Think of some firsts. First meal of the day, first birthday party, and first time to win the Spirit Award. For Carrie Pierce, Vera Lewis, and Becky Mcllwain, the breakfast team at Hampton Inn Prattville, AL, all of these things happened in a single week.
At breakfast during LPGA Tournament weekend, one of the golfer-guests mentioned that her daughter, Reese, was due to have her first birthday soon. The guest lamented that daughter wouldn’t be able to have a proper birthday party.
Carrie, Vera, and Becky cooked up a plan. On the morning of little Reese’s birthday, the breakfast team surprised her with a high chair festooned with ribbons and balloons. Next to a birthday card was a cupcake adorned with mini Reese’s cups and a candle. When Reese was settled in her birthday throne, the team serenaded her with “Happy Birthday.” Vera fluttered around, taking pictures of the party.
A nice story would end there, but this is a great story. After Reese and her family returned home, they received a card stuffed with pictures and well wishes – and plenty of Hamptonality!
Posted on May 30, 2012