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Senator Helming to honor Wayne County Sheriff’s Deputy who saved a life

Senator Pam Helming today announced that she will honor Wayne County Sheriff’s Deputy Thomas Munzert by presenting him with the New York State Senate Liberty Medal during the opening ceremony of the 163rd Wayne County Fair on Monday, August 13th at 1PM. Deputy Munzert is credited with saving the life of a woman whose vehicle plunged into a pond and overturned following a crash on Bloom Road in Arcadia on Saturday, July 15th, 2017. Due to Deputy Munzert’s courageous, selfless actions, the victim of the car crash avoided series injuries.

The Liberty Medal is awarded to individuals who have merited special commendation for exceptional, heroic, or humanitarian acts on behalf of their fellow New Yorkers, and it is the highest honor bestowed upon an individual by the New York State Senate.

Members of the media are invited and encouraged to attend this presentation. Please confirm your attendance by calling (315) 568-9816 or emailing monfilet@nysenate.gov.

WHO: New York State Senator Pam Helming

Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts

Wayne County Sheriff’s Deputy Thomas Munzert

Wayne County Fair officials

Wayne County Dairy Princess and court

Wayne County Fair Queen and court

WHAT: Senator Helming will present Deputy Munzert with the New York State Senate                            Liberty Medal during the opening ceremony for the 163rd Wayne County Fair

WHEN: Monday, August 13th at 1PM

WHERE: Floral Hall at the Wayne County Fairgrounds, 300 W. Jackson St., Palmyra

Senator Helming represents the 54th Senate District, which consists of Seneca and Wayne Counties, parts of Cayuga and Ontario Counties, and the towns of Lansing and Webster. For more information, please visit Senator Helming’s website, or follow @SenatorHelming on Facebook or Twitter.

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