This press release comes from the Hattiesburg Clinic
HATTIESBURG, MISS. - Hattiesburg Clinic Heart & Vascular will host its 4th Annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Dinner Thursday, Oct. 18, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Forrest County Multi-Purpose Center, located at 962 Sullivan Dr., Hattiesburg.
Law enforcement officers from local agencies are invited to attend, including Lamar County Sheriff’s Department, Forrest County Sheriff’s Department, Hattiesburg Police Department, Purvis Police Department, Petal Police Department, USM Police Department, Forrest General Hospital Police Department and the Mississippi Highway Patrol’s Troop J division.
The officers will be treated to a meal, catered by Mack’s on the River. Every officer in attendance will receive a special gift and be registered for door prizes.
“Given the recent losses in Mississippi’s law enforcement community, now more than ever we must recognize those who work bravely to keep us safe. Many of our employees at Hattiesburg Clinic have family members or friends in law enforcement, so it’s very important to us that we show our local law enforcement they’re appreciated,” said Event Organizer Frances Findley, who’s son is an officer in Forrest County.
“As we recognize and honor area law enforcement at this year’s event, we will also remember in our thoughts and prayers the families of those officers who have been lost in the line of duty.”
Businesses that are sponsoring or have donated to the event include Farris Brothers, Inc.; American Graphics; Lowe’s; Coca-Cola of Hattiesburg; Forrest County Board of Supervisors; James Lynn Cartlidge Forrest County Multi-Purpose Center; Wal-Mart; Hattiesburg Clinic Optical Shop; Home Depot; Flauthau’s Fine Foods; Harbor Freight, and others.