IMG_1270It was a joy to spend time with every veteran at theIMG_1313 Claremore Veterans Center today. 302 veterans reside at this facility, and we delivered specially made patriotic stuffed Mavis Pearl dogs to each veteran.

IMG_1311It was such a beautiful day. Laughs, smiles, stories, and such amazing soldiers, each one who fought for our freedom.  We are so grateful for their service and all the sacrifices they have made.

 

A HUGE thank you to the sponsors who madeIMG_1253 these Mavis dogs possible for each veteran. CSN Financial, Journey Training (Debbie Loveless), and the donors who donated in lieu of flowers for Gil Cornett. We also passed out Gil Cornett’s special sketches to these amazing soldiers.

IMG_1414We presented the Center with our Patriotic Adoption Wreath made by our own Charlotte Latham.  We will be adopting this amazing facility and making more visits to our new friends.  We even have Wii bowling in the works!  Bert and Monique of the VA Center, thank you for making it happen! These two are the greatest!

IMG_1441Thank you Civil Air Patrol, Starbase Composite Squadron Color Guard cadets who helped us today, and to our many Joy In The Cause volunteers and board members who helped as well.  Each volunteer hand making every outfit and tutu on every dog.  Thank you!

Thank you Church on the Move Tulsa JITC IMG_1352volunteers! It was a team effort to visit every room and deliver Mavis dogs, sketches, and even flowers for the women veterans (thank you Theresa Stewart!)

Mavis Pearl loved all the salutes and high fives and meeting her new friends!  She was a happy girl!

What a IMG_1341beautiful day!IMG_1365

We ended this amazing day with a huge joy jump for our amazing heroes!

 God Bless our Veterans, and God Bless America!

 

 

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