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Camp David 2014

2014 was another banner year for Camp David.  This year, we had 51 campers from all over Texas. Firefighters from the San Antonio Fire Department and  Austin Fire Department volunteered for the week, helping with the fishing tournament, Carnival Night, morning inspirations and all the other fun activities.  Texas Lions Camp in Kerrville, Texas, is still […]

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2013 Camp David

We had another great week of Camp David, July 14-20, 2013.  The Texas Lions Camp in Kerrville, Texas, was the site for the seventh year.  We had rain almost every day, but our 29 campers didn’t let that dampen their fun.  They fished, swam, climbed the rockwall, rode horses, enjoyed a visit from area firefighters, […]

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2013-2014 Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to Samantha Solis and Gatlin Magee, our 2013-2014 Texas Burn Survivor Society Scholarship recipients.  This is Samantha’s first year as a recipient, but her association with TBSS goes back several years as a Camp David camper.  She will be in her third year at Houston Baptist University, pursuing a degree in economics.  After graduation, […]

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Hyatt Q Off

Congratulations to the team from PSAP – Public Safety Answering Point (Dispatch Center) for winning this year’s Fire Fighter Q Off with their awesome “Throw Down Wings.”  The event, hosted by the Hyatt Regency, benefited Texas Burn Survivor Society.  The two other teams in the competition were from Station 7, with their pork ribs, and Station […]

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San Antonio Fire Department Kayak Fishing Tournament

This is the second year that proceeds from the San Antonio Fire Department Kayak Fishing Tournament have benefitted Texas Burn Survivor Society’s Camp David.  A big “thank you” goes to Captain John Moore and all the other organizers and participants who made this generous donation possible.  The tournament, held at Ransom Park in Aransas Pass, […]

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Q-on the Riverwalk

The restaurant at the Hyatt Regency, 123 Loyosa St., is hosting an Urban Backyard BBQ from 6-8 p.m. May 30.  The free event will feature samples of   items on the new summer menu, as well as serving as a fundraiser for the Texas Burn Survivor Society.  The hotel is encouraging patrons to donate to […]

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2012 Scholarship Recipients

TBSS is proud to announce that Gatlin Magee and Halie Harrelson are the 2012 TBSS Scholarship recipients.” Gatlin Magee, an 18-year-old burn survivor and freshman at Southwest Texas Junior College in Uvalde, is a 2012 recipient of the Texas Burn Survivor Society Scholarship.  He is studying Wildlife Management and plans to become a game warden for […]

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