PHOENIX COYOTES TAKE PART IN
'9-1-1 FOR KIDS ' CEREMONY
The Phoenix Coyotes took part in the 9-1-1 for Kids ceremony on Thursday, November 16th at the Yard House restaurant at Westgate City Center.
The Phoenix Coyotes, Phoenix Fire Department and 9-1-1 for Kids honored 7-year-old Makena Washington from Phoenix. She called 9-1-1 when her diabetic mother was experiencing a seizure. Makena described the emergency, provided the dispatcher with her address, phone number, and accurate gate code for the engine company. Makena was able to meet the paramedics at the door with her mother's medications and knowledge of her mother's medical history.
Coyotes President, Douglas Moss and mascot Howler presented Makena with the 9-1-1 Medal of Honor and an honorary Coyotes team jersey.
9-1-1 for Kids was established in 1999 in cooperation with national and international public safety and disaster resistance organizations and government agencies. The purpose of the award is to recognize heroic youngsters who called 9-1-1 to save a life or property or to report a crime.