Local public safety agencies put on a night for families in the middle of Springfield.
On Tuesday, August 7, families flocked to Springfield's Meisel park to celebrate Union County's celebration of National Night Out. Local public safety organizations and Union County employees offered refreshments and activitities. Celebrities onhand included famed crime dog McGruff and reknowned Frank Sinatra impressionist Eric DeLauro. Attendees were able to get up close and personal with bomb disposal robots, S.W.A.T. equipment, emergency vehicles and other public safety tech.
Event marks National Emergency Medical Services Week.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
- Fred Ostry
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
A pancake breakfast to recognize and honor the Volunteer First Aid Squad members and kick off National Emergency Medical Services Week, will be held in front of the Springfield First Aid Squad House, 10 North Trivett Avenue, off of Mountain Avenue, in front of the Springfield Town Hall, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on May 20. “Everyone is welcome to attend the pancake breakfast,” said President Elizabeth J. Fritzen. “All are welcome as we gather to recognize the commitment and hard work of the men and women of the Volunteer First Aid Squad,” said senior member Gloria Simpson. “We are blessed to be able to give back to those who give so much of themselves here in town.” “I agree a meal is always great, but fellowship with people from the …