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Our 24th Year of Providing Good News and Community Information
Vol. 25 • No. 8
September, 2017
Touch-A-Truck — Big Hit at Community Days 21017
The West Deer Township Community Days Committee would like to take this opportunity to thank all the guests, participants, sponsors, West Deer Township Employees, Board of Supervisors and Parks and Recreation Board for permitting such an event. If it weren’t for the aforementioned the two-day event would not be possible. This year’s event was well attended and a great success. We are looking forward to Community Days 2018.
On Friday the festivities kicked off with the annual parade. Over 70 units, ranging from local march- ing bands to fire trucks and our two local singers, Shari Whitico and Kevin Adamik participated.
The following Fire Departments were recipients of trophies distributed for best appearing apparatus.
TANKER
1st South Buffalo 2nd Middlesex
BRUSH
1st South Buffalo
2nd Richland Township
ENGINE 1250 and Higher
1st Summit Hose 2nd Dorseyville 3rd Richland
FURTHEST TRAVELED
South Buffalo
RESCUE
1st Pepples Fire Distrcit McCandless
QUINT OR LADDER
1st Wexford
SPECIALIZED APPARATUS
1st Pioneer Hose Brackenridge 2nd Richland
The Sixth Annual 5K Run/1-Mile Walk was held on Saturday to benefit breast cancer awareness. There were over 225 participates for this year’s event. We would like to thank all participants and sponsors for their support of breast cancer awareness. A donation of $3,200.00 was presented to the Adagio Group which will benefit local residents with breast cancer.
Some of the attractions on Saturday were the wild animal show, K-9 demonstration, children’s water battle, karaoke and the ice cream eating contest sponsored by Edwards Ice Cream. The win-
ners of the ice cream contest were as follows:
Colton Phillips -
Cameron Atkinson
Laci Dezern
David Kinniburgh
Jared Cacurak -
All of these events were well attended and
it appeared that everyone had a great time. The newest attraction in 2017 was Touch a Truck. We are proud to say that it was the hit of community days. Young and old enjoyed all the equipment that was on display. The 27 pieces of equipment ranged from race cars, buses, backhoes, pavers, rollers, excavators, various large trucks, farm equipment and all
types of emergency vehicles.
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