VERNON HILLS, Ill. - At this year’s annual Partner Appreciation Event, landscape and snow management company James Martin Associates and its partners raised $4,710 for charity, with Russo Power Equipment making a substantial contribution to the total.
Roger Fick of Wilson Nurseries won the raffle drawing and selected the Wounded Warrior Project to receive the donation.
WWP serves military veterans who were injured on or after September 11, 2001. It offers an independence program, a combat stress recovery program, peer and family support, and much more. They have 18 offices around the country, including a local office in Chicago.
then aboard the USS Boston.
both they and their family will be taken care of – even if they get wounded.”
his visit to JMA, Fick and Miller were able to exchange stories about their service in the military.
“It’s always good to meet a fellow veteran and express just how much these kinds of donations mean to wounded warriors,” Miller said. “The mission of (WWP) is to honor and empower our nation’s warriors and help them lead a productive and happy life,” Miller said. “They have personally helped me do that, and I’m honored to be able to give back to this cause.”