Annual First Responders Recognition and Awards Breakfast

2016 Awardees
Annually, the Independence Chamber recognizes and thanks our local first responders for the significant and highly-valued contributions they provide to the businesses and citizens in the City of Independence.

The event is held at 7:30am, typically at the Truman Memorial Building. It includes speeches from leadership of the Independence Fire Department, Independence Police Department, and American Medical Response. along with from the Independence Mayor or Mayor Pro-tem.
As part of this annual recognition, four awards are bestowed on behalf of the Independence business community to members of the local First Responder family:

  • Heroism
  • Community Service
  • Bravery
  • Dedication

Representatives from businesses and non-profit organizations with first-hand knowledge of exemplary acts or an extraordinary body of work during the past year by a local First Responder are encouraged to complete and submit the 2017 Nomination Form available in the Chamber offices at the beginning of 2017.
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