Rosa Maher received the Public Safety Volunteer of the Year Award from the city of Laurel for receiving a Central Maryland Chamber of Commerce (CMC) Spirit Award for her outstanding contributions to the Laurel community through her work with Laurel’s Office of Emergency Management Canteen Committee. 

Rosa Maher Courtesy photo/Laurel Volunteer Fire Department

The CMC awards recognize the accomplishments of the region’s civil servants and chamber members/ volunteers, according to a press release, and the contributions and service of these individuals to their communities to make them a better place.

Maher is a life member of the Laurel Volunteer Fire Department (LVFD). She has served as the LVFD’s treasurer and on the LVFD Auxiliary.