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First grader Jacob Noel explores a backpack full of supplies

Thursday, Aug. 20, the folks at Buckner Children’s Village threw one last hoorah before school resumes.

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Buckner volunteer Vivian Warren and Calder Woods chaplain Lynn Fontenot

Buckner Children and Family Services kicked off summer with a “Splash Bash” for the children living in the pre-foster care emergency shelter and assessment center.

“All you have to have is water for them, and they’re happy,” said Damon Bowden, unit supervisor for the assessment center.

Children and volunteers gathered at 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 9 to play water games, enjoy a cookout, and make positive summer memories.

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Kaylee McGilbery, a 15-year-old Hardin Jefferson student, volunteered to paint a

Most 15-year-old girls spend their Saturdays hanging out at the mall with friends, catching the latest movie at the theater or having fun at sporting events. Kaylee McGilbery is definitely not like most girls.

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Buckner Children and Family Services will present a FREE foster care and adoption information meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday, March 9 at Buckner Children’s Village, located at 9055 Manion Drive.

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The Hanks residence on Windemere Drive

Driving around Beaumont this time of year, you will no doubt see the soul-warming glow of Christmas lights beaming up and down the city’s streets after the sun sets. For many, this time of year is most magical because of the sparkling, colorful lights and the warm fuzzy feeling people get while admiring them.

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Buckner Children and Family Services is known for all it does on behalf of children all year round, but during this time of year, the organization spreads the joy a little further and brings awareness to children and families in need during the holiday season. Christmas festivities started Wednesday, Dec.

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This Father’s Day, Sheldon Rice, 43, received perhaps the greatest gift he has ever received — knowing his love, patience and courage has shaped the hearts and minds of his children. All 31 of them.

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Benefiting Buckner Children and Family Services

Saturday, April 26, from 3-9 p.m., The Music Studio of Beaumont will be hosting an event in which arts will come together in an extraordinary way. There will live be music from great bands and 20 of the countries best guitar and piano players, great food, classic cars, artistic demonstrations, raffles and much more on display for all to enjoy.

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Almost 100 children attended the Buckner Toy Run on Saturday, Dec. 1, on the grounds of the Buckner Children’s Village in Beaumont when Buckner Children and Family Services hosted the yearly event for the boys and girls living at the facility.

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