Gov. Scott announces Florida First Responder Appreciation Week

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Posted at 12:09 PM, Jan 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-22 12:09:00-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - Gov. Rick Scott has declared this week as Florida First Responder Appreciation Week.

Scott signed a proclamation for the week on Monday. Thanks to the proclamation, January 22-26 will now be recognized as Florida First Responder Appreciation Week.

“Florida is home to the world’s best first responders who never hesitate to keep others safe. Every day they dedicate their lives to protect and serve Florida families," said Scott. "I encourage all Floridians to thank first responders for their service to their families and communities.”

To read Governor Scott’s proclamation, click HERE.