Postal worker honored for delivering turkeys to needy families

EAU CLAIRE, SC (WIS) - A Midlands postal employee is being rewarded for doing good deeds.

For the past 10 years, Eau Claire station carrier Herb Garvin gives out turkeys to needy families along his route. He's always done it at his own expense, and last year, Herb gave out 35 turkeys.
On Thursday, Herb was presented with a check for $1,500. The money was raised by the National Association of Letter Carriers.
Herb is grateful for the help. "Overall, if you just hang in there something good is going to come out in the end and that's what this check represents," said Garvin. "A lot of my co-workers and persons in the union have stepped up so that enables me to provide more for those persons out on my route."

Herb plans to use the money to provide 100 turkeys to needy families this year.

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