Members, families, and guest of the Lewes Fire Department enjoyed an evening of great food, felowship and recognition during this years awards banquet. The evening started with a great meal provided by Bethany Blues, with recognition of years of service and awards following. There was a short break before the always anticipated year in review presentation with the opportunity to dance the rest of the evening away. A great evening was enjoyed by all and we congraulate all those the were recognized for their efforts during the year. The banquet is held annually to show appreciation to all that contributed to an extremely successful and busy year. 2014 saw Station 82 operate on 4117 calls 3465 EMS and 652 fire! Members recognized are below.
Years of Service
5 - Garrett Acklin, Chris Hardy, Melanie Marshall, Lin Martin, Shane Raley, Eric Swanson, Brigid Frasca, Steve Shevock
10 -Jay Campbell, John Pignataro
15 - Bob Kreitzer, Jim Marvel, Bob Nicholson
20 Life Membership Awarded - Edward "Ward" Stevenson
25 - Daniel Donovan, Eric Lachman
30 - Caddie Joseph
40 - Wallace Evans, Ernie Stanley
Auxiliary Years of Service
5 - Karen Hunsicker, Pat Jones, Jerri MacCoy
Represenative Steve Smyk recognized Woddy Magee for his service as outgoing President
Representative Pete Schwartzkopf recognized Troy Virden for his service as outgoing Chief.
Senator Ernie Lopez recognized Bill Reynolds for his 57 years of dedicated service.
Honorary Membership Brad Ritter
Presidents Award - Station Building Committee
Chiefs Award - Dennis Dean
Junior Committee Appreciation Award - Cliff Stabner
Junior Award - Liam Stabner
Louis A Rickards Award - Walt Reynolds Jr.
Firefighter of the Year - John Pignataro