Slater was explaining to his 3 year old son, Liam, the importance of recognizing how grateful he and his family are to have food, clothing, a home, and working utilities. Although it may or may not have resonated, given the fact that he's 3, it's the right thing to do.

Lest we forget the less fortunate of our area. General Dynamic Mission Systems, along with help from Pittsfield Police Officer Darren Derby, are backing a footwear drive called "Soles for Souls". Details from his Facebook post on how you can help out are listed below.