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Playing A Critical Role In The Safety Of Vermont Honoring The ACFA Members & Departments
By Cookie Steponaitis
On Wednesday, January 18th, the Eagles Club in Vergennes hosted the Annual Addison County Firefighters Association meeting and awards. As expected over two hundred fifty firefighters were present in an evening full of camaraderie, celebration, humor, resolution and fun. Comprised of seventeen member departments and 452 members, the ACFA model of community support continues to set a high standard for other counties in Vermont to emulate and repeat. With the 2016 numbers of 5636.6 county hours of service, 11,838 hours of department service and 17,474 collective hours of training, the local fire departments do more than what they have to and go beyond to serve the local people.  [ more ]

Climbing Mountains With The Lions Club
By Cookie Steponaitis
Lions Clubs are familiar with undertaking projects the size of mountains and making them smaller until they disappear. There are 1.4 million Lions in 210 countries joined together who take on humanitarian projects locally, nationally and globally. The Lions started in 1917 and serve people they know in the communities in which they live and people around the globe they never meet. Adult Lions groups and junior Leos groups focus on programs that will improve eyesight and offer aid, need and change.  [ more ]

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