Heroes on the Water Picnic E-mail
Friday, 16 October 2009 12:21
NOLTE ISLAND, SEGUIN, TX - Heroes on the Water will be hosting a picnic for wounded soldiers and their families this Saturday, October 17, from 10 AM - 6 PM. The event will be held on Nolte Island, located on the Guadalupe River near Seguin, TX. Volunteers and friends of the program are encouraged to join the festivities.

Soldiers and their families will be traveling from the Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio and the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center in Fort Hood to attend. The day's events include kayak and bank fishing, a fishing contest for kids, food and beverages. Special musical guest James Pardo will perform on stage from 1 - 4 PM.

"We are looking forward to getting the soldiers' families more involved in the HOW program. The families often get lost in the desire to help the soldiers. HOW has made a commitment to hold events for the families, including large events like this as well as our regular kayak fishing outings," HOW National Director Jim Dolan said. "Kayak fishing is a great way for families to see Dad or Mom in a laid back environment where everyone is equal and having fun."
 
For more information on KASA programs, including Heroes on the Water, or to donate, visit the KASA Web site. KASA is a certified non-profit educational organization under IRS Code Chapter 501(c)(3) and donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. 

 
Details
  • Time: Saturday, October 17, 10 AM - 6 PM
  • Location: Nolte Island, Seguin, TX (click for map)
  • What is provided: There will be enough food, sodas and water for everyone who attends. There will be enough tackle and kayaks for soldiers and their families. Feel free to bring anything you might want for personal entertainment (soccer ball, personal tackle/kayak, etc.)
  • Events: Bank and kayak fishing, fishing contest for children, live music by James Pardo (formerly of the South Texas Destroyers)
 

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