The fifth annual Heroes Day recognizes Jobe Dickinson, Tucson Police Department; Ty Cobb, Northwest Fire Department; Roberto Heredia, U.S. Border Patrol; and Aaron Escalante, U.S. Air Force, as Heroes of the Year in a ceremony at 9:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 18; freewill donation. Proceeds support the UA Medical Center Trauma Center. A free breakfast or lunch is provided to all first responders at five participating Jack Furrier Tire and Auto locations. Visit jackfurriers.com/heroesday.htm
for more information. A reception for Stronger Than Steel
, an exhibit featuring photography of first responders by Roni Ziemba, takes place from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 17; free.