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The Salvation Army keeps donut-serving tradition alive

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By Vanessa Garcia | Amarillo Globe-News The Salvation Army Donut Lassies served up sweet treats for veterans on Friday morning on National Donut Day to keep alive the World War I donut-serving tradition. “America is built on you, and so we thank you very much for what you’ve done for us,” said Capt. Sarah Gottlich […]

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Bikers Pay Tribute to Veterans at Floresville Facility

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By Bruce Selcraig | San Antonio Express News After the national anthem, a prayer, an Air Force band playing “Wild Blue Yonder,” reading of scripture and heartfelt speeches by Air Force personnel and volunteers honoring veterans Saturday at the Frank M. Tejeda Texas State Veterans Home in Floresville, the event was beginning to wind down. […]

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George P. Bush to take Texas World War II veterans to Washington D.C.

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By Cody McCoy | Tyler Morning Telegraph George Martin, 90, spent three years as part of an amphibious landing crew in the navy, fighting in the Pacific Theatre of World War II. Martin remembers numerous landings his crew made and the many fellow sailors who never made it back. The last days of the war […]

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Local Nursing Homes Plan Senior Olympics May 9-13

May 4, 2016 | Wilson County News Residents of Floresville’s three nursing homes are gearing up to participate in a fun-filled week of games, competitions, and more at the ninth annual Floresville Long Term Care Senior Olympics Monday through Friday, May 9-13. The fun kicks off with a parade on Monday, May 9, at 9:30 a.m. […]

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Blood Drive April 8

April 6, 2016 | Wilson County News The South Texas Blood and Tissue Center will hold a blood drive at the Frank M. Tejeda Texas State Veterans Home on Friday, April 8, from 8:30-11 a.m. All donors will receive a wellness check-up and a free T-shirt. The veterans home is located at 200 Veterans Drive […]

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