15th Annual STARS OF LIFE AWARDS Banquet

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

September 11, 2022

The Pennsylvania EMS Provider Foundation will host the 15th Annual Stars of Life Awards Banquet on Sunday, September 11, 2022 in Harrisburg, PA.


Do you have an outstanding staff member?  Has a member of your EMS agency

  • gone above and beyond,
  • set an example for others to follow,
  • exemplified EMS in the community, 
  • served honorable for decades,
  • cared for a patient in a heroic or life-saving way?

This event is a great opportunity to recognize your provider in front of their peers from across the Commonwealth in a simple, yet grand setting.  The Stars of Life Award is a coveted symbol of gratitude presented to an EMS provider from an EMS provider - most likely by their agency Chief or Director.

Take a moment to consider honoring one of your own exceptional providers or colleagues and submit their nomination, today!

DEADLINE for NOMINATIONS is August 19, 2022.

Nominate your STAR here. (NO LONGER AVAILABLE.)

REGISTER for the BANQUET here!


6:00 pm Reception

6:30 pm Dinner

7:30 to 9:00 pm Guest Speaker, Star of Life and Grant Awards

Attire is business attire and Class A Uniforms preferred.


Best Western Premier Hotel & Conference Center

800 East Park Dr

Harrisburg, PA  17111

Room rate is $129.95 (plus taxes and includes breakfast Monday morning). Reservations can be made by calling 717-561-2800 and identifying yourself as part of the Ambulance Association of Pennsylvania event. Deadline for reservations is August 15, 2022, however, the hotel may honor the $129.95 room rate as long as rooms are available.


Jim Green, DC, FP-C, NREMT

Jim Green has worked in healthcare for 25 years as a clinician, an educator and an EMS provider. Currently the Director of EMS Education at Harrisburg Area Community College, Jim teaches and leads exactly as he practices - with a passion to help others. He entered health care as a Doctor of Chiropractic in 1997 and following the events of September 11th, transitioned to a career in Emergency Medical Services, at first a volunteer to his community, eventually advancing to work as a Paramedic, EMS Agency Coordinator, Senior Flight Paramedic, and eventually Director of Education for HACC and a Critical Care Instructor with IA MED, an international EMS education platform for providers of all levels. Jim is also the founder and Director of Mission Ready, a program that is dedicated to the professional development of first responders and promoting excellence and fulfillment in the field. 


You must pre-register for this event. Deadline for reservations is August 31, 2022. Due to the nature of the event, we will not be able to accept walk-ins. Seating will be assigned and your tickets will be available at the door. If you would like to be seated with providers from your area, please indicate the company name on the registration form. Your reservation will include tickets to the event (a cash bar will be available all evening). 

REGISTER for the BANQUET here!


Would you like to be a Sponsor of this event?  The Stars of Life Awards, along with the PA EMS Memorial Service and PA EMS Memorial Bike Ride, comprise an annual Weekend of Recognition and Remembrance for PA EMS providers and serves as the primary fundraising activities of the Foundation.

With your support...

  • When an aspiring Paramedic cannot afford to go to school - the Foundation is there.
  • When a family loses a loved one to a Line of Duty Death - the Foundation is there.
  • When a provider is struggling from witnessing tragedies - the Foundation will soon be there.

Sponsorship Opportunities can be viewed here:



Cancellations made prior to August 31, 2022 will be subject to a $25.00 administrative fee. No refunds will be made for cancellations after August 31, 2022.


We look forward to joining you for an evening of celebration and recognition at the Stars of Life Awards banquet on September 11th!

We hope you will consider spending the evening in Harrisburg and joining your colleagues and legislators in honoring Pennsylvania's fallen EMS providers at the annual PA EMS Memorial Service, held at the State Capitol the next morning at 11:00 am.

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