Anyone interested in learning more about Gregg’s efforts can visit the First Responder Appreciation Day Facebook page at www.facebook.com/1stresponderday or contact Gregg at email@example.com.
National Recognition Events for EMS, Fire and Law Enforcement
Over the years there have been numerous local or statewide days set aside to recognize the dedicated work of first responders. However, many of these days are not recurring and only reach a narrow segment of the population. Below are some annual national events that recognize EMS, fire and law enforcement personnel:
- National EMS Week, May 20–26, 2012, www.acep.org/emsweek/, emsweekideas.org/home
- National EMS Memorial Service, June 23, 2012, www.nemsms.org/
- National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend, October 6–7, 2012, weekend.firehero.org/
- National Police Week, May 13–19, 2012, www.nleomf.org/programs/policeweek/, www.policeweek.org/schedule.html