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Senator Recognized for Efforts

Senator Tom Apodaca Recognized by Fire Service

Henderson County, NC, November 18, 2014: Senator Tom Apodaca was recognized Tuesday night at the quarterly meeting of the Henderson County Fire Chiefs. Representatives from Buncombe, Henderson, and Transylvania County fire departments, as well as Representatives from the NC State Firemen’s Association and NC Association of Fire Chiefs were there to join in the presentation. During the 2013-2014 session of the General Assembly four major statewide fire service programs that provide benefits for firefighters and fire departments were studied by the General Assembly. Senator Apodaca was recognized for his support during the study period and resulting legislation in maintaining necessary provisions for the State’s fire service and firefighters. It was also noted that Senator Apodaca has been a longtime supporter of the fire service throughout his career. Senator Apodaca was presented a plaque which included a replica helmet insignia bearing the image of the General Assembly. According to presenters, in addition to statements recognizing Senator Apodaca’s leadership and support, the wording on the plaque said it best;

Presented to Senator Tom Apodaca, with deep appreciation for your visionary guidance and undaunting leadership to protecting the vital programs of our NC Firefighter, as a “FRIEND OF THE FIRE SERVICE”.

Senator Apodaca has served multiple terms in the Senate and represents Buncombe, Henderson, and Transylvania Counties, District 48.

 

State Representative Recognized for Efforts

State Representative Julia Howard Recognized by Fire Service

Davie County, NC, October 27, 2014: State House Representative Julia Howard was recognized Monday night by the local and state Fire Service at a dinner meeting held at the beautiful WinMock at Kinderton in Davie Counties Bermuda Run. Representatives from Davie and Forsyth County fire departments, as well as Representatives from the NC State Firemen’s Association and NC Association of Fire Chiefs were there to join in the presentation. During the 2013-2014 session of the General Assembly four major statewide fire service programs that provide benefits for firefighters and fire departments were studied by the General Assembly. Representative Howard was recognized for her support during the study period and resulting legislation in maintaining necessary provisions for the State’s fire service and firefighters. It was also noted that Representative Howard has been a longtime supporter of the fire service throughout her career. Representative Howard was presented a plaque which included a replica helmet insignia bearing the image of the General Assembly. According to presenters, in addition to statements recognizing Representative Howard’s leadership and support, the wording on the plaque said it best;

Presented to Representative Julia Howard, with deep appreciation for your visionary guidance and undaunting leadership to protecting the vital programs of our NC Firefighter, as a “FRIEND OF THE FIRE SERVICE”.

Representative Howard has served thirteen terms in the NC House of Representatives and represents Davie and Forsyth County, District 79.

 

Senator Recognized for Efforts

Senator Warren Daniel Recognized by Fire Service

Cleveland County, NC, October 23, 2014: Senator Warren Daniel was recognized Thursday night by the local and state Fire Service at a dinner meeting held at the Fallston Community Volunteer Fire Department in Cleveland County. Representatives from Cleveland and Burke County fire departments, as well as Representatives from the NC State Firemen’s Association and NC Association of Fire Chiefs were there to join in the presentation. During the 2013-2014 session of the General Assembly four major statewide fire service programs that provide benefits for firefighters and fire departments were studied by the General Assembly. Senator Daniel was recognized for his support during the study period and resulting legislation in maintaining necessary provisions for the State’s fire service and firefighters. It was also noted that Senator Daniel has been a longtime supporter of the fire service throughout his career. Senator Daniel was presented a replica of a firefighter’s helmet and a plaque which included a replica helmet insignia bearing the image of the General Assembly. According to presenters, in addition to statements recognizing Senator Daniel’s leadership and support, the wording on the plaque said it best;

Presented to Senator Warren Daniel, with deep appreciation for your visionary guidance and undaunting leadership to protecting the vital programs of our NC Firefighter, as a “FRIEND OF THE FIRE SERVICE”.

Senator Daniel has served two terms in the Senate and represents Cleveland and Burke Counties, District 46.

 

State Representative Recognized for Efforts

State Representative Tim Moore Recognized by Fire Service

Cleveland County, NC, October 23, 2014: State House Representative Tim Moore was recognized Thursday night by the local and state Fire Service at a dinner meeting held at the Fallston Community Volunteer Fire Department in Cleveland County. Representatives from Cleveland County fire departments, as well as Representatives from the NC State Firemen’s Association and NC Association of Fire Chiefs were there to join in the presentation. During the 2013-2014 session of the General Assembly four major statewide fire service programs that provide benefits for firefighters and fire departments were studied by the General Assembly. Representative Moore was recognized for his support during the study period and resulting legislation in maintaining necessary provisions for the State’s fire service and firefighters. It was also noted that Representative Moore has been a longtime supporter of the fire service throughout his career. Representative Moore was presented a replica of a firefighter’s helmet and a plaque which included a replica helmet insignia bearing the image of the General Assembly. According to presenters, in addition to statements recognizing Representative Moore’s leadership and support, the wording on the plaque said it best;

Presented to Representative Tim Moore, with deep appreciation for your visionary guidance and undaunting leadership to protecting the vital programs of our NC Firefighter, as a “FRIEND OF THE FIRE SERVICE”.

Representative Moore has served six terms in the NC House of Representatives and represents Cleveland County, District 111.

 

State Representative Recognized for Efforts

State Representative Jason Saine Recognized by Fire Service

Lincoln County, NC, October 21, 2014: State House Representative Jason Saine was recognized Tuesday night by the local and state Fire Service at a dinner meeting held at the Denver Fire Department in Lincoln County. Representatives from Lincoln County fire departments, as well as Representatives from the NC State Firemen’s Association and NC Association of Fire Chiefs were there to join in the presentation. During the 2013-2014 session of the General Assembly four major statewide fire service programs that provide benefits for firefighters and fire departments were studied by the General Assembly. Representative Saine was recognized for his support during the study period and resulting legislation in maintaining necessary provisions for the State’s fire service and firefighters. It was also noted that Representative Saine has been a longtime supporter of the fire service throughout his career. Representative Saine was presented a replica of a firefighter’s helmet and a plaque which included a replica helmet insignia bearing the image of the General Assembly. According to presenters, in addition to statements recognizing Representative Saine’s leadership and support, the wording on the plaque said it best;

Presented to Representative Jason Saine, with deep appreciation for your visionary guidance and undaunting leadership to protecting the vital programs of our NC Firefighter, as a “FRIEND OF THE FIRE SERVICE”.

Representative Saine has served two terms in the NC House of Representatives and represents Lincoln County, District 97.

 

State Representative Recognized for Efforts

State Representative Tim Moffitt Recognized by Fire Service

Buncombe County, NC, September 15, 2014:  State House Representative Tim Moffitt was recognized Thursday by the local and state Fire Service at a meeting held at the Broad River Fire Department in Buncombe County. Representatives from Buncombe County fire departments, as well as Representatives from the NC State Firemen’s Association and NC Association of Fire Chiefs were there to join in the presentation. During the 2013-2014 session of the General Assembly four major statewide fire service programs that provide benefits for firefighters and fire departments were studied by the General Assembly. Representative Moffitt was recognized for his support during the study period and resulting legislation in maintaining necessary provisions for the State’s fire service and firefighters.  It was also noted that Representative Moffitt has been a longtime supporter of the fire service throughout his career. Representative Moffitt was presented a replica firefighters helmet and a plaque which included a replica helmet insignia bearing the image of the General Assembly. According to Chief Anthony Penland, in addition to statements recognizing Moffitt’s leadership and support, the wording on the plaque said it best;

Presented to Representative Tim Moffitt, with deep appreciation for your visionary guidance and undaunting leadership to protecting the vital programs of our NC Firefighter, as a “FRIEND OF THE FIRE SERVICE”.

Representative Moffitt has served two terms in the House and represents Buncombe County, District 116.

 

 

State Representative Recognized for Efforts

Senator Wesley Meredith Recognized by Fire Service

Cumberland County, NC, September 22, 2014:  Senator Wesley Meredith was recognized Monday night by the local and state Fire Service at a dinner meeting held at the Godwin-Falcon Fire Department in Cumberland County. Representatives from Cumberland County fire departments, as well as Representatives from the NC State Firemen’s Association and NC Association of Fire Chiefs were there to join in the presentation. During the 2013-2014 session of the General Assembly four major statewide fire service programs that provide benefits for firefighters and fire departments were studied by the General Assembly. Senator Meredith was recognized for his support during the study period and resulting legislation in maintaining necessary provisions for the State’s fire service and firefighters. It was also noted that Senator Meredith has been a longtime supporter of the fire service throughout his career. Senator Meredith was presented a plaque which included a replica helmet insignia bearing the image of the General Assembly. According to Chief Freddy Johnson, in addition to statements recognizing Senator Meredith’s leadership and support, the wording on the plaque said it best;

Presented to Senator Wesley Meredith, with deep appreciation for your visionary guidance and undaunting leadership to protecting the vital programs of our NC Firefighter, as a “FRIEND OF THE FIRE SERVICE”.

Senator Meredith has served two terms in the Senate and represents Cumberland County, District 19.

 

 

State Representative Recognized for Efforts

State Representative George Cleveland Recognized by Fire Service

Onslow County, NC, October 3, 2014:  State House Representative George Cleveland was recognized Friday morning by local and state Fire Service representatives at a special meeting in Onslow County. Representatives from Onslow County fire departments, as well as Representatives from the NC State Firemen’s Association and NC Association of Fire Chiefs were there to join in the presentation. During the 2013-2014 session of the General Assembly four major statewide fire service programs that provide benefits for firefighters and fire departments were studied by the General Assembly. Representative Cleveland was recognized for his support during the study period and resulting legislation in maintaining necessary provisions for the State’s fire service and firefighters. It was also noted that Representative Cleveland has been a longtime supporter of the fire service throughout his career. Representative Cleveland was presented a plaque which included a replica helmet insignia bearing the image of the General Assembly. According to presenters, in addition to statements recognizing Representative Cleveland’s leadership and support, the wording on the plaque said it best;

Presented to Representative George Cleveland, with deep appreciation for your visionary guidance and undaunting leadership to protecting the vital programs of our NC Firefighter, as a “FRIEND OF THE FIRE SERVICE”.

Representative Cleveland has served five terms in the NC House of Representatives and represents Onslow County, District 14.

 

 

 

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