Stratford Court hosted its second annual Italian bistro dinner and silent auction fundraiser to benefit the dedicated men and women of the Palm Harbor Fire Department.
Jim Westrich, executive director of Stratford Court, presented a check for $5,236 to James Angle, Palm Harbor's fire chief who was recently honored as the Florida's Fire Chief of the Year.
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The Academy of General Dentistry awarded John J. Feeney, D.M.D., with its 2010 Fellowship award.
In July, Feeney joined more than 230 other dentists who achieved this prestigious honor during the AGD's annual meeting and exhibits in New Orleans.
The Fellowship award is presented to dentists who seek to provide the highest quality of dental care by remaining current in their profession. Feeney completed 500 hours of continuing dental education, passed a comprehensive exam and fulfilled three years of continuous membership in the AGD.
Feeney graduated from Tufts University in 2002 and practices dentistry in Largo.
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Largo fire education specialist Jeanine Green received the Educator of the Year Award from the Florida Association of Fire and Life Safety Educators at its 22nd annual Fire and Life Safety Educators Conference on June 30. Green was chosen for her extraordinary commitment to educating the community about fire prevention and fire safety during the year.
"This is a tremendous honor for me and Largo Fire Rescue to receive this award," Green said. "We all work very hard during the year to get the word out about fire prevention and safety and it's great to be recognized."
Green's career in the fire service started at the Gulfport Fire Department as a volunteer firefighter/EMT. She is a state-certified EMT and Firefighter 1 and 2.
In October 1994, she was hired as the part-time public educator for Largo Fire Rescue. The position became full time in 1996.
Her accomplishments include state certification as Instructor I, Fire and Life Safety Educator and Juvenile Firesetter Intervention Specialist 1 and 2.
She is an active member of the Emergency Safety Educators Association of Tampa Bay, Florida Safe Pools, Suncoast Safe Kids and the Pinellas Fall Prevention Coalition. In addition, she is the secretary for the Florida Association of Fire and Life Safety Educators Executive Board and the Pinellas County education chairwoman for the Community Traffic and Safety Team.