Fort Worth, Texas, March 11, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Lon Smith Roofing has started another year of its acclaimed Roof for Vets program, which honors a local veteran quarterly by building a new roof on their home for free. Today, Lon Smith honored James Owens, an army veteran living in Fort Worth.
“Once a quarter, we honor a local veteran who needs a new roof but may not be able to afford one,” said Lon Smith, president Shawn Michael said in a ceremony outside Mr. Owens’ house in the Wedgwood section of Fort Worth. “And we’re honoring these veterans by installing a new roof absolutely free of charge. Today we’re honoring James Owens, a veteran who lived for six years in The United States Army where he served as a paratrooper. “
Mr. Owens lived in the same house in Fort Worth since 1995. He’s been in need of a roof for a while but couldn’t get insurance to pay for one. Today, Lon Smith Workers began building a brand new roof early in the morning, which will be completed by dark.
“Mr. Owens, you took care of so many people,” added Michael. “Today, Lon Smith Roofing will take care of you. By tonight our staff will be ready and you will have a brand new roof over your head. It is our way of saying thank you for what you did and thank you for who.” you’re. “
Attend the ceremony Fort Worth Alderman and military veteran Jungus Jordan. “What an honor to be here today and what a great company Lon Smith is, ” Jordan said. “This is exactly the type of company and exactly the type of program that does Fort Worth Great.”
For more information on Lon Smith Roofing or the Roof for Vets program, please visit www.lonsmith.com
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