LETHBRIDGE - Sixteen Community Hero's were recognized at City Hall on Friday morning.
They're good samaritans who selflessly came to the aid of a person in crisis.
The efforts do not always involve life saving measures, it could be offering a
helping hand or using a fire extinguisher when someone is in need of help.
Fire Prevention Officer Mark Hoveling says "there's so much bad news and to
me there's a lot more good news that goes on in this world, so that's the
significance for us is just promoting what people in our community do just by
making a little bit of difference, and we thought to recognize them is such a
The fire awards went to Wayne Britton, Darian Halden, Chris Kapusta, Robert
Depape, Randy Dueck, and Edgard Escobar.
EMS awards went to Katlyn Petrozzi, Chris Kalmakoff, and Darryl Biggs with
the Canadian Pacific Police Service, Peter Kwan, Mathew Forster, Jasmine
Pastink, Sandy Kadir, 5-year-old Brayden Gunn, Travis Zentner, and Jason