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First responders will be recognized


Fort Hays State University Athletics and Equity Bank have partnered to host First Responders Appreciation Day in conjunction with the basketball games against Lincoln University on Jan. 11 at Gross Memorial Coliseum.

Equity Bank is the game sponsor for the 2 and 4 p.m. games, giving local police, fire and EMS personnel two free tickets to the games. Any police, fire or EMS personnel can stop by the Equity Bank branches in Hays or Ellis to pick up two tickets to the game. Individuals are asked to present some form of identification for their respective organization. I

n addition to honoring local first responders for their commitment to the community, Red Cross will announce the winner of the Battle of the Badges competition.

For more information, call the FHSU Athletic Office at (785) 628-4050.