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Harford mom, daughters honor 911 dispatchers with painted rocks

Harford mom, daughters honor 911 dispatchers with painted rocks
Harford County Emergency Services staff and dispatchers are honored during National Public Safety Telecommunications Week April 8 to 14. (Courtesy Harford County Government)

In recognition of National Public Safety Telecommunicators week, April 8 to 14, Harford County is celebrating the dedicated county employees who answer and dispatch 911 calls, sending help when our citizens need it most.

At the county's 911 Call Center in Forest Hill Tuesday, Harford County Executive Barry Glassman presented a proclamation to the dispatchers.

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Harford County resident Heather Benson presented "tribute rocks" that she and her daughters, Hannah and Ella, painted to thank the professionals who are the "thin gold line" in public safety.

Benson and her daughters have painted and gifted more than 200 rocks to 911 dispatchers around the country.

Harford County resident Heather Benson and her daughters, Hannah and Ella, presented dispatchers with rocks they painted.
Harford County resident Heather Benson and her daughters, Hannah and Ella, presented dispatchers with rocks they painted. (Courtesy Harford County Government)
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