How do the realtors of DECCA Real Estate Corp. and the residents of Oak Run show their love to our active-duty military? By packing over 200 appreciation packages to send to them overseas!

On May 13, DECCA Real Estate held its 3rd Annual Operation M.A.P. (Military Appreciation Packages) event at the Palm Grove Club in Oak Run. Shouldering up with the Stano Foundation, a nonprofit organization that supports our Armed Forces by focusing on their comfort, Oak Run residents donated soldier-requested items for weeks prior to the event.

After all of the items were collected – over 3,000 in total – DECCA Real Estate invited the residents who donated to a packing party. The items, which ranged from beef jerky to ChapStick, were separated into individual bags ready for the Stano Foundation to ship. It wasn’t all work though, they enjoyed pizza, good music and great company!

If you missed out on this one, no problem, DECCA Real Estate has several ways they support the community. The best way to find out about the next event is at or on their Facebook page (@deccarealestate).

Many thanks to all of the volunteers that made this happen, and an even bigger thanks to our and for our Armed Forces and our veterans who make our freedom possible!

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