Nominate an Outstanding Volunteer Firefighter for National Awards
The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) is now accepting nominations for the NVFC Fire Prevention Award and Lifetime Achievement Award. Recognize an outstanding volunteer firefighter in your department or community by nominating them for one of these prestigious national awards. Nominations are due March 1, 2012.
The Fire Prevention Award, sponsored by First Alert, honors a volunteer firefighter for remarkable efforts made in the area of fire prevention. The award was established in the memory of volunteer firefighter and NVFC board member Marc Mueller, who energetically promoted the causes of volunteer firefighters and supported all efforts to elevate the volunteer fire and emergency services to their highest level.
Nominees must have made a major contribution or played a key role in a significant accomplishment in the field of fire prevention, demonstrated innovation in establishing and enacting goals and/or obtaining funding for the protection of the public through fire prevention and life safety programs, and have demonstrated success in the area of fire prevention.
In addition, the application period is open for the Lifetime Achievement Award, which honors a volunteer firefighter who has served at least 20 years and has made a major contribution or achieved significant accomplishments in the volunteer fire service at the local, state, and/or national level.
Nominations are also being accepted for the Junior Firefighter of the Year Award and the Junior Firefighter Program of the Year Award, both sponsored by Tyco International. These awards recognize the extraordinary dedication and achievements of a junior firefighter and the outstanding efforts of a local junior firefighter program. The nomination deadline for these two awards is February 15.
Learn more about all of these awards and submit your nominations today at www.nvfc.org/about-us/awards.
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