While local fire departments are closed to the public right now, that doesn't mean that you can't continue to show your community helpers how much you love and appreciate them. Looking for a way to stay connected with fire department personnel? I've got a couple ideas for you. #1 - Cards are always greatly appreciated. … Continue reading Eight Ways to Keep in Touch With Your Local Firefighters
The members of A.L. Brown High's cheer leading squad are making the local news for their "Cheer-READING" skills. Since the beginning of distant learning several weeks ago, the members have been taking turns doing virtual read-alouds with their favorite children's books. https://www.facebook.com/pvgiraldo/videos/10216106429040397/ A.L. Brown High School is located in Kannapolis, N.C. The mascot is the … Continue reading Story Time with the A.L. Brown High School “Cheer-READERS”
I'm very excited to acknowledge my dear friend Marsha Giesler on her latest award. She has recently earned the 2017 Dr. Anne W. Phillips A ward for Leadership in the Fire Service. I'm so proud of her for all of her accomplishments. If you have had the opportunity to work with her, I'm sure you know … Continue reading Join Me in Congratulating Marsha Giesler on Her Latest Award!
I wanted to share some resources that I've found helpful in community education. If you see something that I need to add to the list, please let me know. I'll update the list from time to time. Let me know what works for you! I can't wait to here! Illinois Resource List
Brian Kelly, Onslow County Fire Marshal, and I started a mission two years ago to put fire helmets and safety my stories in Onslow County elementary schools and select preschools. In 2015, we visited elementary schools and select preschools and presented them with fire helmets and copies of What Should Daisy Do. Kelly hosted a … Continue reading Blown Away as Safety Books Make Local News in Onslow County, NC