Big Award to Danville Resident

Brian Wilson

Reporter: Heather Rosenbaum | Videographer: RJ Burnette

Danville, VA -- A big award has been presented to someone in the Southside for therapy.

Brian Wilson, the General manager of Commonwealth Home Health Care, received the 'Thomas L. Petty Invacare Award for Excellence in Home Respiratory Care.

This award is given to one therapist in the country each year and is awarded to someone who displays outstanding individual achieve in home respiratory care.

Wilson says his friend nominated him for the award, and he didn't even know he was in the competition until he won.

"It's one of those moments that you never forget. I hope I remember that feeling because it was, I was very proud not just of myself but of Commonwealth and what we've accomplished," said Wilson.

Wilson accepted the award in Tampa last month.