Heights High ends summer with big bash
Last Friday, Harker Heights High School had its first Back to
The rally, sponsored by the Rotary Club, also introduced head
football coach Jerry Edwards and his family.
Belton seniors share lunch, trade stories
BELTON — Seniors in the New Beginnings support group met at
Jake’s Chinese Buffet on Aug. 19 to celebrate the birthdays of Mel
Groth and Rosa Hernandez, group organizer. Ten group members,
including two older than 90, joined the lunch crowd and caught up
for the first time since July’s meeting.
“We haven’t seen each other since a month ago, so everyone share
something with the group to update us,” Hernandez said. “Tell us
what has been going on in your life since we last met.”
Belton group reaches out to mourners
Senior citizens who suffer the loss of a loved one can receive
comfort, sympathy and restoration at “A New Beginning,” a grief
support group that meets monthly in Belton.
Rosa Hernandez started the group in 1998 and continues to
moderate the meetings. Group members range in age from the mid-50s
to 93 years old, she said, and all have developed a special bond of
Caregivers get tips for dealing with Alzheimer’s
A program sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association on July 11
gave family members, caregivers and medical workers useful tips and
resources to help them care for individuals living with Alzheimer’s
The program, led by Amelia Frank, communications and program
specialist for the Alzheimer’s Association, was held at Bella Sera
in Copperas Cove.
Bell-ringing commemorates Fourth of July
While others were gathering with their families and headed to
local lakes and rivers to celebrate Independence Day, members of
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8577 in Copperas Cove conducted a
“Every year the VFW and many veteran organizations have a
bell-ringing ceremony to commemorate Independence Day,” said Karen
Taylor, president of the Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post 8577.
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