Veterans

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. […]

Dairy Queen® Restaurants In Texas Honor Veterans With A Free Blizzard® Treat On November 11Th

Dairy Queen® restaurants in Texas will honor the heroes of our community and country on Veterans Day, Wednesday, November 11, 2020. The heroes, including veterans, active duty and retired members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, National Guard and Reserves will be honored with a free medium Blizzard® Treat.   All Veterans must be in uniform or show valid proof of service (Military ID, Veterans designation on driver’s license, or DD214 paperwork). Veterans […]

Hiring Red, White, and You! Texas Statewide Veterans Job Fair Set for Nov. 5

The Texas Workforce Commission and the 28 Texas Workforce Development Boards are teaming up with employers across the Lone Star State to host a statewide veterans’ hiring event on Thursday November 5. Multiple events, mostly virtual, but some in person, will be held across Texas to connect veteran-friendly employers with veterans seeking work. The event is free to job seekers. “On behalf of the state of Texas, I want to say thank you to all […]