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Old 03-01-2008, 06:49 PM
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proclaimed Mike "Gordo" Gordon Day by the Mayor of Shawnee, Kansas.

Yesterday, BankerRon and I attended the retirement reception for Gordo from the Shawnee, Kansas Fire Department.

It was a great day for him. He got a letter from President George Bush, the Governer of Kansas and several local, state and federal reps for his retirement.

The City of Shawnee gave him key to the City of Shawnee and several other awards.

He was also named Firemen Of The Year for 2007.

We are so proud of our Gordo.

He arrived in style in a fire truck with lights and sirens. They had a video of pics of Mike and several were from his OSO racing days.

One of the greatest honors was the firemen took one of the flags that they fly off the back of the truck that Mike drove and folded it up and gave it to Mike it true style. There was not a dry eye in the house.

Mike, Ron and I are so proud of you and were honored that we could be a part of your celebration yesterday. You have come a long way. Great things are waiting for you!

Love you Big Brother!
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Couple more pics....
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GOOD FOR HIM!!!! he should try and get it changed to March 14th and he would be all set
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Very cool! Thanks for sharing it with us Carrie.


Love you Gordo!!!!!
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now he has time to remove all these decals.
congrats buddy. you deserve everything and alot more. welcome to retirement, now get back to boat racing
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Congratulations Mike on your retirement. It sounds like your family at the Fire Department gave you a great send off.
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Congrats Mike!
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Way to go Mike!! You are truly one of the "Good Guys". Hope to see you at the races and throw back some beers again.
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Congrats Gordo!!!!
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Congrats Gordo Glad to see you are doing better give me a call seeing that you have some spare time now. Tyler
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