Heroes Day 2019

Heroes Day Event 2019

On Wednesday, November 6 , 2019 Southern Arizona first responders who have gone beyond the call of duty were honored at the 11th Annual Heroes Day Awards and Celebration.

Heroes Day consists of special events including a morning awards presentation 

as well as free lunch to all uniformed first responders.  

Heroes Day Over The Years

Heroes Day is a volunteer effort supported by local businesses providing their talents and time to make the day special for our first responders.

Senator McCain On Heroes Day

  • 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 
  • 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

More Heroes Day Honorees

  • 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)

First Responder Agencies:

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Nominate A Heroes Day Hero 

Know a first responder who has performed a specific heroic action beyond the call of duty? Click this link to access 2020 Heroes Day nomination form. 

Tucson and surrounding community members were encouraged to stop by any mentioned locations to say thank you in person to the our first responders in attendance and participate in signing thank you banners.

Donations were collected to benefit Banner Health - University Medical Center- Trauma Program, the only level 1 Trauma Center in Southern Arizona.

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 Health - University Medical Center.

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