Rouss Fire Company and CVVFA member George Dove was honored at the Top of Virginia Chamber of Commerce Valor Awards Ceremony as the longest serving volunteer at the Winchester VA Fire and Rescue Department with 65 years of service.
George joined Rouss in 1953 and the CVVFA shortly thereafter. He was elected CVVFA President in 1965. After years as CVVFA Treasurer he was bestowed the title of Treasurer Emeritus. George remains active at Rouss Fire Company and is in the fire house several days per week completing administrative duties.
“The contributions that George has made to the fire service are immeasurable” said Winchester Fire Chief and CVVFA Vice President Allen Baldwin. “He is a role model for the department and I am proud to call him my friend” he added.