Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price will serve as honorary trail boss for Rocky Top Therapy Center’s annual Great Trail Drive Oct. 6 in the historic Fort Worth Stockyards.
Rocky Top Therapy Center, a Keller non-profit organization,Â again will hostÂ its annual Great Trail Drive andÂ the evening eventÂ Denim & Pearls Dinner DanceÂ Oct. 6 in the Worth Stockyards. Starting off early in the morning, the trail drive will head out down the Trinity River along the historic Chisholm Trail to downtown and back.Â Â
A chuck wagon barbecue will follow the trail drive, presented byÂ Cross Timbers from Cal Farleyâ€™s Boys Ranch in Amarillo.Â
Then doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for Denim & Pearls Dinner DanceÂ for an evening ofÂ food, entertainment andÂ auctions.Â Â Entertaining will beÂ Dan Roberts, country western singer and songwriter.Â
Rocky Top Therapy CenterÂ helps more than 400 mentally, physically and emotionally challenged individuals each weekÂ throughÂ therapy horses.Â Staff members consist of physical and occupational therapists, mental health professionals, licensed social workers and counselors.Â Proceeds from the â€œGreat Trail Driveâ€ event will benefit the centerâ€™s therapeutic riding and hippotherapy programs, including its educational and counseling program for at-risk youth and the â€œHorses for Heroesâ€ program for returning military heroes and their families.
For more information about The Great Trail Drive, the Denim & Pearls Dinner Dance or Rocky Topâ€™s programs, visit www.rockytoptherapy.org or call the center at 817-379-5717.