HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - William Carey University hosted a luncheon for first responders Wednesday.
Members of the Hattiesburg Fire Department, EMT's and campus security were welcomed to the cafeteria during the lunch hour.
University Food Service Director Dale McVeay wanted to show these emergency personnel the appreciation that they deserve.
"With everything that's going on in our country right now. I believe it's important now more than ever to know that they have the support of the community and that here in Hattiesburg, we're behind them 100 percent," McVeay said.