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Photo Flash: Wizard World Honors Rosemont Public Safety Department

Wizard World, Inc., the predominant producer of Comic Cons across North America, hosted its Heroes Honoring Heroes event yesterday, recognizing five firefighters from the Rosemont Public Safety Department at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. Scroll down for photos!

Wizard World President and CEO John Maatta, Executive Vice President and COO Randy Malinoff, and all-star talent honored these service members who have gone above and beyond in the line of duty by delivering a speech and conducting a shield ceremony.

Talent included Lou Ferrigno, the one and only Hulk; Ralph Macchio from The Karate Kid; Cerina Vincent of Not Another Teen Movie and Power Rangers; Jason Mewes, known for his role in Clerks and Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back; and Ray Santiago from Ash vs Evil Dead.

Wizard World produces comic cons and pop culture conventions across North America that celebrate the best in pop-fi, pop culture, movies, television, cosplay, comics, graphic novels, toys, video gaming, sci-fi, gaming, original art, collectibles, contests and more. Wizard World 2016 schedule available at www.wizardworld.com/wizcon.html.

Photo Credit: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for Wizard World

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Photo Flash: Wizard World Honors Rosemont Public Safety Department
Ralph Macchio, Lou Ferringo, Cerina Vincent and Jason Mewes at Wizard World Chicago Heroes Honoring Heroes Event on August 18, 2016 in Rosemont, Illinois.

Photo Flash: Wizard World Honors Rosemont Public Safety Department
Lou Ferrigno speaks at Wizard World Chicago Heroes Honoring Heroes Event

Photo Flash: Wizard World Honors Rosemont Public Safety Department
Lou Ferrigno

Photo Flash: Wizard World Honors Rosemont Public Safety Department
Lou Ferrigno and Commander John Ramirez

Photo Flash: Wizard World Honors Rosemont Public Safety Department
Jason Mewes and Sergeant Blake Fiotito

Photo Flash: Wizard World Honors Rosemont Public Safety Department
Ray Santiago and Lieutenant Michael O'Neill

Photo Flash: Wizard World Honors Rosemont Public Safety Department
Ralph Macchio, Officer Nick Koletsos

Photo Flash: Wizard World Honors Rosemont Public Safety Department
Cerina Vincent

Photo Flash: Wizard World Honors Rosemont Public Safety Department
Randy Malinoff Wizard World COO

Photo Flash: Wizard World Honors Rosemont Public Safety Department
Ralph Macchio

Photo Flash: Wizard World Honors Rosemont Public Safety Department
Ray Santiago

Photo Flash: Wizard World Honors Rosemont Public Safety Department
Cerina Vincent and Sergeant Edward Karas

Photo Flash: Wizard World Honors Rosemont Public Safety Department
John Maatta Wizard World CEO

Photo Flash: Wizard World Honors Rosemont Public Safety Department
Officer Nick Koletsos, Commander John Ramirez, Lieutenant Michael O'Neill, Sergeant Blake Fiorito and Segeant Edward Karas

Photo Flash: Wizard World Honors Rosemont Public Safety Department
Randy Malinoff, Ray Santiago, Lieutenant Michael O'Neill, Jason Mewes, Sergeant Blake Fiorito, Cerina Vincent, Sergeant Edward Karas, Ralph Macchio, Officer Nick Koletsos, Lou Ferringo, Commander John Ramirez and John Maatta

Photo Flash: Wizard World Honors Rosemont Public Safety Department
Randy Malinoff, Sergeant Edward Karas, Lieutenant Michael O'Neill, Sergeant Blake Fiorito, Commander John Ramirez, John Maatta, Officer Nick Koletsos



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