PURPLE HEART RECIPIENT TO RECEIVE MORTGAGE-FREE HOME
September 16th, 2013
WHAT: SERKET Racing in conjunction with partner Operation Homefront and sponsor Wells Fargo Capital Finance, part of Wells Fargo & Company, will be awarding a home through the Wells Fargo REO Home Donation program to a military veteran at the International Sports Car Weekend at Circuit of the Americas (COTA).
WHEN: Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. CST.
WHERE: Circuit of the Americas (9201 Circuit of the Americas Blvd, Austin, TX 78617)
SUMMARY: Travis Clennon, a Purple Heart recipient, will receive a new home in Texas. On Saturday, September 21 at 3:00 p.m. CST the home will be presented to the Clennon family during the pre-race ceremony of the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) presented by Tequila Patròn during the International Sports Car Weekend at COTA. The weekend includes the IMSA GT3 Cup Challenge by Yokohama Series, ALMS and World Endurance Championship series.
Travis Clennon ranked E-6 in the Army and served in both Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. He now lives and works in the Salado, Texas area where he provides training support at Ft. Hood and volunteers with multiple non-profit organizations. Clennon is currently raising his six-year-old son, Koa, while caring for his mother who suffers from multiple sclerosis. He believes this new home will provide his mother and son with a better community to live and grow.