Posted by Robert T. Ault on Nov 14, 2018

Members of the Rotary Club of Shaker Heights, friends and colleagues and Honored Guests; David E. Weiss, Mayor of Shaker Heights, Jeri Chaikin, Chief Administrative Officer, Nancy Moore, Chair of Safety and Public Works Committee,  Patrick Sweeney, Fire Chief and Jeffrey N. DeMuth, Chief of Police gathered at Fire Department Station #1 on Chagrin Blvd. at 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 17, 2018 to watch Lt. Christopher Wirsching of the Shaker Heights Fire Dept. and Detective Bruce Adkins of the Shaker Heights Police Dept. receive special recognition as Firefighter of the Year and Police Officer of the Year respectfully. Rotary Club President John Sobotincic presided over the event and Rotarian Maria Kaiser led the Pledge of Allegiance and Rabbi Lloyd Goldman gave the Invocation. President Sobotincic presented Certificates and Rotary pins  to Chief Sweeney and Chief DeMuth, announcing that they had been made Honorary Members of The Rotary Club of Shaker Heights. A delicious hot breakfast was prepared by the Firefighters and enjoyed by all. At this Annual event, Supervisors in both the Fire and Police Departments single out one individual who has provided outstanding service to the Community and beyond to receive the Rotary Club Awards and Plaques. This event is now in its 40th year.