Heroes In Blue is excited to announce that over 40 local restaurants will be participating in the 3rd Annual Feed an Officer Campaign. The participating restaurants include:
Eggs Up Grill (Devine St and Lexington locations), Il Giorgiones, Henry’s (Devine St, NE, and Cayce locations) Miyo’s (Harbison & Forest Drive locations), LaBrasca’s Pizza, Market Restaurant, The Sandwhich Shop, Blue Marlin, Pitas, Happy Café, Pizza Joint, Groucho’s – Forest Drive, Lizard Thicket – Forest Drive, The Original Pancake House, Tombo Grille, The Other Store, Albert’s Deli (Parklane and Main St. locations), Pizzaeria Opa, Papa Gio’s (Lexington and Irmo locations), Old Mill Brew Pub, The Haven, Highway 378 Bar and Grill, Yumie Creations Gourmet To Go, Wings N Ale, Cribbs Sandwhich Shop, PK BBQ, One Taco Two Taco, Ray’s Pizzeria & Ice Cream Parlour, Flight Deck, Zesto of West Columbia, Grecian Gardens, Tony’s Pizzalicious, Café Strudel, The Kingsman, D’s Wings, and Zorba’s!
“Greg Alia Day is a chance for us to serve those who serve others – our police officers,” said Heroes in Blue’s founder, Kassy Alia. We greatly appreciate all of the restaurants participating in Feed an Officer Day to show support to our officers and their families to thank them for how they serve our communities with kindness, bravery and compassion each and every day. Please show your support to all of the officers in our community by being patrons at these wonderful Midlands restaurants!”
Alia is the widow of Officer Greg Alia, a Police Officer with the Forest Acres Police Department that was killed in the line of duty on September 30, 2015.
In 2016, the Campaign was able to provide lunch to 531 officers and the participating restaurants provided more than $7700 in gift cards. The 2017 Campaign will begin on Sunday, November 26th and will go through December 11th. During the days of the Campaign, members of the community donate money to participating restaurants. On December 14th, Greg Alia Day, the money raised is counted and distributed by Heroes In Blue volunteers to local police stations as either a lunch or a gift certificate for meals.