Utah National Guard to present Bronze Minuteman Awards

Published: Friday, June 7 2013 5:57 p.m. MDT

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah National Guard will host its 52nd annual Bronze Minuteman Awards Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Little America Hotel, 500 S. Main.

The Honorary Colonels Corps of Utah sponsors the event. The corps is an organization that promotes goodwill and positive relations between the National Guard and local Utah communities. Members provide annual support for Utah Army and Air National Guard activities such as the Freedom Academy and Veterans Day concert.

Honorees are being recognized for their service and leadership among Utahns, according to a news release.

At the event, Maj. Gen. Jeff Burton and Honorary Colonels Corps Commander, retired Brig. Gen. E.J. “Jake” Garn, will present Bronze Minuteman awards to Lane Beattie, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber; Salt Lake City Police Chief Chris Burbank; co-founders of Hale Centre Theatre Mark and Sally Dietlein; Master Sgt. Mark Harrison, a member of the Utah Army National Guard for 35 years as an artilleryman, administrator and recruiter; Gail Miller, owner of the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies; and President Boyd K. Packer of the Quorum of the Twelve of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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