Walter (Chuck) Holt was presented with the Tennessee Association of Rescue Squads (TARS) Lifetime Membership Award at the 56th annual TARS Convention in Pigeon Forge on October 4, 2014.
TARS is a non-profit organization made up of Rescue Squads and Fire Departments from all across the State of Tennessee. TARS has approximately 4000 members and over 100 member units in Tennessee and Virginia.
Only two TARS members are selected to receive the Lifetime Membership Award annually. The Cannon County Rescue Squad nominated Chuck Holt for the Award. The TARS Awards Committee received numerous nominations and selected Chuck to be one of the two Lifetime Members for 2014.
Chuck has given a life-time of service to Cannon County, starting when he joined the Woodbury Fire Department in 1975. He has given the citizens of Cannon County continuous volunteer service for over 39 years. During his 25 years of service to the Cannon County Rescue Squad, he has held several Executive Officer positions. He has been Training Officer, Unit Director, Second Lieutenant, and First Lieutenant. He has been a volunteer firefighter with the Mooretown Volunteer Fire Department since 1989 and was Chief for 2 years.
We would like to thank Chuck for all of the work that he is doing in Cannon County every day to help protect our citizens. Chuck has made Cannon County a better place to live and work.
For more information on becoming a volunteer responder with the Cannon County Rescue Squad, Inc., visit our website at www.CannonCountyRescue.com and contact Michael Underhill, CEO, at 615-904-5002 or by email at MUnderhill@CannonCountyRescue.com
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