Durham Regional Police 911 call-takers were honoured Jun. 23 for their part in saving the lives of heart attack victims at the annual Lightning Bolt Awards at Deer Creek Golf and Banquet Facility in Ajax.
Organized by the Central East Prehospital Care Program at Lakeridge Health, the awards were presented to police, fire, and ambulance (EMS) personnel in the region who helped save the lives of victims of cardiac arrest during the past year. Many cardiac survivors were at the ceremony to thank their rescuers in person.
Recipients of the award include 911 call-takers Colin Charles, Janice Stokes, Karelyn Leclair, Amy Wilson, Meghan Buckley, Cindy O’Connell-Gray, Michael Hyde, Cindy Young, Shawn Muir, Tracey Thompson, Tami Hartford, Paula Mayers, Pauline McKnight, Cheryl Nash, Robyn White, Karen Lenihan, Suzanne Nelson, Kim Hook, Rhonda Woolley, Kate Mintz and Valerie Burns.
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