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Dedication ceremony this coming Saturday at Engine Company #1

There will be a dedication ceremony at Engine Company #1 (308 North 24th Street) this coming Saturday, April 30, at 2:00 PM.

From Capt. William M. (Mike) Martin:

Engine Company #1 is receiving a new apparatus to replace the 1998 model we are currently assigned. As such, there is a tradition in the fire service to dedicate the new piece of equipment & we are planning on doing so April 30th (Saturday) at 2:00pm. I would like to invite you and all of Church Hill to come by and visit with us for a while; see your newly acquired (and much needed) piece of fire equipment; Maybe have some refreshments (if my sources come through); and allow us to introduce ourselves.

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11 comments

dontmincewords 04/24/2016 at 8:53 AM

We should potluck some afternoon finger foods for these guys.

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Polly Cole 04/24/2016 at 10:19 AM

Oh, please help as they have no funding from the city for this neighborhood event. They do so much for our area and this would be a most important time to show our support!

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ann 04/24/2016 at 12:01 PM

Could do what neighbors in Union Hill do annually for First Precinct.

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Sharon Pederson 04/24/2016 at 1:48 PM

if someone can be the point person I am happy to pitch in.

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Eric S. Huffstutler 04/25/2016 at 7:09 AM

People in Church Hill are the ones that should provide the refreshments as part of community pride, service, and appreciation.

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dontmincewords 04/25/2016 at 7:12 AM

I don’t think we need to make ths difficult. There is no shift change, so the UnionHill-esque coordination is not necessary. You show up with a plate like it’s your neighbor. Go to costco and get some one-bite brownies. If you bake, bake. If you like peeling carrots, bring come carrots and dip for the kids. This isn’t has-to-go-before-CAR kinda hard.

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Unionhillian 04/25/2016 at 9:49 AM

@ #’s 3 & 4:
Absolutely agree, keep it simple and just give your time or whatever you can bring. I witnessed how much RPD appreciated a big “Thank You” & some food. Guaranteed to give you a warm & fuzzy!

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Polly Cole 04/26/2016 at 6:28 AM

Firemen ,themselves have gotten a cake. Everyone bringing something is a super idea…if you want to donate towards purchase items , just drop off at the firehouse or if they are out, put thru my mail slot. Hoping for lots of children….

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ann 04/30/2016 at 9:48 PM

How was the ceremony?

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