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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

There are four types of awards within the Governor's Lifesaving Award Program:

  • Lifesaving with Valor - Awarded to those individuals who at the risk of their own life, attempted to save that of another individual.
  • Lifesaving - 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.
  • Meritorious - 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.

 

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Created: 02-07-2006
Last Updated: 07-15-2013 (JGL)