Media Release


Tuesday, May 20, 2014
For Immediate Release

Contact: Jace Radke
Telephone: 229-2205


City Council To Recognize Las Vegas Fire & Rescue For National Emergency Medical Services Week
Historic Preservation Award Winners Also To Be Announced


       The Las Vegas City Council will recognize the men and women of the Las Vegas Fire & Rescue Department in celebration of National Emergency Services (EMS) Week at the Wednesday, May 21, City Council meeting that will begin following the 8:30 a.m. Redevelopment Agency meeting in City Hall council chambers, located at 495 S. Main St.

      EMS Week is celebrated May 18-24 annually to recognize the efforts of first responders serving our communities throughout the country. Las Vegas Fire & Rescue (LVFR) on average responds to more than 260 emergency medical calls every day and provides the highest levels of treatment to residents and visitors.

       The City Council will also recognize Historic Preservation Month and individuals and groups who are dedicated to preserving the city’s history.

       In addition, Councilman Bob Coffin is scheduled to recognize Hunter Pate, a 14-year-old golf prodigy, who won the inaugural Masters Drive, Chip & Putt National Championship in Augusta, Georgia.

       Councilman Steven D. Ross will recognize the winners of the Nevada Child Seekers National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest. The annual contest brings attention to the plight of lost children in Las Vegas and around the country.

       Also, Mayor Pro Tem Stavros S. Anthony will recognize the work of the Trauma Intervention Program (TIP) of Southern Nevada. A non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring that those who are emotionally traumatized in emergency situations receive the assistance they need.

       The City Council will also recognize Building and Safety Month and accept a donation from the Southern Nevada Chapter of the International Code Council that will be used for swim lessons for children.

       Finally the City Council will recognize the May Employee of the Month.


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