|San Bernard Santa Christmas Toys for Kids|
|Posted on Nov 12th, 2019 Comments (0)
Friends of the River (FOR) San Bernard is trying something new this year! Their “San Bernard Santa Christmas Toys for Kids" donation drive will be collecting many items for children who may not receive anything for Christmas.
Donations will go to Mia Spargo’s Magical Toy Drive, of Lake Jackson but recommendations for Foster Care Centers or needy families are always appreciated. Mia is a 12-year old Cancer survivor that created an annual toy collection to give back to the Texas Children’s Hospital - Cancer Kids. She and her family work each year to distribute hundreds of toys to children who will spend their holidays in the hospital. This year her goal is to collect 2,000 donations. She currently has more than 500 items.
Bring your unwrapped items of toys, hats/gloves, books/puzzles, etc. for children of all ages to the drop-off locations listed below. Please note hospital toy restrictions include nothing for the hair, no make-up, no nail polish, nothing religious, and no guns.
Thank you in advance for your support and generosity!
Contact: Cathy MacDonald, San Bernard Santa Toy Drive Chairman, (703) 794-8555 or firstname.lastname@example.org
|Christmas Plans for the River|
|Posted on Nov 8th, 2019 Comments (0)
|Where Fresh Meets Salt|
|Posted on Nov 7th, 2019 Comments (0)
These four photographs, taken by Bert Smith on Sunday, Nov 3rd, show four openings to the Gulf of Mexico along the Texas coast. Starting with the San Bernard River and traveling south ending at the Colorado River.
Mouth of San Bernard River
Cedar Lakes cut to the Gulf of Mexico
Sargent on the ICW with the bridge replacement under construction. TxDOT describes the new bridge as a fixed-span, high-clearance structure with spiral approaches that will be constructed on the east side of the existing swing bridge – the last bridge of its kind in Texas.
Colorado River jetties meet the Gulf of Mexico
|FOR Assists with Military Event|
|Posted on Nov 6th, 2019 Comments (0)
Photos Vicki Head
Eighteen Friends of the River San Bernard volunteered to assist with the second annual Sargent Tournament of Heroes and the Serve Outdoors Matagorda Bay Chapter event on Oct 25-27, 2019. It provided for twenty-five active military members and veterans to come to Sargent for a weekend of fishing and fellowship that was geared toward allowing these Heroes a short reprieve from treatment or recovery.
Thanks to these FOR volunteers that helped serve meals at the event: Claudia and Mel Pechacek, Cynthia Armstrong, Sherry Folger, George Harris, Dana and John Swanson, Cole and Colton Swanson, Karen and Lohn Zylicz, Dana, Justin and Jim Hillis and Vicki and Wayne Head.
|Trash Collected Around Churchill Bridge|
|Posted on Nov 2nd, 2019 Comments (0)
Photo Tom Ronayne
Twenty-four trash bags were filled with carelessly tossed litter collected along the roadside a mile before and a mile after the Churchill Bridge during the Adopt a Highway cleanup on Sat Nov 2nd.
Thanks to these FOR volunteers who participated in Saturday’s Adopt a Highway roadside cleanup: Ange Ronayne, Tom Ronayne - Committee Chair, Tim Logan, Jane Logan, Susan Bailey, Jim Hillis, Justin Hillis, Dana Hillis, Denise Wolever, Dave Roquemore and Fred Kanter.
Please keep the roadsides trash-free and dump your litter in trash cans or dumpsters!
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|Posted on Apr 3rd, 2013 Comments (1)
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