Jim Marcaurelle of Paul’s Auto and Truck Services in Ipswich, was inducted into the Order of Towman by American Towman Magazine. The Cross of the Order, a Maltese Cross with a unique towing icon sculpted inside, is awarded to a towing professional for his or her dedication to the towing trade and for serving the community. Jim was nominated for the Order of Towman by Fire Chief Jen Collins-Brown for his skill and excellence in serving the community of Topsfield, particularly his work with the fire and police departments at all manner of accident scenes
Those professionals who receive the Cross of the Order enter into an elite organization of towing professionals nationwide, the Towman Order. Inductees take an oath to continue their unparalleled dedication to their towns. Much of the work these tow professionals perform are accident related tows dispatched by local fire and police departments.
The Cross of the Order depicts a hand pulling back an arrow from a bow, the bottom of the bow is in the shape of a tow hook being grabbed by another hand. Beside it is a latin inscription “Intendo Fidelis,” which means “Aim True.”