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Supervisors win Patriot award

Thursday, February 21, 2013

PRESCOTT, AZ (February 19, 2013) The Office of the Secretary of Defense, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) recently recognized Joe Baynes and Dean Thompson of the City of Prescott, as Patriotic Employers. Both men were presented with certificates from Lawrence Wise of ESGR, for their continued support for reserve members Tim Legler and Clint Handley. Legler and Handley nominated their supervisors for the award which reflects the efforts made to support Citizen Warriors through a wide-range of measures including flexible schedules, time off prior to and after deployment, caring for families and granting leaves of absence.

"It's an honor to be nominated and selected," said Baynes. Both Tim and Clint are dedicated employees serving their country. We truly appreciate them," he added. The City has also been nominated for the Freedom Award this year and has been recognized with six awards from ESGR over the last few years.

For more information contact Mel Preston, 777-1362.