Wednesday, May 17, 2006

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Honors Employees for Heroism, Outstanding Service at Annual Medal of Valor Ceremony

Who:                 California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation


What:                CDCR employees who have gone above and beyond the normal demand of correctional service are being honored with medals at the first combined adult and juvenile divisions ceremony.

When:               Friday, May 19, 2006
                          10:00 a.m.

Where:              West Steps of the State Capitol

Speakers:          James E. Tilton, Secretary (A)
                           Jeanne S. Woodford, Undersecretary

Narrator:           Kitty O’Neal
                           Afternoon Anchor, KFBK Radio

Background:

CDCR will honor employees with Medals of Valor, Distinguished Service and other awards at the first combined adult and juvenile ceremony. A moment of silence and “Amazing Grace” will be played in honor and memory of CDCR employees who have died in 2006.

Attn Regional Media:

The Public Information Officers at the various CDCR facilities have lists of local recipients who will be honored in this ceremony. Please contact them at 11 a.m. on Friday morning for this information.

For More Information: contact Margot Bach at (916) 445-4950