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Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Greater Bowie Chamber of Commerce and City of Bowie to Award Fire Chief & Firefighter/Medics

MEDIA CONTACT: Mark E. Brady, Chief Spokesperson, 240-508-7930
mebrady@co.pg.md.us     @PGFDPIO

The Prince George's County Fire/Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Department was recently made aware that several members of our Department are scheduled to receive awards.   The City of Bowie Public Safety Committee and the Greater Bowie Chamber of Commerce have selected 4 members of our Department to receive their recognition at the Bowie Public Safety Appreciation Luncheon.  

Fire Chief Marc S. Bashoor
Among the Fire/EMS Department recipients is County Fire Chief and Bowie resident Marc S. Bashoor.  Chief Bashoor will be presented with the prestigious "Leadership Award."  A list of all recipients is below.  Also below is a form to purchase tickets to attend the awards luncheon.

Additional information from Bill Healy, City of Bowie Public Safety Committee;

It is my pleasure and honor to present to you this year’s recipients of the 2014 Public Safety Appreciation Awards scheduled for August 22, 2014. I like to first thank everyone for their support of our Public Safety awards luncheon. However, more importantly I want to extend my gratitude to all of you for the sacrifices and leadership that you provide to what I like to refer to as “Our Everyday Heroes” – the men and women of your Departments!
I have attached the registration form that those wishing to attend can use to purchase tickets. There is a discount price for public safety members and an additional discount if you wish to secure a table for your guests or purchase a sponsorship.
Once again, my appreciation to all and “thank you for your service, and may God watch over all of you and keep you and all our Police and Fire/EMS safe from harm!!”
2014 GBCC and PSC Public Safety Selections:
(Based on nominations received and selections by the Awards Committee)
Scot Lewis Award For Valor – Detective Wuthrich, Bowie Police Department
Mayor’s Award For Community Service – Councilwoman Ingrid Turner
Business Partnership Award – Target (Bowie)
Leadership Award – Chief John K. Nesky, Bowie Police Department
Leadership Award – Chief Marc S. Bashoor, Prince George’s County Fire/EMS
Meritorious Service Award Paramedic Captain Roland D. Berg, Prince George’s County Fire/EMS
            &
Meritorious Service Award – Fire Fighter/Medic Anthony L. Taylor – Prince George’s County Fire/EMS
Meritorious Service Award – Pfc. Christopher Yeager, Bowie Police Department
Meritorious Service Award – Cpl. Ryan Shifflett, Bowie Police Department
Meritorious Service Award – Corporal Michael Myerly, Prince George’s County Police Department
     &
Meritorious Service Award - Police Officer Alejandro Rivera, Prince George’s County Police Department
Distinguished Service Award – Volunteer Firefighter/EMT Cindy Loftus, Bowie Volunteer Fire Department
Distinguished Service Award – PFC David Redmond, Bowie Police Department
Distinguished Service Award – PFC Kwok Kam, Bowie Police Department
Distinguished Service Award – PFC Valencia Moss, Bowie Police Department
Distinguished Service Award – Corporal Brendan McGaffin, Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Office
      &
Distinguished Service Award – Duwan Lewis, Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Office
As usual, the PSC and GBCC will make a monetary contribution to HEROES our selected charity that supports family members of fallen police and fire/EMS. We hope to have Mrs. Doggett in attendance to receive this check and to be recognized for her outstanding support. If you are unaware of HEROES please click on the following and watch this short video.
Scot S. Lewis, who held the position as a  Bowie Volunteer Firefighter and a Metropolitan Police Officer who was tragically shot and killed in the line of duty in the District and who we respectfully recognize by naming our most prestigious award in his memory. Scot’s name is forever  listed on the HEROES Roll of Honor and we are proud to have in attendance at the luncheon Scot’s family members to assist us with the presentation of this valor award.











Please join the
Greater Bowie Chamber of Commerce & the
City of Bowie Public Safety Committee

In Celebrating the Annual
Bowie Public Safety Appreciation Luncheon
                                                                                                    
FRIDAY, AUGUST 22, 2013
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
                                                                                           
Guest Emcee: Mr. Joe Aiello

Comfort Inn & Conference Center
4500 NW Crain Highway, Bowie, MD 20716

COST:  $40 per person; $30 for active duty public safety officers.
Public Safety Officers Table of 8 - $200, includes recognition during the program and an 8” x 10” color photo of your group for each guest at your table.

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Register to attend by Monday, August 11, 2014:

NAME:                                                                         COMPANY:                                                               

ADDRESS:                                                                                                                                                      

CITY/STATE/ZIP:                                                                                                                                           

PHONE:                                                             NO. OF GUESTS                       AMT. ENCLOSED:$          

PLEASE INDICATE LUNCHEON CHOICE:
Crab Cake Sandwich            or Spinach Salad with Grilled Chicken & Soup                  

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:
BRONZE $250 – Two reserved seats at the event & recognition in the event program.
SILVER   $500 – Four reserved seats at the event, recognition in the event program & on the GBCC website.
GOLD      $1000 – Reserved table for eight guests, recognition in the event program & on the GBCC website, 8” x 10” color photo of your group for each guest at your table.

Please remit checks payable to GBCC to 2614 Kenhill Drive, #117, Bowie, MD 20715. 
Register online with credit card at www.bowiechamber.org

Please contact the GBCC at 301/262-0920 or info@bowiechamber.org for more information.

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