RSVP hosts Patriot Day breakfast for first responders

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The Christiansburg High School Corps of Cadets performs the Presentation of Colors during the recent Patriot Day pancake breakfast.

A pancake breakfast was served on Wednesday, Sept. 11 from 7 to 10 a.m. to honor first responders in Christiansburg, Blacksburg, Montgomery County and Virginia Tech.

Nearly 100 participants enjoyed pancakes, bacon, fruit cups, orange juice, and coffee at the Christiansburg Recreation Center. RSVP proudly sponsored and promoted the event for the Christiansburg/Montgomery County TRIAD program.

The following sponsors made the event possible: Christiansburg Parks and Recreation, Town of Christiansburg, Warm Hearth Village, and Montgomery County Parks and Recreation. In addition, RSVP volunteers provided 125 handmade cards for members of Law Enforcement, Fire Departments, EMT/Rescue, and National Guard.

Organizers of the recent Patriot Day pancake breakfast for first responders gather for a photo at the event.

We would like to thank the Christiansburg High School Corps of Cadets for the Presentation of Colors and the Christiansburg High School Choral Department for singing the National Anthem,”stated organizers. Warm Hearth Village and the New River Valley Agency on Aging provided servers. Guest speakers included Chief Mark Sisson of the Christiansburg Police Department, Montgomery County Sheriff Hank Partin, and Montgomery County Emergency Services Coordinator Neal Turner.