Manchester Lifeguard Recognized for Saving Child’s Life

Brooke Vaske Life Saving Award 7-28-14A Manchester lifeguard was recognized by the City Monday night for recently saving the life of a three-year old. Mayor Milt Kramer presented Brooke Vaske with a Life Saving Award for her act of heroism in saving 3-year old Holden Wendling. Wendling nearly drowned at the Manchester Aquatic Center in June, but Vaske quickly spotted him and pulled him from the water. Vaske’s family and Wendling’s father were on hand as Vaske was presented the honor Monday night.

(Photo by KMCH News Director Janelle Tucker)