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Vietnam Veterans 50th year Commemoration Anniversary

Audie L Murphy VA Medical Center public affairs office held a National Vietnam Veterans 50th year commemoration anniversary event and social March 29, 2016 at the first floor Recreation room from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. 35 Vietnam Veterans attended as well as numerous staff employees and Vietnam Veteran family members. TDVA provided a display of 3 decorated Vietnam Veterans. Cake and fruit and coffee were provided to all who attended the event.

 
1st Annual Rolling Inspiration Bowling Tournament

The1st Annual Rolling Inspiration Bowling Tournament at Oak Hills Bowling Lanes was held on March 19, 2016. Adaptive Bowlers included military veterans and civilians with different disabilities and all competed in 3 Divisions: 6 Abled Bodied, 8 Wheelchair and 7 Wheelchair Ramp bowlers with 1st thru 3rd Place Medals, we also had a number of volunteers to help out.

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Spinal Cord Injury Christmas

Texas Disabled Veterans Association had it's Christmas at the Spinal Cord Injury Unit in Audie L. Murphy Veterans Hospital on December 15, 2015. Giving away over 100 presents to Patients and Staff. Thanks to the donations of some very special people we have been able to keep this tradition alive since 2009. It's just our way of saying thank you to those that give and have given so much.  Merry Christmas to all and may God Bless.

 
A Country Christmas

On December 6, 2015, TDVA attended the "A Country Christmas” hosted annually by The Door In The Wall (a 501c3 nonprofit organization) at Cowboys Dancehall in San Antonio, Texas. The Christmas event began at 1 PM until 5 PM and over 450 volunteers and guest attended. TDVA provided Christmas gifts and eco-friendly canvas bags for 80 children and adults (ranging from 3 months - 70 years old) and each gift was presented by Santa and his helpers. Half Price Books provided free books and people brought used books and tapes to swap and trade. The San Antonio Spurs Coyote attended the party and took pictures with adults, adolescents, and children with all types of disabilities and special needs. For 21 years, Door In The Wall, Inc. has provided programs for people with disabilities. Please view their website at www.ditwtexas.org they are dedicated to spreading disability news and hosting great events every year around San Antonio, and South Texas.

 
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