AdventHealth emergency responders were recently recognized for their commitment and service to their communities at the 40th Annual Northwest Georgia Region 1 Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Council Awards Banquet.
The banquet honors emergency medical services providers and stakeholders from Bartow, Catoosa, Chattooga, Cherokee, Dade, Fannin, Floyd, Gilmer, Gordon, Haralson, Murray, Paulding, Pickens, Polk, Walker and Whitfield counties.
Ken Bruce represented AdventHealth Gordon EMS and was awarded the EMS Region 1 Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) of the Year.
Jeremy Thompson represented AdventHealth Murray EMS and was awarded the David Loftin Pediatric Call of the Year.
“I am extremely proud of Ken and Jeremy for their accomplishments,” said Mike Etheridge, director of AdventHealth EMS. “We are fortunate to be represented by them.”
This month’s topic is “On the Road with Joy.” The special guest speaker is Joy Walker who spends several months a year traveling in her RV.
The AdventHealth Georgia Market recently named Jake Hager as its new foundation director for AdventHealth Gordon, AdventHealth Murray and AdventHealth Redmond.
The AdventHealth Gordon Foundation is offering scholarships to a select group of nursing and allied health students.