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If you are not already a paid CFBRAA member I want to encourage you to become one.
Our association is doing good things and helping out many with special needs and scholarships.
We aren't doing as much as we would like to do and not as much as one would expect, especially if you or someone you are close to are in need of financial help.
We are limited by the funds we have available, so what we can do is modest compared to the needs.

Here is what we were able to accomplish this year with less than 300 paid members:
1. Helped 15 families in crisis situations, providing medical help, housing, utilities, clothing, etc. You provided nearly $11K in crisis support to families.
2. Helped 9 alumni families send their children to college, providing $6K in scholarship assistance.
3. Helped scores of new alumni with transportation, providing $4K for vehicle maintenance and fuel for the Alumni Support Center.
4. Provided $500 to the residents of the Alumni Support Center to help with Christmas presents for their families.
5. Provided $500 to the homes at BR as awards for the Christmas Contest winners.


Join or Renew CFBRAA Membership Here:
http://www.calfarleysboysranchalumni.org/OnlineGiving.aspx


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Facebook CFBR Roughriders
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New Photo Album Page for Events and Gatherings
http://www.boysranchtexasfamily.net/CFBRAA/

CFBRAA Website
http://www.calfarleysboysranchalumni.org/


Bob Touchstone 5-27-14

To Memorialize Our Family. Post here to report the passing of anyone in our family and memories of their life.

Bob Touchstone 5-27-14

Postby Jerry Nicholson » Wed May 28, 2014 8:34 am

Bob Touchstone passed away yesterday.

Funeral services for Bob Touchstone will be Friday in Seminole, TX at 4 p.m. at Seminole Baptist Church.

Burial will be at Boys Ranch on Saturday at 2 p.m.

Please remember the Touchstones in your prayers.
Jerry Nicholson
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Re: Bob Touchstone 5-27-14

Postby Tiny » Fri Jun 20, 2014 7:32 am

I really liked Bob and he was good to me while at BR and I truly had a lot of respect for him. I know in his early days at BR he was quite physical with some of the guys whe they got out of line.
I'll miss him a lot.
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