Cobb EMC honors first responders

Cobb EMC honors first responders

Five Alarm appreciation lunch honors local firefighters and emergency medical services crews

Cobb EMC’s seventh annual Five Alarm, an appreciation luncheon for firefighters and emergency medical services crews, honored more than 80 first responders across the electric cooperative’s five-county service area. 

“Our local public service personnel make our community a better place for all of us,” said Leslie Thompson, director of member and public relations at Cobb EMC. “Each year we look forward to honoring them and making sure they know that there’s a community behind them who is thankful for them every day.”

The event kicked off with the singing of God Bless America and the National Anthem performed by Christina Sidlow-Doud. Attendees enjoyed char-grilled steaks and door prizes from the Ronnie Thames Foundation & Fire Service Plus, NAFECO, Bennett Fire Products, Gloves Inc. and Norred & Associates.

Five alarm 2017
Fire Chief Dave Soumas, Woodstock Fire Department; Mayor Donnie Henriques, Woodstock; Fire Chief Tim Prather, Cherokee County Fire & Emergency Services; Fire Chief Randy Crider, Cobb County Fire Department; Fire Chief Craig Millsap, Bartow County Fire Department; Fire Chief Scott Carter, Cartersville Fire Department

About Cobb EMC:

Cobb Electric Membership Corporation, a not-for-profit electric cooperative, safely delivers reliable electricity to more than 180,000 residential and commercial members in Cobb, Bartow, Cherokee, Fulton, and Paulding counties. Cobb EMC’s distribution system consists of more than 9,000 miles of line over 432 square miles. With more than 200,000 meters served, Cobb EMC is one of the largest of Georgia's 41 EMCs and among the largest of the nation's 900 EMCs. For more information, visit www.cobbemc.comor follow Cobb EMC on FacebookTwitter or YouTube.

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