Nominations open for NVFC annual recognition awards

The awards recognize volunteers who go above and beyond in serving their department and community


National Volunteer Fire Council

GREENBELT, Md. — The National Volunteer Fire Council is accepting nominations for annual achievement awards until Feb. 1.

The awards recognize volunteers who go above and beyond in serving their department and community. Recipients will receive a personalized plaque, trophy and national recognition. 

Submissions for the following awards are being accepted:

  • The NVFC Lifetime Achievement Award (sponsored by Rosenbauer) recognizes a volunteer firefighter who has served at least 20 years and has made a major contribution or achieved significant accomplishments in the volunteer fire service at the local, state and/or national level. The recipient will receive a trip for themselves and a guest to the NVFC Spring Meeting Awards Banquet on April 7, 2017, in Alexandria, Va..
  • The NVFC Fire Prevention and Education Award (sponsored by Nest) honors an individual who has made remarkable efforts in the area of fire prevention, whether as a volunteer firefighter or non-operational volunteer (such as a Fire Corps member). The recipient and a guest will receive a trip to NVFC Awards Banquet.
  • The Junior Firefighter of the Year Award (sponsored by California Casualty) honors a junior firefighter, cadet or explorer who has shown extraordinary dedication, commitment and achievements as a youth member of the fire service. The award recipient will receive a trip for themselves and up to two parents/guardians to the NVFC Awards Banquet.
  • The Junior Firefighter Program of the Year Award (sponsored by California Casualty) recognizes a department that has an outstanding junior firefighter program. The department will be presented with their award at the local level.

To submit nominations, click here.

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