Holiday Spirit Ignited at Veterans Home by St. John’s First Responders

Published 12:04 pm Thursday, December 28, 2023

The holiday season at the Southeast Louisiana War Veterans Home in Reserve was made brighter thanks to the St. John Sheriff’s Office and St. John Fire Department. In a heartwarming collaboration, officers and firefighters came together to fulfill the veterans’ request for a festive bonfire. Key figures, including SWAT team members, Officers Chip Wale, and Fire Chief Daniel Perret, took the lead in constructing and lighting the bonfire, creating a beacon of warmth and cheer for the residents. This initiative highlights the community’s dedication to honoring and celebrating its veterans during the holiday season.

About Timothy Holdiness

Timothy Holdiness is a native of Louisiana and has been published in several state, national and international publications. He has earned two undergraduate degrees in Biology, most recently from Northwestern State University in 2022. Notably, Holdiness was the 2014 Microsoft Office Specialist United States Champion in PowerPoint 2010.

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