Fire Corps Announces New Award of Excellence: Nominations Due September 26

Wednesday, 10 September 2008

Fire Corps has opened the nomination period for the new Award of Excellence. This award honors a Fire Corps program whose remarkable achievements in the fire and emergency services and the community exemplify outstanding performance. The actions or achievements of the program must have made a positive impact in allowing the fire/EMS department to respond to the needs of the community and assist in making that community safer, stronger, and better prepared to respond to emergencies of all kinds.

To be considered for the award, nominated programs must be registered with Fire Corps and must be part of or affiliated with a fire/EMS department. Additionally, the Fire Corps program must have been active for at least one year at the time of submission. All nominations must be received by the Fire Corps office no later than September 26, 2008.

To nominate a Fire Corps program for the Award of Excellence, submit a nomination packet including:

  • nomination form

  • a description of program activities (1000 word maximum)

  • a description of program accomplishments (500 word maximum)

  • supporting documents such as letters of support, media articles, and statistics/data indicating program impact

Mail, email, or fax submissions to:

Fire Corps
Attn: Award of Excellence
7852 Walker Drive, Suite 450
Greenbelt, MD 20770

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Fax: 202-887-5291

Learn more about the award, including accessing the award criteria and nomination form.

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