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Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) November 02, 2012
Thompson Electric, Plumbing, Heating and Cooling, a company that has raised over $180,000 since 2009 to support veterans, will present a check to the Disabled American Veterans (DAV), as well as to Marian and Adolfo Olivas, customers of Thompson whose son, Army Cpl. Nicholas H. Olivas, was killed in the line of duty this year. The check presentation will take place on Monday, November 12, at Thompsons Fourth Annual Veterans Breakfast.
DAV, a non-profit dedicated to the service of our nations injured heroes, will receive $55,000, and the Olivas family will receive a check in the amount of $10,000 for them to donate to their chosen charity, the Fisher House Foundation. Army Cpl. Nicholas H. Olivas was killed in Zharay, Afghanistan on May 30, 2012, while serving Operation Enduring Freedom.
In addition to the check presentations, the Thompson Veterans Breakfast will also feature guest speaker Brad Wenstrup. Wenstrup is the 2012 Republican nominee for Ohio's 2nd congressional district in the United States House of Representatives. Wenstrup is also a 2009 Cincinnati mayoral candidate and an Iraq War veteran.