Shirley MacLean is the first recipient — and namesake — of the Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary’s Shirley MacLean Award, which was presented Saturday evening during the fire company’s annual awards banquet at the Bel Air Armory.
Susan Eyre, the auxiliary president, said the award was developed to honor a member “who sets a standard for the rest of us to follow.”
The annual recipient will be an auxiliary member who shows qualities such as integrity, honesty, moral wholesomeness, reliability and leadership, Eyre said.
“We thought so highly of this person that we named the award after this person,” Eyre said before MacLean’s name was called.
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