The Wayne County Emergency Medical Services Providers (EMS) were honored in the 2nd Annual Award Ceremony and Family Picnic last Saturday, June 9.

The Wayne County Emergency Medical Services Providers (EMS) were honored in the 2nd Annual Award Ceremony and Family Picnic last Saturday, June 9. Sponsored by Newark-Wayne Community Hospital, nine EMS providers and one EMS agency received awards including:

    * Jon Alo, Basic Life Support Provider of the Year (Walworth EMS/Rural Metro EMS)

    * Gary Grey, Advanced Life Support Provider of the Year (Sodus Town Ambulance Corp.)

    * Jacob Gardner, Youth Provider of the Year (Newark-Arcadia Volunteer Ambulance)

    * Shawn Flanagan, EMS Educator of Excellence (Newark-Arcadia Volunteer Ambulance)

    * Andrew Meyer, EMS Communications Specialist of the Year (Wayne County  911 Center)

    * Erin Van Zummeren, R.N., Registered Nurse of Excellence (Mercy Flight Central)

    * Jack Davidoff, M.D., Physician of Excellence (Mercy Flight Central)

    * Jim Lee, WCALS/Wayne County 911 Center, EMS Leadership Award

    * Wayne County Advanced Life Support (WCALS/911) EMS Agency of the Year

    * William Liddle, Award of Excellence in EMS Activities (Lifetime Achievement) (WCALS/911)