DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(111119) HEB MIDLAND- VETERANS DAY “OPERATION APPRECIATION”

MIDLAND, TEXAS/NOVEMBER 11, 2019-HEB MIDLAND LOCATED AT THE CORNER OF LOOP 250 AND HIGHWAY 191 HOSTED A SPECIAL MORING EVENT IN HONOR OF U.S. VERTANS AND FIRST RESPONDERS AS PART OF “OPERATION APPRECIATION”. VETS AND FIRST RESPONDERS AND VISITORS ENOYED PANCAKES, BACON, FRUIT AND PASTERIES. (ALYSSA OWENS, PUBLIC AFFAIRS SPECIALIST/H-E-B) “ITS JUST SOMETHING THAT WE WANT TO MAKE SURE THAT THEY FEEL WELCOMED WHEN THEY COME HOME. WE WANT TO MAKE SURE THAT ARE PART OF OUR COMMUNITY, AND THE GREATLY APPRECIATE THEIR SERVICE.” A VETERANS DAY CEREMONY WAS HELD AT THE STORE TO WELCOME VETERANS AND TO THANK THEM FOR THEIR SERVICE TO THE COUNTRY. (ALYSSA OWENS, PUBLIC AFFAIRS SPECIALIST/H-E-B) “WE HAD THE COLORS POSTED AND WE HAD A BRIEF CEREMONY HONORING, ALSO OUR PARTNERS THAT ARE VERTERANS, AND RECOGNIZING THEM, BETWEEN THE TWO MIDLAND STORES, AND WE HAD SOME OF OUR FIRST RESPONDERS HERE AND VERTERANS THAT WERE CASUALLY COMING IN WHICH WE LOVE. WE LOVE THAT THEY’RE COMING OUT AND ENJOYING IT.” GLEN DUTCHOVER SERVED IN THE ARMED FORCES IN THE EARLY 90’S AND SAYS THAT HIS LEADERSHIP TRAINING IN THE ARMY HAS HELPED HIM AS AN EMPLOYEE AT H-E-B. MR. DUTCHOVER ADDED THAT IT’S VERY IMPORTANT TO RECOGNIZE VETS AND ALSO FIRST RESPONDERS, WHO PUT THEMSELVES IN HARMS WAY TO PROTECT THE COMMUNITY. (GLEN DUTCHOVER, SHELVE ED MANAGER/H-E-B/U.S. ARMY 1990-1993) “I MYSELF APPRECIATE ALL THE WORK THE FIRST RESPONDERS DO AND ACTIVE MILITARY, AND FOR ALL, ESPECIALLY REMEMBERING ALL OF THOSE GIVING THEIR LIVES FOR US SO, ITS JUST AH, IT MAKES ME REALLY PROUD TO BE A PART OF IT. MAKES ME REALLY AH, JUST GLAD THAT THAT H-E-B IS,IS AH, IS RECOGNIZING THAT AND APPRECIATING THAT ALSO.” FOR DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, DANNY BARRERA

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Author: Danny Barrera