Q106.5 hosts local veterans for lunch


To kick off Veterans Day and help celebrate our local Veterans in November, Q106.5 partnered with Home Roofing Solutions for a luncheon to recognize our Maine Veterans, share stories and discuss ideas on how to help better support those who serve or who have served.

The luncheon was led by the owners of Home Roofing Solutions, Joe and Jodi Brasslett, as they launched a new US military support campaign “The Marino Project: Roofs For Troops”, founded in honor of their friend and colleague. Mainer, Gunnery Sargent David Marino of Milo, Maine. The future goal of The Marino Project: Roofs For Troops is to educate and further support serving, veteran and retired military personnel with disabilities, PTSD and other traumatic injuries during and after service.

The lunch included local Maine veterans Walt Dunakin, Louie Roybal and Bruce Handy, all retired after years of service. These local veterans were generous with their time, shared stories of their service, and offered ideas and ideas on how “Project Marino: Roofs for the Troops” can continue to serve not just veterans. , but all military in the years to come.

Scott Miller of Q106.5 was on hand to piece together each Veteran’s stories, which you can read more about here on our website. Louie and Bruce also volunteered their time to tell their stories and share what their military service meant to them on Q106.5.

Q106.5 is honored to have organized this event in collaboration with Home Roofing Solutions. Plans are already underway to make this lunch an annual event as part of “Project Marino: Roofs for the Troops”.

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