Fairway Honors U.S. Veterans

September 24, 2015 12:00 am

During September, Fairway Independent Mortgage Company held three residential housing “Boot Camps” throughout the New England area to train real estate professionals to handle home purchase needs of activity duty and military veterans. At each of the events, Fairway branch managers recognized local veterans who have sacrificed for our country.

In Cranston, RI, local navy veteran, Chester Lee Dewitt Jr. Dewitt was recognized for his efforts to serve youth in his community as a mentor and coach through the North End and Chad Brown Alumni Association. Watch the video here.

At an AWI event, a Veteran and his family gather for a photo with Louise Thaxton in front of a car

In Dedham, MA, branch managers from the Newton, Boston, Marshfield and Newburyport offices recognized veteran, Matt Sullivan, a hospital corpsman who had been stationed in Iraq. Sullivan saved many lives during his tour, including his friend Ben Lunak’s. Lunak was flown from his home in Arizona to surprise Sullivan at the event. Watch the video here.

Fairway employees gather to honor a Veteran with a big check

In Worcester, MA, branch managers from the Auburn, Holden and Marlborough offices recognized veteran, Joseph Falkner who had just retired from the Army. Before retiring, Faulkner served 14 years in the army including 4 tours of Iraq. Watch the video here.

Fairway employees gather to honor a Veteran with a big check

Sean Parnell, who serves as Goodwill Ambassador for Fairway and co-founder with Louise Thaxton of the American Warrior Initiative, spoke at each of the events. Parnell is a recipient of two Bronze Stars, one for Valor, and a Purple Heart.

I am proud to work for a company who gives back to those who sacrifice so much for our country. If I can help answer any questions about VA loans or any other home loan options, give me a call.