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911 Kids Heroes Awards: Carlsbad kids honored for helping their parents

SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) – A couple of quick-thinking North County youths were honored in La Jolla Monday as heroes.

Two kids from Carlsbad were given 911 Kids Heroes Awards for their brave actions that helped save the lives of their parents.

Since 1999, 911 Kids Heroes awards children and dispatchers from across America and San Diego.

Read the full story here

2017 9-1-1 Heroes honored at the APCO International conference in Denver

Congratulations to the 2017 9-1-1 Heroes honored at the APCO International conference in Denver, Colorado by Motorola and 9-1-1 for Kids!

Two Local Youth and Two 9-1-1 Dispatchers Honored as International 9-1-1 Heroes

Two local youth and two 9-1-1 dispatchers from the Thornton 9-1-1 Emergency Communications Center will be honored as international heroes at the 2017 International 9-1-1 Heroes Awards Ceremony & Press Conference presented by Motorola Solutions and 9-1-1 for Kids on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. at the Colorado Convention Center.

For full details, download the press release.


"9-1-1 for Kids is the foundation for all disaster and emergency preparedness and response training. 

Just like recycling, successful public education programs often take root in schools with students effectively carrying critical information home to family members, neighbors, friends and new acquaintances.  9-1-1 for Kids has proven since 1994 to have exceptional effective results."

Richard McCarthy, Executive Director
California Seismic Safety Commission

(US Geological Survey, Costal Commission)


2017 Calendar

911 for Kids Events
911 Heroes Events sponsored by MOTOROLA Solutions

08-14 National Fire Prevention Week
16-22 National Teen Driver Safety Week
Thu 19 Great California Shake Out
22-24 IACP (Philadephia)
23-31 Red Ribbon Week
All Month National Crime Prevention Month

Fri 03 CalNENA Fall Meeting (Palm Springs)
National Teens Don't Text and Drive Week

Sun 01 Kathy Ireland Holiday Children's Celebration (Orange, CA)
All Month Safe Toys & Gifts Month
All Month Holiday Season Drunk Driving campaign

2018 Calendar

911 for Kids Events
911 Heroes Events sponsored by MOTOROLA Solutions

26-3/1 California Chapter NENA: Mission Critical (La Jolla)

TBA Tim Brown Mentor Mini Camp for Fatherless Boys (CHP Academy, Sacramento)
TBA California Statewide Legislative 9-1-1 Heroes Awards (Sacramento)
TBA City of San Francisco 9-1-1 Heroes Awards (San Francisco)
13-17 National Flood Safety Awareness Week 19-25 National Poison PRevention Week

9-15 National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week
24-26 Navigators Conference (Las Vegas)
All Month National 911 Education Month
All Month National Earthquake and Tsunami Awareness Month
All Month National Distracted Driving Awareness Month
TBA Los Angeles County 911 Heroes Awards
TBA Los Angeles City 911 Heroes Awards

Sun 20 Rock It for Kids: Concert Gala (Golf tournament kick-off) (Affliction Headquarters, Seal Beach, CA)
Mon 21 24th Annual Tim Brown 9-1-1 for Kids Celebrity Golf Classic (Rancho Palos Verdes, CA)
7-13 National Hurricane Preparedness Week
19-25 National Safe Boating Week
All Month Motorcycle Safety Month All Month National Bike Month

16-21 NENA National Conference (Nashville)
15-20 National Sherrifs Assn. Conference (Orlando)
04-08 National CPR & AED Awareness Week
Fri 08 Sun Safety Week
All Month National Safety Month
All Month National Fireworks Safety Month
All Month Home Safety Month

National Fireworks Safety Month

05-08 APCO International (Las Vegas)
Tue 07 National Night Out
8-11 IAFC (Sallas)
Sat 25 CalOES California Day of Preparedness (Sacramento)

All Month National Preparedness Month
TBA Kathy Ireland Mentor Program for Single Teen Mothers (Orange, CA)

IACP (Orlando)
07-13 National Fire Prevention Week
17-21 National Teen Driver Safety Week
Thu 20 Great California Shake Out
22-30 Red Ribbon Rally
All Month National Crime Prevention Month

TBA Riverside County 911 Heroes Awards
National Teens Don’t Text and Drive Week

Sat 01 Kathy Ireland Holiday Children’s Celebration (Orange, CA)

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