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Rosa Parks Museum’s Veterans’ Voices exhibit helps veterans, families discover healing properties of art

November 11, 2016
By Andy Ellis

When Sarita Gish’s son was deployed in Iraq in 2005, she looked to her art to help her cope with her worry and concern.

Gish, who says she has been painting for most of her life, poured her heart out onto canvas, producing a the piece “My Son…Let Freedom Ring,” which is a part of…

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Troy University to pay tribute to the military at Saturday’s home football game

November 9, 2016
By Andy Ellis

Troy University will salute veterans and active duty members of the military during Saturday’s Military Appreciation football game at Veterans Memorial Stadium.

Since 2000, the University has designated one home football game near Veterans Day to honor both current and past members of the armed forces. On Saturday, the Trojans will play host to Sun…

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Rosa Parks Museum to present free art therapy workshops for veterans

September 19, 2016
By Andy Ellis

Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum will present a series of free art therapy workshops for area veterans beginning on Tuesday.

The Museum is working with local artist Mark Montoya, who specializes in the healing properties provided through art, to present the workshops, which will take place from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. each Tuesday for…

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