NBFD honours four members with Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Medals
Monday evening’s City Council meeting kicked off with a special presentation in front of a full gallery. North Battleford Fire Chief Lindsay Holm led a short service to formally recognize four North Battleford Fire Department members for their contributions to protective services with the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Medal.
Recipients of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Medals at Monday’s ceremony included:
- Captain Brian Marchewka
Marchewka joined the North Battleford Fire Department as a Paid On-Call Firefighter in 1980 and transitioned to a full-time member in 1995.
- Firefighter Robin Tomaz
Firefighter Tomaz will assume the role of Captain effective September 30th, 2023. He joined the North Battleford Fire Department in 2001.
- Rob Beatch
Rob Beatch is a senior Paid On-Call Firefighter with the North Battleford Fire Department. He joined the NBFD in 1990.
- Les Markewich
Les Markewich is a senior Paid On-Call Firefighter with the North Battleford Fire Department. He joined the NBFD in 1997.
“These firefighters all display dedication, a great sense of duty to their community, commitment to advancing their knowledge and skills to benefit the Department,” commented Chief Holm.
“Each of these firefighters display loyalties to the Department and their community. They execute their duties with good nature and positive attitudes. Each of these four individuals exemplify the traits of what firefighters should strive to become.”
In addition to the four firefighters who were recognized at City Council, Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Medals were previously awarded to three other members of the North Battleford Fire Department: Chief Holm, Deputy Chief Paul Perry, and Captain Rob Campbell.
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