International-Fire-fighters-Day-4 May(अंतर्राष्ट्रीय अग्निशमन सेनानियों दिवस) : Thank an FDNY member today
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Thursday, May 4 is International Fire fighters' Day (IFFD). May 4 is the feast day of St Florian, the patron(संरक्षक) saint of fire fighters. St Florian was the first known commander of one fire fighting squad in the Roman Empire(राज्य). He died in the line of duty. International Firefighters' Day is a day to show support for all fire fighters worldwide, remember those who died or were injured (घायल) in the line of duty, and thank a firefighter. According to the website firefightersday.org you can show your support by wearing and displaying blue and red ribbons pinned together. The red symbolizes(प्रतीक) fire and blue for water. These colors also are internationally recognized as representing emergency service. EMTS are also being honored today.
Definitions of patron संरक्षक
a person who gives financial or other support to a person, organization, cause, or activity.
Charles became a patron of Rubens and van Dyck
synonyms: sponsor, backer, financier, benefactor, benefactress, contributor, subscriber, donor, philanthropist, promoter, friend, supporter, angel
a customer, especially a regular one, of a store, restaurant, or theater.
we surveyed the plushness of the hotel and its sleek, well-dressed patrons
synonyms: customer, client, frequenter, consumer, user, visitor, guest, regular, habitué
(in ancient Rome) a patrician in relation to a client.
They are the most obvious sign that hospitality helped to articulate the patron /client relations that permeated Roman society.
a person or institution with the right to grant a benefice to a member of the clergy.
Here those favoring the wealthy are following social convention and may even see themselves securing the benefaction of the patron for the church.