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MEDIA ADVISORY: CFO and State Fire Marshal Jeff Atwater to Present 2014 Fire Service Awards


Contact: Ashley Carr
(850) 413- 2842
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – This evening, Monday, April 13th, Chief Financial Officer and State Fire Marshal Jeff Atwater will announce the recipients of the 2014 Fire Service Awards during a reception hosted on the 22nd floor of Florida’s Capitol Building in Tallahassee.
This year’s award recipients will join together during tomorrow’s meeting of the Florida Cabinet so that they may be recognized for their outstanding accomplishments to the fire service industry.
Before the start of Tuesday’s Cabinet meeting, the CFO will join the 2014 award recipients at the site of the Fallen Firefighter Memorial for a ‘ringing of the bell;’ a ceremonial marking of their fallen colleague’s last call.
Monday, April 13
WHAT:           2014 Florida Fire Service Awards Reception
WHEN:           5:30 PM EST
WHERE:         22nd Floor 
                       Florida Capitol Building          
Tuesday, April 14
WHAT:           Ringing of the bell ceremony
WHEN:           8:45 AM EST
WHERE:         Florida Capitol Courtyard
*In the event of inclement weather, this event will be moved to the site of the Firefighter Wall of Honor located on Plaza Level of the Florida Capitol.
WHAT:           Florida Cabinet presentation
WHEN:           9:00 AM EST
WHERE:         Cabinet Meeting Room          
                        Florida Capitol Building