Eminence Fire & Rescue awarded Walton Trophy

Eminence Fire & Rescue awarded Walton Trophy

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Eminence, Kentucky firefighters are celebrating a milestone.
Dawn Lee, WHAS Crusade for Children President & CEO said, “Chief, last year Eminence Fire and Rescue raised $38,800 for the Crusade for Children and that was a 35 percent increase over the previous year.”

For their fundraising efforts, Dawn presented Chief Gary Lucas and his firefighters with the Walton Trophy. Chief Lucas says he’s proud of his community for giving so much during tough economic times.

About the Walton Memorial Trophy

The Walton Memorial Trophy is named in memory of “Mr. Crusade,” Jim Walton who was host and MC of the WHAS Crusade for Children from the very first Crusade in 1954 until 1979. These awards are for 2010 not 2011.

Eminence Fire & Rescue
In the category of fire departments that raised between
$ 10,000 and $ 49,999…
Eminence Fire & Rescue had a 35 percent increase in their Crusade donation from 2009 to 2010.

2009 total: $ 28,784.41
2010 total: $ 38,806.97

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