By Eleanor Barrineau, VHCA Safety Committee Chair
First Responders at the Atlanta Police Department Zone 6 and Atlanta Fire Station No. 19 were delighted on Thanksgiving Day when three members of the VHCA Safety Committee arrived with a total of 80 meals for all staff on duty.
The meals were kindly provided by American Roadhouse, which stepped up in response to a call for meal donations issued by VHCA Safety Committee member Sterling Eaves.
In a thank-you to the VHCA Safety Committee, APD Zone 6 Commander Major T.D. Peek wrote: “Thank you all so much! You have truly been a blessing to us and the community. We are grateful to have you all as partners as we work together to keep Atlanta safe and beautiful.”
We in turn in the Virginia-Highland community are so grateful for our wonderful fire and police staff who work 24/7 to keep us safe, and also for the partnership and support of one of our local restaurants, as we all work together to make our neighborhood and city a great place to live.
In an additional gesture of support, the American Roadhouse also offers an ongoing 50% discount to police and fire officers in uniform.