COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A local store now has the designation of being a military family store.
A ceremony was held at the Starbucks on Veterans Parkway on Thursday. Leaders from Fort Benning and other military groups were in attendance.
Officials explained why Starbucks received this designation.
"Starbucks is very into growing veteran initiative's, it's into making sure that military veterans and spouses can find a space that is not only safe for their family, but also a space where they can meet with each other," said Herrick Ross, military talent acquisition.
The ceremony was held on Thursday at 11 a.m.