Each Friday morning at 6:30 a.m., 98.1 KHAK's Brain & Courtlin pay tribute to an Eastern Iowa first responder. The weekly honoree receives a $25 gift card to Wild Hogs Saloon and Eatery in Walford and a $25 gift card to Honor and Respect.

Today we honor David Maximovich who was nominated by Deb Auer. The entry reads;

David is an advanced EMT in Independence not only does he strive to save the lives of people in his hometown he has been going back to Ukraine (he and his family lived there for several years) to teach trauma first aid to those who are caught in an unspeakable situation. Please visit his Facebook page: Biking to Stop the Bleeding in Ukraine.

Deb Auer
Deb Auer

Thank you David for everything you do for us here at home, and for the people of Ukraine!

Our First Responder Friday winners are selected from nominations submitted by you! You can make a nomination below.


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