Safe Community Coalition hands out 2018 Awards

Lima, OH (WIMA) -- The Lima/Allen County Safe Community Coalition held its annual awards luncheon on Thursday.

Several awards in several categories were handed out at the Lima FOP Hall.

Sheriff Matt Treglia and the Allen County Sheriff’s Office were presented a school safety award, for the office’s role in handling an investigation into a threat made against the Bath Middle School.

Ben Anderson, with State Farm Insurance, was given the Outstanding Citizen’s Award for he and his team's work with Allen County youth, especially with Safety City, and sponsoring a "don't txt and drive" billboard campaign.

School Safety Award: Allen County Sheriff Matt Treglia

 

Children Safety Award: Officer Hope Hannah, Bluffton Police Department

 

Youth Safety Award: Ranger Blythe Ridenour, City of Lima Parks Department

 

Fire Safety Award: Christie Kerby, Bath Township Fire Department

 

EMS Award: Shawnee Township Fire Department

 

Traffic Safety Award: Sgt. Steven Posada, Ohio State Highway Patrol

 

Bike—Public Safety Award: Shelly Miller, Allen County Public Health

 

Engineer’s Award: City of Lima

 

Special Recognition: Rob Kohli and Shawnee Township Police Department

 

Outstanding Citizen’s Award: Ben Anderson, State Farm Insurance

 

Outstanding Program Award: SAAFE Initiative, Lima Police Department

 

Outstanding Business Award: Able Towing

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