Media Advisory: RecruitNY Event and iVolunteerEMS Launch

From:  Recruit NY – REQUEST FOR COVERAGE

Firemen’s Association of the State of New York (FASNY)

 

Contact: Mike Loughran – 212-981-5258 – o 718-916-8637 – cmichael_loughran@dkcnews.com

ON-SITE CONTACT: Tiger Schmittendorf: 716-777-0205; Tiger.Schmittendorf@erie.gov 

 

ERIE COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENTS SOUND THE ALARM FOR MORE VOLUNTEERS

ELECTED LEADERS, STATE & LOCAL FIRE OFFICIALS TO
KICK-OFF 6TH ANNUAL STATEWIDE CAMPAIGN

(Erie County, NY – April 15, 2016) As part of a statewide effort to increase volunteer firefighters in New York, the RecruitNY statewide campaign will kick off with a news conference Monday April 18 at 11:00 a.m. at the Getzville Volunteer Fire Department.

 

Firemen’s Association of the State of New York (FASNY) President Robert McConville, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz, local fire officials, and volunteer firefighters will speak at a news conference to outline the events taking place during the RecruitNY annual recruitment event weekend, April 23 and 24.

During the weekend, volunteer fire departments across the state will open their doors to their community to educate the public about what it takes to become a volunteer firefighter.

 

WHO: FASNY President Robert McConville, County Executive Mark Poloncarz, Local Firefighters and Fire Officials.

 

WHAT: Fire officials announce sixth annual RecruitNY statewide firefighter recruitment initiative

 

WHERE: Getzville Fire Company – 630 Dodge Rd, Getzville, NY 14068

 

WHEN: Monday, April 18th 11AM

 

Established in 2011, RecruitNY is a joint undertaking by the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York (FASNY), the New York State Association of Fire Chiefs (NYSAFC), Association of Fire Districts of New York State, Volunteer Fire Police Association of the State of New York, and County Fire Coordinators Association of the State of New York.

 

For a list of fire departments participating in RecruitNY Weekend visit www.recruitny.org.

 

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