There are families across this country that look just like any other in America, but there is something different. In each case, there is a loved one who has made the commitment to defend the United States of America. Join R. Lee Ermey and a battalion of good folks from around the country in a project to change the lives of one more military family. Meet Bianca and Robert Keefe, and their three children. Marine 1st Lt. Robert Keefe’s Humvee hit an Improvised Explosive Device during deployment, causing severe spine injuries and rendering him unable to continue military service. Designing
As part of our Military Makeover, Robert Keefe and his family are getting a brand new garage door! Joining Art Edmonds is Greg Ferris, South Region Sales Manager for Entrematic, to teach us about garage doors. Greg points out how newer designs have several attributes beyond improving the exterior appearance of a house. Safety and quality has improved over the years, so a new door will provide those added benefits, such as working better as part of a home’s energy envelope. It’s important for a homeowner to look at the options that fit their style, and work with the garage
Military Makeover is once again joined by the Military Benefit Association to review the kinds of ops a Military Family should engage in for the security provided by life insurance. Art welcomes Roy Gibson, President of Military Benefit Association, here again to talk life insurance and the military family. The discussion centers on Term Life Insurance for members of the military, but also mentioned are other services offered by the Military Benefit Association including financial planning, career planning, health and wellness, education and training, estate resolution services and will preparation. And on the R&R side of things, to be more
Once again this May, Macy’s is kicking off a summer celebration of American icons—a patriotic salute to people, places, and things that make America great. As part of American icons, Macy’s is honoring America’s veterans with an in-store give-back program to support, Got Your 6. Also, Macy’s is joining Military Makeover by providing wounded Marine Robert Keefe and his family with a beautiful outdoor patio set for enjoying dining and relaxing out on their patio. Robert and Bianca shop at Macy’s Furniture Gallery, where they are able to choose the furnishings that best fit their lifestyle and taste. One take-away
Art Edmonds checks out the new BOSCH GLM 15 Laser Measure, a replacement for a tape measure that can be used in many different DIY and home improvement applications. Brian Vranek from Robert Bosch Tool Company explains how Bosch is always innovating, and the laser measure is one of their latest. This “digital tape measure” eliminates fumbling with awkward metal tapes on traditional tape measures. It can quickly become one of your most indispensable tools in your tool box. And for Robert Keefe, the BOSCH GLM 15, along with some nice Bosch power tools, are gifted to him by the
There are families across this country that look just like any other in America, but there is something different. In each case, there is a loved one who has made the commitment to defend the United States of America. Join R. Lee Ermey and a battalion of good folks from around the country in a project to change the lives of one more military family. Meet Bianca and Robert Keefe, and their three children. Marine 1st Lt. Robert Keefe’s Humvee hit Improvised Explosive Devices during deployment, causing severe spine injuries and rendering him unable to continue military service. Designing Spaces
Art speaks with Robert Chelberg and Howard Golin from Wounded Warriors of South Florida about the financial assistance the organization provides a veteran and their family. All wounded vets are referred by the Veterans Administration. The organization provides temporary emergency needs, including rent, utility bills, and food costs. All services are performed while maintaining privacy for the wounded warrior and family.
Art welcomes Kenny Friedman, the Creative director for FLOR®, to show how this creative and versatile floor covering system allows for unique area rugs that can go from wall to wall if desired. Kenny explains how it not only adds beauty to a room, but contributes to living a more comfortable lifestyle, and they’re made in the USA!! The rugs and wall to wall coverings all start with a square. But most styles offer cuts which can be rectangles, triangles or smaller squares. It truly makes infinite design possibilities. It’s super easy to install, and you have a lot of