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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

 

2017 Calendar

911 for Kids Events
911 Heroes Events sponsored by MOTOROLA Solutions

OCTOBER
08-14 National Fire Prevention Week
16-22 National Teen Driver Safety Week
Thu 19 Great California Shake Out
22-24 IACP (Philadephia)
23-31 Red Ribbon Week
All Month National Crime Prevention Month

NOVEMBER
Fri 03 CalNENA Fall Meeting (Palm Springs)
National Teens Don't Text and Drive Week

DECEMBER
Sun 01 Kathy Ireland Holiday Children's Celebration (Orange, CA)
All Month Safe Toys & Gifts Month
All Month Holiday Season Drunk Driving campaign

2018 Calendar

911 for Kids Events
911 Heroes Events sponsored by MOTOROLA Solutions

FEBRUARY
26-3/1 California Chapter NENA: Mission Critical (La Jolla)

MARCH
TBA Tim Brown Mentor Mini Camp for Fatherless Boys (CHP Academy, Sacramento)
TBA California Statewide Legislative 9-1-1 Heroes Awards (Sacramento)
TBA City of San Francisco 9-1-1 Heroes Awards (San Francisco)
13-17 National Flood Safety Awareness Week 19-25 National Poison PRevention Week

APRIL
9-15 National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week
24-26 Navigators Conference (Las Vegas)
All Month National 911 Education Month
All Month National Earthquake and Tsunami Awareness Month
All Month National Distracted Driving Awareness Month
TBA Los Angeles County 911 Heroes Awards
TBA Los Angeles City 911 Heroes Awards

MAY
Sun 20 Rock It for Kids: Concert Gala (Golf tournament kick-off) (Affliction Headquarters, Seal Beach, CA)
Mon 21 24th Annual Tim Brown 9-1-1 for Kids Celebrity Golf Classic (Rancho Palos Verdes, CA)
7-13 National Hurricane Preparedness Week
19-25 National Safe Boating Week
All Month Motorcycle Safety Month All Month National Bike Month

JUNE
16-21 NENA National Conference (Nashville)
15-20 National Sherrifs Assn. Conference (Orlando)
04-08 National CPR & AED Awareness Week
Fri 08 Sun Safety Week
All Month National Safety Month
All Month National Fireworks Safety Month
All Month Home Safety Month

JULY
National Fireworks Safety Month

AUGUST
05-08 APCO International (Las Vegas)
Tue 07 National Night Out
8-11 IAFC (Sallas)
Sat 25 CalOES California Day of Preparedness (Sacramento)

SEPTEMBER
All Month National Preparedness Month
TBA Kathy Ireland Mentor Program for Single Teen Mothers (Orange, CA)

OCTOBER
IACP (Orlando)
07-13 National Fire Prevention Week
17-21 National Teen Driver Safety Week
Thu 20 Great California Shake Out
22-30 Red Ribbon Rally
All Month National Crime Prevention Month

NOVEMBER
TBA Riverside County 911 Heroes Awards
National Teens Don’t Text and Drive Week

DECEMBER
Sat 01 Kathy Ireland Holiday Children’s Celebration (Orange, CA)

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