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Golder Ranch Fire District receives another award

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For the third time this year, accolades for the Golder Ranch Fire District. It has received the pinnacle award as Non-Profit of the Year through the Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce. 

According to a press release, Golder Ranch, which provides fire and emergency medical services to the majority of the Town of Oro Valley, and other areas northwest of Tucson, came out ahead of five equally deserving, outstanding non-profit organizations.

"This award is reflective on our District as a whole," stated Fire Chief Randy Karrer. "This is representative of our Vision to be customer centered and making outstanding customer service our number one priority. Congratulations to the entire Golder Ranch Fire District organization, I am so proud to lead this organization."

The other non-profits that were nominated for the Pinnacle Award were: Youth on Their Own, The Hearth Foundation, Tohono Chul Park, Tell Me a Good Story, and Catalina Community Services.

This is the third recognition for the Golder Ranch Fire District this year.  In July, Fire Chief Randy Karrer was recognized as the Fire Chief of the Year by the Arizona Fire Chief's Association, the Government Finance Officers Association presented the District with the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting and Finance Manager Dave Christian with the Award of Financial Reporting Achievement for the annual Certified Annual Financial Report.

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