The 200 Club Valor Award
Created by recommendation of the Board of Directors and approved by the Members in March of 2006, the 200 Club Valor Award may be given yearly to a Law Enforcement Officer and a Firefighter from the 200 Club's 20 County operating region.
The recipients are chosen by the awards committee which is comprised of Law Enforcement and Fire command Officers, not by the 200 Club of the Coastal Empire.
Therefore, because of the stringent standards imposed by those peers, there might be times when the Valor Award will not be given. The award consists of a "Book Plaque", a metal with campaign bar and a separate gift.
It is worthy of note that ours is the
only Civilian Metal and Campaign Bar authorized by the departments
within the Club's jurisdiction to be worn on the recipient's
Shortly after the chase, the suspect arrived at Memorial Hospital in a private vehicle with a gunshot wound to the chest. A weapon, along with illegal drugs, was also recovered at the scene."
The 200 Club Legacy of Service Series Continues with 2013 Acts of Valor Awards Ceremony to Honor First Responders on February 27
WHO: The 200 Club of the Coastal Empire, a local non-profit providing immediate financial assistance to families of first responders who lost their lives in the line of duty.
WHAT: Legacy of Service Series - 2013 Acts of Valor Awards. The 200 Club is proud to honor specially selected first-responders who while in the line of duty performed an exceptional meritorious act that may have may resulted in their death or serious injury. All nominations were endorsed by the chief law enforcement officer, fire chief or head of the nominee's agency from all 20 counties supported by The 200 Club of the Coastal Empire.
The 200 Club will honor the winners in a special ceremony and award each winner with a medal of valor, the only civilian declaration that first responders can wear on their uniform. Guests will also enjoy a special appearance by Nashville recording artist and country music singer Jared Wade.
The 2013 Acts of Valor Awards is part of The 200 Club's 2013 Legacy of Service Series, which also include the following fundraiser events throughout the year:
■ The Savannah Mile (May)
■ The Memorial Golf Tournament and Silent Auction (September)
■ The Shields for Fallen Heroes Campaign (October)
WHEN: Wednesday, February 27, 2013
WHERE: Charles H. Morris Center
10 E. Broad St.
About the 200 Club of Coastal Empire
The principal objective of The 200 Club is to provide immediate financial assistance to the surviving spouse and children of local law enforcement officers and firefighters who lose their lives in the line-of-duty while protecting their communities.
The Two Hundred Club of the Coastal Empire was incorporated on October 16, 2000 as a Georgia nonprofit charitable organization 501(c)(3). The board consists of members of the business, law enforcement, judicial, professional, religious and academic communities. The Two Hundred Club is a significant vehicle for expressing community gratitude to the families of our fallen heroes.