Vienna, Va. — The Vienna Volunteer Fire Department recognized 11 people during its annual Volunteer Appreciation and Awards Banquet last month. The winners were:
Firefighter of the Year
Emergency Medical Technician of the Year
Volunteer of the Year
Christopher Cikra, Monica Haley, and Corey Merdler
Robert Hunter Award
Technician Eric Bartholomew, Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department
Kate Johnson Awards (two winners)
Vera Lloyd President’s Award
Auxiliary’s Volunteer of the Year
Leon Freeman Award
Howard Springsteen (Vice Mayor of Town of Vienna)
The department’s 110 operational and administrative volunteers provided nearly 29,000 volunteer hours last year, making it one of the most active volunteer companies in the County.
The awards ceremony took place on Feb. 9 at Vienna Fire Station, located at 400 Center Street South in Vienna.
Sun Gazette coverage: Vienna Volunteer Fire Department Bestows Annual Awards (front page, Feb. 28)
Vienna VFD is a partner in the Fairfax County Volunteer Fire and Rescue Association and is part of the County’s Fire and Rescue Department. Learn more about the Vienna Volunteer Fire Department at www.vvfd.org. (3/17/2013)