West Manatee Announces 2013 Annual Awards
The West Manatee Fire & Rescue District recognized their personnel at their Annual Appreciation Dinner. Firefighter Adam Baggett was named the Rookie of the Year.
Battalion Chief Rich Losek and Fire Prevention/Training Secretary Sherry Vetter received the 25 year Career Service Award. Firefighter Nate Bergbom received the 15- year Length of Service Award, followed by Firefighters Mike Bugel and Brian Gaskill with 10 years and Firefighter Rodney Kwiatkowski with 5 years.
Pension Board members Stewart Moon and Roger Liesch were recognized for serving 15 and 10 years respectively on the Board.
The District’s Medical Advisor Dr. Joseph Soler was recognized for 18 years of service.