SOURCE: American Residential Services, LLC

American Residential Services, LLC

November 08, 2016 18:23 ET

ARS/Rescue Rooter Announces a Veterans Day Initiative to Benefit Veterans in Need

MEMPHIS, TN--(Marketwired - November 08, 2016) - American Residential Services (ARS), a Memphis, Tenn. based, privately-held national provider of air conditioning, heating and plumbing services, is giving back to military veterans in need, as well as recognizing military veterans in their organization, as part of a Veterans Day initiative.

ARS will be donating dozens of casseroles to the veterans at Alpha Omega Veterans Services, a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee that assists military veterans to reintegrate into society, often after achieving recovery and rehabilitation from debilitating mental and physical conditions. "It is a privilege to be able to serve those who have selflessly served our country," says Chris Mellon, ARS Chief Marketing Officer. The casseroles are stored and distributed at AOVS to their veteran clients, many of whom do not have the means to prepare a home cooked meal. "The volunteers and donations from American Residential Services have been invaluable to our organization. Something that seems so trivial is truly the most impactful," says Cordell Walker, Executive Director of Alpha Omega Veterans Services. Learn more about AOVS at

In addition, ARS is adding veterans to the list of recipients of their "ARS Cares" plan: donating a HVAC unit or water heater to a household with that need.

ARS/Rescue Rooter understands the importance of both employing and honoring active and retired military personnel. "It is truly an honor to employ the men and women who have fought for our freedom," says Dave Slott, ARS President and COO. "Our employees who are veterans already know the value of teamwork, communication and organization." ARS also recognizes their employees for their service, and offered many thanks for the veterans' service.

ABOUT AMERICAN RESIDENTIAL SERVICES: Based in Memphis, Tenn., privately-owned ARS operates a network of more than 70 locally-managed service centers in 22 states, with approximately 5,500 employees. The ARS network features industry-leading brands including, A.J. Perrin, Aksarben ARS, Allgood, Andy's Statewide, ARS, Aspen Air Conditioning, Atlas Trillo, Beutler, Blue Dot, Brothers, Columbus Worthington Air, Conway Services, Efficient Attic Systems (EAS), Florida Home Air Conditioning, Green Star Home Services, McCarthy Services, Rescue Rooter/ Proserv, Rescue Rooter, RighTime Home Services, RS Andrews, The Irish Plumber, Unique Services, "Will" Fix It, Yes! Air Conditioning and Plumbing, and Yes! Efficient Attic Systems. United by Exceptional Service®, the ARS / Rescue Rooter Network serves both residential and light commercial customers by providing heating, cooling, indoor air quality, plumbing, drain cleaning, sewer line, radiant barrier, insulation and ventilation services. Each location has a knowledgeable team of trained specialists, who have undergone rigorous drug testing and criminal background checks. Providing exceptional service and ensuring the highest standards of quality, ARS has the experience to do any job right -- the first time, with all work fully guaranteed.

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