On Saturday evening, QFD celebrated 119 years of service to the community with our annual awards banquet. 140 members and guests had quite a night of celebration, fun and fellowship at Britain Hill Venue & Vineyard. Here are some of the award winners:
Service Awards – JC Woerth and Isreal Stoltzfus as outgoing officers
Non-Firefighting Member of the Year – Tabitha Hess
Fire Police Officer of the Year – Melanie Adams
Fire Chief’s Award – Steve “Chico” Hastings
Presidents Award – Mike Ross
William H. “Pop” Tucker Award – Mike Kelly
Firefighter of the Year – Eric Lefevre
Life Memberships we bestowed upon Rick Swayne, Mike Mankin, Mike Carr, Bob Ross Jr. Linda Bledsoe, Loie Swayne and Marty Henry.
Over 20 members received various years of service awards, with Charles “Cork” Stoner receiving his 65 year pin.
Thanks to everyone who made this night special. An extra thanks goes to all of our local businesses that donated over 70 gifts for the members and guests. Thanks also to Bart Township Engine 511 and crew for standing by while our members enjoyed the evening.