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Bacon hits trifecta at SJ EMS 2012 awards
Emergency medical technician Dan Bacon earned a trio of commendations at the 2012 San Juan EMS annual award banquet, Feb. 16, at San Juan Island Yacht Club.
Bacon received San Juan EMS’s first-ever Annual Franklin-Health Award in recognition of outstanding service and dedication to emergency medical transport; the award was presented by Mark Franklin, grandson of the late Roy Franklin. Bacon also received The Chief’s Award, and EMT of the Year award, an honor determined by his peers.
The annual EMS award banquet drew more than 80 people, including EMTs, paramedics, hospital district commissioners, family, friends and representatives of other public safety agencies.
Other award winners include, Jeremy Talobtt, who also received EMT of the Year honors; Ron Krebs, Rookie of the Year; Dr. Michael Edwards, Honorary EMS Assistant Chief Award; and Lainey Volk, who received the San Juan County Medical Program Director Award, presented by Dr. Michael Sullivan of Peace Island Medical Center, in recognition of her leadership, dedication and service.