RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — On Thursday morning Retail Merchants hosted its 31st annual Valor Awards, which recognizes local law enforcement, firefighters and EMS.

During the ceremony, former 8News anchor Lisa Schaffner’s family was presented with the Valor Coin of Honor for her countless contributions to the organization.

Schaffner passed away in August, and we recently learned she passed from complications of a urinary tract infection.