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TVRC accepting nominations for 2020 Valor Awards

14 July 2020 Winchester Frederick County Clarke County News


Nominations are now being accepted for the Top of Virginia Regional Chamber’s 2020 Valor Awards.

The Valor Awards recognizes members of various public safety departments as well as other citizens who have gone above and beyond to ensure the safety of others. Awards for the 2020 Valor Awards are for specific acts that occurred from July 1, 2019 to July 31, 2020.

Valor Awards include:

  • Citizens Award: Recognition of citizen(s) for their extraordinary acts of courage in emergency situations or actions which directly result in the saving of a human life.
  • Unit Citation: Recognition of acts by a unit/division/company demonstrating unusual judgment, ingenuity and/or personal risk and bravery during an emergency situation, when such action is beyond that normally expected in the performance of duty.
  • Meritorious Action Award: Recognition of individuals for exemplary action, placing themselves in a situation of personal risk.
  • Lifesaving Award: Recognition of actions in emergency circumstances which directly results in saving of a human life.
  • Certificate of Valor: Recognition of actions demonstrating unusual judgment, zeal or ingenuity, not normally involved in the performance of duties.
  • Bronze Award of Valor: Recognition of acts involving personal risk and demonstrating unusual judgment, zeal and/or ingenuity during an emergency situation, when such action is beyond that normally expected in the performance of duty.
  • Silver Award of Valor: Recognition of acts involving significant personal risk and bravery beyond that which is expected during the normal performance of duty.
  • Gold Award of Valor: Recognition of acts involving supreme sacrifice or extreme personal risk and heroism which is clearly above and beyond the call of duty.

Nominations will be accepted until Aug. 31.

This year’s Valor Awards, presented by City National Bank, will be held virtually Nov. 5.

Visit regionalchamber.biz for more details.

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