Recruit Veterans

Visitors can read the business’ statement as they come into the office. Angee Wilbur

Recruit Veterans was created as a tangible way to thank military veterans for their service—by helping them find good, quality jobs as they transition back into civilian life, founder and President Rudy Uribe said.

Uribe, a retired Marine captain, left the service in 1999 and found a job in telecommunications with the help of a similar agency, he said.

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Accent tables made from reclaimed barn wood, seating salvaged from a dilapidated church in Round Top and a steel mailbox with the original farming family’s name still painted on the side are a few of the many items for sale at Barn Dance Vintage, owner Michelle Becker said.

“It gives [an item] so much character when you know the back story on it and where it came from,” she said.

Shoppers looking for vintage furniture and urban farmhouse-style home decor can find a variety of unique pieces at Barn Dance in the Leander Flea Market, Becker said.

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