumbers, electricians, and other contractors are busy preparing the house for the rock to be placed back on the house.  We are very pleased that the project is back underway and are looking forward to finishing it up.  The Foster House will become a new Museum and the focal point for the new City Complex.

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September 24, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

El Ranchero

Please welcome a new Restaurant to the City of Lake Worth.  El Ranchero is located at 6038 Lake Worth Blvd, and serves a variety of mexican Fast Food.  stop in and see them soon!

 

 

 

March 7, 2009

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Firehouse Subs March 2009

Lake Worth Continues to grow despite the economic downturn.  Please join us in welcoming our newest restaurant, Firehouse Subs!  They are located at 6060 Azle Ave., suite #900 in the Lake Worth Marketplace Shopping Center.   The Center is located at the corner of Azle Avenue and Boat Club Road. Drop by and have one of their delicious subs!

 

January 17, 2009

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Join  the City of Lake Worth in celebrating our newest Park.  The dedication and ribbon cutting was held for the Keenum-Shelton Dog Park on January 17th, 2009.  The City is very pleased to provide a great place for citizens to take their dogs and play!  The park is located at 3209 Dakota Trail in the Indian Oaks Subdivision.  With over an acre of land, there is plenty of running room and the park also provides agility equipment for the dogs to play on as well.  The park is divided for small dogs and big dogs with drinking fountains provided for humans as well as the dogs.  Also at the park are several picnic tables and shade for those hot summer days!  Again, come see the new park and bring your four legged friends to play!

 

November 3, 2008

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Ready – Set – Go !

 

Monday November 3rd, 2008 was an important date in the City of Lake Worth.  The Foster House made its historic move from its original location on Jacksboro Highway to its new home on Charbonneau Road.  H.D. Snow and Son House Movers swarmed the house Monday morning, and by 11:30 the house was ready to move.  Making its way out onto Jacksboro Highway for a brief time, the house then turned down Firehall, onto Merrett, and then made its final turn onto Charbonneau Road.  The house will become the Lake Worth Historical Society’s Museum and the focal point of the new City complex housing the senior citizens and new library, which will be built around the house.  The project now moves into the next phase of completing a foundation for the house.  Once the house is set, the next step will be to begin replacing the rock on the house.  Stay tuned for more on the “Historic Foster House”.

 

October 8, 2008

 Historic Foster House Is Moving

 These are exciting times in Lake Worth; the Historic Foster House is moving!  The Lake Worth Economic Development Corporation recently purchased the Historic Foster House from the Northwest Temple of Praise who has owned the house and property since 2001.  Preparations are in progress to move the house to a new location on Charbonneau Road where it will become a museum and the focal point of a new City Complex which will also include a new Library and Senior Citizens building.  The old stone house has been a city landmark for more than half a century, and has played a significant role in Lake Worth history.  In early September contractors began the task of removing the rock from the house, marking and palletizing it, then moving the rock to the new location on Charbonneau Road where the house will be moved.  Once the house is placed at its new location the arduous task of re-rocking the house will begin.

Grand Lake Park

Lake Worth NewsLake Worth Mayor Walter Bowen prepares to cut the traditional red ribbon and officially open Grand Lake Park, the city’s newest neighborhood public recreation area.  The 1.3 acre park features half court basketball, playground equipment, numerous benches and picnic tables, and is handicap accessible.  Grand Lake Park is at the corner of grand Lake Drive and Canyon Trail in the Boat Club estates Addition.


 

For Lake Worth  information contact:
Jami Woodall, Lake Worth Economic Development Corporation
817/237-1211, ext. 225


NEW BUSINESSES COMING SOON

Goodwill

New Tarrant County Subcourthouse

Animal Control Facility

NewSenior Center & Library

Multi-purpose Center

 


 

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