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cadet

Saturday May 7 the Cadets held their banquet

Congratulations to Nicole Hazzard on being recognized as the Cadet of the Year

Congratulations to Michael Bahler for being recognized as the Cadet Adviser of the year


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Election of Officers

THE ELLINGTON VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT
HELD ITS ANNUAL ELECTION OF OFFICERS
ON FRIDAY MAY 13, 2016
THE FOLLOWING OFFOCERS WERE ELECTED
CHIEF: GARY FELDMAN
ASSISTANT CHIEF: JACK RICH II
DEPUTY CHIEF LOGISTICS: ROBERT SMITH
DEPUTY CHIEF TRAINING: KARL NEUBECKER
CAPTAINS: PETER HANY JR, VINCENT GAMBACORTA
LIEUTENANTS: TOM ADAMS, KIMBERLY GAMBACORTA, WILLIAM PETRAS
SECRETARY: MICHAEL VARNEY
TREASURER: ELIZABETH FELDMAN

2016 awards and recogniton dinner

  • The Ellington Volunteer Fire Department, Inc.

    29 Main Street, P.O. Box 911 Ellington, CT 06029

    www.ellingtonfire.org

    AWARDS BANQUET – 2016

    Ellington Volunteer Fire Department members were recognized for a total of 260 years of volunteer service as listed

    below:

    Arthur Caldwell – 60 years

    Robert C. Sandberg, Sr. - 55 years

    Vincent Gambacorta - 40 years

    Robert Smith – 35 years

    Randall Smith – 30 years

    Dominick Cristelli – 25 Years

    Jeffery Parent – 5 years

    Andrew Slicer – 5 years

    Kimberly Gambacorta – 5 years

    Doug Parent was awarded the Firefighter Training Award in recognition for his dedication to continuing his

    education in the fire service. Doug completed nearly 600 hours of additional training, having completed both

    the Firefighter I and Firefighter II as well as several other classes on various types of rescue techniques.

    Valerie Adams was awarded the Officer Training Award in recognition for her dedication to continuing her

    education in the fire service. She completed 350 hours of training. Val not only received training but dedicated

    time to department drills, both as an attendee in addition to instructing. She completed her EMT training and

    spent numerous hours sharing her knowledge with the department cadets.

    Lt. Brad Hoffman was awarded an Individual Citation for his efforts and quick action in treating a fellow

    firefighter who was struck by a falling tree while in the course of their work day.

    John Vogel was awarded an Individual Citation for his efforts and quick action in recognizing and treating a

    hypoglycemic patient while in the course of his work day.

    Nicole Hazzard previously received one the department’s highest honors – The Life Saving Award for her role

    in saving the life of a young choking victim while at a restaurant with her friends.



    Thomas Adams, Peter Hany, Jr., and Kimberly Gambacorta all received a certificate in recognition for their

    service as an Officer within the organization.

    The following members were recognized and received Distinguished Service Awards for their involvement

    with the Rescue Boat Committee: Deputy Chief Jack Rich II, Vincent Gambacorta, Dominick Cristelli and

    John Turner.

    Michael Bahler

    was awarded the EVFD 2015 Firefighter of the Year Award.


























EVFD Events

Sat May 21 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
MCI drill at ellington airport
Tue May 24 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
CADET DRILL
Tue May 31 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
CADET DRILL
Thu Jun 02 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
DRILL
Mon Jun 06 @ 7:30PM - 10:00PM
BOD MEETING
Tue Jun 07 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
CADET DRILL
Thu Jun 09 @ 7:30PM - 10:00PM
DEPARTMENT MEETING
Tue Jun 14 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
CADET DRILL
Tue Jun 21 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
CADET DRILL
Thu Jun 23 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
DRILL

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