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April 7, 2020

Financial Empowerment Workshop Series

Northside Community Center, 1100 N.W. 18th St.

Master your Money: A Master Class in Budgeting

Canceled

April 9, 2020

Grow Your Own Vegetables - Canceled due to COVID-19 restrictions

Botanical Research Institute Of Texas, 700 University Drive

"Lettuce" talk about vegetables! Whether you're trying to eat healthier, want to know where your food comes from, or just love the idea of growing delicious vine-ripened vegetables at home, this class is for you. Learn proper soil preparation, garden design and layouts, disease and insect identification, as well as the proper planting times for getting the most production out of your favorite vegetables in the challenging climate of North Texas.

6 p.m.

Financial Empowerment Workshop Series

Mlk Community Center, 5565 Truman Drive

Banking Besties: Building your Banking Relationship

Canceled

April 11, 2020

Code Rangers

Hazel Harvey Peace Center For Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave.

Code Rangers seek to promote health neighborhoods through community empowerment and action by establishing and maintaining a strong relationship between resident organizations and the Code Compliance Department.

9 a.m.

April 14, 2020

Certification Training for Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises

Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

There are lots of opportunities for certified Minority, Women, Small, or Disadvantaged-Owned Business Enterprises (M/W/S/DBE) to bid on public and private-sector contracts, increase their capacity and effectively contribute to the economy. If your target market is to sell to federal, state, or local government institutions, corporations or construction prime contractors, you should consider one or more of these certifications. This workshop teaches participants about the nine different types of certifications, and helps take the mystery out of the certification process.

6 p.m.

Financial Empowerment Workshop Series

Kingdom Manifesters Church, 2401 Mccurdy St.

Savvy Saver: Steps to Successful Saving

Canceled

April 16, 2020

Crime-Free Multi-Housing Workshop

East Division Head-Quarters, 1100 Nashville

All participants must pre-register! Send an email to Michael Grigsby (Michael.Grigsby@fortworthtexas.gov) this course is for all apartment personnel-management, leasing agents and maintenance personnel. The 8 hour course is for those that have not attended in the past.

9 a.m.

April 21, 2020

Financial Empowerment Workshop Series

Northside Community Center, 1100 N.W. 18th St.

Credible Credit: More than Just a Number

Canceled

April 23, 2020

Financial Empowerment Workshop Series

Mlk Community Center, 5565 Truman Drive

Hack-a-thon: Protecting your Money & Identity

Canceled

April 28, 2020

Financial Empowerment Workshop Series

Kingdom Manifesters Church, 2401 Mccurdy St.

Banking Besties: Building your Banking Relationship

Canceled

May 5, 2020

Financial Empowerment Workshop Series

Northside Community Center, 1100 N.W. 18th St.

Banking Besties: Building your Banking Relationship

6 p.m.

May 7, 2020

Financial Empowerment Workshop Series

Mlk Community Center, 5565 Truman Drive

Credible Credit: More than Just a Number

6 p.m.

May 12, 2020

Financial Empowerment Workshop Series

Kingdom Manifesters Church, 2401 Mccurdy St.

Credible Credit: More than Just a Number

6 p.m.

May 14, 2020

Online Vendor Informational Forum for Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises

Online

Are you a minority or a woman business owner? Maybe you can't quite figure out how to get your foot in the door, or are looking to diversify your business? Fort Worth's Office of Business Diversity helps businesses like yours businesses gain access to the direct contracting and sub-contracting opportunities offered by city procurement, in compliance with the City Council-approved Business Diversity Enterprise (BDE) Ordinance.

11:30 a.m.

Plant Combos and Companions

Botanical Research Institute Of Texas, 1700 University Drive

This class will help you create year-round aesthetic beauty by combining plants that offer refreshing seasonal interest with vibrant contrasting colors and textures. Learn how to improve visual harmony while getting to the root of those problem areas. Revamp poor drainage zones, deep shade spots or heat islands with ecologically friendly combos that will save you time and money. Companion plantings can even optimize the success of your edible garden by utilizing natural biological controls! Grow your garden design skills with these innovative concepts and bring the wonders of the botanical world to your landscape.

6 p.m.

May 19, 2020

Financial Empowerment Workshop Series

Northside Community Center, 1100 N.W. 18th St.

Hack-a-thon: Protecting your Money & Identity

6 p.m.

May 20, 2020

Crime-Free Multi-Housing Workshop (Refresher)

East Division Head-Quarters, 1100 Nashville

All participants must pre-register! Send an email to Michael Grigsby (Michael.Grigsby@fortworthtexas.gov) this course is for all apartment personnel-management, leasing agents and maintenance personnel. The 4 Hour is not for the 8 Hour Certification. Only one CFHM certified person needs to be in attendance.

9 a.m.

May 21, 2020

Crime-Free Multi-Housing Workshop

Canyons Apartments, 2751 River Park Drive (Media Room)

All participants must pre-register! Send an email to Officer JB Henderson (Johnny.Henderson@fortworthtexas.gov). This course is for all apartment managers, assistant managers, leasing agents and maintenance personnel. The 8 hour course is for those that have not attended in the past. Any questions contact Officer JB Henderson.

9 a.m.

Financial Empowerment Workshop Series

Mlk Community Center, 5565 Truman Drive

Savvy Saver: Steps to Successful Saving

6 p.m.

May 26, 2020

Financial Empowerment Workshop Series

Kingdom Manifesters Church, 2401 Mccurdy St.

Future Focus: Planning for Life's (Major) Events

6 p.m.

June 2, 2020

Financial Empowerment Workshop Series

Northside Community Center, 1100 N.W. 18th St.

Future Focus: Planning for Life's (Major) Events

6 p.m.

June 4, 2020

Financial Empowerment Workshop Series

Mlk Community Center, 5565 Truman Drive

Future Focus: Planning for Life's (Major) Events

6 p.m.

June 11, 2020

Vendor Informational Forum for Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises

Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

Are you a minority or a woman business owner? Maybe you can't quite figure out how to get your foot in the door, or are looking to diversify your business? Fort Worth's Office of Business Diversity helps businesses like yours businesses gain access to the direct contracting and sub-contracting opportunities offered by city procurement, in compliance with the City Council-approved Business Diversity Enterprise (BDE) Ordinance.

11:30 a.m.

Landscape CPR

Botanical Research Institute Of Texas, 1700 University Drive

Does your landscape need a lifeline? Do you have problem areas where nothing seems to grow? Whether you’re dealing with pests and disease, issues with too little sunlight, or problematic soils that are keeping your plants brown and crispy, this class will get to the root of your horticultural headaches and help you learn the skills to bring new life to your garden. We'll also prescribe tips on how to hire a landscape or irrigation professional to give you a helping hand and revive even the most disheartening of Texas landscapes.

6 p.m.

June 13, 2020

Code Rangers

Hazel Harvey Peace Center For Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave.

Code Rangers seek to promote health neighborhoods through community empowerment and action by establishing and maintaining a strong relationship between resident organizations and the Code Compliance Department.

9 a.m.

June 18, 2020

Crime-Free Multi-Housing Workshop

East Division Head-Quarters, 1100 Nashville

All participants must pre-register! Send an email to Michael Grigsby (Michael.Grigsby@fortworthtexas.gov) this course is for all apartment personnel-management, leasing agents and maintenance personnel. The 8 hour course is for those that have not attended in the past.

9 a.m.

June 25, 2020

RFP, RFQ, ITB, A+B, and Best Value Solicitation Workshop

Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

Back by popular demand! Fort Worth's Office of Business Diversity is hosting quarterly workshops to help vendors craft convincing responses to requests for proposals (RFPs), requests for qualifications (RFQs), invitations to bid (ITBs), A+B, Best Value and other solicitations. This series of workshops is taught by city project managers, providing an opportunity for M/WBEs to meet them and ask questions about the city's procurement and bidding processes. In this training session, participants learn how to prepare effective bids and proposals for the City of Fort Worth, and how to interpret language for special provisions and required documentation.

8:30 a.m.

July 9, 2020

Water U Doing? Water-Efficient Sprinklers

Botanical Research Institute Of Texas, 1700 University Drive

What are you doing for your landscape? Save water, money and time by giving your sprinkler system a “Spruce Up”. Come learn how minor do it yourself repairs and simple irrigation tips can make a MAJOR impact on your water waste and your water bill. If you’ve got questions about your controller or how much your lawn and landscape really needs, we’ve got a stream of info to get your plants looking their best!

6 p.m.

July 14, 2020

Certification Training for Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises

Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

There are lots of opportunities for certified Minority, Women, Small, or Disadvantaged-Owned Business Enterprises (M/W/S/DBE) to bid on public and private-sector contracts, increase their capacity and effectively contribute to the economy. If your target market is to sell to federal, state, or local government institutions, corporations or construction prime contractors, you should consider one or more of these certifications. This workshop teaches participants about the nine different types of certifications, and helps take the mystery out of the certification process.

6 p.m.

July 16, 2020

Crime-Free Multi-Housing Workshop (Refresher)

East Division Head-Quarters, 1100 Nashville

All participants must pre-register! Send an email to Michael Grigsby (Michael.Grigsby@fortworthtexas.gov) this course is for all apartment personnel-management, leasing agents and maintenance personnel. The 4 Hour is not for the 8 Hour Certification. Only one CFHM certified person needs to be in attendance.

9 a.m.

July 21, 2020

Crime-Free Multi-Housing Workshop

Canyons Apartments, 2751 River Park Drive (Media Room)

All participants must pre-register! Send an email to Officer JB Henderson (Johnny.Henderson@fortworthtexas.gov). This course is for all apartment managers, assistant managers, leasing agents and maintenance personnel. The 8 hour course is for those that have not attended in the past. Any questions contact Officer JB Henderson.

9 a.m.

Aug. 1, 2020

Code Rangers

Hazel Harvey Peace Center For Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave.

Code Rangers seek to promote health neighborhoods through community empowerment and action by establishing and maintaining a strong relationship between resident organizations and the Code Compliance Department.

9 a.m.

Aug. 6, 2020

Grow Native, Not Wild!

Botanical Research Institute Of Texas, 1700 University Drive

Gardening with native plants doesn’t mean giving up your yard to the weeds! Texas plants look stunning when artfully combined in styles to please every taste-- traditional, cottage, modern, or architectural! Learn how to cultivate key strategies from natural systems to control your landscape while still enjoying the dynamic, natural beauty of native plantings. This class will send you home with the dirt from cutting-edge landscape designers, teach you to plant like a pro, plus we’ll help you find the balance between sensational and sustainable to make your neighbors green with envy!

6 p.m.

Aug. 13, 2020

Vendor Informational Forum for Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises

Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

Are you a minority or a woman business owner? Maybe you can't quite figure out how to get your foot in the door, or are looking to diversify your business? Fort Worth's Office of Business Diversity helps businesses like yours businesses gain access to the direct contracting and sub-contracting opportunities offered by city procurement, in compliance with the City Council-approved Business Diversity Enterprise (BDE) Ordinance.

11:30 a.m.

Aug. 20, 2020

Crime-Free Multi-Housing Workshop

East Division Head-Quarters, 1100 Nashville

All participants must pre-register! Send an email to Michael Grigsby (Michael.Grigsby@fortworthtexas.gov) this course is for all apartment personnel-management, leasing agents and maintenance personnel. The 8 hour course is for those that have not attended in the past.

9 a.m.

Sept. 1, 2020

Next Women's Business Forum

Hurst Conference Center, 1601 Campus Drive

Presented by SCORE Fort Worth, this forum is filled with speakers and workshops that will give attendees new tools to take their business to the next level.

8:30 a.m.

Sept. 10, 2020

Made for the Shade: Shade Gardening

Botanical Research Institute Of Texas, 1700 University Drive

Are your trees throwing shade? Does your landscape have problem areas where nothing seems to grow? Do you have mature trees and areas where your turf is receding? Don't accept being shaded out! Learn about the many native and adapted plants that not only survive, but thrive in shadier spots along with tips and tricks to create beautiful shade gardens that beat the Texas heat. We'll also cover gardening under mature trees as well as turf alternatives and hardscape options for low light areas.

6 p.m.

Sept. 17, 2020

Crime-Free Multi-Housing Workshop (Refresher)

East Division Head-Quarters, 1100 Nashville

All participants must pre-register! Send an email to Michael Grigsby (Michael.Grigsby@fortworthtexas.gov) this course is for all apartment personnel-management, leasing agents and maintenance personnel. The 4 Hour is not for the 8 Hour Certification. Only one CFHM certified person needs to be in attendance.

9 a.m.

Sept. 23, 2020

Crime-Free Multi-Housing Workshop

Canyons Apartments, 2751 River Park Drive (Media Room)

All participants must pre-register! Send an email to Officer JB Henderson (Johnny.Henderson@fortworthtexas.gov). This course is for all apartment managers, assistant managers, leasing agents and maintenance personnel. The 8 hour course is for those that have not attended in the past. Any questions contact Officer JB Henderson.

9 a.m.

Sept. 24, 2020

RFP, RFQ, ITB, A+B, and Best Value Solicitation Workshop

Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

Back by popular demand! Fort Worth's Office of Business Diversity is hosting quarterly workshops to help vendors craft convincing responses to requests for proposals (RFPs), requests for qualifications (RFQs), invitations to bid (ITBs), A+B, Best Value and other solicitations. This series of workshops is taught by city project managers, providing an opportunity for M/WBEs to meet them and ask questions about the city's procurement and bidding processes. In this training session, participants learn how to prepare effective bids and proposals for the City of Fort Worth, and how to interpret language for special provisions and required documentation.

8:30 a.m.

Sept. 26, 2020

Code Rangers

Hazel Harvey Peace Center For Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave.

Code Rangers seek to promote health neighborhoods through community empowerment and action by establishing and maintaining a strong relationship between resident organizations and the Code Compliance Department.

9 a.m.

Oct. 8, 2020

Vendor Informational Forum for Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises

Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

Are you a minority or a woman business owner? Maybe you can't quite figure out how to get your foot in the door, or are looking to diversify your business? Fort Worth's Office of Business Diversity helps businesses like yours businesses gain access to the direct contracting and sub-contracting opportunities offered by city procurement, in compliance with the City Council-approved Business Diversity Enterprise (BDE) Ordinance.

11:30 a.m.

Oct. 13, 2020

Certification Training for Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises

Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, 1150 S. Freeway

There are lots of opportunities for certified Minority, Women, Small, or Disadvantaged-Owned Business Enterprises (M/W/S/DBE) to bid on public and private-sector contracts, increase their capacity and effectively contribute to the economy. If your target market is to sell to federal, state, or local government institutions, corporations or construction prime contractors, you should consider one or more of these certifications. This workshop teaches participants about the nine different types of certifications, and helps take the mystery out of the certification process.

6 p.m.

Oct. 15, 2020

Crime-Free Multi-Housing Workshop

East Division Head-Quarters, 1100 Nashville

All participants must pre-register! Send an email to Michael Grigsby (Michael.Grigsby@fortworthtexas.gov) this course is for all apartment personnel-management, leasing agents and maintenance personnel. The 8 hour course is for those that have not attended in the past.

9 a.m.

Oct. 22, 2020

Family Friendly Gardening

Botanical Research Institute Of Texas, 1700 University Drive

Outdoor living just got a lot more fun and we’re not kidding! In this class, you’ll learn how to create a safe, beautiful, interactive space every member of the family will love. Discover ways to bring your children back to nature with simple tips for butterfly gardening, edible landscapes, and sensory gardening. We’ll also cover practical ways to reduce (or avoid) chemical use, plus toxic plants to steer clear of--for both kid and pet proof plantings. Shrink your lawn & maintenance bill so your household can explore, learn, & grow together!

6 p.m.

Nov. 12, 2020

Crime-Free Multi-Housing Workshop

Canyons Apartments, 2751 River Park Drive (Media Room)

All participants must pre-register! Send an email to Officer JB Henderson (Johnny.Henderson@fortworthtexas.gov). This course is for all apartment managers, assistant managers, leasing agents and maintenance personnel. The 8 hour course is for those that have not attended in the past. Any questions contact Officer JB Henderson.

9 a.m.

The Urban Orchard: Fruits Nuts and Berries

Botanical Research Institute Of Texas, 1700 University Drive

Whether you're trying to grow (or planning to grow) fruits, nuts and/or berries at home for their superior flavor, to save money or just want to know where your food comes from, this class is for you! This program teaches you how to become more water-efficient in your "urban orchard", what plants and varieties work best in our area, the basics of pest control, proper pruning methods and other practical ways to increase production. Branch out and join us for a fruitful program!

6 p.m.

Nov. 19, 2020

Crime-Free Multi-Housing Workshop (Refresher)

East Division Head-Quarters, 1100 Nashville

All participants must pre-register! Send an email to Michael Grigsby (Michael.Grigsby@fortworthtexas.gov) this course is for all apartment personnel-management, leasing agents and maintenance personnel. The 4 Hour is not for the 8 Hour Certification. Only one CFHM certified person needs to be in attendance.

9 a.m.

Dec. 17, 2020

Crime-Free Multi-Housing Workshop

East Division Head-Quarters, 1100 Nashville

All participants must pre-register! Send an email to Michael Grigsby (Michael.Grigsby@fortworthtexas.gov) this course is for all apartment personnel-management, leasing agents and maintenance personnel. The 8 hour course is for those that have not attended in the past.

9 a.m.