Here comes the SPJ President–the Mixer–Saturday, Oct. 1!

We are excited that the SPJ national President Lynn Walsh will continue the tradition and make her first visit to a local chapter with us!  The food, adult beverages and fun will happen at two of our members’ home.  Lynn will talk about the SPJ goals for 2016-2017, and she will highlight this past year’s accomplishments.

See the details below:

Where:  Paul & Paula LaRocque’s home; 1301 Sylvan Ct.
Arlington, TX 76012

When:  Saturday, Oct. 1, 6-9 p.m.

Cost: $10 or a dish to share–need to contact Kay Pirtle at for the list of food/drink items available to bring. We need ice tea, ice, desserts and green salads.

SPJFW Summer Mixer coming to Fort Worth

It’s time for the SPJFW Summer Mixer!  This event features lots of networking opportunities and feasting on Eddye Gallagher’s scrumptious beef brisket, Buddy Jones’ delectable grilled pork tenderloin (Kim Pewitt-Jones’) husband, adult beverages, water, tea, soft drinks and lots of “fixins'” from attendees.

  • When:  Saturday, July 9 from 6-9 p.m.
  • Where:  Paul & Harriet Harrell’s home, 2102 Pembroke Drive, Fort Worth
  • Cost:  $10 per person or a side dish from the list (email Kay Pirtle at for the list)  If you are not bringing a side dish from the list, you can pay here
  • RSVP:  Please let us know by July 7 if you are coming, so we can have enough drinks and side dishes for everyone. 

Please join us for this networking event with no agenda other than fun socializing.