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Carne guisada plates to go will benefit Affectionate Arms Adult Day Care

By Sonny Long
Oct. 18, 2011 at 5:18 a.m.

Mary Garcia

IF YOU GO

WHO: Affectionate Arms Adult Day Care Center

WHAT: Annual carne guisada fundraiser, $7 to go plates

WHEN: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday

WHERE: Siesta Restaurant, 2505 Houston Highway, Victoria

TICKETS: Advance tickets 361-578-9067 or 361-648-8704 or visit the office at 3802 John Stockbauer Drive.

Continued economic tough times have Affectionate Arms Adult Day Care hobbling and on bended knee.

"I hope the community will come through like it always has and support us to keep the program going," said Mary Garcia, facility director.

Affectionate Arms Adult Day Care Center will hold a fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at Siesta Restaurant, 2505 Houston Highway.

A plate of carne guisada, rice and beans will be served for take out only at $7 per plate.

Orders of 10 or more plates can be delivered, said Garcia.

"Come pick up your plates, and we will be very happy," said Garcia, who added that the facility is struggling to remain open given the economy and funding that too often trickles in.

Affectionate Arms, 3802 John Stockbauer Drive, opened in 1990 providing a place for adults to spend their days with activities and services designed especially for them.

It is licensed for 59 clients, said Garcia.

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