veterans day

Honoring the Brave: Veterans Day Celebrations

As we approach Veterans Day, it is important to remember and honor the service of those who have given so much to protect our freedoms and way of life. Veterans embody bravery, sacrifice, and unwavering commitment to their country. For many, their selfless service continues long after they’ve returned from active duty, enriching our communities and continuing to give back in a number of ways.
Nuvision Heroes October First Responder: Glenn Pavlovsky

Engineer Glenn Pavlovsky: The Man Behind the Firefighter of the Year Award for 2023

In a profession where courage, resilience, and community service are the hallmarks, Engineer Glenn Pavlovsky stands out as a paragon. He has been named Firefighter of the Year for 2023, an honor that shines a spotlight not only on his dedication but also on his love for the community. This prestigious accolade is not just a feather in his cap; it speaks volumes about the kind of firefighter and person he is.
Nuvision Heroes October First Responder: Derek Peters

Captain Derek Peters—Guardian of the Shoreline

Captain Derek Peters is not the stereotypical lifeguard that you might have seen on TV shows like "Baywatch." Born into an "ocean-centric" family, he developed a passion for the ocean from an early age. He was a competitive surfer throughout high school and continued after graduation. His upbringing instilled in him the values of community, mentorship, and responsibility towards the ocean and its beachgoers.
Nuvision Heroes October First Responder: Katelyn Sanders

Katelyn Sanders: The Compassionate Firefighter with a Heart for Community

Katelyn Sanders is an Alaska-based firefighter EMT who embodies the grit, dedication, and altruism that characterize first responders. Having spent only 2 1/2 years in Alaska and in her role as a firefighter, Katelyn brings an eclectic background to her work, including a degree in early childhood education and experience in child and family services.