Saturday, April 20, 2013
Suzanne Corbett received the award April 6.
Patch columnist Suzanne Corbett was named the Missouri Professional Communicator of the Year. This is the second year in a row Corbett has earned the honor. The designation is earned by accumulating the most points in an annual communications contest, according to a press release. The Missouri Professional Communicators, an affiliate of the National Federation of Press Women, announced the contest award winners April 6, in St. Louis. Corbett, a freelance food/wine, travel and feature writer, won six first place and three second place awards in the following categories: First Place Awards Second Place Awards All first-place entries are forwarded to the National Federation of Press Women to compete at its national communications contest.
Sunday, November 11, 2012
Several Rock Community firefighters were awarded for heroic actions in the line of duty.
Firefighers from the Rock Community fire department were given Class IV Unit Citation Awards for the rescue of an elderly man trapped in a burning home last Christmas Eve. The awards were given on October 21 to Captains Daniel Osborne, Captain Clay Vandiver, Acting Captain Kenny Steiger, Firefighter’s Kevin Lewis, Doug Ott, Tyler McBroom, Alan McClain, Matthew Ham and Kevin Steinmeyer. Captain Osborne, Firefighter Lewis and Firefighter Ott were also awarded Class III Bronze Medal of Valor for their outstanding efforts in the rescue. The ceremony was conducted at the Kirkwood Community center and was presented by the Greater St. Louis area of Fire Chiefs Association. At the ceremony, retired Rock Community Fire Chief Matthew Mayer received …
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Boyer's award was for creating a special domestic violence response team in Jefferson County.
Jefferson County Sheriff Oliver “Glenn” Boyer received the Hopeline Champion Award during the National Sheriffs’ Association annual conference in St. Louis Tuesday. Verizon Wireless presents the award to law enforcement officers who focus on preventing domestic violence in the local community, a company spokesman said in a news release. Boyer created the Domestic Violence Enhanced Response Team (DVERT) with the help of a federal grant, the news release said. The team has sheriff’s detectives work with victims’ specialists to recognize and solve domestic violence. During 2010, five DVERT members—Dawn Davison, Kris Detmer, Ashley Cox, Detective Scott Woodward and Detective Jonas Allen—helped more than 1,000 Jefferson County residents who …