This past week, Vince Wells, President of the United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County was awarded the Inaugural Robert Reich Award at the Roosevelt Awards Dinner in Concord, California. This award was given to Vince Wells for his tireless efforts in supporting labor and improving working conditions for those he represents. Vince has over two decades of service to his community working as a Fire Captain/Paramedic with the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District and nearly two decades of leadership and service with Local 1230. Vince is also a veteran of the United States Air Force and we thank him for his past service. Congratulations to Vince Wells on his well deserved award and thank you for your continued service to the communities you protect and men and women you represent. We are honored to have you as our leader!

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