Recognizing Veterans

Recognizing Veterans 150 150 Elect Todd Hunter

The month of November is a time to recognize the sacrifices of the men and women that served in the armed forces. U.S. veterans have made major sacrifices for The United States, so it is important to honor them for their service. In Texas, there are several programs that seek to help and assist our…

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National Epilepsy Awareness Month

National Epilepsy Awareness Month 150 150 Elect Todd Hunter

The month of November is recognized as National Epilepsy Awareness Month. According to the Epilepsy Foundation, 1 in 26 people will develop epilepsy in their lifetime. In addition to this, 3.4 million Americans currently live with epilepsy. This means that epilepsy is not rare and is actually more common than most people think. Since millions…

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Importance of Blood Donation

Importance of Blood Donation 150 150 Elect Todd Hunter

The Coastal Bend Blood Center was formed in 1969 to centralize blood donation efforts in the South Texas area, as well as for Port Aransas, Rockport-Fulton, and Corpus Christi communities. Since its formation, it has involved over 35,000 volunteers per year, which is crucial since over 150 people per day are needed to donate blood…

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National Fire Prevention Month

National Fire Prevention Month 150 150 Elect Todd Hunter

Every year the month of October is recognized as National Fire Prevention Month. The purpose of this month is to increase the awareness of home fire prevention. According to the National Fire Prevention Association, every 23 seconds a fire department in the United States responds to a fire somewhere in the nation. Along with this,…

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National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

National Domestic Violence Awareness Month 150 150 Elect Todd Hunter

The month of October is recognized as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. According to the National Research Center on Domestic Violence, 1 in 4 women and 1 in 9 men are affected by domestic violence. Unfortunately, this means that this is a common problem for many people. Additionally, it is estimated that annually twenty million people…

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