The Pillar Award honors and recognizes those first responders who serve above and beyond the call of duty.

Norcross  – On Wednesday night, the Norcross Masonic Lodge presented their annual Community Pillar Award to local firefighter and paramedic Chuck Esswein for his outstanding service to the community.

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The award, first created by the Lodge last year when awarded to Norcross Police Detective Coleman Lindsey, recognizes those first responders who go above and beyond the call of duty, clearly making the dedication and exceptional service to the Norcross community a daily objective.

FD1 awards 8716 220Norcross Masonic Lodge #228 is a lodge of F & AM Masons working under the jurisdiction of the Grand Lodge of Georgia. The Lodge was founded in 1858 and has stood a proud member of this community since.

“We are grateful for the opportunity to shine the light on this outstanding first responder,” concludes Webb.