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Local restaurant offering free meal to first responders in honor of 9/11

Posted at 11:35 AM, Sep 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-11 13:26:32-04

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Chops and Eggs is saying thank you to our first responders with a free meal.

The restaurant on Staples and Yorktown is serving up free meals to show appreciation to the fallen heroes on of 9/11 and to show support for the city's first responders.

Staff member Kellie Furgusson says that honoring those who serve is important to her.

“My Mom was deployed to Iraq in 2003 because of the events that happened on Sept. 11th so just being able to show the support here in Texas is, even though we're a thousand, thousands of miles away from the actual event, it's just

always a really important thing to show our support.” she said.

To get a free meal, just show up in your firefighter, police or paramedic uniform.

detectives can just show their badge.