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DEAN BURNETTI LAW’S FIRST ANNUAL VETERANS DAY CARD MAKING CONTEST PUTS LAKELAND’S MOST TALENTED KIDS TO WORK

Dean Burnetti poses with 2nd Place Winner Carter Durrance
Dean Burnetti poses with 2nd Place Winner Carter Durrance

LAKELAND, FL, November 9, 2017 – Recently, Dean Burnetti Law partnered with Lakeland Christian School to sponsor the law firm’s First Annual “Thank a Veteran” Card Making Contest.  Elementary students competed in two age groups, kindergarten through second grade, and third through fifth grade.  Each of the two groups were awarded third place prizes of 4 movie passes to Cobb Theatre, second place prizes of $50 gift cards to Target, and grand prizes of $100 gift cards to Target.  Several children received Honorable Mention ribbons and certificates.

Mr. Burnetti passed out awards and delivered 216 cards to the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital in Tampa.  A hospital spokesperson said that the patients would be very appreciative.  The spokesperson said that the hospital has approximately 250 patients at any given time, and many are often alone or forgotten.  He said that the hospital houses approximately 50 more permanent elderly residents as well as another 50 residents who live there due to respiratory conditions.  He said the hospital patients and staff are always pleased and excited to be remembered.

When asked why he started the card making contest, Burnetti said, “So many of our nation’s men and women have given so much.  Because of the freedom veterans made possible, I was able to recognize my dream of owning a Christian law firm.  As the saying goes, ‘All gave some, and some gave all.’  Even their spouses, children, and parents who waited for their return while they fought for you and I made sacrifices for my freedom.  That’s a debt I can never repay .”


About Dean Burnetti Law:

Dean Burnetti Law is a Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation law firm.  With more than 30 years’ experience, Dean Burnetti is one of only four attorneys in the State of Florida who is double Board Certified by the Florida Bar in the areas of Worker’s Compensation and Civil Trial Law.  The firm has two offices, one in Lakeland and one in Brandon.  The Dean Burnetti Law Charitable Foundation, Inc. was founded in 2017, and is a 501(c)3 Corporation.  Its purpose is to give people in need a hand up.  For more information, please contact 863-BURNETTILAW or 813-BURNETTILAW, or visit www.BurnettiLaw.com.

For more information on this news item, please contact:
Rachel Carrera, Director of Marketing & Community Relations

& Dean Burnetti Law Charitable Foundation, Inc.
Rachel@BurnettiLaw.com
(P) 863-248-4188
(F) 863-279-1212
1937 East Edgewood Drive
Suite 102
Lakeland, FL 33803

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