Valor Public Safety Awards

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This special reception honors those in public safety by presenting awards to the men and women who have given the most to protect and serve the citizens of Gwinnett.

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Infinite Energy Forum

Nominate a deserving public safety hero.

Support Gwinnett’s public safety heroes by attending the Valor Awards.

AWARD CATEGORIES

Medal of Valor

  • Gold Medal – The highest award for bravery and heroism. Awarded in cases in which the public safety official knowingly placed his/her/their life/lives in peril of death or serious bodily harm while saving or attempting to save the lives of others.
  • Silver Medal – Second highest award for bravery and heroism. Awarded in situations when a public safety official knowingly exposes himself/herself/themselves to great personal risk in the performance of an official act.
  • Bronze Medal – Awarded in situations in which a public safety official demonstrates extraordinary judgment and performance of his/her/their duties during the course of an emergency.

Lifesaving Award

Awarded to the public safety official in recognition of acts taken in a life-threatening situation where an individual’s life is in jeopardy, either medically or physically. This award may also be given for very complex rescues with the patient’s survival.

Medal of Merit

Awarded to an outstanding person or public safety program in the community, including personal time given both on and off the job.

Public Safety Award

Awarded to public safety professionals who have performed their jobs with exceptional skill, expertise, innovation and results. Community involvement both on and off the job should reflect favorably.

  • Public Safety Person of the Year
  • Public Safety Unit of the Year
  • Communications Person of the Year

Leadership Award

The Public Safety Leadership Award is awarded to an individual who has excelled in community-oriented engagement and activities that are collaborative, cooperative, and proactive at the command staff level. This award highlights the importance of maintaining an environment where safety, security, and cooperation are essential to the successful mission of the Gwinnett County and surrounding communities. Awarded to individuals who demonstrate actions which create or support safety of community members. Through their leadership, nominee established a sustainable program or cultivated and/or enhanced relationships that encouraged the collaborations of two or more groups to create an identifiable impact on public safety.
Eligibility: Supervisors – Lieutenant or higher and/or civilian supervisors within the public safety and law enforcement communities.

Purple Heart

(awarded as necessary)

Awarded to any public safety professional who has been critically injured or killed in the line of duty while performing his/her responsibilities at the scene of an emergency incident (whether on- or off-duty). The injury must be significant and must have occurred while directly involved in emergency operations or emergency medical treatment and rescue.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Don’t miss the opportunity to show your support and appreciation to our local public safety professionals. Beyond supporting and strengthening our community, sponsoring the Valor Awards will give your company the opportunity to promote your business to more than 300 business and community members as well as elected officials and public safety professionals from throughout Gwinnett County and its municipalities.

Presenting Sponsor

$ 5,000
  • • The program will be referred to as the “2019 Valor Awards, presented by (name of Sponsor Company and Sponsor Company)”
  • • Two-minute promotional announcement at luncheon
  • • Opportunity for display table
  • • Presenting Sponsor recognition in calendar of events, emails and on website
  • • Presenting Sponsor recognition in press releases and event signage
  • • Presenting Sponsor recognition on signage for event
  • • Logo and Presenting Sponsor recognition in event program
  • • One (1) table for 10 in preferred location

Award Sponsor

$ 3,000
  • • Opportunity for company CEO or representative to present award at ceremony
  • • Opportunity for display table
  • • Logo recognition in broadcast emails and on website
  • • Recognition in press releases and event signage
  • • Recognition on signage for event
  • • Logo recognition in event program
  • • Six (6) seats at event

Leading Sponsor

$ 2,000
  • • Opportunity for display table
  • • Logo recognition in broadcast emails and on website
  • • Recognition on signage for event
  • • Logo recognition in event program
  • • Five (5) seats at event

Principal Sponsor

$ 1,500
  • • Mentioned in broadcast emails and on website
  • • Recognition on signage for event
  • • Logo recognition in event program
  • • Four (4) seats at event

Table Sponsor

$ 500
  • • Company name/logo displayed at table
  • • Recognition on signage for event
  • • Two (2) seats to event with additional eight (8) seats donated back to public safety

Corporate Sponsor

$ 250
  • • Recognition on signage for event
  • • Two (2) seats to event

Valor Steering Committee 2019

Leading

Contact

April Perry, Programs & Events Manager aperry@gwinnettchamber.org | 770-232-8816

 

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