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24th Annual Midwest Section Awards Banquet

24th Annual Midwest Section Awards Banquet

The 24th Annual Midwest TxAPA Awards Banquet will be held at the Marquis on Magnolia in Fort Worth’s Near Southside District on Friday, January 31, 2014. Please join us for cocktails, dinner, entertainment and awards as we recognize planning projects and planning advocates from around the section.


Attire: Business Casual


Entertainment: Justin Cash – contemporary blues musician and guitarist who recently had his album “Beautiful World” climb to #17 on the iTunes Blues chart.


Cost: APA Members: $25 | Student APA Members: $20 | Non-APA Members: $30
Cost includes dinner and beverages. Vegetarian options will be available for dinner.


Dinner: Buffet dinner will include garden salad, penne and farfalle pastas with basil pesto and marinara sauces, marinara meatballs and diced chicken, Italian green beans, dinner rolls, and chocolate spoon or New York cheesecake.  Cash bar is available with two complimentary drink tickets.


Payment Options: Cash or check at the door or credit/debit card online prior to the banquet at A processing fee will be assessed to all online orders.


RSVP to Doug McDonald at or 972-941-5260 by Monday, January 27, 2014. Payment online will notify Doug for RSVP.


Honoring James Toal

James Toal, a Fort Worth planning and economic development expert who was instrumental in a wide array of local and statewide projects ranging from the Trinity River Vision master plan to playing a major role in the planning of redevelopment of downtown Fort Worth, passed away on December 22, 2013. James was one of the leaders of our profession in Texas and instrumental in Fort Worth being where it is today. The Midwest Section would like to honor James at the Annual Awards Banquet. If you are unable to make the banquet, James' family respectfully requests donations be made to Fort Worth Streams and Valley Inc., Streams & Valleys is a non-profit organization committed to saving, sharing and celebrating the Trinity River.


Organizer Midwest Section


Fri, Jan. 31, 2014
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
(GMT-0500) America/Chicago


Marquis on Magnolia
1227 W. Magnolia Avenue
Fort Worth, Texas 76104