Thompson received live media coverage from three of the largest television stations in the Cincinnati/northern Kentucky region, WCPO, WLWT, and FOX19. Thompson also received radio coverage from 700WLW and 55KRC along with mentions on their website and blogs. The Cincinnati Enquirer featured an article in its newspaper regarding Thompson’s donation to the DAV and the company’s community involvement.
Hundreds of local veterans and military personal were in attendance at the Thompson event, along with Miss Ohio 2011, Ellen Bryan, who was this year’s master of ceremonies.
Special guest, Lieutenant General Lawrence F. Snowden, made a speech during the presentation. Snowden’s distinguished military career covered three major wars, finishing his 37-year career as chief of staff for U.S. Marine Corp HQ.
Ohio state representative Connie Pillich was in attendance along with a field representative from Speaker of the House John Boehner’s office.
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Publication date: 12/19/2011