Schmitz named Firefighter of the Year
The Hudson Fire Department held its annual appreciation dinner on Jan. 31 at the Hudson Country Club.
Firefighter Robert Schmitz was awarded Firefighter of the Year for his dedication to the department.
Service awards were handed out to Jay Penfield, five years; Craig Smith and the late Dan Smith, 20 years; and Tom Zeuli, 30 years.
Gold attendance awards were presented to Jeff Dabruzzi, Jim Frye, Robert Schmitz, Pat Schullo and Tom Zeuli for attending 81-100 percent of fire calls and the required training sessions.
Silver attendance awards were presented to Tyrrell Gaffer, Brent Johnson and Chris Matson for attending 66-80 percent of fire calls and the required training sessions.
Bronze attendance awards were presented to Mike Perucca, Brian Schmidt, Dag Selander, Craig Smith and Aaron Zeuli for attending 50-65 percent of fire calls and 75 percent of the required trainings.