Steven Tenney is a Lieutenant with the Keene Police Department, where he has served for 19 years. Through family and friends, and a single test, he found that he was a match for a baby girl in need of a liver transplant. Lt. Tenney underwent a lengthy surgery and the challenging recovery process that followed. He has since returned to duty, and his remarkable courage and selflessness saved a young child’s life.
On March 11th, 2017, New Hampshire State Trooper Christopher Prenaveau was responding to a report of motor vehicle accident. The road conditions were icy, and as he was conducting his investigation, he saw a car sliding toward him and the victim. He pushed the man out of the way and jumped up into the air just as the second car struck him, while the other drivers went unharmed.
Molly Dolan, Thomas Kline, Angela Curtis, and Arian Deihim were at the YMCA in Keene, NH, where they performed life-saving CPR on a member who was on the track. Angela, a local nurse, joined Arian, Molly, and Thomas – all employees of the YMCA – as they rushed immediately to his side. Arian and Angela immediately began taking turns administering CPR while Molly administered shocks with the EAD. A nearby member of the club had called 911 and paramedics arrived on the scene quickly. All these actions led to the victim’s life being saved.
On Halloween night, School Resource Officer for the Bedford Police, Danielle Nightingale was trick-or-treating and enjoying time with her family when she came upon an unresponsive person in her neighborhood. She evaluated the scene and ensured that someone called for help before beginning to administer the CPR. The results of her quick thinking saved the life of the victim.
Stephen Singer is known by many as a community leader in Manchester and beyond. A steadfast volunteer, Stephen has dedicated his time, talent, and energy to the American Red Cross, Salvation Army, Families in Transition, Chabad of NH, the Bob Baines Blarney Breakfast, and many more. He is the chair of the Gail Singer Memorial Blood Drive committee, which has been going on for 35 years and is the largest blood drive in the country. Along with the tremendous support of his team at Merchants Fleet Management and the rest of the Singer family – Robert, Gary, Jeffrey, and Michael Sydney – Stephen is a true hero.