SHCO Honors Volunteers at Banquet
The Susquehanna Hose Company held its annual banquet Saturday at Level Fire Hall to recognize members and supporters.
How do you encapsulate more than 12,000 training hours and more than 600 calls for service in a calendar year?
Quite simply: you can't.
Elaine Burchette was recognized for her outstanding training efforts in the last 18 months with the inaugural Eugene Burchette Award—named in honor of her late fiance, who died in 2010.
A number of other awards were handed out during the banquet, which was held at Level Fire Hall.
The top fire responders for 2011:
- Asst. Chief Steve Allers: 679 calls
- Dept. Chief Bobby Goll Jr.: 606
- Tom Phelan: 526
- Scott Pentz: 502
- Fred Cullum: 481
- Gail Reeder: 461
- Shawn Hurst: 439
- Taylor Miller: 433
- Jimmie Hawkins: 430
- Andrew Lempka: 422
Those logging the most training hours:
- Shawn Hurst: 404.5
- Chief Scott Hurst: 402.5
- Gail Reeder: 387.5
- Elaine Burchette: 384
- Asst. Chief Steve Allers: 372.5
- Bill Reeder: 368.5
- Robert Hess: 344.5
- Rick Sova: 344.5
- Mike Jurkowski: 339.5
- Jamie Gomez: 335
- Taylor Miller: 310
- Andrew Lempka: 285.5
- Scott Pentz: 277.5
- Christian Coakley: 241
- Josh Welsh: 233.5
The banquet was held in memoriam of former SHCO member Warren Chuck Todd.
Patch was honored with a community service award during the banquet.
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