Recognizing Acts of Heroism, Volunteerism and Dedicated Service
The Elgin Fire Department will host its annual Awards & Recognition Ceremony on Friday, August 16 at 6:00 p.m. at the Grand Ballroom of the Grand Victoria Casino, located at 250 South Grove Avenue in Elgin. This event is free and open to the public.
“This is a great opportunity for us to recognize the outstanding work of our firefighters along with the amazing efforts by members of our community to positively impacted the lives of our citizens.” -Chief David Schmidt.
The ceremony will recognize several citizens and members of the fire department for significant accomplishments over the past year. Awards include Service Awards, Fire Chief’s Award, Veteran Award, Company Award, Unit Citation, Medal of Merit, Distinguished Service Award and the “Phoenix” Award.