Tag: Support Our Troops

Support Our Troops charity golf event just around the corner

Sam Goodrich The 2019 Fidelity Investments Support Our Troops charity golf tournament will take place on Friday, April 26. Once again, active duty military personnel from various military installations will also participate and be hosted by generous Robson Ranch residents who open their homes to the visiting military guests. A military guest honor dinner, open…

Military Support Group goes rolling along

Dianne Edmondson Like the Army, the Support Our Troops (SOT) organization here at Robson Ranch keeps rolling along to fulfill its mission. Supporters not just of the Army but of all our military branches meet on the second Monday of each month at 1:00 p.m. in the clubhouse to continue their mission, supporting military personnel…

Special moments at Veterans Day Patriotic Concert

It was cold and windy outside but inside our clubhouse the love and respect for our Robson Ranch and all veterans was warm and moving. Starting with the early morning memorial and the SOT Silent Auction, followed by concerts at 11:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. it was a full day of patriotism and remembering and…

Support Our Troops recognized by Denton City Council

Dianne Edmondson Veterans Day is always warmly celebrated here at Robson Ranch, which is home to many veterans and to even more of us who are thankful for their service. Though the Veterans Day 2018 ceremonies were abbreviated as the cold rainy weather dictated that the ceremonies be moved indoors, cancelling the traditional fly over…

Support Our Troops donors recognized

Dianne Edmondson The Support Our Troops group at  Robson Ranch is blessed to receive donations from several groups here at the Ranch to further its mission of supporting current military personnel who are related by love or blood to Robson Ranch residents. SOT currently supports 93 service men and women (14 deployed and 79 non-deployed).…

“We did our best today…”

Bill Wright and Dianne Edmondson Marine Iwo Jima survivor Don Graves was the inspiring speaker to nearly 400 Robson Ranch residents at the October 8 meeting of Support Our Troops. Don, who joined the Marines at 17 in 1942, began sharing his Iwo Jima experiences about nine years ago at the age of 84, encouraged…

Honor Our Veterans November 10

  Sheilah Ross, Music Club Publicity Chair Robson Ranch residents, their families and friends are cordially invited to join the Robson Ranch Music Club Community Choir on Saturday, November 10 at our Veterans Day Patriotic Concert. Concerts are at 11:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. in the clubhouse. Concert tickets will be on sale every Monday,…

Hot weather delays chocolate shipments

  Dianne Edmondson Did you know that the July temperature reached 105 degrees in Cairo, Egypt this last summer? And do you know why Support Our Troops not only knows but also cares how hot it is 6912 miles from here in Robson Ranch? The simple answer is: chocolate melts in hot temperatures! And in…

Come meet an Iwo Jima Marine!

Dianne Edmondson Iwo Jima. That name brings to mind the famous picture of American troops raising our flag during World War II. That victory and that photo have come to symbolize America’s great fighting forces and spirit and you’ll be able to meet one of the Marines who actually was on Iwo Jima at the…

Fidelity SOT Charity Golf: $16,000 rainout fundraiser

Sam Goodrich The 2018 edition of the Support Our Troops charity golf tournament was washed away by the rain but the generosity of SOT’s community support shined through. The military honor dinner the night before the tournament was well attended. Twenty-eight military guests and over 100 Robson Ranch residents listened to guest speakers, Onisa Treibs,…