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MCFRS News Release


For Immediate Release:
March 14, 2013

Release ID: 13-010
Contact: Scott Graham, Public Information Office
(240) 876-1260 Phone
(240) 777-2442 Media Line
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Public Safety Valor Awards

Friday, March 15, 2013
Marriott Conference Center
5701 Marinelli Road
Bethesda, Maryland
11:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Rockville - - - The Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce will honor Montgomery County public safety personnel for their acts of bravery and heroism at the 39th Annual Public Safety Valor Awards luncheon this Friday March 15, 2013.  

This year’s ceremony will honor 27 public safety personnel who have shown extraordinary character and bravery in the line of duty to protect the citizens of Montgomery County, Maryland.

The Public Safety Awards luncheon is the largest valor awards event in the Washington metropolitan area, attracting 1,300 business leaders, elected officials and members of the public safety community. Twenty seven valor awards will be presented at the event, along with one unit citation, and two awards this year: the Corporate Vital Link Award and the Government Partner of the Year Award.

Notes to the Media:  Post-event interviews and photo ops will be available immediately following the event outside the main ballroom at 2 p.m. Award recipients, leaders from public safety, the business community and others will be available to members of the media. Please park and enter at the Executive Boulevard Conference Center entrance. Call 240-777-2474 in advance of the event to reserve a special media link to the specific awards with photos of the recipients, which will be available at the check-in desk.

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