Southeast Texas Senior Activities – First Baptist Vidor Senior Ministry

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Senior Ministry Southeast Texas – First Baptist Church of Vidor 1st Baptist Church in Vidor provides fun activities for Golden Triangle Seniors. For Southeast Texas senior citizens, activity = longevity. The more we are plugged into our families, enjoyable activities, and meaningful groups, the happier and healthier we are. Today’s featured Southeast Texas Senior Activity is “Encore Adults”, the senior ministry of First Baptist Church Vidor. The group offers Vidor area senior citizens the chance to plug into a group with a wide range of activities. The First Baptist Church Vidor senior... 

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Thank-you to Vietnam Veterans of America Inc. Southeast Texas Chapter 292

Monday, February 15, 2021

Texas Veteran Organizations: Beaumont Port Arthur Vietnam Veterans of America, Inc. Southeast Texas Chapter: 292 We’d like to thank all of our Southeast Texas Veterans and our Vietnam Veterans of America Inc. Southeast Texas Chapter 292. This is a special organization for Southeast Texas Vietnam Veterans. Not only did they sacrifice for our nation with their military service, they continue to actively improve our community with their projects, fellowship, and fund raising. One of their great projects was commissioning a beautiful memorial to all Southeast Texas veterans. It is on permanent... 

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Beaumont Black History Facts and Fashion – Who Invented the Mailbox?

Saturday, February 13, 2021

Black History Month in Southeast Texas Are you ready for today’s edition of Beaumont Black History Fact & Fashion? The mailbox was patented by Black inventor Philip B. Downing. He developed a functioning mailbox that was very similar to the familiar blue boxes we see in front of post offices across Southeast Texas today. A key element of the mailbox was the hinged door that let people drop in mail and protected the mail from theft and the elements. Philip B. Downing patented the mailbox on October 27th, 1891. His US Patent number is 462,093. We hope you have enjoyed today’s Beaumont Black... 

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Black History Month Beaumont TX – Remembering Lewis Howard Latimer

Friday, January 29, 2021

Black History Month in Southeast Texas Remembering Black Inventor Lewis Howard Latimer Black History Month Beaumont TX – Meet Lewis Howard Latimer the African American inventor who helped Thomas Edison invent the light bulb and Alexander Graham Bell invent the telephone. Thomas Edison is credited with the invention of the light bulb and is perhaps the most famous of the American inventors. Alexander Graham Bell is known as the father of the telephone and is certainly one of America’s five most famous inventors. How is it that we have forgotten the Black inventor who helped develop both of... 

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Lumberton Family Funeral Home – Honoring Family, Honoring Life

Thursday, January 21, 2021

Senior Service Providers for East Texas  Lumberton Family Funeral Home & Forest Oaks in Jasper Lumberton Family Funeral Home is dedicated to serving the senior communities in East Texas and The Golden Triangle. They can assist you with a range of caring services: Preparing a home cooked meal for your funeral reception – avoid the current trend of store bought sandwich trays and cookies. Pre-arranging your funeral to save your family from emotional and financial stress. Personalizing your funeral arrangements – your favorite music, pre-arranging who will speak, and ensuring the... 

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Black History Month Beaumont TX – Do you know Dr. Charles Richard Drew?

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Black History Month in Beaumont Remembering Dr. Charles Richard Drew Have you or a loved one received a blood transfusion after an accident? They just may owe their lives to this ground breaking African American Doctor, Charles Drew. DREW, CHARLES RICHARD Dr. Charles Richard Drew (1904-1950) was an American medical doctor and surgeon who started the idea of a blood bank and a system for the long term preservation of blood plasma (he found that plasma kept longer than whole blood). His ideas revolutionized the medical profession and have saved many, many lives. In Southeast Texas, many of us know... 

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Beaumont Senior News – Did You Know You Can Be an Eye, Tissue, & Organ Donor?

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Senior Health News – East Texas and The Golden Triangle Organ, Eye, and Tissue Donation Southeast Texas Did you know Southeast Texas seniors can be eye, tissues, and organ donors? It’s true. Find out more on today’s edition of Beaumont Senior News. With roughly 1.5 million Texans signed up to be organ and tissue donors, and with donations endorsed by everyone from elected officials to businesses to the faith community, folks who need transplants have no cause... Read More

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Exploring America: Mississippi steamboat cruises take travelers through the heartland of history

Southeast Texas Senior Travel – Mississippi Steamboat Cruises Do you finally have the time to travel? The Texas Vacation Lady specializes in helping Golden Triangle senior citizens achieve their travel dreams. They say that travel is about the journey, not the destination. While there’s plenty of room to argue that destinations really do matter, there’s no disputing that going on a journey is one of the most enriching experiences you can have. When it comes... Read More

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New Assisted Living Facility at Sam Rayburn – Lakeside Lodge Brookeland

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Lakeside Lodge at Sam Rayburn Assisted Living – Respite Care – Home Away from Home Are you looking for a little extra care without giving up any of the comforts or luxury of home? Welcome to the elegant Lakeside Lodge. Tucked onto a lovely isthmus on beautiful Lake Sam Rayburn, Lakeside Lodge is a blessing for East Texas senior citizens. The elegant home offers private rooms and couples suites. Have you been living on the lake and don’t want to move away? Have you always... Read More

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SETX Senior News: New Book Guides Southeast Texas Senior Citizens on How to Leave a Written Legacy

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SETX Texas Senior News Learn to preserve your legacy for future generations Our Southeast Texas senior readers have lived rich lives – and have lots of stories inside. Too often, our best stories stay locked inside our minds and don’t outlive us. Sometimes in interviewing Southeast Texas seniors for our SETX Seniors Magazine and SETXSeniors.com we hear stories local seniors have never shared with their families. Wouldn’t it be wonderful to learn how to preserve... Read More

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Black History Month Southeast Texas

Black History Month Southeast Texas Fun facts and contemporary African Attire This month we will be highlighting some fun facts honoring African Americans who shaped our nation’s history. We will also be sharing some contemporary African attire modeled by local business woman Velenta Mathews, a Golden Triangle Early Childhood Development Specialist. George Washington Carver (1865?-1943) was an American scientist, educator, humanitarian, and former slave. Carver developed... Read More

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SETX Church Guide Helps Southeast Texas Seniors Find Local Churches

SETX Church Guide A Church Directory for East Texas and The Golden Triangle Sometimes our Southeast Texas churches change. More recently they’ve begun to move or even disappear. SETX Church Guide is a website (SETXChurchGuide.com) that has dedicated itself to helping Southeast Texas senior citizens find Southeast Texas churches. Each month they run articles on Southeast Texas senior ministry events and fellowship opportunities. Recent articles have included: Southeast Texas... Read More

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SETX Black History Facts and Fashion – Madam CJ Walker, the Original Oprah?

Black History Month in the Golden Triangle Looking  Back at Madam CJ Walker, America’s First Female Millionaire Today’s edition of SETX Black History Facts and Fashion appropriately honors Madam CJ Walker, whose life has similarities to the story of Oprah Winfrey. Madam CJ Walker was born near Delta, Louisiana in 1867, just two years after the Civil War ended slavery in The United States. She suffered from an ailment of the scalp that led to hair loss. Madam CJ Walker... Read More

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Lumberton Family Funeral Home – Giving Families Peace of Mind

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Lumberton Family Funeral Home Honoring Family, Honoring Life   Lumberton Family Funeral Home has funeral pre-arrangement specialists on hand to answer questions and share the benefits of pre-arranged funerals. They can assist with your funeral service or funeral planning anywhere in East Texas or the Golden Triangle. They have planned and performed beautiful ceremonies in Newton, Kirbyville, Silsbee, Beaumont, Mid County, Vidor, and other local communities. Lumberton Family... Read More

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Southeast Texas Veteran’s News: The National Veteran’s Memorials

Southeast Texas Veteran’s News A visit to the National Veteran’s Memorials In Washington D.C. SETX Seniors was blessed with an opportunity to visit the veteran’s memorials in Washington DC. It was a family trip to see my brother who served his whole career with the US Coast Guard. It was a moving experience. Thank-you to each of you have served. We do a lot of articles on SETX Seniors about and for our Southeast Texas Veterans, so a visit to the nation’s... Read More

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Southeast Texas Senior Health News – Spring Allergies? Facts and Myths

Senior Health News – Golden Triangle and East Texas Spring Allergies – Fact and Fiction On today’s Southeast Texas Senior Health News we look at facts and myths surrounding SETX spring allergy season Knowing fact from fiction can make the difference between misery and relief for millions of spring allergy sufferers. “People often sneeze and wheeze through spring if they use misinformation to manage their condition,” says allergist Dr. Myron Zitt,... Read More

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Southeast Texas Black History Facts and Fashion – How Did the Expression “Real McCoy” Originate?

Black History in the Golden Triangle Remembering the Black Inventor Elijah McCoy On today’s edition of Southeast Texas Black History Facts and Fashion we look at the Black inventor who inspired the term “Real McCoy”. Inventor Elijah McCoy was born in Canada to parents who had fled from Slavery in the United States. Elijah McCoy’s parents arranged for him to go to Scotland at 15 to train as an engineer. When he returned, he did not find companies in Canada or The United... Read More

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