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Annual Meeting Results

We just wrapped up our 2nd regular meeting for Headwaters for Heroes for the 2017 year.


While attendance was lite (it is summer), we had a great deal of participation by all that attended.


The new slate of board of trustees was approved and officer elections took place.


The officers (upon final approval by the board of directors) will stay the same with Steven Sweeney as president, Danny Denson as Vice President, Lori Hollender as treasurer and Donna Sweeney as Secretary.


We are half way through the year and we have a lot of exciting things come yet this year.


Here is what is yet to come:
  • July 7,8,9 is the H4H/Santa Cruz Ranch Gold Star Wives Fishing event
  • July 14,15,16 is the H4H/Texas Hunt Lodge Exotic hunt.
  • July 21,22 H4H will be attending the Trophy Game Records awards banquet.
  • August 12th H4H/Nature RV Healing veterans BBQ fund raiser in Kingsville, Texas
  • August 25,26,27 is the H4H/Santa Cruz Ranch Purple Heart Fishing Event.
  • Sept 8,9,10 is the 6th Annual H4H Lake LBJ Fishing Tournament being held in Kingsland, Texas
  • Sept 24 is the 3rd regular H4H business meeting, being held in Harper , Texas
  • Oct 20,21 is the 2nd Annual H4H BBQ Cook-off and Car Show being held at headwaters saloon in Harper, Texas.
  • Oct 20,21 is the H4H/Santa Cruz Ranch White tail deer management hunt.
  • Nov 10,11,12 is the H4H/Santa Cruz Ranch White tail deer management hunt.
  • Dec 15,16,17 is the H4H/Santa Cruz Ranch White tail deer management hunt
  • So if you are wanting to volunteer please let us know.
I encourage all of you to pay attention to the calendar of events as we will be adding more hunting and fishing events over the next few weeks.


We have 6 more hunting events in process of setting dates.


As you can see we are extremely busy, in fact this will be our busiest year yet for H4H.


So we need help in many areas from fund raising to cooking.


Please go to the website and sign up under the “Do you want to get involved” tab, there you can let us know how you can help.


We are a volunteer organization so find your talent and jump on board.


H4H is gaining more and more attention (good attention), and we owe it all to our volunteers that have the most giving hearts of any organization out there.


I want to thank all those who attend our business meeting, and for making it a productive meeting.


Thank You,
By | 2017-06-27T08:24:50+00:00 June 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Headwaters for Heroes announces the launch of its new online hunting and fishing sign up form.

Headwaters for Heroes announces the launch of its new online hunting and fishing sign up form.


We have made it easier and less time consuming.


As we have grown we have experienced a lot of trial and error in who we reach out and collect the information needed to serve our Veterans, Gold Star Families and Active duty service men and women.


The new sign up will allow H4H to better build our data base of those we intend to serve.


Unfortunately our previous systems did not achieve the results we desired, from a data collection stand point.


Having said that we need everyone that has signed up in the past to go to our website and sign up again, or click on the link below.



For those of you that are new please check H4H out and sign up.


Once you sign up H4H will follow up with a more defined questionnaire, and requests for your DD-214 unless your active duty.


We have an amazing year planned with more hunts already committed than we have ever had.


We look forward to hopefully meeting all of you this year.


Thank You,

By | 2017-05-31T04:58:07+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

2nd Annual Headwaters For Heroes BBQ Cook off and Car Show

To sign up, fill out the form below and hit the submit button.

Combined = chicken, brisket, and ribs so you do not need to check them if you will be entering all three categories




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Pictures from last years event are at the bottom of the screen.

Scroll down to view them.

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By | 2017-05-16T07:12:34+00:00 May 14th, 2017|BBQ Cook Off|0 Comments

Next Regular Meeting for Headwaters for Heroes is set for June 25th, 2017.

This is an extremely important meeting as this is the trustee and officer election meeting.
So if you are interested in serving on the board of trustee for Headwaters for Heroes please let us and know and plan to be at this meeting.
H4H is always looking for dedicated hard working individuals to serve.
H4H holds 4 regular meetings per year and H4H does expect that you be able to attend at least 3 of the 4 regular meetings.
Meeting will be held at the H4H office located at 229 South Ranch Road 783 Harper, Texas 78631 next to Headwaters Saloon.
The meeting will start promptly at 3:00 pm.
H4H will provide a meal after the meeting, however it is BYOB.
Please mark your calendars to attend this meeting.
If you have any questions please contact Steven Sweeney 830-992-1193.
By | 2017-05-14T12:36:07+00:00 May 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Headwaters for Heroes raises $17,500.00 for Phillips Casey during the 5th Annual Headwaters for Heroes Combat Veterans Benefit.

Headwaters for Heroes raises $17,500.00 for Phillips Casey during the 5th Annual Headwaters for Heroes Combat Veterans Benefit. Funds will go to help with travel and living expenses while in Australia getting the state of the art surgery that will allow him to be better fitted with a prosthetic allowing him to finally walk on two legs.
Headwaters for Heroes is still taking donations to help Phillips Casey. All donations are tax deductible.
By | 2017-05-13T14:41:36+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Casey's Corner|0 Comments

Local High School Artist painting of Chris Kyle nets $7,500.00 at the 5th Annual Headwaters for Heroes Combat Veterans Benefit.

Local High School Artist painting of Chris Kyle nets $7,500.00 at the 5th Annual Headwaters for Heroes Combat Veterans Benefit.
Harlii Perry a Harper High School Student painted her interpatation of Chris Kyle the American Snipper and donated this outstanding painting to the auction. Harlii is an extremely talented artist and more importantly an extemely caring and giving individual. Headwaters for Heroes cannot thank Harlii enough for her support.
By | 2017-05-11T08:53:39+00:00 May 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments


The 5th Annual Headwaters for Heroes Combat Veterans Benefit is now past us.
And I am not certain how to put it into words, except WOW!!!!!
This was by far the best event we have ever had. The day started with a windy but nice day and 25 teams competing in our sporting clay shoot. We had men, women, kids, veterans, and active duty military entered in the sporting clay shoot. Many thanks to Tournament Targets for running a smooth fast paced shoot.
The sporting clay shoot was followed by an incredible BBQ and Craw fish Boil. The H4H Cookers and the our Louisiana Bunch did an awesome job. With Pastor Mike Weaver of Wild Ride Ministries providing the blessing over the meal, and the Harper Boy Scouts Troop #139 posting the colors showing the patriotism of the community.
We then rolled into the live auction with a diverse group of items, that certainly must have pleased those that attended, and thanks to our auctioneer Danny Feller the auction moved along at great pace. many buyers bidding on some great items from guns to hunts to jewelry to art work.
There were two highlights of the auction. The first being the sale of the G2 Ranch hunt. Phillips Casey one of our Purple Heart Veterans had the opportunity last year to hunt at the G2. Phillips Casey is also heading to Australia for a cutting edge surgery that will allow him to finally receive a prosthetic leg that will allow to walk without the aid of crutches. We dedicated the proceeds of the sale of the G2 Ranch hunt to help Phillips Casey with travel and living expenses to have this procedure done. Our attendees came together and opened their check books and what a wild ride it was, but in the end we raised $17,500.00 for Phillips Casey and his family to make the trip to Australia. H4H will monitor the trip and the procedure and will keep you posted as to his progress.
The second was the sale of the Chris Kyle painting that was done by one of local high school girls Hallie Perry. This painting sold and then was donated back and when it was all said and done we raised $7,500.00. What a tribute to a true American hero.
The night ended with a dance and music by Felix Truvere.
Like I said it was an incredible event with our total monies brought in being $94,000.00, like I said earlier WOW!!!
I cannot begin to thank our host’s enough, Vic and Lori Hollender the owner of Headwaters Saloon. I also cannot thank our fantastic volunteers who work countless hours putting this event together. That is the beauty of Headwaters for Heroes it is a group of like hearted people making this all possible.
Keep an eye what Headwaters for heroes has coming, we will doing events and entertaining our veterans with either fishing or hunting events every month from now until the end of the year, thanks to all of you that took part in the 5th Annual Headwaters for Heroes Combat Veterans Benefit.
It is not to late to donate, so pass the word.
Thank You For Your Support.
By | 2017-05-13T14:41:59+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Benefit, Casey's Corner|0 Comments

Contact Us:

Headwaters For Heroes
P.O. Box 336
Harper, TX 78631
(830) 992-1193
or email Steven Sweeney