Both of my grandfathers served in WWII. It was instilled in me at an early age that neither thought of themselves as heroes, “We had a job to do,” said my Grandpa John…
It’s Monday, so let’s take some time to take a few minutes to honor all of those military Chivers out there.
“Physical limitations,” he said, “are just that – physical limitations. They’re not mental limitations. How far are you willing to let that physical limit get ahead of your mentality? It’s all about trusting yourself and your ability, and just surrounding yourself with soul-feeders and you can do anything.
So that’s why I skied down the mountain.”
When baby Merrick was rushed to the Emergency Room after he became limp and very pale, the triage nurse tested his blood oxygenation right away. Her face turned as white as a sheet as she looked at the results. “It says 45%,” she whispered, “but there’s no way that’s right. Most people are at 98 or 99%. He’d be unconscious…”
Actor Steve Buscemi was NY Firefighter during 9-11…talking about TRAUMA of rescue/recovery at World Trade Center
Some could argue that the desire to serve your country is something you learn. But for others, it’s in their blood. A fierce streak of patriotism that cannot be channeled in any way but to stand on the front line, an innate aspiration towards greatness that cannot be explained…
When our veterans fall victim to the darkness and lose all hope… one non-profit steps forward to bring them back into the light.
Read the story of how H.E.R.O.E.S. Care developed a simple idea into an unstoppable force of good, and how Chive Charities got involved to help get our country’s heroes back on their feet.
Around this time of year as the weather gets warmer, all we can think about is drinking beer on a patio. We’ve decided to make this happen with our military, so we’re heading to the best place in Texas to do so – Killeen, TX – home of Ft. Hood. On February 27th, we’ll be taking over the Pluckers in Killeen to raise a glass with the troops and drink the heck out of some KCCO Beer.