Local student volunteers and board members with the Salvation Army spread Christmas cheer and show their appreciation for veterans Dec. 9 with a visit to the Frank M. Tejeda Texas State Veterans Home in Floresville. All in attendance, Barbara Trevino (l-r), Nancy Hosek, Rebekah Canady, Sara Canady, Erika Hughey, Brooke Brown, Kathy Brown, and Region 3 Service Extension Representative Anthony Torres, greeted veterans with a warm smile, a fresh donut, a colorful blanket, and a bag of toiletries.
Gifts and guests make for a memorable Christmas party at the Frank M. Tejeda Texas State Veterans Home, with veteran John Morgan (l-r), Spc. Brandon Smith from Fort Sam Houston, Floresville High School student Xavier Guzman, and Sgt. Steven Volrich from Fort Sam Houston sharing in the festivities.
Merry Christmas! Santa Claus surprises residents and veterans like Joe Holloway Jr. with an early visit to the Frank M. Tejeda Texas State Veterans Home in Floresville during their annual Christmas party.
Holiday cheer is evident, judging by the smiling faces of volunteer Rose Greenhaw, veteran Sam Spears, and yes, even the Grinch, at the Frank M. Tejeda Texas State Veterans home Christmas celebration.