Erik Estrada, known from his hit TV series "ChiP's," Appointed 'Honorary Ambassador' By Project Lifesaver International
CHESAPEAKE, Va., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Project Lifesaver International, a non-profit organization that helps rescue citizens that wander due to Alzheimer's disease, autism, and other cognitive disorders, honored Erik Estrada at a ceremony Sunday in Lynchburg, Virginia. Mr. Estrada was awarded an Honorary Project Lifesaver Badge and Electronic Search Specialist Certificate.
Chief Executive Officer of Project Lifesaver International, Gene Saunders, said, "Mr. Estrada is very supportive of law enforcement and of the services Project Lifesaver offers to clients and agencies, and we thought he would be a perfect ambassador to represent our cause and carry our mission."
Mr. Estrada won the hearts of fans across the world during his six years on the TV series, "CHiP's." Mr. Estrada has made numerous TV/motion picture appearances since his time on the hit TV show, yet the role he enjoys most is that of a role model to children throughout the world (www.erikestrada.com). By receiving this award, he will be helping many children with autism by spreading the word about this lifesaving program to others, in addition to helping adults with Alzheimer's disease, dementia and related cognitive conditions.
Mr. Estrada graciously accepted the award and appointment on Sunday, and he will proudly serve as an Honorary Ambassador for Project Lifesaver International.
About Project Lifesaver International
Established in 1999, Project Lifesaver International is a non-profit organization that is committed to helping families quickly find their loved ones who wander because of Alzheimer's, Down syndrome, dementia, autism, and other related disorders. Headquartered in Chesapeake, Va., Project Lifesaver works with local law enforcement agencies in more than 1,000 communities in 45 states, the District of Columbia and Canada to protect some of society's most vulnerable citizens. The Project Lifesaver Program trains agencies on how to search for individuals who become lost by utilizing search and rescue techniques and equipment, as well as how to interact with individuals once they are found and returned to their loved ones. For more information, please visit www.projectlifesaver.org or call 877-580-LIFE.
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