During the annual CF/R and CPD Christmas Dinner, several members of both agencies were recognized.
CPD Officer Matt Wright was awarded as the 2017 Centerville Police Department's Officer of the Year.
Centerville Police Chief Ed Buccholz presented Fire Chief with a gift.
Lt Anthony Smith was honored for 10 Years of Service.
Capt Duane McDonald was honored for 25 Years of Service.
Retired Batt Chief and Honorary Firefighter Darin Aughe was honored for 30 Years of Service.
Honorary Firefighter Jack Cox was honored for 30 Years of Service.
Firefighter and EMT-Basic Marc Cromis was awarded as 2017 Co-Firefighter of the Year.
Firefighter and EMT-Basic Jimmy Lawrence was also awarded as 2017 Co-Firefighter of the Year.
The children got to visit with a Jolly Old Man in a Red Suit. Each went home with an orange and a gift.
2017 Firefighters of the Year with the FOY nominating committee. (Left to Right: FF/EMT-B Marc Cromis, FF/EMT-B Jimmy Lawrence, Captain/EMR Phil Bedel 2014 FOY, FF/EMR Tammy Smith 2015 FOY, and Lieutenant/EMR Anthony Smith 2016 FOY)
2017 Firefighters and Officer of the Year with Chiefs. (Left to Right: CPD Chief Ed Buccholz, FF/EMT-B Jimmy Lawrence, Officer Matt Wright, FF/EMT-B Marc Cromis, and CF/R Chief Dennis Spears)