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  • PRESENTED BY:

     

    The Greater Fayetteville Chamber is pleased hosted the 2021 Annual Public Safety Valor Awards on October 19, 2021. This event was presented by Highland Construction and Restoration and Manna Church to show community appreciation to our first responders in the City, County and at Fort Bragg. This breakfast event will be from 7:30-9:30 AM at Manna Church located at 5117 Cliffdale Road in Fayetteville.

    The deadline for nominations is Aug. 2, 2021. Honorees may be nominated by their chief or agency head from any law enforcement, fire/rescue, and emergency management agency. The incident(s) should have occurred between July 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021 and taken place in Cumberland County, Fayetteville or on Fort Bragg, or have involved personnel based in Cumberland County.

    Awardees were nominated by their chief or agency head from a range of law enforcement, fire/rescue, and emergency management agencies that serve Cumberland County for the awards found below. Incidents occurred within Cumberland County in the prior year, or involved first responders representing a local public safety agency.

    For ticket and sponsorship information, contact the Greater Fayetteville Chamber at (910) 483-8133 or valor@faybiz.com

     

    Valor Award
    The highest award for valor and heroism. Awarded in cases in which a public safety official knowingly places themselves at risk of death or extreme serious bodily harm in the performance of an official act.

    Lifesaving Award
    To be awarded in recognition of official acts taken in a life-threatening situation where an individual’s life is in jeopardy, either medically or physically.

    Award of Merit
    To recognize outstanding public safety work which demonstrates initiative, ingenuity, and/or diligence in the performance of his/her duties. Ex: Creating a new program or process, solving a cold case, detective work over a long period of time on a major initiative, etc.

     

    Recipients were nominated by their respective agencies, and nominations were reviewed by a layperson panel consisting of the event’s top sponsors, which include Highland Construction & Restoration, Manna Church, and Cape Fear Valley Health System.