First Ohio “Purple Heart Home” for Disabled Veteran
Cuyahoga Land Bank, City of South Euclid, Purple Heart Homes & One South Euclid partner to provide home for combat wounded Iraq War Veteran Please join Mayor Georgine Welo on Veteran’s Day – Monday, November 12, at 10:00 AM at 1171 Avondale Road in South Euclid, Ohio for a media event to kick off Ohio’s first Purple Heart Homes Project for Service Connected Disabled Veterans. The community-wide initiative will provide a housing solution in South Euclid, Ohio for combat wounded Iraq War Army Veteran Demond Taylor. Working collaboratively under the theme of “When Hearts Come Together – Great Things Happen”, the City of South Euclid, along with One South Euclid Community Development Corporation, the Cuyahoga Land Bank and Purple Heart Homes will hold a kick-off ceremony to begin the renovation
at the home located at 1171 Avondale Road in South Euclid. Upon completion of the renovated home Service Connected Disabled Veteran Taylor will purchase the home at a reduced price to enable him and his family to have the dream of home ownership.
EVENT: A kick-off to begin renovation at the home located at 1171 Avondale Road in South Euclid
WHEN: Monday, November 12, 2012 (Veteran’s Day Observed) at 10:00 AM
WHERE: 1171 Avondale Road in South Euclid, Ohio
WHY: US Army Iraq combat wounded veteran Demond Taylor served our country from September 2001 to July 2005 in the 82nd Airborne. Demond Taylor is among the 211,000 veterans that returned home with serious invisible injuries from severe Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). He suffers from depression, short-term memory loss, constant headaches, debilitating nightmares and depression. Learn more about Purple Heart Homes by visiting www.purplehearthomesusa.org.
Please assign someone to cover this community wide Kick-off event!