Hankook and Dealers Strengthen Support for DAV Veterans Charity
“Organizing the Hankook-DAV MSO program shutdown has been such a positive experience, and it really shows the care and support Hankook gives to American veterans,” said Art Prott, General Sales Manager of Peerless Tires 4 Less. , the host of the MSO stop in Colorado Springs, mentioned.
“For Peerless, it was also an opportunity to show our respect and appreciation to our local veterans. Veterans approached me several times during the event to thank us for our support and for making these services available to them. We look forward to continued support for Hankook and DAV.”
Hankook Tire presented DAV with a Check for $175,000 — acknowledging the company’s fifth consecutive year of commitment to helping veterans through mobility — during the opening session of DAV’s 98th National Convention in August.
“Over the past five years, Hankook Tire has provided invaluable support to DAV, and we are extremely grateful for their continued commitment to serving America’s heroes and their families,” said National Warrant Officer and DAV CEO Marc Burgess. , at the August event.
“The Hankook-DAV MSO program stops have helped more than a thousand veterans and their families access the information and benefits they rightly deserve. We look forward to continuing to support America’s heroes through the support of companies like Hankook. U.S. Army Veterans, the 2019 Hankook Heroes program highlighted why veterans are heroes, the company said. Participants submitted brief testimonials about heroes from the veteran community.
One winner received a set of Hankook tires, and a DAV chapter member near the winner’s hometown who helps support their local veteran community also received a set of tires.
This year’s winner is Glenn Engelmann of Jacksonville, Illinois. Additionally, DAV Chapter member Mike Black, a retired Navy veteran, from Bloomington, Illinois will also receive a set of tires. SIR. Black is chaplain for the Illinois Department of the DAV and serves on the board of directors of the Illinois Veterans Home in Quincy.
For more information on the ongoing partnership between Hankook and DAV, visit dav.org/hankook.