The Greece Ridge Lions Club presented the Ridge Road Fire District with the Robert J. Uplinger Distinguished Service Award for exemplary community service. "Established in 1993, the award honors outstanding Lions and non-Lions or organizations who perform exemplary service to a Club, district, or community. These honorees possess the highest examples of Lionistic character, ideals, purpose, and service."

On hand to accept the award for the fire district was Commissioner Kenneth Bowers and Chief Steve Mills.