Fire department holds awards banquet
The Townsville Vol. Fire Dept. held it’s annual firemen awards banquet on Jan. 8 at the fire station. Special guest Lenwood Green was invited and recognized at this event. He was presented an award for his 52 years of dedicated service to Townsville Fire Department Board of Directors. The Volunteer of the Year was Brad Marning, Travis Richardson was named Firefighter of the Year and the title of First Responder of the Year went to Tyrone Terry. (Right) The award winners posed with their plaques, along with the fire chief and assistant fire chief: (top row, from left) Marning, Richardson, Terry; (bottom row, from left) Daren Small (chief), Green and Mike Beard (assistant fire chief). (Lower right) Attendees of this event included: (front row, from left) Beard, Small; (middle row, from left) Tyrone Terry, Angela Jefferson, Debra Beard and Sandra Small; (back row, from left) Mike Mosley, Netashia Durham, Richardson, Eric Small, Marning, Corey Miller, Joe Nalavekio and Chuck Tillitson.