On Thursday, June 22, 2017, the Little Hoover Commission will conduct a public hearingon the Veterans Home of California, Yountville. The hearing will begin at 9:30 a.m. in Room 437of the State Capitol in Sacramento.The Commission will hear from Dr. Vito Imbasciani, Secretary of the CaliforniaDepartment of Veterans Affairs, who will describe his plans for the Yountville veterans homecampus. Next, the former executive director of the Pre...
In a Town Known For Its Culinary...The Unexpected On This Memorial Day WeekendMay 28th, 2017
We often think of the Town of Yountville as the Ulitmate Destination Place for Good Eats. However, what you might not know, is the town was incorporated because of a unique community. This Memorial Day,
The Tug McGraw Foundation honors those that "Gave It Their All." Please take a moment to watch a community in action as they come to pay thier respects to the 6000 men and women who are laid to rest at the
PART 1 of 3: An Intergenerational Day with An Admiral, A SEAL and an AngelFebruary 22nd, 2017
Yountville-Residents of the Veterans Home of Yountville, California received a bit of surprise last Friday- three very special visitors from Washington DC and Virginia Beach.
Post and Share #Luv4Lucien a Little Superhero this Valentine's DayFebruary 12th, 2017
In 1985, Tug retired on Valentine's day to show his love for the game. This Valentine's let's show our #Luv4Lucien a Canadian Superhero who is in treatment for a brain tumor. Let's see how many virtual Valentine Day posts we can get for this #Brave young man. Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada Damon Bennett
TMF's Pilot Success "One Seat Today To Further Tomorrow" To Open in FebJanuary 12th, 2017
As we begin to layout the foundation for our work in 2017, it is important to reflect, review, and share the impact of our programs and partnerships. Below are the highlights and outcomes from sharing TMF resources and connections with the Navy SEAL Foundation's (NSF) Whole Warrior Health Forum. Because of the feedback and the impact it had for both students and health care proivders from the NSF conference, TMF’s, One Seat Today T...
Congrats to our Photo WinnersDecember 22nd, 2016
"This is a blast! Thank you for this fstop program and all you do for those with Brain related issues!! "Ya Gotta Believe"! Merry Christmas to all at The Tug McGraw Foundation. Jaci Gordon
" I had to dig out some of my old phones for this. It's been fun! Thank you for doing this. I have always enjoyed photography but never shared outside of Facebook." Kayla Smith
Joe Biden the mid-reliever hands the ball to the closer with 21st Century Cures ActDecember 7th, 2016
Vice President, Joe Biden, the mid-reliever getting us to the closer to deliver the final pitch in finding cures, as they would say in Baseball. #21stCenturyCuresAct could be a win in the future for Americans touched by illness, drug addiction, and mental health. Senate Passes Sweeping 21st Century Cures Act Funding Medicine by MAGGIE FOX NBC News Cancer Moonshot: The Doctor Giving a Fighting Chance t...
We're Back April 15, 2017!November 13th, 2016
The North Texas Community Giving Foundation, in partnership with The Tug McGraw Foundation, is excited to present the second annual Texas Big Star Half Marathon and 5K on Saturday, April 15, 2017. What started last year as the first endurance running event for the City of Frisco continues this year with an all-new course and Start/Finish. Of course, our wildly popular post-race Finisher Fest and beautiful medals and runner recognit...
Thank You VeteransNovember 11th, 2016
A TX Surprise: For Friends who Climbed Mt. Rainier for Brain Cancer & TBIOctober 28th, 2016
Maj. William Denn III, of Albany, N.Y., was recognized by the Tug McGraw Foundation for his philanthropic efforts. A 2016 Command and General Staff Officer Course graduate set out with two others last spring to climb the highest peak in the contiguous 48 states to raise awareness for brain cancer and traumatic brain injury.Maj. William Denn III, of Albany, N.Y., was recognized by the Tug McGraw Foundation Oct. 22 in Dallas, Texas...
TMF's New Pilot Program-One Seat Today To Further TomorrowAugust 24th, 2016
One of the most rewarding things for us at The Tug McGraw Foundation is when we achieve our mission to improve quality of life for those affected by brain-related trauma and tumors.
TMF's Diamond in the Rough that is Bridging CommunityAugust 11th, 2016
We are proud to share with you the highlights and outcomes of our 2016 Baseball Season. As many of you know, TMF is located on the grounds of the Veterans Home of California, Yountville. This incredible place is home to nearly a 1000 veteran residents. A place that was very familiar to Tug McGraw and why TMF had a calling to be there-the Veterans and the diamond it possess-Borman Field. The Veteran's Home of Yountville is home to one o...
TMF's Feathered Friends and a Tiny Garden are Delivering In a Big WayAugust 9th, 2016
By: Tim Greene, Member of the Veterans Home of California, Yountville and contributor to the Obsveration Post
Indeed we do! In a field right in back of the Central Warehouse, the Home has a brand-new, professionally-built chicken coop, provided by the Tug McGraw Foundation, that currently accommodates five hens and two spirited roosters.
A Message from Team Eric from the SummitJuly 5th, 2016
After a tremendous weekend climbing, we wanted to report back to all of you that Team Eric successfully summited Mount Rainer in the early morning on Sunday June 26th. Our climbing adventure began on June 24th with a refresher clinic of mountaineering safety skills and techniques, skills that were luckily never needed. The following day, with abundant sunshine, we commenced our climb to Camp Muir (an outpost located at 10,000 ft) to res...