BV firefighters receive Governor General award for service

Bonnechere Valley fi refi ghters, Calvin Schroeder and Tom Kaddits received the Governor General’s Fire Service Exemplary Service Award at a little ceremony Friday night honouring their 20 years of service. Mr. Schroeder, now retired from the department, spent 20 years with the service, while Mr. Kaddits is entering his 23rd year. Mayor Jennifer Murphy, left, MP Cheryl Gallant, and BV Councillor Tim Schison presented certifi cates on behalf of the municipality, the province and country.

Eganville – Two members of the Bonnechere Valley (BV) Township Fire Department were honoured Friday night for their longtime service with presentations of the Governor General’s Award for Exemplary Service.   

Active firefighter Tom Kaddits and retired firefighter Calvin Schroeder were surrounded by their colleagues as Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke MP Cheryl Gallant and BV Mayor Jennifer Murphy made the respective presentations of the medals and citations on behalf of Governor General Julie Pay...

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