On Thursday, the Shawnee Fire Department is hosting a promotional and retirement party. At 2 p.m. in the Bertha Ann Young City Commission Chambers at City Hall, at 16 W. 9th St., firefighters will recognize and celebrate the longtime service of two now-retired members of their team.

On Thursday, the Shawnee Fire Department is hosting a promotional and retirement party. At 2 p.m. in the Bertha Ann Young City Commission Chambers at City Hall, at 16 W. 9th St., firefighters will recognize and celebrate the longtime service of two now-retired members of their team. Former secretary, Clarice Brock, and former firefighter, Battalion Chief Jim VanAntwerp, are to be honored at the ceremony.

Also, several current firefighters will be honored for their achievements:

• Battalion Chief Tony Wittmann

• Capt. Rob Rusk

• Lt. Mike Bickel

• Lt. Steven Scarberry

• Lt. Clint Seidl

• Lt. Derrick Rollins

• Lt. Jake Anthony

• Lt. Devin Abney

• Lt. Lane Williams

• Firefighter Matt Abel

• Firefighter Jason Johnson