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Georgia EMS association honors Rep. Mickey Channell for service

Representative Mickey Channell was recently honored by the Georgia Association of Emergency Medical Services (GAEMS). The President of GAEMS, along with other EMS leaders, presented Representative Channell with the GAEMS Star of Life Legislative Award at a special presentation held in Greensboro.

Blake Thompson, EMS director for Wilkes County, said, “Representative Channell was and continues to be a tremendous advocate for EMS professionals. His dedication to issues that are vital to EMS professionals is why our group chose to honor him in the best way we knew how. In particular, Representative Channell has provided remarkable leadership on the issue of trauma in the State of Georgia, and we wanted to show him our appreciation for the courage he provided on this issue and many others.”

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