Florida roofing company gives back with Owens Corning Roof Deployment Project and Support Our Troops
West Palm Beach, Fla. — Venture Construction Group of Florida (VCGFL) will provide a new roof to a disabled Army veteran in West Palm Beach Nov. 17-18 through the Owens Corning’s national Roof Deployment Project in partnership with Support Our Troops®. VCGFL is an Owens Corning Platinum Preferred Contractor– a member of a nationwide network of more than 300 contractors. As a way to show gratitude to veterans, servicemen and women and families who have made great sacrifices, Venture Construction Group of Florida will provide labor to build a new roof, and Owens Corning donates the materials.
West Palm Beach resident and U.S. Army disabled veteran, Sergeant Horowitz, purchased his first home while deployed in Afghanistan. After enduring an IED explosion and returning back home, Horowitz learned that his roof did not pass windstorm mitigation inspection, causing his mortgage and insurance premiums to double. The inspection initially passed when he purchased the home.
“No United States military veteran should be in need of basic shelter. Helping install a new roof is the least we can do to say thank you for their service and sacrifice,” said Stephen Shanton, CEO and President of Venture Construction Group of Florida.
Owens Corning, its Platinum Preferred member network, the Owens Corning Foundation and Support Our Troops hopes to lessen stressors that can burden military families in their daily lives.
“I believe widespread civilian support is essential to the morale and well-being of our American troops and their families. The Roof Deployment Project makes a huge difference in military families’ lives, and Support Our Troops is honored to be a part of this program. We have a basic moral obligation of stepping up for those who preserve our liberties, livelihoods, and businesses,” says Martin C. Boire, Executive Director of Support Our Troops.
The national Roof Deployment Project has already helped more than a dozen military families across the country this year.
In addition to providing construction, renovation and restoration services, Venture Construction Group of Florida is committed to educating property owners through the insurance restoration process including damage from hail, tornadoes, hurricanes, wind, fire and flood. Giving back and helping others is an integral part of the company’s mission.
About Venture Construction Group of Florida
Venture Construction Group of Florida (VCGFL) is a leader in residential and commercial construction, roofing, renovations, restoration, storm damage repairs, and 24/7 emergency services throughout the state of Florida. VCGFL is a full-service general contractor and assists residential and commercial property owners with construction and restoration needs. VCGFL is committed to operational excellence and exceptional customer service. VCGFL takes care of the details every step of the way including roofing, siding, windows, drywall, flooring, paint, gutters to rebuilding properties after major storm events from hurricanes, tornadoes, and hailstorms. VCGFL is a proud Owens Corning Platinum Preferred Contractor, an exclusive certified National Storm Damage Center Preferred Contractor, Platinum Preferred Certified Contractor with the National Insurance Restoration Council (NIRC), Owens Corning Platinum Preferred Contractor, WindStorm Insurance Network WIND Certified Umpire® and WIND Certified Appraiser®, member of the United Association of Storm Restoration Contractors, and a member of the Florida Roofing & Sheet Metal Contractor’s Association (FRSA) VCGFL credentials have been vetted and screened through independent third party Global Risk Management Solutions. Founded in 1998, VCGFL services commercial and residential properties throughout the state. For more information call 866-459-8351 or visit us online at www.vcgfl.com.
About Roof Deployment Project
The Roof Deployment Project is an initiative by Owens Corning and its Platinum Preferred Contractors to identify, honor and help protect deserving military families by installing new roofs. For more information on the Roof Deployment Project, visit RoofDeploymentProject.com.
About Owens Corning
Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) develops, manufactures and markets insulation, roofing, and fiberglass composites. Global in scope and human in scale, the company’s market-leading businesses use their deep expertise in materials, manufacturing and building science to develop products and systems that save energy and improve comfort in commercial and residential buildings. Through its glass reinforcements business, the company makes thousands of products lighter, stronger and more durable. Ultimately, Owens Corning people and products make the world a better place. Based in Toledo, Ohio, Owens Corning posted 2015 sales of $5.4 billion and employs about 16,000 people in 25 countries. It has been a Fortune 500® company for 62 consecutive years. For more information, please visit www.owenscorning.com.
About Support Our Troops®
Support Our Troops® provides simple constructive ways for citizens and community minded businesses to show their patriotism and appreciation for those who sacrifice so much to protect our country, our homes, our families, and our American way of life. Support Our Troops is a registered trademark licensed through SupportOurTroops.org. The official SupportOurTroops.org website is a nationwide platform for individuals, organizations, businesses and non-profits to bolster America’s troops and their families in a multitude of ways. It is a moral covenant with those who serve to protect us and our families.
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