Paying it Forward at Colonial Diner

By: Karrie Beck

Find out why Colonial Diners’s Facebook post got 25,000 views in less than 24 hours.

People are good. Plain and simple. With all the negative headlines looming, it’s easy to forget the kindness and generosity apparent in the Blue Water Area. We, at Blue Water Healthy Living want to take the time and shed light on one local business in particular, the Colonial Diner, who take random acts of kindness including free hugs, to the next level.

What began as a simple act of kindness, has quickly turned into a system she now calls, the Help Our Homeless Initiative. Brianna says, “People want to help, they just need a way to be able to do it.”

From all of us at Blue Water Healthy Living, to the staff of the Colonial Diner, and the anonymous givers in our area we commend you; we thank you for renewing our faith in the goodness of people.


About the author

Karrie Beck

Karrie has lived the largest part of her life in the Blue Water Area. She earned her degrees from Central Michigan University. She is an educator for Port Huron Schools, a member of High Noon Toastmasters International, and a volunteer for Blue Water Pregnancy Care Center. Karrie enjoys working for GBS Media; researching and writing local stories for Blue Water Healthy Living provides this area native the chance to boast about its abundant beauty.


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