Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Day is an annual national holiday celebrating the harvest and other blessings of the past year. Thanksgiving is a great time to be thankful and appreciate who you have and what you have. It is a time for families to meet, socialize and enjoy each other's...

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Blood Donation Need Still Critical

Blood Donation Need Still Critical

This holiday season, the Red Cross strongly urges healthy, eligible individuals who are feeling well to give blood, platelets, or plasma to help maintain a sufficient supply for those battling COVID-19, cancers, other infections, or trauma victims. Those who donate...

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Veterans Day November 11

Veterans Day November 11

Veterans Day is a time for all to pay respects to those who have served. For one day, we stand united in respect for our veterans.  This holiday started as a day to reflect upon the heroism of those who died in our country's service and was originally called Armistice...

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Marine Corps Birthday

Marine Corps Birthday

The Marine Corps Birthday is on November 10 and celebrates the establishment of the US Marine Corp in 1775.  The Marine Corps Birthday is not a public holiday.  The day is mainly celebrated by personnel, veterans, or other people related to the Marine Corps. Usually,...

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The Hazelwood Act

The Hazelwood Act

The Hazelwood Act is a State of Texas benefit that provides qualified veterans, spouses, and dependent children with an education benefit of up to 150 hours of tuition exemption, including most fee charges, at public institutions of high learning in Texas.  Benefits...

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National Veterans Small Business Week

National Veterans Small Business Week

November 2nd through November 6 The annual National Veterans Small Business Week (NVSBW) is a time to honor and celebrate the contributions veterans have made to American small business. The SBA declares November 2nd through November 6 as National Veterans Small...

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Warrior Care Month

The Department of Veterans Affairs and the Defense Department play an important role in the funding, awareness, and treatment provided for wounded warriors whether currently serving or those who have retired/separated from military service. Warrior Care Month is...

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Veterans & Military Families Month 2020

Veterans & Military Families Month was established in 1996 by the Armed Services YMCA, with the U.S. Government recognizing the occasion every year since. Each November, the President signs a proclamation declaring November National Veterans & Military...

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