Heroes Day, 2016

Heroes Day Factsheet 2016


Heroes Day celebrates and honors all Southern Arizona first responders. On Thursday, October 27th, we will honor several local heroes who  have gone beyond the call of duty with the 8th Annual Heroes Day Award.

As in previous years, the Heroes Day council worked with over 30 departments of first responders and received many deserving nominations.

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


  • Grant Road at Oracle - (new location this year)
  • 5852 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson, AZ 85711
  • Ina Rd. 1 block West of Old Father, 4291 W. Ina Rd
  • Valencia at South 6th Avenue (new location this year)
  • Oracle Rd. between Magee & Ina-7846 N. Oracle Rd.


We encourage Tucson and surrounding community members to stop by any of these locations on October 27, 2016 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 goes 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.

List of first responder agencies:

Northwest Fire District, (Tucson)
Tucson Fire Dept. (Tucson)
Tucson Police Dept. (Tucson)
Rural Metro (Tucson)
Oro Valley Police Dept. (Oro Valley)
Marana Police Dept. (Marana)
U.S Customs & Border Patrol (Southern Arizona)
Dept. of Public Safety (Tucson)
Southwest Ambulance (Tucson)
Coronado Forrest Service (Tucson)
Saguaro Forrest Service (Tucson)
Golder Ranch Fire District (Tucson)
Avra Valley Fire District (Tucson)
Life Net (Tucson)
Rincon Fire (Tucson)
Douglas Fire Dept. (Douglas, AZ)
Pima County Sheriff's Dept. (Tucson)
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)


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