Tag: Support Our Troops

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,…

SOT is going to the dogs

Dianne Edmondson The Support Our Troops meeting went to the dogs in May. Well, actually just the one dog, but Tommy was a great treat for the members to meet. Tommy, a two-year-old black lab, accompanied Jill Tate and Nancy Davison from the Patriot Paws organization, to the May meeting where they demonstrated the various…

Robson Ranch Sassy Stampers meeting update

Joyce Martin, Robson Ranch Sassy Stampers April Bayne was the winner of the monthly drawing for her summer themed card at the May meeting of Sassy Stampers receiving a gift card to a local craft supply retailer. Sondra Hall was chosen as the winner of the Challenge Card using a special folding technique, also winning…

SOT honors vets, encourages young patriots

  Dianne Edmondson Robson Ranch Support Our Troops was glad to be a part of the recent event honoring 21 Medal of Honor awardees on their way to the special annual ceremonies held in Gainesville. We were happy to partner with a group of young leaders from Argyle’s Young Men’s Service League for this endeavor.…

Golf with the good guys

  Dianne Edmondson Here in Robson Ranch, we’d all agree that those who put their lives on the line for the rest of us are the “good guys”, such as our first responders and our military personnel. On May 3 and 4, Support Our Troops (SOT) will sponsor its annual golf tournament and for the…

YOU can be a part of Support Our Troops!

  Darin Burk Many Robson Ranch residents mistakenly think that the Support Our Troops organization is comprised only of veterans. However, our membership is open for any Robson Ranch residents to join, as our mission is to “Provide for the material, physical and emotional needs of our military men and women at home and abroad”…

Operation Shower “Hugs and Kisses” – A baby shower honoring military families whose husbands are deployed

  Mary Nordenson Operation Support is a volunteer non-profit organization coordinating baby showers across the country for moms-to-be whose husbands from any branch of the military are currently deployed. Annually, there are 17 showers each hosting 40 mothers-to-be. Since 2016, The Yarn Divas have coordinated efforts with The Material Girls and The Sassy Stampers to…