Ed Shuford was recently recognized by his employer, First National Bank, as a Community Spirit Volunteer Award Winner for 2022. Ed is a volunteer firefighter with Foscoe Fire Department in Watauga County. Along with recognizing volunteer efforts by its employees, First National Bank contributes to a non-profit in honor of the employee. Ed has designated the North Carolina Firefighters Fund as the recipient of the $1,200.00 award. Pictured from the left are Shuford, NCFF Board of Director, NCSFA Past President and retired Boone Fire Chief Reggie Hassler and Foscoe Fire Chief Matt Aldridge. NCSFA and the NCFF appreciate employers who recognize and award volunteerism in their companies and communities.