Heroes Day, 2018

Congratulations to our 2018 Heroes Day Honorees

Click to read their stories!

                 Davis Monthan Air Force Base

                            Senior Airman Austin Henson & Technical Sergeant Benjamin Cole


                 Tucson Police Department SWAT

                               Sergeant John Malovich


                 Tucson Police Department

                               LPO Erika Munoz

                               Officer Marcos Ramirez


Awards of Distinction

• Eloy Police Department Sergeant. Violet Maestas


• U.S. Marshals Service Arizona: WANTED Violent Offender Task Force


• Davis Monthan AFB Staff Sergeant Joseph L. Collett


• Northwest Fire Department Joshua Zent, John Harshbarger, Shane Medlen, & Frank Munoz


On Thursday, November, 8th, 2018 we will honor Southern Arizona first responders who have gone beyond the call of duty with the 10th Annual Heroes Day Award and Celebrations.


2018 Heroes Day Fact Sheet - click to download

Heroes Day includes special events including our morning awards presentation at La Encantada as well as free lunch to all uniformed first responders sheduled for the five Jack Furrier Tire & Auto Care Heroes Day locations below:

5  Jack Furrier Tire Location for Lunch & Raffle

  • Grant Road at Oracle (370 W. Grant Road)
  • Speedway Blvd. Between Craycroft & Wilmot (5852 E. Speedway)
  • Valencia at South 6th Avenue (51 E. Valencia Road)
  • Oracle Road between Magee & Ina (7846 N. Oracle Road)
  • NEW this Year I-10 & Cortaro (Kohls Parking Lot  at AZ Pavillions 8051 N Casa Grande Hwy) 

    Attention First Responders - Link to First Responder ONLY Raffle

  •  http://bit.ly/HeroesDayContest with over $5,000 in prizes!


We encourage Tucson and surrounding community members to stop by any of these locations on Thursday, November, 10th to say thank you in person to the our first responders in attendance and participate in signing our thank you banners. Any donations collected will benefit Banner University Medical Center- Trauma Program, the only level 1 Trauma Center in Southern Arizona.

Heroes Day is a volunteer effort supported by local businesses providing their talents and time to make the day special for our first responders. We ask that you remember all of our sponsors and support their efforts as they have supported Heroes Day. A special thanks to Jack Furrier Tire & Auto care who is presenting Heroes Day and partnering with Banner University Medical Center.

Please follow our progress and stay informed by checking back regularly or following us on Facebook.

First Responder Agencies: 

Tucson Fire Dept. (Tucson)
Tucson Police Dept. (Tucson)
Pima County Sheriff's Dept. (Tucson)
Oro Valley Police Dept. (Oro Valley)
Marana Police Dept. (Marana)

Nogales Police Department (Nogales, AZ)

Eloy Police Department (Eloy, AZ)


Department of Public Safety - Arizona Highway Patrol


Northwest Fire District, (Tucson)
Rural Metro (Tucson)
Southwest Ambulance (Tucson)
Golder Ranch Fire District (Tucson)
Avra Valley Fire District (Tucson)
Life Net (Tucson)
Rincon Fire (Tucson)
Douglas Fire Dept. (Douglas, AZ)
Drexel Fire Dept. (Tucson)
Green Valley Fire (Green Valley)
Picture Rocks Fire (Tucson)
La Canada Fire (Tucson)
Three Points Fire District (Tucson)
Ajo Fire (Ajo, AZ)
Rio Rico Fire (Rio Rico, AZ)


U.S Customs & Border Patrol (Southern Arizona)

U.S. Marshal Service - District of Arizona

U.S Justice Department - Drug Enforcement Agency
U.S Bureau of Alcohol, Tabacco and Firearms
U.S Forest Service (Coronado and Saguaro) (Tucson)Arizona Air National Guard 

Davis Monthan Air Force Base



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