Community rallies around injured Marine; volunteers help with finishing tasks on Homes for Our Troops project
Thursday, July 31st, 2014
Issue 31, Volume 18.
Community rallies around injured Marine
Dozens of local volunteers lend their help installing the landscaping around Marine Sgt. Julian Torres’ newly-constructed home in the Gird Valley of Fallbrook on July 27. The injured Marine’s family home has been built by the Homes for Our Troops organization. Sawyer Knox of Concepts in Landscaping prepares the ground for volunteers to install plants at Marine Sgt. Julian Torres’ new home on July 27. Joey Dorsey, 13, plants flowers at Marine Sgt. Julian Torres’ new family home in Fallbrook on July 27. Fallbrook Honorary Mayor Martin Quiroz speaks during a volunteer event held at the construction site of Marine Sgt. Julian Torres’ built by Homes for Our Troops on July 27. Scott Youngren, owner of Youngren Construction, Inc., the local contractor who built the home for Marine Sgt. Julian Torres and his family through Homes for Our Troops, gives instructions to volunteers in regards to installing landscaping at the site on July 27. Marine Sgt. Julian Torres expresses his gratitude to the volunteers and Homes for Our Troops organization on July 27 for providing him, his wife and children a home specially adapted for his disabilities due to combat injuries. Dustin Dyer lends a hand in putting the final touches on the landscaping at Marine Sgt. Julian Torres’ newly-constructed home in Fallbrook on July 27. Homes for Our Troops volunteer, Jayden, 10, digs a hole in preparation of planting a plant at his family’s future home. Local contractor Scott Youngren, left, with the help of volunteers, plants a tree in the front yard of Marine Sgt. Julian Torres’ new family home provided by Homes for our Troops. Youngren Construction Inc. was contracted to build the home. Fallbrook Honorary Mayor Martin Quiroz lends his effort to help with landscaping the new home built by ‘Homes for our Troops’ in Fallbrook for Marine Sgt. Julian Torres and his family.
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