Texas Twister To Have Sister Race In Afghanistan
When Texas credit unions host their annual Credit Union Texas Twister run in Austin, Texas on Oct. 30, members of the military deployed here will stage a sister run. At the Army's Task Force Eagle base in Bagram, Afghanistan, Tim Villasana of the National Guard's 111th Area Support Group from Austin and Task Force Eagle, is arranging the run. "This gives us something to get our minds off what is going on over there," he said. In addition to Task Force Eagle members, members of the Navy, Air Force, Marines and other coalition forces such as Korea, Poland, France and Slovakia will participate. The second annual Credit Union Texas Twister, which raised $50,000 in funds for the Children's Miracle Network in 2004, will also forward some proceeds to hurricane relief.