In the spirit of giving season Bridgeport Landing Development (Steelpointe) joined forces with OPTIMUS Health Care to support their Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Drive. The event was held at OPTIMUS Health Care and is dedicated to providing local residents with a Thanksgiving meal.
Through generous donations from Steelpointe Harbor developers Robert Christoph Sr. and Robert Christoph Jr., AMR and Gala Foods, OPTIMUS Health Care was able to provide more than 400 residents with turkeys, canned goods, and fresh produce. “We really wanted to help make this a great holiday. We are thankful for Bridgeport Landing Development and the Christoph family who have been very supportive over the years”, stated Ludwig Spinelli, Chief Executive Officer of OPTIMUS Health Care.
Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim was one of the many city officials in attendance to help pass out turkeys. “Thank you OPTIMUS Health Care for all you do, you can see there’s so many people here who are helping, as I know you do everyday… There are so many needs especially around the holidays. It’s really the community coming together and doing something to help people around the holidays.It’s not just about eating but it’s about helping each other.”
Upon receiving the generous donation, East side parent Kassandra St. Hilaire stated, “I have so much to be thankful for this year. I didn’t have a turkey for Thanksgiving and now I do, I’m very thankful for that.”
This is Steelpointe’s 11th year of involvement in this event. Steve Tyliszczak, Development Administrator for the Steelpointe Project said, “As a company, Bridgeport Landing is dedicated to helping the community where we live and work.” East Side City Councilwoman Maria Valle added, “There are many individuals and families in the community who need turkeys and we are now able to fulfill this need. Thank you to OPTIMUS and Steelpointe for always staying present in the community.”