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Garland County Arkansas 1st Responders Celebration

Published: September 10, 2021   
September 10, 2021 | St. Mary of the Springs Church in Hot Springs
The Knights of Columbus crew served breakfast to 1,200 first responders.

On Friday, September 10, the Knights of Columbus Council 6419 in Hot Springs, Arkansas hosted their Fifth Annual Garland County Arkansas’ 1st Responders Celebration. The celebrated guests included the Hot Springs Police, Garland County Sheriff staff and EMT personnel. Included were the doctors and nurses from all three local hospitals who have worked tirelessly this past year to treat and cure Garland County patients.

The site for this 2021 celebration was St. Mary of the Springs Church, 100 Central Avenue in Hot Springs.  The event included a breakfast buffet and carryout meals for 1,200 people. A non-denominational memorial service was held in the church from 7:30-8 am and was led by Father George Sanders of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. It honored the victims and their families from the 9/11 tragedy. 

The event that honored and blessed our local responders was sponsored by the Knights of Columbus, St. Mary of the Springs Catholic Church and St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Hot Springs.

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