The Fire Safe Council of Nevada County (FSCNC) is giving three awards to recognize those dedicated to protecting our community from catastrophic wildfire. Nevada County Consolidated Fire Chief Tim Fike is being recognized as the 2012 Volunteer of the Year. The Volunteer of the year recipient must exemplify the mission of the FSCNC with extensive personal commitment and dedication to programs/projects, community fire protection outreach and/or operational support. Engage in other activities that support the FSCNC in developing partnerships, funding opportunities and/or communicating the fire awareness message. Chief Fike gives credit to the Fire Safe council and especially Executive Director Joanne Drummond.
Banner Mountain Homeowners’ Association is being recognized as the 2012 Firewise Community of the Year. AmeriCorps NCCC Pacific Region is being honored as the 2012 Fire Safe Partner of the Year. Awards will be handed out during the Fire Safe council’s 5th Annual Wine & Culinary Adventure event on June 29th. For more information , visit the FSCNC web site at www.are you fire safe dotcom or call (530) 272-1122.