First Responders Honored in Ford, Iroquios Counties - Wandtv.com, NewsCenter17, StormCenter17, Central Illinois News-

First Responders Honored in Ford, Iroquios Counties

Posted:

GILMAN - A reception honoring local first responders was held at the Ford-Iroquios County Farm Bureau on Tuesday.

The event included a moment of silence for fallen 9/11 heroes, a performance of "God Bless America," and a video montage of area first responders in action. State Treasurer Dan Rutherford made an appearance and thanked the local servicemen. He introduced Donovan Area Asst. Fire Chief David Munson, who traveled east on three occasions to assist 9/11 first responders.

The reception was co-sponsored by the Iroquios County Republican Women and Gilman Healthcare. Various fire departments subsequently led a processional to Paxton for a similar event honoring Ford County first responders. 

Powered by WorldNow

904 South Side Drive
Decatur, IL 62521
Primary Phone: 217-424-2500
Primary Email: news@wandtv.com

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014, WorldNow and WAND. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms