On Wednesday, Dec. 7, Economy Fuel will award Vietnam veteran, Burton Wellons of Shelton, $750 worth of heating oil through their Heat for Heroes program. Mike Gill of Economy Fuel will honor Mr. Wellons’ military service as this year’s Heat for Heroes recipient with invited guests Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti and Greater Valley Chamber President Bill Purcell. The event will take place at the chamber’s headquarters at 10 Progress Drive in Shelton at 10 a.m.
Each year, Economy Fuel’s Heat for Heroes program gives heating oil to a deserving Fairfield or New Haven County veteran, helping them keep warm all winter long as a way of giving back. “Our company believes strongly in serving those who have served,” says Managing Director, Mike Gill.