Cincinnati Fire Department lieutenant to speak at Outstanding Women of Clinton County

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WILMINGTON — Cincinnati paramedic lieutenant and firefighter Falencia A. Frazier will be the featured speaker at the Outstanding Women of Clinton County Awards Ceremony and Luncheon at the Roberts Centre on March 4.

Lt. Frazier joined the Cincinnati Fire Department in January of 2000. While serving full-time as a firefighter, she earned her Bachelor of Science in English from the University of Cincinnati.

In 2006 she earned her Paramedic Certification while at the same time earning an Associate Degree of Technical Studies from UC Raymond Walters College. In 2014 she became certified as a Fire Instructor.

Frazier has received Performance Recognition awards and was honored with the Blue Maltese EMS Award for her life-saving resuscitation efforts of a cardiac-arrest patient.

A passionate community advocate for fire safety, she has provided many safety demonstrations at Cincinnati-area schools. With this promotion Lt. Frazier became the first African American female promoted in the Cincinnati Fire Department to the rank of lieutenant.

Seeking nominations

The Outstanding Women of Clinton County awards committee is seeking nominations of women who have made important, perhaps unique, economic, social, cultural or humanitarian contributions to their communities. OWCC’s purpose is to recognize these women, support the educational endeavors of young women through the awarding of scholarships, and encourage future generations of outstanding women.

Nominations for Outstanding Women are now being accepted and must be received by Friday, Jan. 5. Women of Clinton County present or in the past who have contributed or displayed qualities that enhance the life of Clinton County residents should be considered. These women might be a neighbor, fellow employee, family member, friend, teacher or mentor.

Nominations can be submitted in one of the three ways.

• Submit the form on the Outstanding Women of Clinton County website at Follow the instructions on the website for submission.

• Email the form to .

• Mail the form to the Wilmington News-Journal, Attn: OWCC, 761 S. Nelson Ave., Wilmington, OH 45177.

If you have any questions regarding nominations, please call Judy Briggs at 937-382-8529 or Judy Sargent 937-289-7020.

The 2018 Outstanding Women of Clinton County honorees as well as the high school scholarship recipients will be recognized at the annual Outstanding Women of Clinton County Awards Ceremony and Luncheon on March 4 at the Roberts Centre.


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