Tom & Jewel Holt were recognized as #EverydayHeroes by Pres.-Elect Richard Hawkins at today’s club meeting. Richard cited their over six years service to the @urbangracetacoma Urban Grace Community Breakfast.

USN (ret.) Tom’s shows at 5 am to fix three large pots of grits with 3 lbs. of cheese  For over five years, Tom absorbed the cheese’s cost. Then, Tom does other kitchen preparations for later use by the larger crew. At service time, Tom oversees the kitchen operations.

And USAF (ret.) Jewel shows at 6am to prepare toast and do other kitchen duties, sets up the dining room and service line, plus serving the volunteers at 7:30am. She is the lead person to present the meals to the guests. At the conclusion, Jewel assists in restoring the kitchen for next week’s meal.

The Urban Grace Community Breakfast serves over 200 plus weekly at 8:30am. The Holt’s nomination came from Kiwanian Willie Stewart, Breakfast Coordinator at the Urban Grace church.