2018/19 Peer Awards Recipients:
- Special Recognition: Kalum Iverson, Kevin Berdusco, Dan Amos
- Committee Award: Paul Dornian, Doug Berg, Andrew Dunca
- Lorne Axe Award: Vic Fisher
- Red Powell Award: Tony Dyck
- Honourary Firefighter Award – Mary Rukavina
- Alumni Award – Ryan Smith
A Year in Review: 2017 – 2018 Slideshow – Video Link
Special Recognition – A member who has demonstrated a significant contribution and effort to local 1271 and/or charity work in the last year or more. These members made an impact on our membership and/or the community. Click here to view all Special Recognition Recipients.
Meritorious Award – Members who’s actions in the line of duty that go above and beyond regular duty. Above and beyond the call shall not be limited to acts of bravery. Any and all other actions deemed to be beyond the normal expectations of a member acting in the course of their regular duties when serving the public and that reflects positively in the public eye on the Surrey Fire Service shall be eligible for this award. Click here to view all Meritorious Recipients.
Honorary Fire Fighter Status – An Honorary fire fighter is someone who has contributed to the goals and objectives of Local 1271 and shown the dedication and commitment required to be a fire fighter. They will by virtue of the effort provided Local 1271 with a positive profile in the public’s eye, provided Local 1271 members a sense of pride and accomplishment. Click here to view all Honorary Fire Fighter Status Recipients.
Alumni Award – A retired Local 1271 member who is contributing to the betterment of the Local 1271 Alumni and the betterment of Local 1271. This retired member will also be active with SFFCS, through SFFCS initiatives and community events.
Committee Award – A member with a minimum 5 years service who has participated on numerous committees and has made a significant impact (a minimum of 3 UNION committees), contributing to the betterment of all Local 1271 members for an extended period of time (a majority of their five years service). Click here to view all Committee Recipients.
Lorne West Silver Axe Award – A member with a minimum of 10 years service who has shown a dedicated and conscientious effort to uphold the standard of professionalism, reflects credit upon local 1271 on and off duty, and promotes goodwill among union brothers and sisters. They will have been contributing to the betterment of Local 1271 all members for a majority of their (ten years) service. Click here to view all Lorne West Silver Axe Recipients
Red Powell Award – The Fire Fighters, FIRE FIGHTER. The recipient of this award should exemplify that of a conscientious and dedicated fire fighter. On duty and off duty who upholds the standards of our profession, reflects credit upon local 1271 and promotes goodwill among union brothers and sisters. The Red Powell recipient should have been a member of Local 1271 for 20 years or more. They will have contributed to not only the betterment of all Local 1271 members but also the people in the community, which we serve. Local 1271 is proud of them as a member and they are proud to be a member. Click here to view all Red Powell Recipients.