Sprint Foods in Thomson to give free gas, beverages to former Georgia-Pacific workers following fire

This is the raw materials building at the Georgia-Pacific Plant in Thomson. (Source: Harlem Fire Department)
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Tuesday, June 11, 2019

THOMSON, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- Another business is giving back to those who lost their jobs in the Georgia-Pacific fire at the end of May.

About 100 people are without a job after the Thomson location burnt down in a massive blaze.

Now, Sprint Food Store in Thomson is giving back. They will be offering these former employees a free tank of gas and a free beverage on Friday, June 14th.

Sprint's HR department and MAU Workforce Solutions will also be on hand all day Friday to help those former employees find jobs.

This generous offer comes after Discount Tire also offered help.

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