Grant benefits Brundidge fire department

first_img By The Penny Hoarder Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Latest Stories Published 8:17 pm Wednesday, May 7, 2014 Email the author Grant benefits Brundidge fire department By Jaine Treadwell Rep. Alan Boothe and Sen. Jimmy Holley presented a Forestry Service Grant to the VFD. Pictured, from left, Brundidge Mayor Jimmy Ramage, Holley, Brundidge Fire Chief Glenn Adkins, Jeremiah Rodgers of the Pike County Forestry Service and Boothe.Members of the state Legislature were on hand at the dinner meeting of the Brundidge Volunteer Fire Department Tuesday night to present a Forestry Service Grant to the City of Brundige’s volunteer fire department.Sen. Jimmy Holley joined Rep. Alan Boothe in presenting the check in the amount of $1,164.79 to the Brundidge firefighters.Brundidge Fire Chief Glenn Adkins expressed appreciation for the grant funds for which, he said, the volunteer fire department has several immediate needs.“This is a once a year grant awarded by the state to all volunteer fire departments,” Adkins said. “As volunteer units we are always appreciative of the support from the state through these Forestry Service grants. And we are honored to have Rep. Boothe and Sen. Holley take time to present the grant funds to us.”The Forestry Service Grant awards will be made to nine volunteer fire departments in Pike County — Brundidge, Banks, Goshen, Hamilton Crossroads, Henderson, Meeksville, Pike Fire and Rescue, Saco and Springhill.Boothe said he is proud funds are available to assist volunteer fire departments and praised the firefighters for their dedication and commitment to their communities.Adkins said the funds that the Brundidge Volunteer Fire Department received in this round of grant funding will be used to purchase equipment.“We always have a need for equipment,” Adkins said. “As a volunteer fire department, we depend on the money we receive from the tobacco tax and, from grants, donations and fundraisers to keep us up and running.”Adkins said the Brundidge Volunteer Fire Department recently received an Assistance to Firefighters FEMA grant in the amount of $246,000 for the purchase of a dual pumper truck. The local match for that grant was 5 percent.The volunteer firefighters sponsor several annual fundraisers including barbecues, turkey shoots, pancake suppers and raffles.The Brundidge Volunteer Fire Department has 11 members. Adkins said that is a stable number for his department. Troy falls to No. 13 Clemsoncenter_img You Might Like Brundidge Rotarians learn everything is coming up ‘green’ Terry Casey, president of the Brundidge Country Club, left, was the program guest of Rotarian Moses Davenport at the Brundidge… read more Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthRemember Them? I’m Sure Their New Net Worth Will Leave You SpeechlessbradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Skip Book Nook to reopen Sponsored Content Print Articlelast_img read more

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