2017 Everyday Hero Winner | Bert Light | Artlite Office Supply
Meet the Top 3 Hero Finalists
Company: Artlite Office Supply
Program: Angel Flight, medical transportation
Nominator: Diane Light
Bert Light uses his personal airplane for missions for Angel Flight, an organization located in Georgia that flies people in need of medical attention to treatment centers in distant cities. Their goal states, “We believe illness isn’t stopped by boundaries and cures shouldn’t be either—whether the boundary is geographic or monetary.” Bert flies two missions per month and is on call to take on further missions.
Company: Contract Furniture Alliance
Program: Kingdom Design Ministries, room makeover service for children experiencing disability
Nominator: Val Keehn
Missy started Kingdom Design Ministries to provide room makeovers for kids experiencing a disability. The rooms are created with the use of medical equipment, computer technology, sensory integration, and color theory and provided free of charge to the family. The mission is to assure each child of their value in God’s eyes and that there is a purpose for their life.
Company: Ball Office Products
Program: The Doorways, medical hospitality house
Nominator: Steve Camp
Melissa chairs the Board of Directors for The Doorways, a provider of temporary lodging and non-medical services to patients of Richmond, Virginia-area hospitals and their families. She leads meetings for the facility at her business location, conducts tours of The Doorways, and works in the community to raise awareness and funds to help the organization, in particular a dinner event called SAVOR.
The Top 10 Finalists, in no particular order:
Ball Office Products
Ricke's Home Center, LLC
Dick-N-Sons Lumber Company
Eagle Construction of VA, LLC
Contract Furniture Alliance
Artlite Office Supply Co.
Pat McKee & Julie Russo
Tyner Petrus Co., Inc.
2017 Everyday Hero
$5,000 to the charity of their choice
$3,000 to the charity of their choice
$1,000 to the charity of their choice
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