Fred’s aids Georgiana police, fire

Published 9:34 am Friday, December 3, 2010

Hilda Fowler, store manager of Fred's of Georgiana, presents Police Chief James Blackmon, left, and Fire Chief Alvin Dantzler, right, with checks totaling over $780. Also present is Georgiana Mayor Mike Middleton. (Advocate Staff, Kevin Pearcey)

Each year since 2002, Fred’s stores have commemorated the fallen heroes of 9/11 through a fundraiser for emergency responders. Fred’s stores sold “Hero Hats” for $1 each. Additionally, all operating profits from store sales on Sept. 11 were also donated.