Gina G. Scala
August 10, 2020
By Gina G. Scala
Not even the coronavirus pandemic could stop the women’s auxiliary of the Surf Town Fireplace Co. and EMS from carrying out what they do so perfectly – fundraising. While the Aug. 13 event is unique than yrs earlier, the end consequence is the similar: supporting the fireplace corporation and crisis solutions.
An out of doors garage/yard sale is a specific party this year mainly because COVID-19 prompted the canceling of the auxiliary’s once-a-year bazaar and auction, a major fundraising celebration. Masks are demanded. The party kicks off at 9 a.m. and runs until eventually 1 p.m. in the parking great deal of the firehouse, at 713 North Extended Seashore Blvd.
The auxiliary is advertising Surf Town fire company T-shirts and other memorabilia. Function organizers hope to have a selection of merchandise, which include kitchenware, classic jewellery, family and beach front-themed items, toys, puzzles, images and carnival glass. Exclusive arts and crafts will also be available for sale.
Proceeds from the sale will go towards the annual donation the auxiliary would make to the fire enterprise. Prior donations have been instrumental in funding a significant range of requires for the firm, which include the Jaws of Lifestyle, an electric powered glass cutter, high beam lights, iPads for the ambulances, and two defibrillators. The auxiliary’s fundraising efforts have also served with firehouse kitchen and restroom renovations as well as new furniture for the firehouse.
Every person is invited to arrive out to support the auxiliary and give back to very first responders.
The women’s auxiliary is constantly seeking for new customers. It meets on the next Tuesday of every single month at the firehouse. Conferences start off at 7 p.m. Volunteers from all in excess of Long Seashore Island and the mainland are welcome to join. For extra info, simply call 609-494-6127 and leave a information. —G.G.S.