Plano, Texas (Vocus) October 29, 2009
The Hope Center Foundation, which has built the newly opened, multi-ministry Hope Center, today announced that Minnie and William W. Caruth III have been named to its Board of Reference.
Mr. Caruth is a trustee of the Hillcrest Foundation, the Nita Stewart Haley Memorial Library and History Center in Midland, Texas, and the International Linguistics Center in Dallas. He is Chairman of the Board of Advisors for the Institute for Studies and Identification Technologies that works with police on DNA identification. Mr. Caruth is also Chairman of the Board of Trustees for both the Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics in Dallas and the Liberty Institute (formerly Free Market Foundation), and he has been named a Senior Fellow at the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).
A nationally-recognized expert and lecturer on firearms and gun control, Mr. Caruth is co-author of the NCPA study “Myths About Gun Control” as well as of a study about the wounding capacity of pistol bullets available to police, an article that was published in the FBI’s Enforcement Bulletin and in Rifle magazine. Mr. Caruth’s initial training in firearms came while serving in the military. He also has received training at the Dallas Sheriff’s Academy and the FBI Firearms Instructor School and from a private course in handgun combat techniques.
Mrs. Minnie Arnold Caruth is a children’s advocate and a political activist. She has received numerous awards and special recognitions including the Children’s Champion Award nomination, Who’s Who of American Women, Who’s Who in Education, Governor George W. Bush’s Outstanding Volunteer nomination, Representative Pete Sessions’ Education & Activist recognition; Dallas County’s Domestic Violence Task Force Certificate of Appreciation for Court Partnership Project, the Public Safety Award of Valley Ranch, Irving, Texas, and a Certificate of Appreciation for Dance Education Parents. Mrs. Caruth is a former board member of The Family Place and a current board member of Park Cities Republican Women. She serves as a member of the National Peace Conference Steering Committee and has helped create Dallas County Court #11 for addressing family violence, along with playing an instrumental role in the passage of numerous bills in Washington, D.C. and Austin, Texas.
About The Hope Center Foundation: Based in Plano, Texas, The Hope Center Foundation is organized and operates exclusively for charitable, religious, and educational purposes as a registered 501(c)(3) entity. The Foundation exists for the purpose of, among other things, owning and operating the Hope Center – a campus for the co-location of nearly 40 Christian ministries. The Hope Center fosters and promotes synergy, financial stewardship, and global expansion among evangelical Christian ministries. For more information, visit http://www.TheHopeCenterFoundation.org.