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Honoring emergency workers

© St. Petersburg Times,
published November 28, 2001

ST. PETERSBURG -- The public is invited to attend a special ceremony Wednesday to honor local police, firefighters, EMS and military personnel.

The ceremony, hosted by the U.S. Postal Service and Florida Power, will be at 6 p.m. at Florida Power Park, 180 Second Ave. S, in downtown St. Petersburg. It will include patriotic music by Twice Shy, an invocation and presentation of colors and an assembly of police, fire, postal and military vehicles on the field.

"United We Stand" stamp pins will be passed out to the first 2,000 attending.

Speakers will include St. Petersburg Postmaster Tom Pawlowski, City Council chairwoman Renee Flowers and former television sportscaster Dick Crippen, who will serve as master of ceremonies for the celebration.

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