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Jake Burns picks up lunch tab for Henrico diners

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- As part of the CBS 6 Month of Giving, Jake Burns chose to spread some holiday cheer to some diners at a Henrico County restaurant.

“It’s been cold and snowy outside and nothing better, on a cold and snowy day than a nice warm lunch. So, we came here to Melito’s for our CBS 6 Gives,” said Burns.

Burns surprised nearly a dozen unsuspecting customers who had just finished their meals.

“I was wondering, do you mind if I pay for your lunch today?" he asked.

Jake Burns picks up lunch tab for Henrico diners

Burns reminded the customers to pay it forward in the community, before surprising employees at Melito’s with a special tip.

“I just wanted to give you this before we headed out. We just went ahead and did a nice little tip for you folks for because they work so hard,” he said.

All month long, the CBS 6 news team will be in the community, helping people through random acts of kindness.

The CBS 6 Month of Giving is made possible with help from our friends at Crossroads Ford. Look for new Month of Giving segments each day on CBS 6 News.

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