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Catholic News Herald

Serving Christ and Connecting Catholics in Western North Carolina

GREENSBORO — On March 25, Piedmont Council 939 of the Knights of Columbus hosted its Emergency Responders Awards Dinner, continuing a long tradition dating back to 1973.

Thirty-five people representing the four services and more than 89 Knights and wives were in attendance. Past Grand Knight Tom Thompson welcomed the group and Sheriff B.J. Barnes led the prayer before the meal.

After a meal prepared by Chef Tony Pupello and his crew of servers, awards were presented to the following: Greensboro Police Officer Heather Jefferson, presented by Capt. J.P. Kimmel; Greensboro Fire Captain Ted D. Norris, presented by Engineer Jason Jobe; Guilford County Sheriff’s Department Master Cpl. Scott A. Nelson, presented by Lt. Anthony M. Whitley and Sgt. James Rouse; and Guilford County EMS’s Travis Norris, presented by Capt. Richard Mathews.
— Tom Thompson