Compiled by AFD Capt. Rick Murray and Dennis Evanosky
The Kiwanis Club of Alameda presented its annual Public Safety Award to the Alameda Fire Department at a luncheon recently. Chief Edmond Rodriguez spoke about hiring, training and the future of the fire department. Alameda Police Department Captain Don Owyang was in attendance along with interim City Manager Dave Rudat. Mayor Trish Spencer presented a proclamation honoring the work of the fire department for the City of Alameda.
Representing the Alameda firefighters were Chief Edmond Rodriguez, Deputy Chief Ricci Zombeck (not pictured), Captain Dom Weaver, Division Chief Scott Sprott and Captain Jeff DelBono.
Spencer, dressed as Minnie Mouse in the spirit of Halloween and a T-shirt from her recent Sister City visit, presented the proclamation to the firefighters.