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Volunteer Tom Roach talks with a family awaiting their turn at the 2018 Dentistry From The Heart event at San Marcos Gentle Dental. Daily Record file photo 

7th Annual Dentistry From The Heart

San Marcos Gentle Dental will be hosting the 7th annual Dentistry From The Heart event on Friday, Feb. 28 — a free day of dentistry for anyone who needs it. 

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Leyla Davila (center) with CTMC leadership and medical-surgical team members. Photos courtesy of CTMC

CNA recognized at CTMC

Leyla Davila, CNA, was honored at Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC) as the hospital’s latest Sunflower Award recipient.

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King and Queen of Okeanos IX Robert Cotner and Linda Pennington. Photos courtesy of The Mistick Krewe of Okeanos

Mardi Gras Royal Court 2020

The Mistick Krewe of Okeanos, delivered the Carnival spirit and traditions to the to San Marcos with its 8th annual Mardi Gras Parade on Saturday. Since the parade fell on Feb. 22, George Washington’s birthday, the Krewe selected the parade theme “Okeanos Salutes America’s Heritage” and invited participants to decorate their entry in the spirit of the theme.

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The American flamingo is a large species of flamingo closely related to the greater flamingo and Chilean flamingo. Freeuse photo

Exploring Nature: Flamingos

Romans considered this bird’s tongue to be a tasty delicacy. At the San Antonio Zoo, it is fed a diet which includes Purina trout chow. Its color has been described as Pepto-Bismol pink.

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