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GOVERNOR'S LIFESAVING AWARDS
The Governor's Lifesaving Awards Program was implemented in the 1970's to recognize Iowans who have performed a courageous act in an attempt to save someone's life or to those that have unselfishly assisted in an emergency situation.
The Governor's Lifesaving Awards
& Outstanding Service Awards Will Be Presented at the Susan Knapp Amphitheater of the Iowa State Fair
Friday, August 19, 2016, at 10:00 AM - Susan Knapp Amphitheater at the Iowa State Fair
are four types of awards within the Governor's Lifesaving Award Program:
with Valor - Awarded to those individuals
who at the risk of their own life, attempted to save that of another individual.
- Awarded to those individuals
who have attempted to save the life of another individual, but did not put
their own life in jeopardy during the rescue.
- Awarded to those individuals in recognition of courageous and unselfish service rendered during a time of distress.
- Outstanding - presented to persons who
have performed a courageous act in an attempt to save an individual who
was in danger of losing his or her life or to individuals who unselfishly
rendered service in a time of emergency.
| Eligibility | Nominating | Procedures |
2012 Honorees |
| 2015 Honorees