Nominations Sought For Annual NVFC Awards by Feb. 4

There are just three weeks left to nominate an outstanding member of the fire service for one of four prestigious awards from the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC). Recognize the achievements of a longtime volunteer firefighter, a fire...


There are just three weeks left to nominate an outstanding member of the fire service for one of four prestigious awards from the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC).

Recognize the achievements of a longtime volunteer firefighter, a fire prevention officer, a junior firefighter, or a junior firefighter program by submitting your nomination today.

Learn more about each award at www.nvfc.org/awards. The NVFC Lifetime Achievement Award, sponsored by Rosenbauer, recognizes 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.

The recipient of the award will receive a trip to the Washington, DC, metro area for the awards banquet, a personalized award, and national recognition.

The NVFC Fire Prevention Award, sponsored by First Alert, honors a volunteer firefighter for remarkable efforts made in the area of fire prevention. The recipient of the award will receive a trip to the Washington, DC, metro area for the awards banquet, a personalized award, and national recognition.

The Junior Firefighter of the Year Award, sponsored by Tyco, honors a junior firefighter or Explorer who has shown extraordinary dedication, commitment, and achievements as a youth member of the fire service. Two letters of recommendation are required with the nomination materials. The winner of the award will receive a trip to the Washington, DC, metro area for the awards banquet for themselves and up to two parents/guardians plus a $500 stipend toward college courses or fire service training.

The Junior Firefighter Program of the Year Award, sponsored by Tyco, recognizes a department that has an outstanding junior firefighter program. The program must have been in operation for at least one year, and departments must demonstrate creativity and community impact for the program. The recipient of the award will receive a trip for one department representative to the Washington, DC, metro area for the awards banquet and a $500 grant for junior firefighter program activities.

The nomination deadline for all four awards is February 4.