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NC Chamber honors “Hometown Heroes”

Dr. ALAN LO and CEO JEANNA BAMBURG of the Bayshore Medical Center, with JIMMIE SUMBERA of Channelview Fire Department.

First Responders were honored, and thanked for their service, at a North Channel Chamber luncheon last Friday, June 1st.

Mike Williams gave an emotional talk about his experiences with First Responders, and then William Anders, commissioner of ESD12, made presentation to each First Responder that was present.

First Responders are firemen, EMT personnel, constable, sheriff’s deputies, and policemen.

Representatives from most of the local departments were present to receive a certificate of appreciation.

Also honored was State Representative Ana Hernandez, recognized as “Legislator of the Year” by the Emergency Services District.

CEO of Bayshore Medical Center welcomed the guests. The hospital was the host and paid for all meals for the participants. She also announced that BMC would open an Emergency Center on Beltway 8 in July.

MIKE WILLIAMS, left, was the keynote speaker. Center, WILLIAM ANDERS was the award presenter, and right, ANA HERNANDEZ.