MEDIA ADVISORY: FBI, Project Lifesaver International, Airplane Tragedy Unit Responders, and Valor Awards Presented at the 41st Annual MCCC Public Safety Awards

Date: 
March 10, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 10, 2015
Contact:  Michelle Guzman
301-738-0015 or mguzman@mcccmd.com

FBI, Project Lifesaver International, Airplane Tragedy Unit Responders,
and Valor Awards Presented at the 41st Annual MCCC Public Safety Awards

Rockville, MD – On March 13th, 2015, business, government and public safety leaders will thank the brave men and women who protect our community every day. The 41st Annual MCCC Public Safety Awards is the largest event in the region of its kind and is a unique opportunity to celebrate bravery and hear incredible stories. This year’s award recipients include:

  • Public Safety Government Partner of the Year: Federal Bureau of Investigation Baltimore Field Office
  • Public Safety Corporate Vital Link: Project Lifesaver International 
  • MCCC Public Safety Unit Citation: Airplane Tragedy in Gaithersburg Police, Fire/Rescue and Sheriff Agency Responders
  • 8 Valor Award Recipients and 1 MCCC Public Safety Community Service Award

What: 41st Annual MCCC Public Safety Awards Luncheon

Who: 1200+ business, government and public safety leaders, including

  • Public Safety Chiefs of Montgomery County Department of Police; Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service; Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office; Montgomery County Department of Correction & Rehabilitation; Maryland-National Capital Park Police, Montgomery County Division
  • Elected official remarks by Senator Barbara Mikulski, Congressman Chris Van Hollen, Congressman John Delaney, Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett, and Montgomery County Council President George Leventhal.
  • Emcees: NBC News Correspondent Tom Costello and NBC News4 Anchor Pat Lawson

When: Friday, March 13, 2015, 12:00pm-2:00pm

Where: Bethesda North Marriott and County Conference Center - 5701 Marinelli Road, North Bethesda, MD 20852

For press admission or inquiries, please contact Michelle Guzman at mguzman@mcccmd.com or 301-738-0015.

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