KAWARTHA LAKES: Honorary Lieutenant General, Richard Heath Rohmer presented Gene Pugliese and Mike Neville with Governor General of Canada Exemplary Service Medals, on September 28th, at the Ontario Association of Paramedic Chiefs 2017 Annual General Meeting in Ottawa.
“Gene and Mike are stellar paramedics that I am proud to have known and worked with for decades,” said Keith Kirkpatrick, Chief of Kawartha Lakes Paramedic Services. “These men are an example of the best that our profession has to offer. I congratulate them both on this well-deserved distinction.”
The Exemplary Service Medal recognizes pre-hospital emergency medical service professionals, who have performed their duties in an exemplary manner, with the highest standard of good conduct, industry and efficiency, for more than 20 years.
Gene has served as a frontline Paramedic for 23 years, with 6 years of service in Kawartha Lakes. Mike has served as a frontline Paramedic for 50 years, with 14 years of service in Kawartha Lakes.
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