Person Of The Year

Chuck Bollinger was selected as the 2019 HCA Person of the Year. Chuck was born and raised here in Hereford and has been a member of this community nearly his entire life.

He has held many offices with the Hereford Optimist Club, including President, and Board of Directors.

He is also currently serving on the Hereford Alumni Board as Vice President and the Hereford Parade and Fireworks Committee.

Chuck has been a member of the Hereford Volunteer Fire Company  since 1982. During that time he has held many positions including:

Lieutenant, Asst Fire Chief, Fire Chief (for nearly 20 years), and the Board of Directors. He has been designated as a Life Member for 25 years of Service.

In 2018 He responded to 639 of 739 calls for emergency service.

Has held numerous positions with the Baltimore County Volunteer Fireman's Association. Including a Past President, Past chair Training Committee, Executive Board, and current Senior Officers


He has received the following awards from the BCVFA:  Inducted into Hall of Fame, Firefighter of the Year, and the President's Award.


No one can question the dedication of this individual to this community and we are proud to award Chuck Bollinger as this year's Hereford Community Association "Person of the Year".