The last of the proceeds from the 2016 Pearland Veterans Day Walk were awarded on Thursday to Walk partner Pearland VFW Post 7109. Accepting the $2,500 check on behalf of the Post were Commander Lewis Barnes, House Chairman and Special Events Chairman Ron Risdon (second from the right), President of the Ladies Auxilary Frankie Santoro (right), and WWII veteran and past Commander Donny Sandidge (front). Presenting the check for HIKE for Mental Health were Leo Walker and Nancy Kozanecki. Nancy is holding a resolution from the State of Texas commemorating the Walk and recognizing its participants.
We thank the sponsors of the resolution, State Representative Ed Thompson, State Representative Greg Bonnen, and State Senator Larry Taylor, along with all the walkers and the sponsors who made the Walk possible, including Kings Biergarten, Marvin Monk, Glen and Linda Rider, H-E-B, Southern Crushed Concrete, Pearland City Councilman Gary Moore, BAKfish Brewing, Betsy Maggard AVON, Gentle Dental, Mike’s Ice House, Judge Matt Sebesta, Constable Buck Stevens, Friends Uncorked, and Graphic Icons, Cooling Tower Depot, the Rees family, Nancy Kozanecki, Glen & Linda Rider, LyondellBasell, Mercer Insurance Agency, Memorial Hermann Pearland Hospital, MHI Compressor, North Brazoria County Democratic Club, Pearland Democrats Club, Westside Veterinary Hospital, and Whataburger.
Planning is underway for the 2017 Veterans Day Walk. If you would like to help plan this Pearland event, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 281 219-9320.