Peer-to-peer support group helps local first responders cope with PTSD
First responders are called to emergencies, rescue people and show up to work day after day to do it all over again, which can sometimes lead to post-traumatic stress disorder. A former police officer in Selma is helping others learn how to manage their trauma.
Pieper High School students, Bulverde firefighters remember 9/11 with stair climb
As time went on, new generations of Americans have only learned of the tragic events through documentaries and or textbooks, a reason why Bulverde Fire Department Chief Jerry Bialick says the symbolic stair climb on Friday is important.
‘We have a duty to come to protect people’: Dangerous winter conditions led to busy week for San Antonio first responders
SAN ANTONIO – Last week’s devastating winter storm created dangerous conditions for the Alamo City. The San Antonio Fire Department and the San Antonio Police Department handled thousands of weather related calls, all of which made for a very busy time. According to SAFD, they responded to a total of 9,199 total incidents between Feb. 14 thru Feb. 19. The police department handled a tracked 1,454 crash calls for services between Feb. 13 - Feb. 19 as officers worked to maintain safe roadways for all drivers. Ad“We needed to come into work and we have a duty to come to protect people,” he said.
Starbucks extends free coffee offer for first responders and frontline workers through May 31
HOUSTON – First responders and frontline workers can continue to get their much-needed coffee boost from Starbucks for free through the end of May. Starbucks announced it’s extending its current free coffee offer to frontline workers and first responders through May 31. Since the promotion was originally announced on March 25, Starbucks has served more than 1 million cups of free tall brewed (hot or iced) coffee to those who are helping in the fight against COVID-19. The promotion was originally scheduled to end on May 3. First responders and frontline workers can now take advantage of the promotion through May 31.
Luke Bryan and Cedric the Entertainer Help First Responders Jam Out on 'Lip Sync to the
Luke Bryan and Cedric the Entertainer are teaming up to bring comedy, music and joy to TV through a very exciting new event show. What they didn't know was that Bryan was in town on tour, and the celebrated singer crashed their rehearsals. "These guys have no idea that I'm here and they've been rehearsing hard so let's surprise them," Bryan says in an exclusive clip from the upcoming special. Lip Sync To The Rescue airs Sept. 9 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CBS and CBS All Access. RELATED CONTENT:Luke Bryan Crashes Kelsea Ballerini's Interview to Share the Cutest Message!