Business View Magazine | September 2020

11 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE SEPTEMBER 2020 PUSH-UPS FOR PURPLE HEARTS INITIATIVE WILL ATTEMPT TO BREA WORLD PUSH-UP RECORD IN SALUTE TO AMERICA’S PURPLE HEAR A U.S. Marine Corps veteran known for hiking across America to help his fellow veterans has his sights set on breaking the world record for the most push-ups in a 12-hour period to pay tribute to America’s Purple Heart heroes. The National Purple Heart Honor Mission has announced that veterans advocate, author, and motivational speaker TShane Johnson will train to break the record completing an astonishing 19,000-plus push- ups on Veterans’ Day 2020. The Guinness Book of World Records’ mark has stood for more than 30 years. Johnson’s quest to break the record will help raise resources for the Honor Mission’s special 2021 Purple Heart Patriot Project and other programs. Johnson and the Honor Mission will be asking Americans to join in the effort by challenging each other to do 1-minute push-up competitions for a good cause. The National Purple Heart Honor Mission is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to paying tribute to our nation’s combat wounded and those killed in action through outreach and educational programming. Donations in support of the “Push-Ups for Purple Hearts” challenge can be made at www.PushUpsForPurpleHearts. org. “Serving our country was one of the greatest honors of my life. The military instilled a sense of duty that guides me every day as a father and OPENING L INES