These acts include saving lives and aiding fellow citizens and police officers in the performance of their duties. The awards are sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Santa Barbara, which hosts a luncheon for the recipients where they are presented with a meritorious citation.

The following citizens will be receiving the 2012 Kiwanis & Santa Barbara Police Department’s Extra Step Awards:

Joseph Serna

Nominated by Officer Kasi Beutel

Rudolf Jung and Jeff Buchanan

Nominated by Officer Mark Corbett

Raul Hernandez and Lazaro Hernandez

Nominated by Sergeant Warren Holtke

The luncheon will be held at the Mesa Café at 1972 Cliff Drive on Wednesday, April 18, 2012. Food service and ceremonies will begin at noon. The public is invited to attend.

The price for lunch is $15.00. Lunch will be provided for each nominating officer, award recipient, and their guest. Please RSVP by Monday, April 16, 2012 to Eduardo Cué at (805) 730-7575 x121. Please indicate a menu selection of one of the following: beef dip sandwich, chicken fettuccini, or Cobb salad.


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