Sovah Health continues ‘Nurses Appreciation Month’ with 160 free Firehouse Sub meals

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DANVILLE, Va. (WFXR) – Today in Danville, Sovah Health in continuation of their Nurses Appreciation Month, got together with Firehouse Subs and City of Danville Fire Department to donate free meals that will feed 160 Sovah Health nurses and healthcare workers.

Retired Captain Steve Finkner got his stimulus check, he decided that he wanted to give it back to the community. So, he reached out to Firehouse Subs. We did some matching donations, reached out to the community, and from that, all this grew.”

Marvin Jones – Captain – City of Danville FD | Co-owner of Firehouse Subs

Many of the patients and staff viewed the parade from the windows as the fire trucks made their way around the block.

A lot of smiles … I’m not sure whether you got pictures but we had patients and staff in windows looking out watching the parade go by. I think it really was encouraging.”

Alan Larson – CEO of Sovah Health Danville

Danville City Fire Departments Captain Marvin Jones and Fire Chief David Coffey both have loved nurses and understand the hours of hard work they have, and continue to put in during this trying time.

My daughter is an RN in LA, Cedar Sinai Hospital, so I was really happy to be a part of this whole process and it gave me goosebumps just to see all the fire trucks lined up.”

Marvin Jones – Captain – City of Danville FD | Co-owner of Firehouse Subs

Ok, I have a personal story … my wife is and I know how often they are forgotten. We just want to take an opportunity during National Nurses Week to say thank you and we appreciate you and we know that you’re here. The City of Danville, the Fire Department we know that you’re here and we appreciate you.”

David Coffey – Fire Chief / City of Danville Fire Department

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