Forrest Anderson Plumbing and Air Conditioning Inc. is looking for nominees for a veteran who will be awarded a new air conditioner.
For the 2019 Military Hero AC Giveaway, submit a 200-word essay and fill out a short application at forrestanderson.net to nominate a veteran. The deadline to nominate a veteran is Sunday, Oct. 20.
Up to five finalists will be posted on Forrest Anderson’s Facebook page where the public can read their stories, share them and vote for a winner. The contest is open to active duty military, retired service members and veterans who were discharged under general or honorable conditions.
“This is an important opportunity for everyone at Forrest Anderson to thank veterans for their service and acknowledge their contributions to keeping our families safe,” said Audrey Monell, president of Forrest Anderson. “The men and women who enter the military sacrifice so much for our national security and we think it is important to share their stories and honor their dedication to our country.”
This is the fourth consecutive year Forrest Anderson has sponsored the Military Hero AC Giveaway. Monell believes the men and women who risk their lives fighting for our freedom deserve to be recognized and have a relaxing, comfortable home.
Jeremy Koehler, a veteran of the United States Army, was the 2018 winner of Forrest Anderson’s Military Hero A/C Giveaway contest in honor of Veterans Day. Koehler is pictured with his family and representatives from Forrest Anderson Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning Inc. (Forrest Anderson).
Koehler, who had a broken AC unit at the time of the 2018 contest, received the most votes from the public to win the contest.
Jeremy Koehler served active duty in the United States Army for six years and had one 11-month tour in Afghanistan. He inspired his wife to join the military, as well. They spent most of their service overseas in Germany. While in Europe, the Koehlers adopted a special needs orphan from Ukraine. Jeremy and his wife Aubrey are both veterans and reside in Mesa with their four children. Jeremy worked as an Electrical Apprentice with Rosendin Electric.
This year’s winner will be announced “on or around Veterans Day.”
Glendale-based Forrest Anderson Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning Inc. has provided service to the Phoenix area since 1961.
For more information, call 623-428-0215 or visit forrestanderson.net.