Thursday April, 28 2011 @ 19:00
Nature: Meet & Greet Elected (State & County) Officials
Address: Oak Orchard
On Thursday evening, April 28th, the Indian River Volunteer Fire Company hosted on behalf of the Sussex County Volunteer Firefighter's Association and the Sussex County Fire Chief's Association, the Government Affairs Committee Meet & Greet your Sussex County Fire Company Presidents & Chiefs with the Sussex County elected official delegation from the Delaware General Assembly as well as the Sussex County Council.
The event was designed to introduce our elected officials with the elected fire company decision makers and to highlight the types of services provided by your local volunteer fire companies, all of which are 100% volunteer, as well as emphasize the operational objectives of the volunteer fire services, training requirements, and funding issues.
In all eleven (11) fire companies, two (2) Sussex County Council Districts, six (6) State House of Representative Districts, and three (3) State Senate Districts were represented with forty-seven (47) participants in attendance.
The evening activities were catered by the Ladies Auxiliary of the Indian River Volunteer Fire Co., Inc.
The meeting was considered a very informative exercise by all that attended.