Praise God always!
An 18-wheeler hauling lumber tipped over, scattered every 2x4 across the highway, and stopped traffic in both directions. Thankfully the driver walked away virtually unharmed. While traffic was at a standstill, I had the amazing opportunity to talk with a convoy of linemen who were traveling home from Miami to Baton Rouge after helping to restore the power that Irma took away. What a heart for service in each of these men. I praise God for the chance to tell Todd, Jarvis, and their teams a resounding THANK YOU for sacrificing their time away from family. In fact, Jarvis missed his son's 6th birthday in order to serve. I pray you get home safely and spoil that little boy, Jarvis. 🙏
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Wish I could thank all these guys one by one. We've all been very blessed, so many of these men have left their families to come down and work to get us back going. These guys right here rolled out of Louisiana, seen trucks from as far away as Canada. Thank you thank you thank you #lineman
Today I saw a line of helpers
I could see this a million times and it will never get old
It will never not make me burst into tears
Truck after truck, lineman after lineman being escorted out of southern Florida today all in a line from North Carolina
I could see pillows in their passengers seats and blankets
A reminder that they left their homes, families and state to come help strangers in Florida after Irma
You’ll never understand the feeling of being helpless to your own friends and neighbors who were suffering through loss, grief, fear and zero power for weeks in this heat and then to see this calvary of trucks come rolling in
Im thankful hey came but I’m happy to see them leave, happy to see they get to go back home to their families
Thank you to the helpers
Linepro Lineman of The Week!
Oregon City Defensive Linemen
#41 Duvall forced fumble &
#70 Dilday recovered in the endzone for touchback! Oregon City went on to score 2-plays later, changing the tide of the game early on making #41 the LinePro Lineman of the Week! Check out the Athlete of the week and league standings on THE BIG SHOW! Just click on the link in Ready Go profile above!! #linepro#lineman#tvyfl#thebigshow#tvyfl#linemanoftheweek @lineprofb #footballfriday
I was told today by a seasoned lineman after speaking to him about the recent accidents that happened to fellow lineman. His quote "In tbis field your allowed one mistake, you made that one when you got hired don't make the second one". Wise words from a old man. Everyone stay safe and look out for each other.
Whatever it takes, Lakeland! Our crews will not stop working until our community is back to normal. A couple of our guys even used an old airboat and paddles to get to a pole that needed repairs. #buildingstrongcommunities