Mullican Flooring Essay Contest to Provide Hardwood Flooring for Military Service Member

|| May 22, 2014

Mullican Flooring Essay Contest to Provide Hardwood Flooring for Military Service Member

May 22, 2014 at 12:23 PM

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Mullican Flooring, a leading manufacturer of quality hardwood flooring, is paying tribute to members of the United States military this summer via the company’s “Proud to Be an American” essay contest. 


The contest encourages the public to write essays highlighting active duty military personnel or retired veterans. The military service member who is profiled in the winning essay will be awarded a grand prize of up to 1,500 square feet of American-made Mullican flooring. 


Essays may be submitted between May 26, 2014, and July 4, 2014. Each entry will be judged on originality and the service member’s impact on his or her family and community. The winning essay will be selected by a panel of Mullican Flooring employees.


To enter the contest, visit and follow the appropriate links and instructions to complete the contest registration form. Essays should describe a deserving member of the United States Armed Forces by detailing his or her specific achievements or service. In addition, essays need to include the service member’s branch, years of service, and how the individual has impacted you and your community, making you proud to be an American. 


“Mullican Flooring is honored to acknowledge and celebrate our nation’s service members through this essay contest,” says Brian Greenwell, vice president of sales and marketing for the Johnson City, Tennessee-based company. “We hope this contest will inspire people to reflect on our active duty and retired military members, and we look forward to learning more about their experiences and valuable contributions to our country.” 


Entrants must be legal residents of the United States who have reached the legal age to participate in the contest in their state or district of residence. Mullican employees and their immediate families, as well as employees of the company’s affiliated advertising and promotion agencies, are not eligible to enter. For additional contest rules and information, visit


The winner will be selected by Aug. 15, 2014, and notified on or around Sept. 1, 2014. 


Mullican ranks among the nation’s top five hardwood flooring producers and operates manufacturing facilities in Johnson City, Tennessee; Norton, Virginia; Ronceverte, West Virginia; and Holland, New York. The company manufactures and sells more than 1,500 products via a network of 40 distributors and 5,000 retail stores across the United States and Canada. For more information about the company and its products, visit

More about Mullican Flooring

Founded in 1985, Mullican Flooring is known for its diverse range of products and for introducing the hardwood flooring industry’s first solid hardwood products that carry a “lifetime moisture warranty.” 

The company is a charter member of the National Wood Flooring Association’s Responsible Procurement Program and has achieved multiple certifications to demonstrate its support of proper forest management. All of Mullican’s domestic products are allowed to carry the “verified sustainable” seal of the Appalachian Hardwood Manufacturers, Inc.