Firefighter Awards Dinner in North Wales
More than 100 members of the firefighting community in the North Penn and Indian Valleys assembled in North Wales Wednesday night to honor seven of their own. Worcester Volunteer Fire Department member Frank Weisbecker and Telford Fire Company member Jerry Guretse received Special Merit Awards. So did Montgomery County Volunteer Fire Police Association Commissioner Clinton Wakefield. Long time Worcester Volunteer Fire Department member Rich Longcoy received the prestigious Earl Mayers Award. Montgomery Township Fire Department Chief Bill Wiegman was named Firefighter of the Year. Outgoing Towamencin Volunteer Fire Company Chief Dean Miller received the President's Award. Clemens Food Group got the Business Support Award. Steve Clemens, a member of the Towamencin Volunteer Fire Company, accepted the award for the company. State Representative Kate Harper received the Community Service Award.