Reader Submission: 8th District honors officers, civilians

The 8th Police District Annual Awards Ceremony took place at 4 p.m. on Sunday at Cannstatter’s with the following recognitions:

George Biles Memorial Award for Officer of the Year 2009:  Police Officers Harry Taylor and Daniel Rubin

Civilian Employee of the Year:  Ms. Angela Wiggins-Streater

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Ann Foster Memorial Award recipients: David Calzarette and the Pennypack Homes Townwatch shown with PDAC Chairperson Rosemarie Contino
(Ann Foster Memorial Award recipients: David Calzarette and the Pennypack Homes Townwatch shown with PDAC Chairperson Rosemarie Contino)

Perfect Attendance:  Captain Deborah Kelly, Lt. Joseph Mullin. Lt. Susan Farley, Sgt. Michael Kilgarriff, Sgt, Michael Colello, Sgt. Bruce DeNoble, Sgt. Patrick May, Sgt. Maureen Carroll, Cpl. Daniel Pfeiffer, P/O Joseph Pawko, P/O Randall Craig, P/O James Balmer, P/O Gerard Attewell, P/O Walter Nejman, P/O Robert Sweeney, P/O Glenn Hoensch, P/O Teresa Rice, P/O Samuel Gonzalez, P/O Elgin Rogers, P/O David Hamilton

Squad Recognition Awards:

  • One  Squad: P/O Brandon Badey
  • Two Squard: P/O Laurence Kozakowski
  • Three Squad: P/O Timothy Hanratty
  • Five Squad:   P/O Elgin Rogers

Ann Foster Memorial Award for Town Watch of the Year:   David Calzarette of Pennypack Homes Townwatch

Business Partner of the Year: Lowes Home Improvement of 9725 Roosevelt Blvd. The store’s General Manager David Swiger accepted the award.

Congratulations All!   Special guests were State Rep. Brendan Boyle and City Councilman Brian O’Neill.  State Rep. Dennis O’Brien was represented by PDAC friend and supporter David Kralle.

Elsie Stevens lives in Holme Circle and is a member of the 8th PDAC. You can read all her contributions to NEast Philly here.

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