Murfreesboro Fire & Rescue Department honored employees at the 4th Annual Years of Service Awards Presentation September 29 in the Council Chambers at City Hall.
Employees with 10 and 15 years of service received MFRD challenge coins engraved with their respective years. Employees with 20 and 30 years of service received awards engraved with their names and years of service. There were no personnel in the 25 and 35 year categories this year.
Deputy Chief Roger Toombs told the group, “These plaques and coins are only a small token of the appreciation that Chief Gaines and I have for your dedication to this department. We could not be more proud of the way you represent this department on a daily basis. Your passion for serving your community never ceases to amaze us.”
Award recipients were as follows:
10 Years: Shandreah Womack, Charles Powell, Nicole Miller, James Bryant, Chase Martin, Stephen Ellison, Mark Brewer, Joel Patnode, Karl Daigle, Joseph Pennington, James Jones, and Dale Bilbrey.
15 Years: Titus Jackson, Robert Brewer, Israel Marcella, Greg Robinson, Roy Fugate, Dwajuan Howse, Joe Bell, Michael Bartlett, David Sloan, and Blake Insell.
20 Years: Kurt McMahan, Tracy Summar, Nora Smith, Gary Hutchinson, and Robert Canterbury.
30 Years: Robert Alsup, Eddie Mitchell, and Jack Black.
Front Row: (L to R) Deputy Chief Roger Toombs, Chief Cumbey Gaines, Jeff Irvin, Shandreah Womack, Mark Brewer, Stephen Ellison, Chase Martin, James Jones, Dwajuan Howse, Assistant Chief Kaye Jernigan, and Assistant Chief Allen Swader.
Back Row: (L to R) Assistant Chief Kim Lawson, Robert Alsup, Gary Hutchinson, Charles Powell, Joseph Pennington, Titus Jackson, Eddie Mitchell, Blake Insell, and Michael Bartlett.