Five emergency services professionals will receive certificates of appreciation at the Lewiston American Legion annual community service awards dinner at 6:30 Saturday night at The Helm restaurant in Lewiston.

They are:

Idaho State Police Trooper Ken Yount of Lewiston for apprehension of a suspected drug trafficker after making a routine traffic stop.

Lewiston Police Department Officer Budd Hurd for updating the department's handling of evidence, public presentations and work as a drug recognition expert.

Nez Perce County Sheriff's Office Cpl. Michael Roberts, who gave aid to Idaho State Police Trooper John Ferriss, who was injured in a traffic accident.

Lewiston Fire Department Paramedic Nathaniel R. Metcalf for work on multiple fires that threatened Potlatch Corp.'s Consumer Products Division in July.

Lewiston Fire Department Engineer Tom H. Hatley for preparing lesson plans on his own time and training reservists both at Lewiston and in the Tri-Cities in firefighting and survival.

The Legion also will recognize one of its own as legionnaire of the year, nine members will receive awards for 60 years of service and three for 50 years.

Tickets for the dinner and awards presentation are $15 and may be purchased at the door or from a Legion member.