Cherokee County Fire
& Emergency Services

American Legion Honors Public Safety Officials

June 1, 2018

Thomas M. Brady Post #45 of the American Legion, located in Canton, Georgia, honored several firefighters and staff members with Cherokee County Fire & Emergency Services during their annual Community Service Awards Banquet that was held last night at the local legion hall.

After a wonderful meal, Commander Raymond Rollins presented awards to several employees with Cherokee County Fire & Emergency Services.

Recognized at this year’s banquet were:

Battalion 1 Firefighter Award – FAO Eric Parr

Battalion 2 Firefighter Award – Lt. Sarah Love

Battalion 3 Firefighter Award – FF Emily Goss

Volunteer Firefighter Award – Don Maloney

EMS Employee of the Year Award – Destiny Labossiere

Fire Administration Award – Laura King

Special Operations Award – Lyle Harp

Explorer of the Year Award – Dalton Hamby

After the awards presentation, Commander Rollins asked Cherokee County Fire Chief, Tim Prather, to come forward to say a few words. Prather thanked the American Legion for their support of public safety. Prather stated “I believe that all of the public safety departments in the county work better together today than ever before.”

Our thanks to the American Legion for their support of the Police and Fire Departments in Cherokee County.

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American Legion Commander, Raymond Rollins (left) with the recipients from Cherokee County Fire & Emergency Services.  Front row (left to right): Lt. Sarah Love, Emily Goss, Destiny Labossiere and Laura King.  Back Row (left to right): Eric Parr, Lyle Harp and Dalton Hamby. Don Maloney (not pictured).
American Legion Commander, Raymond Rollins (left) with the recipients from Cherokee County Fire & Emergency Services. Front row (left to right): Lt. Sarah Love, Emily Goss, Destiny Labossiere and Laura King. Back Row (left to right): Eric Parr, Lyle Harp and Dalton Hamby. Don Maloney (not pictured). (click image for slideshow)
Cherokee County Fire Chief, Tim Prather, was asked to speak after the awards were presented.
Cherokee County Fire Chief, Tim Prather, was asked to speak after the awards were presented.
Honorees, Chiefs and fellow firefighters pose for a photo at the American Legion Post.
Honorees, Chiefs and fellow firefighters pose for a photo at the American Legion Post.