Dancing security officer honored with parade and balloons in Philadelphia

 

With so much negativity in the news about law enforcement -- and security officers -- it's great to see a positive piece about the work that security professionals do, day-in and day-out.  -- IFPO.

 

By Phil Anastasia, Philadelphia Inquirer

Officially, Tammy Miller is a security guard at the DaVita Cobbs Creek Dialysis Center.

Unofficially, she is a one-woman welcome wagon.

She greets patients at their cars with a smile and song. She dances alongside them as they enter the facility. She helps settle them in their stations — setting the TV to their preferred channel, grabbing a blanket, fetching a drink or snack, offering words of comfort and support — and providing enough warmth to heat the building on 60th Street in Southwest Philadelphia.

Recently, Miller was honored by DaVita and the Borough of Yeadon with a car parade and balloon celebration to honor Miller.

“I was completely off guard,” Miller said. “It was overwhelming. It made me feel like what I’m doing really matters.”

 

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