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Rotary Club of Shaker Heights to Honor Firefighter and Police Officer of the Year

Annual awards presentation to be held October 19

Dateline: October 14, 2016 - The Rotary Club of Shaker Heights will honor its Firefighter and Police Officer of the Year on Wednesday, October 19 at 8:30 am. The awards program will be conducted by President John Sobotincic. Rotary members Charlie Mayer and Bob Ault will present the 2016 awards to Assistant Safety Director D. Scott Lee and Superintendent of Equipment Robert C. Bates, respectively. Honorees will receive a plaque for their service, as well as a monetary gift in front of guests and city officials, including Mayor Earl M. Leiken and members of City Council.

The awards have been presented for more than 20 years. The first award was presented to James Yarcusko (police) and Dean Charvat (fire) in 1992.

Who:  The Rotary Club of Shaker Heights joined by the City of Shaker Heights

  Chief of Police Jeffrey DeMuth and Chief of Fire Patrick Sweeney will represent both 
  service organizations.

What:  Annual presentation of awards to the City of Shaker Heights Firefighter & Police Officer of the Year.

Where:  Shaker Heights Fire House, 17000 Chagrin Blvd.

When: 8:30 am

Why: To honor the high quality level of service provided to our community by this year’s honorees, and to recognize the ongoing commitment of all of the City’s firefighters and police officers who protect and serve the residents of the City of Shaker Heights.

Monday, April 24, 2017