Upperco VFC Awards Banquet 2021
By President Ashley Hale
April 2, 2022

After many years of not being able to gather as one, Members, Guests, and Neighboring companies gathered this past Saturday April 2, 2022 for our annual Awards Banquet. Members of UVFC had many things to celebrate, including breaking ground on our new station, construction progress being made on the new station, returning to fundraising, and many other small but dignified accomplishments for our company. The following awards were presented:

President's Award- Scott Warner
Chief's Award- Henry Horner
Firefighter of the year- Brendan Boose
Rookie of the year- Kayla Geho
EMS Provider of the year- Christopher Strippel
Citizen of the year 2019 Presented by Famers and Merchants Bank- Mason Dixon Bingo
Citizen of the year 2020 Presented by Famers and Merchants Bank- Ralph Walter
Citizen of the year 2021 Presented by Famers and Merchants Bank- David Tracey

We also awarded our top 10 Duty hours and top 10 Responders.

Everyone enjoyed catching up and taking a night off!

A special thanks to:
Arbutus Volunteer Fire Department for providing a fill in crew.
Claude Gamble from Jacksonville Volunteer Fire Company for being a fantastic Master of Ceremony.
Maryland Steam Historical Society for providing a delicious meal.
Jim Bosley, President of Farmers and Merchants Bank presenting our Citizen of the Year awards.
Rebecca Sube Photography for documenting our evening.
Pastor Mike Adams for delivering our Invocation and Benediction.
Mike Connelly from White Marsh Volunteer representing the BCVFA for Installing our 2022 Administrative Officers.
Chief Lurz representing BCoFD for Installing our 2022 Fireline Officers.