Veterans

Six Flags Honors All Who Served During Veterans Day Weekend

Veterans, Retired Military and Active Duty Receive Free Park Admission and More ARLINGTON, Texas — November 1, 2022 — Six Flags honors all who served in the United States Armed Forces during the Veterans Weekend event. Veterans, retired military and active duty personnel are provided with a complimentary park admission, meal, drinks, and more when they present a valid military ID. Veterans Weekend takes place at nine Six Flags Parks across the country at various dates and times, November 11-13, […]

Memorial Day is Our Chance as Americans to Remember Our Service Members Lost

As we enjoy the blessings of family and friends this Memorial Day, let us all take a moment to recollect the reason for this day. Today, we honor the men and women who sacrificed their lives, so that we may enjoy the freedoms we hold so dear. Their courage and sacrifice will always be remembered and honored across this great state, this great nation and most importantly, in our hearts. Memorial Day is our chance […]

Exchange Club of Fort Bend Brings Back the Duck Golf Tournament with Big Changes for the Betterment of the Community

The Exchange Club of Fort Bend is not only known for their community service but for their history of annual fundraisers such as the Duck Golf Classic. According to Club President, Chad Bridges, “We are excited to bring back the Duck Golf Tournament after not having the tournament in 2020. Keeping in mind the safety of our community, we raised funds with a virtual fundraiser in 2020. We still served our community and helped to […]

Celebrate Memorial Day The Dickey’s Way

Texas-style barbecue restaurant offers $5 off Dickey’s Packs and 10% off catering Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is kicking off the unofficial start of summer with special discounts on Dickey’s Packs in honor of Memorial Day. Whether having a picnic for two, a family reunion or a summer bash, Dickey’s pit-smoked barbecue compliments any gathering, big or small. The world’s largest barbecue concept is now offering $5 off any Dickey’s Pack with code 5OffPacks in-store or online for a […]

Jersey Mike’s Subs Makes $300,000 Challenge Grant to Wreaths Across America

Challenge Grant to Spur on a Matching Campaign for $15 Wreath Sponsorships for Placement at Arlington this December Today, national nonprofit Wreaths Across America  (WAA) is proud to announce that Jersey Mike’s Subs, a fast-casual sub sandwich franchise with more than 2,500 locations nationwide, has made a $300,000 challenge grant to support the mission to REMEMBER, HONOR, TEACH. Through this donation, Jersey Mike’s has once again stepped up help WAA reach its goal of placing a live […]

DAV, RecruitMilitary® Host Virtual Veteran Career Fair For Houston In Wake Of The Covid-19 Outbreak

DAV (Disabled American Veterans) and RecruitMilitary® will co-host the Houston Veterans Virtual Career Fair December 10 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is free to veterans, their spouses, active-duty military personnel and members of the National Guard and Reserve. In a time of great uncertainty, especially among our nation’s workforce, DAV and RecruitMilitary® are committed to positioning veterans, active-duty service members, reservists, their spouses and partnering companies for success. “Whether you’re transitioning out of the […]

Fund For Veterans’ Assistance Presents Over $30.7 Million In Grants To 109 Organizations Across Texas

On November 9-13, 2020; the Texas Veterans Commission’s (TVC) Fund for Veterans’ Assistance (FVA) presented more than $30.7 million in grants to 109 organizations across Texas. These funds are providing assistance to more than 33,400 veterans and their families. The grants are awarded to nonprofits and government agencies which provide direct services to veterans. The grants support a wide range of services from financial to transportation, legal services to family support services and home modification to […]

Sen. Cruz to America’s Veterans: Thank You For Defending Liberty

Senator Ted Cruz

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today released a statement on Veterans Day, recognizing Texas’ and America’s veterans for their dedicated service to our country: “Today, all across this great nation, we pause to pay tribute to the sacrifices made by our veterans and their families. Without their bravery and selflessness, we wouldn’t be able to live in a nation that is a beacon of freedom for all. I can think of few responsibilities more important than our duty to honor […]

DDS Dentures + Implant Solutions in Katy, TX is on a mission to help a local Veteran with free dental care

When U.S. Navy Veteran George Arnold talks about the special gift he is going to receive on Veterans Day, he says the only way to describe it is: “this is sent from Heaven.” George, who, like all Military Veterans, would need to be 100 percent disabled, have been a prisoner of war or have developed a dental condition during service, in order to quality for full VA dental benefits. George does not meet these requirements. […]