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EMS Awards

(LaPorte) - LaPorte County’s Emergency Management Services (EMS) have handed out their biggest award to a couple of first responders.


The Steven R. Hoskins Award is given every year to outstanding EMS workers in LaPorte. Steve Hoskins was a LaPorte paramedic and EMS administrator who died in a motorcycle accident while riding to work in 1988.


This year’s recipients are EMT Melany Erne and paramedic and field training officer Nebraska Draughter. The awards coincided with the conclusion of National EMS Week

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