Monthly Archive:: August 2012

Thank You to Showdown’s Dance Hall & Saloon for Hosting Fundraiser

08/28/12 — We would like to thank everyone for coming out and supporting our fundraiser. Your presence and contribution made our effort a big success. John White, one of Texas EquuSearch’s long-time members coordinated this fundraiser. He did an incredible job and we would all like to thank him very much for all of his

Celebration of Life for Michaela “Mickey” Shunick — Date to be Announced When Service is Finalized

Delhomme Funeral Homes Michaela “Mickey” Shunick (May 21, 1990 – May 19, 2012) A celebration of life will be held at a later date for Michaela “Mickey” Shunick, who passed away on May 19, 2012. Details will be released to the public as they are finalized. The family would like to thank everyone for their

Texas EquuSearch Supporter Ralph Baird Presentation to Houston Galleria Area Rotary Club: “Lost Is Not Alone: Texas EquuSearch Volunteers”

08/23/12 — Galleria area business men and women attended the August 20th TES presentation at the Galleria Tennis & Athletic Club. Ralph Baird dedicated the event to Mickey Shunick, the Shunick family and the community of Lafayette; several stayed to ask questions after Baird’s 30 minute talk.  The Texas EquuSearch story connected with all members

Debbie Drury, Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Texas EquuSearch, Received the Honor of being Published in the Houston Business Journal

08/21/12 — The Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors, Debbie Drury, has been published in the Houston Business Journal (pictured above Courtesy of the Houston Business Journal).  We are very proud of Debbie for her accomplishments in the business world, and for her continued support of Texas EquuSearch.  Please see article below: Strategies Market Doctors

FOUND DECEASED: Amy Patterson, 41 Yrs., Pine Island, FL, 07/21/11

We are very sad to report that the remains of Amy Patterson were discovered. Please keep Amy’s family and friends in your prayers during their time of grief. 11/11/11 — We will be continuing our search for Amy Patterson this weekend. Please continue to keep Amy’s family and friends in your prayers during this difficult

LOCATED: Virgilio Kison, 73 Yrs., Porter, TX, 08/21/11

08/20/12 — We are very sad to report that the body of Virgilio Kison was positively identified. We apologize for not getting this information posted earlier. Please keep Mr. Kison’s family and friends in your prayers. 09/03/11 — The search for Virgilio Kison has been suspended at this time. We would like to thank everyone

Show-Me’s Restaurant Host Benefit for Texas EquuSearch in Cincinnati, Ohio, August 12, 2012

08/13/11 — We would like to thank everyone who participated and donated to the benefit held Sunday, August 12, 2012 in Ohio for Texas EquuSearch. A special thank you to Dave Rader and Linda Bommer who put the fundraiser together. We also signed up five new members from Ohio to continue to help with Texas

Texas EquuSearch Participated in Liberty County Officials Training

07/12/12 —   (Courtesy of Liberty County — The Vindicator).  Texas Equusearch, Liberty County Fire Fighters Association, Liberty County Sheriff’s Office and Montgomery County fire departments joined efforts in a search/rescue/recovery drill in Liberty County at the Hardin school cafeteria. Following instructional time, the participants relocated to a wooded area located between Hardin and Moss Hill for

FOUND DECEASED: Michaela “Mickey” Shunick, 21 Yrs., Lafayette, LA, 05/19/12

08/07/12 — It is with very heavy hearts that we report that the body of Mickey Shunick has been located deceased.  Our prayers go to Mickey’s family and friends during their time of grief. We want to thank all of our volunteers who traveled to Louisiana on more than one occasion to help find Mickey, and for

Cleveland Volunteer Fire Department Held a “Boot Campaign” to Raise Money for Texas EquuSearch

08/08/12 — In June, 2012, the Cleveland Volunteer Fire Department held a “Boot Campaign” to raise money for Texas EquuSearch.  We would like to thank everyone who participated, and endured the heat while volunteering their time to raise money for Texas EquuSearch.  The group raised $2,601.00, which will be used to help us continue our

Long-Time Member Frank Black, Lead Search Coordinator, Recovering from Surgery, 08/06/12

08/06/12 — We got word this morning that long-time member and Lead Search Coordinator Frank Black, who had surgery to remove two tumors, had a very successful outcome.  The doctors feel that they were able to get all of the cancer — it had not progressed to his lymph nodes.  He will be going home within