2011 Senate Joint Resolution 44
ENROLLED JOINT RESOLUTION
Relating to: commending the 2011 Stars of Life honorees.
Whereas, emergency medical service (EMS) professionals serve thousands of Wisconsinites every year and provide life-saving treatments and rescue operations throughout the state; and
Whereas, EMS professionals often work in dangerous situations to help those in need of immediate care, placing their own safety at risk; and
Whereas, the Professional Ambulance Association of Wisconsin and the American Ambulance Association are dedicated to advocating for and promoting excellence in EMS care; and
Whereas, the Professional Ambulance Association of Wisconsin and the American Ambulance Association annually recognize as Stars of Life those EMS professionals who stand out among their peers for their exceptional achievements in EMS care and on September 21, 2011, honored 21 Stars of Life at a ceremony in Green Bay, Wisconsin; and
Whereas, ambulance service directors nominate EMS professionals to be Stars of Life honorees for their accomplishments as outstanding ambulance service employees; on-duty or off-duty service above the call of duty; significant record-setting; demonstrated EMS skills and abilities; demonstrated positive image and commitment; or leadership in the development of local community partnerships or programs; and
Whereas, the 2011 Stars of Life honorees include those serving both rural and urban areas and represent the exceptional care that EMS professionals provide residents of our state; now, therefore, be it
Resolved by the senate, the assembly concurring, That the members of the Wisconsin legislature congratulate the 2011 Stars of Life honorees and commend those receiving this award for their achievements and continuing dedication to their patients and communities.