September 22, 2021Vietnam veteran Mike Prosser served our nation for 17-years in the United States Marine Corps. Now 71-years-old, he and his wife, Claire, enjoy retirement in Burnet, Texas where they bought their home in 2007.
August 31, 2021“This is where I raised my kids,” says 60-year-old Delane Russell. “I was a single mom and they grew up here. This is our homestead.”
August 13, 2021Lula Rose was born in Texas in 1937, and at the age of four her family relocated to Austin. Ms. Rose later married Benny Rose, who served our country honorably in the U.S. Air Force for 28 years. While in the Air Force, they both traveled to several duty stations, where he retired from Bergstrom Air Force Base in Austin.
August 3, 2021After retiring from a successful career as a writer and producer of popular children’s television shows, Jerome Schoolar began serving his community in a different way – as a driver for Meals on Wheels Central Texas. “I wanted to do something that was fun and gave me purpose.” Jerome’s mother and grandmother both used to cook for Meals on Wheels in Texas, which inspired him to apply as a driver.
July 27, 2021“I didn’t think I would get old this fast,” says 67-year-old Austin native Ruben Rocha with a chuckle that belies his physical pain. With two major back and neck surgeries behind him and more on the way, Mr. Rocha finds it extremely challenging to sustain the fierce work ethic that has fueled him since he was 7-years-old and shining shoes to help support his family of 10. That sense of duty also prompted him to enlist in the U.S. Marines Corp when he was 17 during the height of the Vietnam War.