Conklin Insurance Gouverneur
We received a check from Tom Conklin - Chief of Gouverneur FD and owner of Conklin Insurance Gouverneur as a donation to cover the costs of materials to repair the Training Center's pump. Can't thank you enough Chief Conklin. You're a God send in our time of need. Remember folks, we are a registered Non-For-Profit 501-c-3 and all donations qualify for State and Federal Tax Credit. Thanks again Chief Conklin.
Coakely's Hardware - Carpet One
We received a nice donation from Coakely's Hardware - Carpet One in Canton towards the yearly operational budget of the Center. Coakley's felt this would go towards each and every department in the County that uses the center for their training. Great way to recognize Fire Prevention Week. Bill Coakley is pictured giving the donation to Dale Gardner Co-Operations Manager.
Training Facility Receives $100,000 Grant
State Senators Patty Ritchie, Betty Little and Joe Griffo announced a $100,000 state grant for the much needed training simulator.
Pictured above are St. Lawrence County Fire Training Chair Ronald Bertram of Hammond, State Senator Patty Ritchie, Fire Training Fundraising Co-Chair Robert Kerr, and Fire Training Center Treasurer Daniel Basford of Heuvelton. Read more at North Country Now.
Norwood Fire Department
Norwood Fire Department donates $500 towards the new “Live Burn Simulator Project” at the St. Lawrence Co. Fire Training Facility, Inc. in West Potsdam, NY. Pictured beginning on the left is 2nd Asst. Chief Tina Garrow, Dale Gardner, Co-Chair of the fund raising committee, Fire Department Treasurer Tim Donahue and far right, 1st Asst. Chief Gary Bancroft.
Heuvelton Fire Department
Dan Basford on left is accepting a check from son Mark Basford - Chief of the Heuvelton Fire Department.
Dale Gardner is shown accepting a gift from Preston Carlisle and Associates.
St. Lawrence Federal Credit Union
The St Lawrence Federal Credit Union presents a donation of $5,000. Left to right: Fund Raising Co -Chairman Robert Kerr, Jeff Hamond, Dan Basford, CEO Todd Mashaw, Kim Bel, Michele Carkner.
Colton Fire District
The Colton Fire District donated $1,000. Pictured left to right: Fire Commissioner Dave Crosby, Jerome Wilson, Fund Raising Co-Chair Robert Kerr, Fire Commissioners Dennis Eickhoff, Paul Crosby.
Hammond Fire Department
Fire Training center Chairman Ron Bertram, receives a $1,000 check from Hamond Fire and Rescue President Jef Mann, Fire Chief Aurthor Howie.
New York State Corrections Officers
Robert Kerr Co-Chairman, St Lawrence County Fire Training Center fund raising committee receives a $300.00 donation from John Hyde, New York State Corrections Officers & Police Benevolent Association. Mr Hyde represents the Riverview Correctional Facility local in Ogdensburg
Norfolk Fire Department Auxiliary
The Norfolk Fire Dept Auxillary donated $250. Auxiliary President Kaye Sharlos is shown presenting the Fund Raising Co-Chair, Robert Kerr.