Friday, January 30, 2009

Deadline Approaching: Submit Your Nominations Now for the Fire Prevention Award

There is still time to nominate an outstanding volunteer firefighter for the NVFC Fire Prevention Award. Recognize the fire prevention efforts and achievements of a volunteer firefighter you admire by nominating them for this prestigious national award. Nominations must be received by February 13.

Sponsored by First Alert, the NVFC Fire Prevention Award annually honors a volunteer firefighter for remarkable efforts made in the area of fire prevention. The award was established in the memory of volunteer firefighter and NVFC Board member Marc Mueller, who energetically promoted the causes of volunteer firefighters and supported all efforts to elevate the volunteer fire and emergency services to their highest level.

To nominate an individual for the NVFC Fire Prevention Award, submit a nomination packet including:nomination form a background sheet or resume containing an overview of the individual's experience, education, and other pertinent information letters of recommendation supporting the nominee.

Use the online nomination form, or email submissions to, fax to 202-887-5291, or mail to:NVFCAttn: Fire Prevention Award7852 Walker Drive, Suite 450Greenbelt, MD 20770The recipient of the Fire Prevention Award will be recognized during a special presentation at the 2009 NVFC Spring Board Meeting on April 3 in Alexandria, VA. Travel and arrangements for the recipient and a guest will be provided.

Visit for more information, including award criteria and a nomination form.

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