Milwaukee Area Writes Inspirational Notes of Love on New Homes for Two Wounded U.S. Army Veterans

U.S. Army Spc Robert “Bo” Kitelinger and Sgt Drew Wroblewski to walk-thru framing of homes which reveal community support
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MILWAUKEE - Nov. 7, 2015 - PRLog -- JACKSON, Wisconsin (November 08, 2015) – This Friday November 13th, the Milwaukee area is joining representatives from local builders Belman Homes, Tim O’Brien Homes, land developer Neumann Companies representatives from the Structural Building Components Association (SBCA) along with national nonprofit Operation FINALLY HOME as they write inspirational words of support and encouragement on the studs of the unfinished homes built for two injured U.S. Army veterans and their families: Spc Robert “Bo” Kitelinger and Sgt Drew Wroblewski. The family will be surprised by this act of kindness on Saturday morning.

The Operation FINALLY HOME team in Wisconsin surprised the Kitelinger family at a Milwaukee Bucks game on October 30th.  In August, U.S. Army Sgt. Drew Wroblewski and his wife were surprise at the Wisconsin State Fair.  The Notes of Love Reveal will be the first major event in which both recipients will be at their respective future homes.

WHEN:          Friday, November 13, 2015 | Community and Supporters Invited to Write Notes

         12:00 NOON – 4:00 p.m.

         Media welcome at anytime between 12-4

         Saturday, November 14, 2015 | Family Reveal of Community Outreach


         10:00 a.m. – Family arrives

         Media invited to arrive at 9:45 p.m. for family reveal

WHERE:
        Cranberry Creek subdivision

16415 & 16421 Marshland Drive

Jackson, WI 53037

WHO:

·         U.S. Army Specialist Robert “Bo” Kitelinger deployed to Kuwait, Iraq and Afghanistan.  His primary injuries occurred while attempting to secure an area during a routine mission for an improvised explosive device which went off and knocked Kitelinger unconscious. Kitelinger received numerous awards during his 10 years of commendable service, including a Purple Heart. He now attends Marquette University and currently lives in New Berlin with his wife, Kimberly, and their children, Aaron, Julianna and Elizabeth.

·         U.S. Army Sgt Drew Wroblewskideployed to Iraq in 2005.  While in the gunner position providing rear security during a combat patrol, his vehicle came around a corner and suddenly was engulfed in flames from a shaped charge explosion. As a result of this incident, as well as encountering hundreds of IEDs and countless high stress situations while fighting the war, Wroblewski suffers from migraines and Tinnitus, Cranial Nerve Impingement and more. He medically retired from the Army in 2008, with a number of accolades, including a Purple Heart, Army Commendation Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, and many more. In May 2013, Wroblewski graduated from the University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point.

·         Representatives from Operation FINALLY HOME

·         Representatives from Belman Homes

·         Representatives from Tim O’Brien Homes

·         Representatives from Neumann Companies

·         Representatives from Structural Building Components Association

WHY:          To honor an American hero.

About Operation FINALLY HOME

Operation FINALLY HOME was established in 2005 as a nonpartisan/nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. In 2015 Operation FINALLY HOME is celebrating 10 years of providing custom-built, mortgage-free homes to America’s military heroes and the widows of the fallen who have sacrificed so much to defend our freedom and values. Operation FINALLY HOME partners with corporate sponsors, builder associations, builders, developers, individual contributors, and volunteers to help America’s military heroes and their families transition to the home front by addressing one of their most pressing needs—a home to call their own. To find out more, visit OperationFinallyHome.org.

About Belman Homes

Belman Homes vision is “Creating the ultimate building experience, one customer at a time.”®  Lead by industry leader and second-generation homebuilder, David Belman, their commitment to this vision has led them to win major North American Awards for “Best Young Entrepreneur” and “Best Company Culture” in addition to many other accolades in recent years.  Located in Waukesha this custom homebuilder, REALTOR®, and land developer take pride in their hand-finished stick-built homes using their loyal team of craftsmen for over 32 years.  For more information please contact Belman homes at (262) 544-4648 or visit:  www.belmanhomes.com

About Tim O’Brien Homes

Tim O'Brien Homes is a semi-custom single family home builder in the Milwaukee and Madison Wisconsin areas and the leader in energy efficiency, innovative designs, green building practices, and renewable technologies.  All homes are 3rd party tested and certified surpassing the State's energy- efficiency and green strict guidelines.  Now, all homes are backed by 5-Year Energy Guarantee. For more information, contact Tim O’Brien homes at 262-542-5750 or visit TimOBrienHomes.com (http://www.timobrienhomes.com/), Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/TimOBrienHomes), Houzz (http://www.houzz.com/pro/tobhomes/tim-obrien-homes), Pinterest (https://www.pinterest.com/timobrienhomes/).

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About Neumann Companies

From land acquisition through completed community, Neumann Land Development (http://www.neumannland.com/) cultivates real estate into thriving neighborhoods where people can live comfortably and enjoy the natural environment for years to come. Neumann Land Development cares about building residential developments that add lasting value to their communities. Careful planning and evaluation of market changes and trends will support their leadership position in land development into the future. For more information, please call 262.542.9200 or Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/neumanncompanies).

About Structural Building Components Association

Established in 1983, SBCA (http://www.sbcindustry.com/) is the trade association representing manufacturers of structural building components, including roof trusses, wall panels and floor trusses. For the past six years, SBCA has initiated the annual BCMC Build (http://www.bcmcbuild.com/) charity construction project to fully frame homes for deserving individuals in the communities that host its annual trade show, BCMC (http://www.bcmcshow.com/). This year, the BCMC was held at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee, WI, October 20-23

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