‘100 and fabulous’: Happy Birthday Mrs. Ida Mae Ellison
On Feb. 22, 1922, Congress authorized the Grant Memorial $1 coin, London issued a unilateral declaration of Egyptian independence and a baby girl, Ida Mae, was born to Elton and Lorene Porter in Gonzalez, Texas. Still as beautiful as the day she was born, a century later, this amazing woman is celebrating her 100th birthday!
Oldest living US Marine celebrates her 107th birthday
The oldest living U.S. Marine celebrated her 107th birthday over the weekend with a special message from the Marine Corps. Cole, of Kannapolis, is the oldest living U.S. Marine in the United States. pic.twitter.com/mHZGMPNIxO — Kannapolis, NC (@Kannapolis) September 19, 2020Everyone was out doing something," Sgt. So I decided that I wanted to do something, and I would go into the Marine Corps.”. Cole was born Sept. 19, 1913 in Warren, Penn., and currently resides in Kannapolis, N.C., Fox 10 reports.
One Good Thing: Family asks for birthday cards for 105-year-old woman
MOLENA, Ga. – A family in Georgia is asking for your help to wish a very special member of their family Happy Birthday. Helen Mangham is turning 105 years old in August but her big birthday bash where more than 100 friends and family members were invited had to be canceled. Mangham’s family said she loves receiving mail and she also loves collecting cards. If you’d like to send her a card, you can mail it to Pam Vickers at 257 Wallie Rd., Molena, Georgia, 30258.
One Good Thing: Surprise birthday parade for World War II veteran in downtown Houston
HOUSTON – It was a sight to see in downtown Houston Sunday as people celebrated a World War II veteran. Decorated cars, trucks and motorcycles made a loud entrance to help honor Vincent Grenfell, Sr., who turns 99 on July 4 this year. This was a major milestone and one worth giving a major celebration for, so to help celebrate a little early, dozens of vehicles lined up and gave him an unforgettable surprise parade while singing “Happy Birthday.”Vincent has been a resident at a home for homeless veterans for six years.
Need help creating a virtual birthday party? This Houston company does the hard work for you
HOUSTON – Searching for ideas on how to make your child’s birthday party special while social distancing? You’re not alone! Insert POP: a virtual party planner. You can learn more about her experience in the video above, and visit POP’s website for more information. Happy party planning, parents!
Bellaire family throws surprise social distancing party for 95-year-old matriarch
HOUSTON – The coronavirus did not stop a Bellaire family from celebrating their matriarch on Monday, who turned 95 years old. On Monday, during the year of coronavirus she turned 95 years old. Maureen Tucker, Roslyn’s daughter, came up with the idea to celebrate the milestone with an outdoor party, a socially distant one. When Roslyn stepped outside Brookdale Senior Living Solutions in the Galleria, staff, family and friends greeted her with song. Tucker said the hope is to celebrate her mother’s 96th birthday next year without the coronavirus or social distancing.
Texas family asking for birthday cards for man’s 100th birthday
A Houston woman let us know what her family is doing for her grandfather's 100th birthday, and you can help with that creative celebration. Harvey invite (KPRC)Harvey Ladd, of Rockwall, Texas, turns 100 years old on April 15. The family is asking people to send him birthday cards. They have set up a private mailbox for the mailing address, and they are hoping those cards will start pouring in soon. If you would like to help the family celebrate, here is the mailing address:Mr. Harvey Ladd3021 Ridge Rd PMB 175Rockwall, Texas 75032.