Gathering Held to Honor Local EMS Heroes

Simi Valley police officers were among the area EMS professionals honored at a May 22 barbecue chicken lunch at Simi Valley Hospital.

Simi Valley Hospital recognized the everyday heroics of area police, fire, rescue, paramedic and emergency health care workers during a May 22 celebration at the hospital.

The special event was part of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week, May 21 to 25.

Hospital leadership and staff pitched in to serve a barbecue chicken lunch to a hungry crowd of more than 200 people that included of EMS professionals from Ventura and Los Angeles counties, the hospital’s Emergency Department staff and some local community members. At the event, Simi Valley Mayor Pro Tem Steve Sojka presented an EMS Week proclamation honoring our local heroes.

Simi Valley Hospital and Janzen, Johnston and Rockwell medical group sponsored the event.

Fall 2007