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At Visiting Veteran Services, it is our mission to gain the trust of our clients by improving their quality of life through personal concierge services that offer exceptional service quality, high relevancy, and very competitive rates.

An Honorably Discharged/Retired United States Army Field Grade Officer and Combat Veteran or an Honorably Discharged United States Army NCO (Non-Commissioned Officer) provides personal concierge assistance services. 

A Visiting Veteran Services Veteran exhibits loyalty, respect, honor, integrity, and personal courage; that fulfils your personal concierge assistance errands by performing various services (some are listed below). 

Located in Horry County, South Carolina (near Myrtle Beach), Visiting Veteran Services charges by time (i.e., hourly or daily) or by flat fee per errand or task.

In addition to the services below, we can coordinate any task, big or small, from the routine to the unusual and everything in between.  Call us at (843) 902-1622 or email us at alan@visitingveteran.com or marycase415@gmail.com.

 

  • Ancestry/Genealogy Research

A Visiting Veteran Services Veteran with ancestry/genealogy memberships on www.ancestry.com (Ancestry.com), www.newspaper.com (Newspapers.com), and www.fold3.com (Fold3.com) will research your family's tree.

  • Citizen Assistance

A Visiting Veteran Services Veteran will provide special need assistance to a person on a wide variety of transportation and household tasks – doctor appointments, personal shopping, errands, laundry, dry cleaning pick-up, and/or delivery, house sitting, and so forth.  We not only provide transportation to and from hospitals, doctor offices, therapy centers and other care facilities, but we wait with patients, ensure discharge instructions are clear, and then take clients back to their home.  This allows for less stress and confusion for the client as well as the family and has proven to have better outcomes for the health of the client.

  • Notary Public

A Visiting Veteran Services Veteran with a South Carolina Notary Commission will notarize your documents.

 

  • Property Management

A Visiting Veteran Services Veteran with assist to make sure your property is running smoothly making sure the property is ready for seasonal visits and well maintained when no one is around.  Home inventory – video/itemize the contents of your home for insurance.

  •  Realty Services

A real estate licensed Visiting Veteran Services Veteran will assist in locating and purchasing property in the Horry County, South Carolina area.

  • Pet Sitting/Pet Walking

When you go on trips and concerned as to what will happen with your pet; a Veteran is willing to go to your home to take care of their pets.  A Visiting Veteran Services Veteran can provide your pet with a vigorous walk (and an opportunity to relieve themselves) during the day/evening.

  • Therapy Dog Visits

A Visiting Veteran Services Veteran with an AKC therapy dog that is trained to provide affection, comfort, and love to people in your home, retirement homes, nursing homes, and to people with anxiety disorders or autism.

  • Computer/Electronics Troubleshooting

A Visiting Veteran Services Veteran with a knack for fixing/setting up computers, home stereo equipment, home theaters, and etc.

 

  • Proofreading/Editing/Fact Checking/Internet Research

A Visiting Veteran Services Veteran with strong English skills and exceptional grammar skills (Doctoral Degree/Ph.D.) will work as a proofreader, editor, fact checker, and/or researcher.

 

  • Tutoring

A Visiting Veteran Services Veteran with strong education skills (Doctoral Degree/Ph.D.) will tutor in particular subjects.

 

  • Courier Services

Homeowners may want to hire a Visiting Veteran Services Veteran to transport an item for them.  Let a Visiting Veteran Services Veteran courier those items.

 

  • Auto Detailing/Maintenance

A Visiting Veteran Services Veteran will make your car/truck sparkle inside and outside.  Additionally, basic auto maintenance/repair may be scheduled.

 

  • Housecleaning/Cleaning Service

Your home or business may have a need for a Visiting Veteran Services Veteran who will provide a specific inside cleaning service.

 

  • Gardening/Landscaping  Service

Your home may have a need to start a vegetable or flower garden or perform other types of landscape maintenance, for example mow lawns and/or trim bushes and trees.  Let a Visiting Veteran Services Veteran assist with minor outdoor services.

 

  • Handy Man Service

Your home may require basic home repairs.  Let a Visiting Veteran Services Veteran assist with minor home repair jobs, like basic plumbing, hanging pictures, and other things.

 

  • Pet Yard Waste Cleanup

For many homeowners in suburban areas, cleaning up pet yard waste is a real hassle – it is disgusting.  A Visiting Veteran Services Veteran can provide cleaning services regularly, two to three times a week.

 

  • Moving Services

Homeowners may want to hire a Visiting Veteran Services Veteran to do the light lifting and/or transportation for them.  Let a Visiting Veteran Services Veteran pack/unpack those moving boxes.

 

  • Travel/Tourism

Are you new to the Conway/Myrtle Beach area?  A Visiting Veteran Services Veteran will give you a detailed and experience tour of the area.  Vacations both in the United States and abroad.

Another Way of Presenting the Services

 

Ancestry/Genealogy Research

  • Watch your family history come to life as we solve family mysteries and discover more about who you are and where you come from. You enjoy the journey—we’ll do the work for you.

  • The first step to success is figuring out how we can help you reach your ancestry goals. Having trouble finding out when your family emigrated?  Discovering military records?  We'll get to know your story and explain what results you can expect.

  • We know that the best way to help our clients reach their goals is to work as partners.  We'll get started by reviewing the research you've done.  Then, we'll share our findings along the way so you can ask questions and see the progress we've made.

Errand Services

  • Beverage/liquor shopping service

  • Car detail/service

  • Chauffeur service

  • Copies and faxes

  • Courier service

  • Dry cleaning/alterations drop-off/pickup service

  • Flower order/delivery/setup service

  • Gourmet meal delivery service

  • Grocery shopping service

  • Grocery/gift shopping service

  • Laundry service

  • Merchandise purchases/exchange/return service

  • Movie rentals drop-off/pickup service

  • Photo drop off/pick up service

  • Pick up gifts/decorations service

  • Post office/mailing service

  • Prescription drop-off/pick-up service

 

Tech Support

  • Database development/management service

  • Design/update e-newsletter service

  • Device setup/repair service

  • Tutoring service

  • Update Installations service

House Sitting

  • Pet care service

  • Pick up mail/newspaper service

  • Plant maintenance service

 

Home Management

  • Act as liaison with home vendors if you do not provide the service (e.g. landscapers, plumbers, cleaners, electricians, professional organizers, etc.) service

  • Collecting home improvement estimates service

  • Cooking service

  • Home organization projects service

  • House cleaning service

  • Managing mail service

  • Real estate services (e.g. open/close homes for the season, style homes) service

  • Restocking service

Information Services

  • Entertainment (e.g. restaurants, theatre, sporting events, special events, tours, museums, etc.) service

  • Notary service

  • Referrals to vendors (e.g. caterers, pet care, home repair, interior design, fitness trainers, etc.) service

  • Reminder service (e.g. anniversaries, birthdays, important appointments, etc.) service

  • Research (e.g. replacement parts, contact information, tracking down items, etc.) service

  • Scheduling appointments (e.g. doctors, spas, golf, household labor, etc.) service

  • Track tastes and provide recommendations service

 

Waiting Services

  • Arriving guests

  • Deliveries

  • Oversee home repair workers service

 

Special Occasion Planning and Coordination

  • Act as liaison with party vendors if you do not provide the service (e.g. caterers, florists, entertainers, photographers, etc.)

  • Deliver food/beverages

  • Deliver/manage/cook food/beverages

  • Design/print/order menus

  • Envelope printing/ stuffing

  • Gift ideas/shop for guest gifts/favors

  • Invitation ideas/ design/ordering

  • Plan/manage event

  • Research/organize party themes

  • RSVP list management

  • Special events (e.g. private cooking class, wine tasting, piano recital, etc.)

 

Business Services

  • Cleaning service

  • Copyediting/proof-reading service

  • Courier service

  • Errand running service

  • General research service

  • Travel planning service

 

Unique Care

  • Dog walking/Pet sitting service

  • Transportation service

 

Moving Services

  • Change mailing address service

  • Hire/manage moving company service

  • On-site move coordination service

  • Set up utility accounts service

  • Unpack and organize service

Pay-As-You-Go Plan

  • Visiting Veteran Services are billed flat rate per errand or task, and others are billed hourly because not every service requires the same amount of effort.  For example, waiting for the cable TV company is much easier than organizing your house.

 

Flat Rate

  • Request a free quote .

  • With the "Pay As You Go Plan”, payment is due upon completion of services. 

 

Payment Terms

  • A deposit is required for any purchases over $100.00.

  • For tasks, requiring the help of more than one individual there will be an additional charge.

  • Visiting Veteran Services accepts cash and personal checks.

 

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellations must be called in to (843) 902-1622 and received at least two hours prior to a scheduled service or a minimum one-hour fee may apply.

Owners

  • Alan, co-founder and co-owner, has a doctoral degree in philosophy (PhD) from the Pennsylvania State University and is a retired Coastal Carolina University associate professor.  Alan served in both the US Army and US Army National Guard for over thirty-seven years, retiring as a Major (O4).  He deployed five times to Afghanistan and earned both the Combat Medical Badge and the Combat Action Badge.  Alan has published refereed journal articles, presented research at state and national conferences, and guided ten ecotourism trips to Ireland for 2-25 people (university students, friends, and family) on two-week trips.  He is a notary public (certified in the State of South Carolina).  Alan can be reached by mobile telephone at  (843) 902-1622 or emailed at  alan@visitingveteran.com.

  • Mary, co-founder and co-owner, graduated from Coastal Carolina University with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree.  She spent eleven years in the US Army, US Army National Guard, US Army Reserves.  Mary deployed twice to Korea and has earned the Army Commendation Medal and Army Achievement Medal.  She has worked for the Horry County Council on Aging for over twenty years as a senior citizen center manager.  Additionally, she is a license real estate referral agent.  Mary can be reached at (843) 504-8725 or emailed at marycase415@gmail.com.