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For immediate release: Alex Murphy
  Public Information Officer
Investigative Operations
Iowa Department of Public Safety
Thursday, August 9, 2012
(515) 443-3014 - cell
(515) 725-6189 - office

Governor Branstad to Award Iowans for Lifesaving Efforts

Des Moines, IOWA --- This week Governor Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds will honor 18 individuals who selflessly offered service to their fellow citizens in a critical time of need.  All members of the public are invited to attend the Governor’s Lifesaving Awards ceremony at the Iowa State Fair on Friday, August 10, 2012.  To learn more about the Governor’s Lifesaving Awards and find a list of recipients, visit

WHAT:  Governor’s Lifesaving Awards Ceremony
WHEN: Friday, August 10, 2012
  10:00 A.M.
WHERE: Iowa State Fairgrounds
  Susan Knapp Amphitheater
WHO: Governor Terry E. Branstad
  Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds
  Executive Officer Steve Ponsetto, Department of Public Safety
  Col. Patrick Hoye, Iowa State Patrol
  Recipients of the Governor’s Lifesaving Award



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