Greenville Pitt County Chamber of Commerce hosts first responders appreciation dinner

Greenville Pitt County Chamber of Commerce hosts first responders appreciation dinner

First responders in Eastern Carolina honored four of their own at the ECU Murphy Center on Thursday.

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) -First responders in Eastern Carolina honored four of their own at the ECU Murphy Center on Thursday.

The Greenville-Pitt County Chamber of Commerce hosted the event, sponsored by Avient and Southern Bank, to celebrate local first responders, including those from the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.

Honorees include:

  • North Carolina Highway Patrol Trooper Zach Martin, who died earlier this year after a battle with cancer, was recognized posthumously as the Outstanding Law Enforcement Officer of the Year.
  • Greenville Fire-Rescue Nadia Hamed was recognized as the Outstanding EMT of the Year.
  • Greenville Fire-Rescue Nick Horvath was awarded the Outstanding Fire-Rescue Employee of the Year.
  • Pitt County Emergency Management Alexis Butts was named the Outstanding Telecommunicator of the Year.

“The Chamber was honored to recognize first responders in Pitt County for their selfless service,” said Trent McGee, president and CEO of the Chamber. “With generous support from local businesses, we made this event a celebratory occasion for the brave men and women who give of themselves day after day.”

Greenville Fire-Rescue Nadia Hamed was recognized as theOutstanding EMT of the Year.

Greenville Fire-Rescue Nadia Hamed was recognized as theOutstanding EMT of the Year.

Greenville Fire-Rescue Nick Horvath was awarded the Outstanding Fire-Rescue Employee of the Year.

Greenville Fire-Rescue Nick Horvath was awarded the Outstanding Fire-Rescue Employee of the Year.

Pitt County Emergency Management Alexis Butts was named the Outstanding Telecommunicator of the Year.

Pitt County Emergency Management Alexis Butts was named the Outstanding Telecommunicator of the Year.

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