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Changing the Poverty Cycle in Hood County

Granbury and the surrounding areas are a beautiful place to live. We like to think that our town is the perfect combination of small-town-Texas with a large, strong community full of kind people. That’s why it is sometimes surprising that in Hood County alone, the...

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Joy’s Journey: A Forward Training Center Success Story

“Take hold of my instructions; don’t let them go. Guard them, for they are the key to life.” - Proverbs 4:13 The Bible story of Joseph is one that teaches us to be courageous in the midst of some of life’s worst storms. So, it is no wonder that when Joy heard Joseph’s...

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A Helping Hand

In Hood County, there is a serious need for assistance for those stuck in the cycle of poverty, without anyone to look for a helping hand. It is the goal of the Forward Training Center of Hood County to do just that for those who need it in our community. The Forward...

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Taking The Next Steps To Become Self-Sufficient

What we learn when we read the Good Samaritan Parable from Luke 10:25 is to show mercy to others whenever the opportunity is before us, and indeed we are to seek out opportunities to do good and serve. Ron Buckallew, Program Manager, presenting the Forward Training...

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It’s A Wonderful Life – Watching Lives Take Wings

It’s a wonderful life, indeed. On December 7th, under the twinkling Christmas lights in the Celebration Hall and The New Granbury Live of the Downtown Granbury Square, active citizens and members of Hood County gathered to celebrate Forward Training Center of Hood...

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Fall Jobs for Life Graduation Celebration

Forward Training Center proudly announces our Fall Jobs For Life Class Graduation Celebration! Please join us Friday, November 17 at 7:00 p.m. First United Methodist Church 301 S. Loop 567, Granbury to help us celebrate not only our students, but the many volunteers...

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Upcoming Spring Classes at Forward Training Center

Our forward training courses are built on a faith-based curriculum. Our mission is to educate, support, and inspire life-changing growth in men and women. Childcare is provided, as well as a meal for the Jobs For Life and Faith and Finance classes Here is the Spring...

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Moving Forward and Changing Lives – One Story at a Time

Thank you Granbury Showcase Magazine for the great Forward Training Center  of Hood County article. “After almost 20 years of incarceration, I chose to live in Granbury to be closer to my Mother, Pat.  She has helped me so much in the past, and I want to help HER now....

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Forward Training is built on a Faith Based Curriculum

It may seem like a common routine: get an education by going to high school, going to college, graduating, and starting a job. Sounds pretty straightforward, right? But have you ever paused to consider why a worthy education is so sought after? Of course, an education...

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