BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Governor Larry Hogan on Thursday announced he will award Governor’s Citations to H&S Bakery and an Ellicott City couple who helped feed stranded drivers on a stretch of icy Virginia interstate Tuesday.
Casey Holihan and her husband, John Noe, were on a five-hour road trip from Ellicott City to North Carolina to visit family before Noe headed to Germany. That five-hour trip turned into more than 30 hours when they hit I-95 in Virginia.READ MORE: Wizards Get Dominated At Home By The Celtics
Hundreds of motorists were stranded all night Monday in snow and freezing temperatures along an impassable stretch of the road south of the nation’s capital after aREAD MORE: .Two People Injured In Hampden Shooting On Sunday
Holihan ended up helping distribute nearly 600 loaves of bread after she called H&S bakery and ended up getting a call back from one of the owners, Chuck Paterakis.
“I will be awarding governor’s citations to Casey Holihan and John Noe, as well as H&S Bakery, for their incredible selflessness in helping people stranded on I-95 in Virginia earlier this week,” Hogan said in a tweet.MORE NEWS: Ovechkin Scores 2, Capitals Rally To Beat Senators 3-2
A spokesperson for the governor told WJZ the time the governor will present the citations has not been scheduled. It is not clear if there will be a ceremony.
I will be awarding governor's citations to Casey Holihan and John Noe, as well as H&S Bakery, for their incredible selflessness in helping people stranded on I-95 in Virginia earlier this week. https://t.co/DCzSWzLmQ5
— Governor Larry Hogan (@GovLarryHogan) January 6, 2022