Sharing a mutual mission of caring for those who defend the nation:
Vice Adm., USN (Ret), William French, President | CEO of the Armed Services YMCA visited with the staff of Equest at their Dallas-based facility today. French was able to see first hand the horse therapy Equest provides to veterans in need of additional support.
(Photo: L to R) Derek Blake, VP Marketing at La Quinta Inns & Suites and National Board Member of ASYMCA; Kelly Bennett, Chief Creative Officer of Ruthie's Food Trucks, Dallas, Texas; Adm Bill French, President | CEO ASYMCA; Susannah Denney, Veterans Coordinator, Equest; Andy Walsh, Friend of Equest and ASYMCA; Jeff Hensley, Hooves for Heroes, Equest Program Counselor.
The visit further connected the work of Equest of building public awareness for the need of therapeutic services for vets who have experienced physical and mental challenges and the work of the Armed Services YMCA of supporting junior enlisted service members and their families.
French will deliver the keynote address at the 4th Annual Men's Auxiliary Golf Classic & Tribute Dinner in Dallas November 13. View French's video regarding the event. For more information visit: Equest.