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80 Over Eighty Honoree – Reuben Kogut

Reuben Kogut is the child of two immigrant parents who came to this country to escape persecution. He was raised to believe in the value of hard work, service to the community, and respect for all people. Reuben worked long hours to become a successful businessman. He founded a liquor store in 1955 on Red…Read More

Sample Letter to Representatives – COVID 19

I am writing with concerns for seniors and adults with disabilities.  Many of our most vulnerable citizens on a fixed-income depend on nutrition, health, basic need, and support service benefits through Texas Health and Human Services for their housing stability, health, and food security.  During this public health emergency, I encourage you to extend the…Read More

80 Over Eighty Honoree – Sen. Max Sherman

At 85, Max Ray Sherman has been called a living legend. Born in Viola, Arkansas, he was raised by a strong woman who taught him the value of neighbors helping neighbors. Strong women would be a theme throughout his life. Max is the proud father of two daughters. He has been married to the love…Read More

80 Over Eighty Honoree – Max Weiss

If you find yourself under the mistaken belief that you’re too old to be bold, please think of Max Weiss.  On his 83rd birthday, Max went skydiving. This wasn’t an isolated incident. Max is audacious. He made Halloween fun for his kids by dressing up in outrageous costumes, including once as a bodacious woman. If…Read More

80 Over Eighty Honoree – Polly Littrell

Growing up near the lazy flow of the Lampasas River, 81-year-old Polly is a genuine Texan. As one of TWO sets of twins, life was never boring. A few seconds with Polly and you know this gal is fun. She saunters around wearing a pink cowboy hat and a big, welcoming smile. Her beguiling Texas…Read More