Walnut Hill Man Honored For Service In Florida Highway Patrol Auxiliary

February 28, 2008


Harold O. “Sonny” Blum of Walnut Hill was honored for 37 years of service as an auxiliary trooper at a recent meeting of the Warrington Kiwanis Club. Blum joined the Florida Highway Patrol Auxiliary on March 27, 1970. During his 37 years volunteering with the auxiliary, he logged over 30,000 hours of service.

Blum (pictured above, right) was presented with a Certificate of Retirement by Scott Lunsford (pictured above, left) of the FHP Auxilliary. Blum also received a letter from Colonel Christopher Knight, director of the Florida Highway Patrol.

“You will be missed by all members of the Florida Highway Patrol family,” the letter says. “On behalf of your many friends, we wish you the very best in your retirement.”

The Escambia County Commission honored Blum with a proclamation at their January 10 meeting. He was presented with that proclamation at the Kiwanis meeting.

NorthEscambia.com first told you about Blum back on January 11, after we sat down with him at his Walnut Hill home. He reflected on his many years of service to the FHP. To read that article, click here.


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