Each December the Saginaw ARES leadership holds a combined breakfast with the Saginaw Valley Amateur Radio Association to honor ARES and SVARA volunteers for their contributions to public service, volunteer participation, and self betterment. This years event was held at the iHop restaurant on Tattabawassee Rd in Saginaw.  The breakfast began at 8:30 am and concluded by 10 am.

Congratulations to all ARES members for their dedication to helping our community.

Here are the award winners for 2018.

SVARA Net Award
Dave Paquette, W8DW (48)
Mike Dougherty, KD8MMH (46)
Bob Tuttle, N8YXR (44)
Minnie Passmore, KD8PAZ (40)
Joe Tuscher, N8OSL (33)
Jeff Metiva, KB8SWR (30)
Rick Schattilly, KC8VOA (25)
Randy Mey, KE8AHW (20)

ARES Training Award
Dave Schneider, N8ERL (9 of 9)
Dave Paquette, W8DW (9 of 9)

Public Service Award
Dave Paquette, W8DW (8 of 13 events)

Personal Achievement Award
Randy Mey, KE8AHW

George E. Deaton Memorial Award
Dave Paquette, W8DW


Here are some of the photos for this year event.





Revised 12/06/22