WWII Veteran Requests 100 Cards for His 100th Birthday

Everett Alexander of Houston turns 100 on May 10th

Contact: Matt Atwood, Press Secretary - Texas General Land Office
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PRESS RELEASE — May 05, 2022

Today, Texas Veterans Land Board (VLB) Chairman George P. Bush challenged Texans to show their utmost appreciation for World War II Veteran, Army Sgt. Everett Alexander, who turns 100 on May 10th. Sgt. Alexander—a resident of the HOUSTON — Richard A. Anderson Texas State Veterans Home (TSVH) in Houston—has requested to receive at least 100 cards for this momentous occasion. Sgt. Everett was born in Florida and raised in Mt. Vernon, New York. He deployed to Europe during WWII where he served as a cook. Texans interested in showing their support for Sgt. Alexander can send birthday cards to the Richard A. Anderson TSVH addressed to: Sgt. Everett Alexander Re: 100 for 100 14041 Cottingham Road Houston, Texas 77048   Texans can also download and color this 100th birthday card.   Please consider sharing this effort on Facebook and Twitter to help the VLB spread the word about Sgt. Alexander’s 100th Birthday!   The VLB operates nine Veterans homes throughout Texas, and broke ground on its 10th home in summer 2021. More information on eligibility and locations of the Veterans homes can be found here.

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