In 2004, Sheriff Butler
decided that he wanted to recognize the employees that work hard to keep
our county safe by having an "Employee Appreciation Day". It was a
great success and evolved into an annual event that takes place during
the same week that the Cumberland County Peace Officers
Memorial is held which honors the officers that have died in the line of
It was Timothy Wayne
Crossgrove, owner of Tony’s Pizza, who made it possible to have
our first annual Employee Appreciation Day and served over 300 of our employees.
Timothy Wayne Crossgrove
was gunned down and murdered in 2008. His parents, Jim and Linda Crossgrove and his brother Jimmy, came to the forefront to make sure
2009 Employee Appreciation Day was a continuing success. This year, in
addition to all the delicious food they donated from their restaurant "Tony’s
Pizza" at Bordeaux shopping center, Linda Crossgrove donated plates,
tablecloths, napkins, forks and spoons.
Smithfield Foods was very supportive
by donating 300 lbs. of meat. They are great supporters of law
Eric Nelson and Marla Calderon of
Subway, located on Santa Fe Drive, have been strong supporters of
Zaxby’s has been very generous
in the past few years by donating a great number of their platters. They have two locations in Fayetteville.
donates chicken for us to grill.
been a very generous contributor by donating side dishes and tea.
They are located
at 5339 Marracco Dr. in Hope Mills.
from Coca-Cola, has always been very supportive of the
Sheriff’s Office by donating plenty of coke products for our employees
is another sponsor which donates lots of chicken wings for our event.
We greatly appreciate their support.
Ms. Pat Marble
makes delicious Thai food for our employees. She is employed with the
Cumberland County Detention Center. She is greatly appreciated for all
her hard work. She takes a day off just to cook for
us. We love you Ms. Pat.
on Grove Street donated many gallons of tea for our event.
The Sheriff's Office
greatly appreciates all our sponsors and especially our extended family at Tony’s Pizza
who have made it
possible to have this event each year.
Many thanks to all the
employees that take the time to bring desserts to satisfy our sweet tooth.
Thanks to all for your tremendous support!