Visit Fort Worth Western Heritage special event in the Stockyards National Historic District on Thursday, October 28, 2010 from 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Most recently known for the Emmy award winning semi-biographical HBO movie depicting her life with autism—Temple Grandin is a world renowned animal behavior scientist and a leading advocate for animal welfare. Dr. Grandin has designed livestock handling facilities in the United States, Canada, Europe, Mexico, Australia and New Zealand among others. In North America almost half of the cattle are handled in a center track restrainer system that she designed for meat plants.
 

What
: Dr. Grandin will participate in the 4 pm Fort Worth Cattle Drive as a special guest of the Fort Worth Herd, tour the Stockyards National Historic District with Fort Worth Herd Trail Boss, Kristin Jaworski and will be honored with the Fort Worth Herd’s unique ‘Running FW’ Brand in a short presentation.

Schedule of events:
4:00pm- Fort Worth Herd Cattle Drive with Special Guest Temple Grandin
4:15pm- Guided Tour with Fort Worth Herd Trail Boss, Kristin Jaworski
5:00pm- Presentation of the Fort Worth Herd Brand on the lawn of the Livestock Exchange Building
5:25pm- Meet and Greet with Temple Grandin
 
Where: All activities will occur along East Exchange Avenue and on the lawn of the Historic Livestock Exchange Building located at 131 East Exchange Avenue. 
 
For More information call 817-625-9715 or Visit Fort Worth at www.FortWorth.com