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Wayne Farms honors Jones County-Laurel first responders

LAUREL, MS (WDAM) -

First responders in Laurel and Jones County were treated to lunch Friday by the Wayne Farms Laurel facility.

As part of National Emergency Service Week, for the last 12-years Wayne farms has hosted the luncheon to honor the first responders. This years theme EMS: One Mission-One Team recognizes the commitment emergency workers make to serve the community.

About 150 first responders attended the event including paramedic, firemen, law enforcement, and dispatchers.

Wayne Farms holds the event to just say thank you to the wonderful professionals.

"There's not enough words to say to honor them for what they do protecting us here in Jones County," said Mike Parker, Compliance Manager, Wayne Farms.

During the luncheon Mayor Melvin Mack issued a proclamation making this week in Laurel EMS Week.

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