News

Richmond heroes honoured at 911 Awards

First responders will be honoured Thursday at the Richmond Chamber of Commerce's 10th annual 911 Awards at River Rock Casino Resort.

The dinner and awards ceremony will honour nominees, for their bravery and contributions to the community, from RCMP, Richmond Fire-Rescue, Coast Guard, B.C. Ambulance Service and other community safety workers.

Former B.C. premier Mike Harcourt is the keynote speaker for the event.

Awards will be handed out in 10 categories: Police Team, Officer or Auxiliary Member of the Year; Fire-Rescue Crew or Firefighter of the Year; Coast Guard Crew, Member or Auxiliary of the Year; Ambulance Crew or Ambulance Paramedic of the year; Community Safety – Business Initiative Award; Community Safety - Business Partner Award; RCMP Career Achievement Award; Fire-Rescue Career Achievement Award; Coast Guard Career Achievement Award; and Ambulance Paramedic Career Achievement Award.

A reception begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner and awards beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the River Rock Show Theatre. Tickets are $110. To reserve, call the chamber office at 604-278-2822.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Pipeline proponent to explore other options
 
Airport opens new noise-reducing facility
 
Four arrested in Langley City home invasion
Cycling for racial tolerance, multiculturalism
 
Delta man facing 16 charges over crime rampage
 
Arrest made in South Langley murder
Stolen cars land three under arrest
 
Police seek help in catching accused weapons dealer
 
Attacks on bus drivers spur $15,000 reward offer

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 17 edition online now. Browse the archives.