January is National Blood Donor Awareness Month. This is a nationwide initiative to celebrate and recognize blood donors. National Blood Month has taken place each January since 1970. Donating blood saves many lives and improves the health for many people. This week I would like to discuss how to donate blood.
This week’s article is focusing on two festivals that will be coming up in our area. This month features the festivities in our area known as Taste of Port A and the South Texas Underground Film Festival. This is a fantastic start to an entertaining group of civic events that occur in the Coastal Bend….
This week’s article is focusing on Domestic Violence Awareness and encouraging ideas for help in its prevention. Domestic violence is defined as the willful intimidation, assault, and/or abusive behavior of an intimate partner to establish power and control over the other partner. Domestic violence offenders use physical, sexual, emotional, and/or psychological abuse or violence to…
I would like to draw attention to a very important topic we face in Texas, which is roadway safety. Since November 7, 2000 at least one person has died every single day, with an average of 10 deaths everyday. As a result, The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) recently launched the annual #EndTheStreakTX campaign. During…
The month of January serves as Human Trafficking Awareness month. Accordingly, Governor Abbott has proclaimed January 2020 as Human Trafficking Prevention Month. During this month, advocates, organizations, and individuals unite to raise awareness about this very important issue. According to the Department of Homeland Security, human trafficking is “modern-day slavery and involves the use of…
Each year, September is named as National Ovarian Cancer Month. This awareness month was initiated to educate communities on the importance of early detection and intervention in the fight
The Coastal Bend is one of the top tourism destinations in the State of Texas. This is in great part due to our region’s many historical, cultural and coastal attractions. I would like to spend some time
The Coastal Bend is one of the top tourism destinations in the State of Texas. This is in great part due to our region’s many historical, cultural and coastal attractions. I would like to spend some
As one of the nation’s leading disaster relief organizations, the American Red Cross responds to thousands of disasters each year. While many might associate the organization’s outreach
The month of August is Medic Alert Awareness Month. For over 60 years, the MedicAlert Foundation International (MAFI) has customized jewelry for people who suffer from life threatening