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Local graduate gives back in Tampa Bay

By Christine Simmonds | Jan 22, 2021
Courtesy of: Laramie Williams Laramie Williams in front of the boat he captains, Miss Rebecca.

Cushing — George’s Valley High School graduate Laramie Williams is giving back to his community in Florida.

Williams is part of the company Wild Seafood, which has donated 16,000 pounds of fish to families in the Tampa Bay area. The company plans to donate another 4,000 pounds soon.

Williams is captain of the boat Miss Rebecca, where he has assisted in this effort. “I know how it is to be looking for your next meal,” he added.

The story was featured on 10 Tampa Bay, the local CBS news station. Williams appeared in the segment.

Williams graduated from Thomaston High School in the early 2000s and grew up in Cushing.

His father, John, who has lived in Cushing since the early 1990s, said he is definitely proud of what his son is doing.

John feels he taught Williams the value of a community. “I taught him to help people,” John said. “It’s a good thing to do to give back to the community.”

Williams agreed that his father instilled good deeds in him at a young age.

“I’m a big believer in karma,” Williams said. “I do stuff like that all the time.”

Williams added it is important to help people out, as he has been helped in the past.

The news story can be read here.

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Posted by: Scott Simmonds | Jan 25, 2021 08:54

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