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Calif. ambulance service honors exceptional EMS professionals as ‘Stars of Life’

Lifeline Ambulance personnel were recognized for their commitment to high-quality EMS

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Lifeline Ambulance

By Bill Carey

COMMERCE, Calif. — LifeLine Ambulance Service celebrated nine of its exemplary EMS professionals during the Stars of Life Celebration in Sacramento.

The event, hosted by the California Ambulance Association, recognized a total of 93 individuals for their steadfast dedication to the community.

The event hosted in March honored EMS professionals across California, including LifeLine’s Dillon Brock, Damien Cyphers, Taylor Hill, David Munoz, Konnor Pacheco, Anthony Phavorachith, Saul Vazquez, Christian Thomas, and Mark Groff, for their commitment to high-quality emergency medical services.

The event highlighted LifeLine Ambulance Service’s commitment to California communities, emphasizing the importance of recognizing outstanding EMS professionals. It also focused on addressing key issues in the industry through participation in events like the Stars of Life Celebration, showcasing LifeLine’s role in promoting excellence in emergency medical services.

“We are immensely proud of our team members for their exceptional dedication and performance,” Lifeline Ambulance Service Chief Operating Officer Danielle Thomas said. “Their participation at the Stars of Life celebration not only highlights their achievements but also underscores our organization’s collective commitment to serving our community with diligence and compassion.”

“In addition to honoring and celebrating our stars, we engaged with Senators, Assemblymembers, and their staff, fostering connections with our team members and recognizing them as united representatives of the industry in California.” Lifeline Ambulance Chief Executive Officer Maxim Gorin said.

The two-day Stars of Life event included a tour by Medic Ambulance, professional development presentations and a group photo at the state capitol. Honorees met with six Legislative members and attended an awards dinner. LifeLine Ambulance Service’s awardees received the Stars of Life Medal, a uniform pin, a plaque and a legislative certificate, with their achievements featured in the Stars of Life Yearbook to highlight their service.