Michael L. Wiant, who was rescued from a burning dump truck by Carnegie Hero Charles E. Wyant, presented the Carnegie Medal to Wyant at a presentation held at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, January 3, 2016 at the Grace Community Church in Curllsville, Pa.
Douglas R. Chambers, director of external affairs for the Carnegie Hero Fund Commission, introduced those ... Read More
Recently, Carnegie Hero Fund Commission Board Member Nathalie Lemieux and Director of External Affairs Douglas R. Chambers conducted a Carnegie Medal presentation to four Carnegie Heroes: Isaac G. Pinsonneault, Liane Heather and Daniel Marvin Wood, and Clifford W.J. Peterson. The presentation was held on Jan. 15, 2016, at a restaurant in Toronto. ... Read More
24 CARNEGIE MEDALS AWARDED IN U.S., CANADA FOR ACTS OF EXTRAORDINARY CIVILIAN HEROISM
PITTSBURGH, PA, December 17, 2015—In its fourth and final announcement of 2015, the CARNEGIE HERO FUND COMMISSION today awarded 24 Carnegie Medals in recognition of civilian heroism throughout the United States and Canada. The medal is given to those who risk thei ... Read More
The December 2015 edition of imPULSE, the Commission’s quarterly newsletter, can be read online. This issue includes resumes of the latest awardees’ heroic acts, as well as stories detailing one family’s response to two tragic deaths and recent medal presentations. The newsletter also details the recent Carnegie Medal of Philanthr ... Read More
The following remarks were made by Commission member Linda Thorell Hills of Littleton, Colo., during the placement of a memorial wreath on the grave of her great-grandparents, Andrew and Louise Whitfield Carnegie, on October 13, 2015. The Carnegies are buried in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, near Tarrytown, N.Y. Andrew Carnegie died in 1919.
Thank you ... Read More