New London restaurant offers free breakfast for Coast Guard service members


COUNT OF WITNESS TAMPERING. 3 WE ARE NOW IN DAY 35 OF THE PARTIAL GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN. ONE LOCAL RESTAURANT IS HELPING COAST GUARDS AND THEIR FAMILIES.NEWS 8’S BRIAN SPYROS IS AT MISTER G’S RESTAURANT IN NEW LONDON– TO EXPLAIN WHAT IS GOING ON THERE. 3 GOOD MORNING. JUST ANOTHER EXAMPLE OF THE GOOD THAT’S BEING DONE TO HELP EVERYONE IMPACTED BY THIS SHUT DOWN. YOU HAVE FAMILIES THAT ARE MISSING A PAYCHECK TODAY FOR THE SECOND TIME AND IN THE PROCESS THEY HAVE BILLS TO PAY AND A FAMILY TO FEED AND CARE FOR. WHICH IS WHY MR. G’S RESTAURANT IS HELPING OUT THE BEST IT CAN. THE STAFF HERE IS OFFERING A FREE BREAKFAST BUFFET THIS MORNING TO COAST GUARD SERVICE MEMBERS, EMPLOYEES, CONTRACTORS AND THEIR FAMILIES. THEY ARE SOME OF THE 800-THOUSAND FEDERAL EMPLOYEES WHO ARE EITHER FURLOUGHED OR HAVING TO WORK WITHOUT A PAYCHECK … DUE TO THE IMPASSE IN WASHINGTON. “WE ARE ALREADY OFFERING A 10% DISCOUNT TO ASK COAST GUARD FOLKS AND THEIR FAMILIES WE WANTED TO DO SOMETHING A LITTLE EXTRA TO GIVE BACK BECAUSE THIS HAS GONE ON FOR SO LONG. THEY’VE HAD TO ENDURE SO MUCH.”IN ADDITION TO WHAT’S GOING ON TODAY YOU HAVE A FOOD PANTRY HERE IN NEW LONDON THAT OPENED UP FOR PEOPLE WHO NEED IT. DONATIONS HAVE BEEN COMING IN … PROVIDING A LITTLE BIT OF COMFORT AND RELIEF DURING SUCH A DIFFICULT TIME. SO THE BREAKFAST HERE TODAY WILL BE FROM 6 TO 10 AM. THE RESTAURANT IS LOCATED RIGHT ALONG WILLIAMS STREET. REPORTING LIVE FROM NEW LONDON. BRIAN SPYROS. NEWS 8.

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