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DEADLINE February 28, 2019

 The Simsbury Volunteer Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary is now accepting applications for the Bowman-Kerr Ladies Auxiliary Scholarship. This scholarship is commemorative of two women who have given back to the community of Simsbury with a total of over 300 years combined volunteer work.  

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       Chris is "pinned" with his new "MEMBER" badge by his wife.                            Regular Member Chris Handel with his very proud family.

 

Volunteer Firefighter Chris Handel, who is assigned to the Main Station, was awarded his regular badge after successfully completing his probationary period. 

 Chris joined the Simsbury Volunteer Fire Company having served as a volunteer firefighter in Greenwich CT and also serving our country in the Army National Guard.  Chris, a CT certified firefighter 1, was able to complete his necessary in house training program that allowed him to be recommended for regular membership by his station officer, Captain Kristin Kelley.  A vote of Chris's peers confirmed the recommendation and his regular badge was presented to Chris at a ceremony held at the Main Fire Station attended by Fire Company members from all 6 stations, as well as Chris's family.  Chris has also been recently the assigned Engineer position for Engine 8 which is located at the Main Station.

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       Andrew receives his new "MEMBER" badge from Chief Jim Baldis                    Regular Member Andrew Hart with his very proud parents.

 

Volunteer Firefighter Andrew Hart, who is assigned to the West Simsbury Station, was awarded his regular badge after successfully completing his probationary period which included becoming State Certified Firefighter 1.

 Andrew joined the Simsbury Volunteer Fire Company as a Junior Member and became a Probationary Member a little more than a year ago.  Andrew was able to complete his necessary training both in house and his state certification program that allowed him to be recommended for regular membership by his station officer, Captain Todd Kelley.  A vote of Andrews's peers confirmed the recommendation and his regular badge was presented to Andrew at a ceremony held at the West Simsbury Station attended by Fire Company members from all 6 stations, as well as Andrew's family members.  Andrew also is the assigned Engineer on Brush 4 which is located at the West Simsbury Station.

Three New Officers were appointed and received thier badges during recent pinning ceremonies.

 

2nd Assistant Chief Jason Gilbert - Chief of Training

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2nd Asst. Chief Gilbert's wife Christina pins the Gold Badge.                                     2nd Asst. Chief Gilbert and his family    

 

 Captain Steve Hess - Captain Firetown Station

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 Captain Steve Hess's Mom "pins" the Captain's badge                                       Captain Steve Hess with his Mom and Dad

 

 

Lieutenant Jason Loftus - Lieutenant West Simsbury Station

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           Lieutenant Jason Loftus's wife Lauren "Pins" the Lieutenant's Badge                                 Lieutenant Jason Loftus and his wife Lauren

 

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