Contact: Marion Ciciarelli
The Oswego County Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council (EMSAC) will honor area emergency medical services providers for their outstanding patient care during its annual awards banquet on May 18 at the Oasis at Thunder Island, 21 Wilcox Road, Fulton.
The evening begins at 6:30 p.m., with the dinner at 7:30 p.m. and award ceremony to follow.
The excellence in EMS awards are based on the actions of emergency medical services (EMS) providers during the calendar year 2017, which are chosen by a EMSAC subcommittee.Among the awards to be presented are basic life support provider of the year, advanced life support provider of the year, physician of excellence, RN of excellence and the EMS leadership award, among others.
“This is a great opportunity to recognize the members of our EMS community who have dedicated themselves to emergency care,” said EMSAC Vice-President Lyle Robbins. “They work tirelessly 24/7, sometimes in challenging conditions and this is an evening where we invite the community to assist us in honoring these individuals.”
The awards dinner helps kick off National EMS Week, which officially begins on May 20th. This year’s dinner theme is Stronger Together
The public is invited to the event. Reservations with payment are due by May 1st to Uniforms Etc., 19 Cayuga St., Fulton, NY 13069. There is a $15 cost to attend and checks may be made out to “EMS Awards Banquet.”