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American Legion Post 197 Seeks Nominations for Annual Awards

ZEBULON - The Pike County American Legion Post 197 is sponsoring and seeking nominations for a Pike County Law Enforcement, a Firefighter, and an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)/Paramedic of the Year Awards.

To be eligible for the award, one must be currently serving in law enforcement organization (Sheriff’s Office, City Police Department, GA Dept of Public Safety, GA Bureau of Investigations, or GA Dept of Corrections), firefighting organization (County or City Fire Department or Volunteer Fire Department), or Emergence Medical Service or Fire Dept Paramedic organization/team. Candidates must either reside or serve in Pike County.

Requests for nomination should include current resident address, location of duty/service, current title, rank, and job description, past positions/titles with dates, degrees and training (schools or academies), community volunteer activities, and names of family members. Most of these items can be pulled from a good resume.

The nominating person needs to explain why this person deserves to be recognized. And the nominating person needs to include phone number and/or email address for potential coordination.

Nomination packets can be emailed to Bryan Richardson, Post Historian at rich5060@bellsouth.net no later than 26 September 2021. Contacts will be quickly notified if their nominee has been selected.

The Award Ceremony will be conducted at 6:00 p.m. on 13 October 2021 at the Pike County American Legion Post 197. For answers to any questions, contact Bryan Richardson at the email above or 678-764-2611.

Submitted 8.5.21