Drive-thru ‘Hero Luncheon’ Honors Thomasville’s Veteran, Police, Firefighter, EMT, and Medical Heroes

Residents and staff of Legacy Village at Plantation Manor served more than 250 sack lunches to local heroes, who simply had to drive up in their vehicle and be served.

14 AUGUST 2015, THOMASVILLE, GA
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THOMASVILLE, Ga. (August 14, 2015) – Legacy Village at Plantation Manor honored local heroes on August 6, with the first ever drive-thru “Hero Luncheon.”

THOMASVILLE, Ga. (August 14, 2015) – Legacy Village at Plantation Manor honored local heroes on August 6, with the first ever drive-thru “Hero Luncheon.”

Veterans, police officers, firefighters, EMTs, doctors and other service members were among those honored at the Thomasville, Ga. assisted living and Alzheimer’s facility, where expressions of gratitude were served with each free sack lunch.

Those being honored simply had to drive-up in their vehicle to receive a lunch and a big thank-you from those handing out the stuffed sacks.

Residents and staff of Legacy Village at Plantation Manor distributed more than 250 sack lunches during a 1.5-hour period. Residents greeted the heroes as they arrived and spent time talking with them and getting to know them personally.

“This was a great opportunity to serve our local Thomasville heroes and show them our appreciation for all that they do for us,” says Christy Cooke, executive director of Legacy Village at Plantation Manor. “We have quite a few veterans and emergency personnel in Thomasville, and we are excited anytime we have a chance to give back to these men and women. We hope to do this again.”

About Legacy Village at Plantation Manor

Situated on a beautiful tree-lined street at 220 Park Ave., Legacy Village at Plantation Manor is a personal care home in Thomasville, Ga., that offers assisted living type services and Alzheimer’s care services in a safe, attentive, homelike atmosphere. The facility, which is a short drive from Valdosta, Ga., and Tallahassee and Bradfordville, Fla., is committed to serving the greatest generation with honor, respect, faith and integrity. More information is available at legacythomasville.net or by calling (229) 227-0880.

Legacy Village at Plantation Manor is part of a family of senior living communities throughout the Southeast owned and/or operated by Legacy Senior Services, LLC, of Cleveland, Tenn. The parent company specializes in offering independent living, assisted living, and Alzheimer’s care services. It was founded in 2002 by Barry Ray and Bryan Cook, senior living industry veterans. More information is available at legacyss.com.

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PHOTO 1: Legacy Village at Plantation Manor distributed about 250 sack lunches to Thomasville area veterans and emergency personnel at the Hero Luncheon on Aug. 6. Pictured are Christy Cooke, executive director of Legacy Village at Plantation Manor, and local first responders.

PHOTO 2: Legacy Village at Plantation Manor distributed about 250 sack lunches to Thomasville area veterans and emergency personnel at the Hero Luncheon on Aug. 6. Pictured are Brian Bauer and the Thomasville fire rescue unit.

PHOTO 3: Legacy Village at Plantation Manor distributed about 250 sack lunches to Thomasville area veterans and emergency personnel at the Hero Luncheon on Aug. 6. Pictured (left to right) are Lt. Tim Watkins; Christy Cooke, executive director of Legacy Village at Plantation Manor; Jessica Reynolds, administrative assistant at Legacy Village at Plantation Manor; and Melissa Coston, activities assistant at Legacy Village at Plantation Manor.

PHOTO 4: Legacy Village at Plantation Manor distributed about 250 sack lunches to Thomasville area veterans and emergency personnel at the Hero Luncheon on Aug. 6. Pictured are Christy Cooke, executive director of Legacy Village at Plantation Manor, and City of Thomasville police officer Chris Mullins.

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About Legacy Village at Plantation Manor-Thomasville, GA

Located on a picturesque tree-lined street in historic Thomasville, Legacy Village at Plantation Manor provides a secure, attentive, homelike atmosphere while offering a full range of helpful services to those looking for a senior living community in Thomas County, Ga. The personal care and Alzheimer’s memory care facility in Thomasville, Ga. is among the region’s most innovative.

Legacy Village at Plantation Manor has set the standard for senior housing and retirement services in Thomasville, Ga. and the Thomas County, Ga. area.

More information is available at (229) 227-0880 or www.legacythomasville.net.

Legacy Village at Plantation Manor is part of a family of senior living communities throughout the Southeast owned and/or operated by Legacy Senior Living, of Cleveland, Tenn. Legacy Senior Living specializes in offering independent living, assisted living, and Alzheimer’s care services. More information is available at legacysl.net.

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