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NFL Legend & 2015 Hall Of Fame Inductee Tim Brown To Honor 9-1-1 Heroes @ Capitol

What:

NFL legend & newly inducted Hall of Famer Tim Brown (Oakland Raiders) flies in to join California 9-1-1 to recognize two heroic youngsters and two 9-1-1 dispatchers at the 2015 California Statewide 9-1-1 Heroes Awards Ceremony presented by 9-1-1 for Kids on Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. on the North Steps of the State Capitol (1100 L. Street).

The 9-1-1 Local Heroes® Medal of Honor, is bestowed on an individual who distinguishes himself/herself  by gallantry and intrepidity calling 9-1-1 to help save a life or property, or to report a crime.  Equally as important, this award is presented to the 9-1-1 dispatcher/call taker who processed the call, and dispatched the appropriate emergency response help.  The 9-1-1 Local Heroes® Medal of Honor, was created in 1999 in collaboration with the California State Legislature.  It is now an international awards program.

9-1-1 for Kids is the official voice of 9-1-1 caller training and endorsed by: APCO International (Assn. of Public Safety Communications Officials), NG9-1-1 Institute, NENA (National Emergency Number Assn.), and NASNA (National Assn. of Nine-one-one Administrators), and the California Department of Education.

 

Who: 

Nina Martin, Youth Hero (10-year-old female)

Julie Catelli & Janee Dabrowski, Dispatch Heroes (Sacramento PD)

Nina called 9-1-1 during a home invasion.

 

Jake Pritchard, Youth Hero (11-year-old male)

Jennifer Gsell, Dispatch Hero (CHP Communications Centers Support)

Jake called 9-1-1 when his father plummeted down a cliff while hiking.

When: 

Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 10:30 a.m.

California State Capitol – North Steps

9:15 a.m.: Presenters & Heroes Check-in

10:00 a.m.: Media Check-in & Set-up (Press Kit available)

10:30 a.m.: Calif. 9-1-1 Heroes Awards Ceremony & Press Conference

11:00 a.m.: Media Interviews & Photo Opportunities   

Presenters:  

Tim Brown – NFL Hall of Fame Legend & 9-1-1 for Kids National Chairman

Mark Ghilarducci –Director, California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services  

Willie Godinez – Chief, California Highway Patrol

Dave Deter – Deputy Director, CALFIRE

Scott Andrews – President, Northern California Chapter of APCO International, Inc. 

Shelby Rhyman – President, Calif. Chapter of the National Emergency Number Assoc. 

Mark Helms – Board Member, Calif. Police Chiefs Association 

Richard McCarthy – Executive Director, Calif. Seismic Safety Commission

Charlie Cullen – Board of Directors, 9-1-1 for Kids Public Education

Elise Kim – Executive Director, 9-1-1 for Kids Public Education

 

2016 Calendar

JANUARY

FEBRUARY
California Chapter NENA: Mission Critical

MARCH
FCC CSRIC Quarterly
National Flood Safety Awareness Week
National Poison Prevention Week

APRIL
Tim Brown Mentor Mini Camp for Fatherless Boys
California Statewide Legislative 9-1-1 Heroes Awards
City of San Francisco 9-1-1 Heroes Awards

National Dispatcher Appreciation Week
National 911 Education Month
Navigators Conference
National Earthquake and Tsunami Awareness Month
National Distracted Driving Awareness Month

MAY
22nd annual Tim Brown 9-1-1 for Kids Celebrity Golf Classic
Motorcycle Safety Month
National Bike Month
National Hurricane Preparedness Week
National Safe Boating Week

JUNE
NENA National Conference
National Sheriffs Assn. Conference
FCC CSRIC Quarterly
National Safety Month
National Fireworks Safety Month
Home Safety Month
National CPR & AED Awareness Week
Sun Safety Week

JULY
National Fireworks Safety Month

AUGUST
IAFC
APCO International
National Night Out
National Safe at Home Week

SEPTEMBER
National Preparedness Month
FCC CSRIC Quarterly

OCTOBER
IACP
Red Ribbon Rally
National Fire Prevention Week
National Crime Prevention Week
National Teen Driver Safety Week
Great California Shake Out

NOVEMBER
National Teens Don’t Text and Drive Week

DECEMBER
Kathy Ireland Holiday Children’s Celebration
FCC CSRIC Quarterly

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