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September 15, 2014

Kasey S. Pipes

Voting now open at www.noroofleftbehind.com

Fort Worth, Texas – Today Lon Smith Roofing announced four finalists have been selected in third quarter edition of the No Roof Left Behind TM community program. The winner will be receive a free, new roof.

The finalists are:

  • Joyce Houston of Dallas, nominated by Alyssa Smith
    Joyce is disabled and in a wheelchair. She has is on a fixed income and cannot afford a new roof that she is really in need of. She has been in the same house since 1989 and the roof is old and ruined. The roof has fallen in. Every time it rains there are buckets everywhere in the house. It is bad for her health. There are 2 toddlers that live in the house and a bad accident could happen.
  • Alma & Janice Williams of Grand Prairie, nominated by LaQuntia Deckard
    The Williams Family is a great and deserving family that has helped so many people in so many ways. Now they are in need they are both on a fixed income and cannot afford to make the repair necessary to live comfortably, with the leaks in the roof and the weather damage that has happened to their home. This would be a wonderful gift to a very deserving family.
  • Melvin & Jessie Watts of Fort Worth, nominated by Keith Harrison
    85-year-old Melvin and 76-year-old Jessie have been married for 56 years and have lived in Como since 1960. Five years ago, their health declined. Jessie had a stroke and now has very limited use of her left arm. Melvin has heart problems and now has a pacemaker. A couple of years ago, their foundation caused the roof to crack. With the little money they had, they were able to fix the foundation last year, but did not have the money to fix the roof. They now have a makeshift tin roof on the left side of their house, which leaks and has caused a lot of ceiling damage.
  • Sherrill Hall of Blooming Grove, nominated by Matthew Rogers
    Sherrill is a handicapped woman who has medical needs. She has also taken in 3 of her grandchildren and has a great grandchild on the way. She is so worried and stressed that she is going to be homeless. She has no options and is scared when it rains. Her house is all she has and she is in so much need. The roof has collapsed in many places. Her son has patched all that he can but it has gotten worse since the last rain. There is no good place left on the roof anymore.

One of these community members will receive a free roof – valued between $10,000 to $14,000 – from Lon Smith Roofing. The public is invited and encouraged to read the finalists’ stories and vote for their favorite at www.noroofleftbehind.com.

“We had an incredible number of wonderful nominees this year. The process to narrow to the final four was extremely challenging,” said Scott Hamilton. “Our finalists are all very deserving and we look to our community to help us pick our winner with their votes.”

For more information, contact Scott Hamilton at 1-800-317-4719 or visit www.lonsmith.com.

ABOUT NO ROOF LEFT BEHIND: No Roof Left Behind is a nationwide program that gives folks in the community a way to help their good neighbors that have fallen on hard times. The No Roof Left Behind program provides a local contractor the framework to provide a new roof at no cost to a deserving homeowner in need.

ABOUT LON SMITH ROOFING: Lon Smith Roofing is Texas’ #1 Residential roofing company servicing Dallas, Ft. Worth, Austin, and surrounding markets. From our humble beginnings in 1974, we have grown our company with the simple formula of a “Commitment to Excellence”. Our founder, Lon Smith, believed that “No matter how good we are…we can always do better”. That legacy survives today. Lon Smith Roofing is committed to providing the finest roofing products and the most trusted service in the industry.

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