"We admire these visionary businesses that are leading the way in their respective industries and see the value of being a veteran-friendly business."—John Krotec, Founder of GreenZone Hero
SARASOTA, FL (PRWEB) MARCH 30, 2017
GreenZone Hero enlists all 12 of Everglades Farm Equipment locations in Central and South Florida into the growing veteran-friendly commerce community. GreenZone Hero honored Everglades Farm Equipment with 4 of the 5 patented GreenZone Hero medals as Everglades Farm Equipment offers discounts to veterans, employs veterans, hires disabled veterans and is a business that makes donations of time, money, or other resources to organizations that serve veterans. The GreenZone Hero mission is to recognize businesses that honor our veterans and help those businesses succeed.
Everglades Farm Equipment President and CEO, John O. Schlechter, strives to serve the agricultural producers, farmers, nurseries, and commercial landscape management companies by focusing on customer service and satisfaction and treating customers right. Those values stem from family values–to treat everyone like family. Schlechter is also a visionary and believes in grass roots American movements and joined GreenZone Hero as the first GreenZone Hero veteran-friendly farming equipment dealer in America. As one of the largest John Deere dealers in the world, Schlechter is proud to support the GreenZone Hero movement.
The total population of veterans in Florida is 1,640,900. This is the third largest population of veterans in the nation. The total veteran/military affinity market includes nearly 25 million potential consumers as Veterans, Active Duty Personnel, and their families who spend over 1 Trillion dollars annually in the U.S. Economy. And, 97% of surveyed Americans indicated they are more likely to spend their dollars with military/veteran-supportive companies.
John Krotec, founder of GreenZone Hero and Veteran himself said, “We admire these visionary businesses that are leading the way in their respective industries and see the value of being a veteran-friendly business. Our mission is to recognize American Businesses that recognize our veterans–those men and women who answered the calling to defend our Great Nation.”
About GreenZone Hero: The GreenZone Hero mission is to increase awareness of businesses that offer benefits to veterans and to help Member businesses grow commerce and prosper. GreenZone hero also works to raise the profile of veteran-focused nonprofit foundations and to help raise donations and support for our Ambassador organizations.