THIS FRIDAY: 3rd Annual First Responders’ Appreciation Day

From event coordinator & founder Tim Staton:

Founded in 2020 to celebrate the First Responders who dedicate their lives to keeping our communities safe & well during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic, the 3rd Annual First Responder Appreciation Day will be held this Friday, August 5th, 2022, from 10 AM to 1 PM, at Vision Ace Hardware, 225 East Oak Street in Wauchula.

    Special guests include:

  • Pastors Jim Harris and Josh Caraway, Sr.
  • Sheriff Vent Crawford and Col. Roberts
  • Wauchula Chief of Police John Eason
  • Hardee County Fire Rescue Chief Nancy Sneider and Capt. James Simpson

If you would like to contribute to this event, we will be giving away gift cards, lunch boxes, and duffel bags to Hardee County’s finest First Responders. Please call (863) 450-7569 or email:

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