Sunday, November 13, 2011

Brevard sets aside day to say 'thanks' to veterans

Brevard sets aside day to say 'thanks' to veterans
Cocoa volunteers return special favor for 3 veterans
7:32 AM, Nov. 12, 2011
Written by
Andrew Knapp

COCOA — Friday was a day of parades and memorials across the Space Coast, as residents saluted those who have served their country past and present.

But for more than 100 volunteers in Cocoa, Veterans Day was a time to get down and dirty and return the favor to former military members. They dispersed to three houses — all in need of a little TLC — and cleaned gutters, cleared yards of waste and rolled on fresh coats of paint.

“We’re serving the veterans who have served us,” said Sgt. Eric Austin, who leads the Cocoa Police Department’s community resources unit. “We’re here to serve . . . the people who are not necessarily able to care for their houses the way they would like to.”
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