Angelina County first responders, law enforcement recognized

Angelina County first responders, law enforcement recognized

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - On 9/11, the courage and resolve of first responders was vital to pushing our country through those moments.

On Monday, locally, our own first responders were recognized as well. Woodmen Life Insurance group recognized the Angelina County first responders and law enforcement at Ellen Trout Zoo. The group said it's important to show appreciation to the first responders because they face dangerous situations every day.

"They are so important. Just like the storms. Now they are fighting all these storms. They are there putting their life on the line for all of us throughout everything with their day to day and we just honor them and respect them and love them. We appreciate them," said Lois Milstead, a Woodmen Insurance representative.

The group said they wanted to feed the first responders and emergency personnel as a gesture to of gratitude and their dedication.

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