NORFOLK, Neb. -- The Norfolk Rescue Mission was back in action early Wednesday after the annual event that’s been going on for 20 years got canceled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The Wednesday event was all about honoring local police officers and first responders with all that they do, not only locally, but all over the United States. The annual event invites everybody to come and enjoy food and beverages offered by the Rescue Mission .

Roxann Fox, Women’s Director at the Norfolk Rescue Mission, wanted to make sure the area’s local heroes know the community appreciates all that they do by saying, “everybody attending this event knows how important our local police officers and first responders are to the local communities.” 

Attendees said they were excited to have the event back in action and look forward to the same next year.