Ste Gen FD was on hand last week to help with the adult Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training held at the Ste. Genevieve County Health Department. CERT educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact their area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.
Ste Genevieve Fire Department in conjunction with the City of Ste Genevieve had the pleasure of helping to make Triston’s ( https://www.facebook.com/prayersfortriston ) Make-A-Wish ( https://www.facebook.com/MakeAWishMO ) dream come true. We had a great time helping with the pool, bringing out the fire trucks with lights and sirens, and making Triston an Honorary Fire Fighter for going above and beyond the call of duty! You can also see a few videos here: https://www.facebook.com/prayersfortriston/videos/1120250184700456/ and here: https://youtu.be/eAGQ4W74PXI Thank you for everyone who put in the hard work to make a difference in his life.
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Aug 25th The Ozark Firefighters Association presents Joe Torillo, retired New York fire department lieutenant.
THIS EVENT IS FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
The Centene Center 2 Black Knight Drive Farmington, MO 63640 7:30pm
Buried alive twice on September 11, 2001, this smart, funny, and now retired FDNY lieutenant shares his amazing stories and strong messages that attendees will never forget. The lessons Joe learned on and after September 11, 2001, inspire attendees to thrive through change under any circumstance, and to accept and handle unexpected stress and adversities – redirecting them with positive empowerment and reaching their goals and dreams. Attitude and perseverance are everything.
Ste Genevieve FD along with Bloomsdale FD were happy to spend time today with the kids at the SGCC / Ste Genevieve Community Center summer camp. We had a great time educating about fire safety and look forward to seeing everyone again!
Ste Gen FD was happy to participate at the Spring for Down Syndrome benefit today. It is always great to see our community pull together for a great cause…rain or shine. We look forward to doing it again next year!
Ste Gen FD was on hand to land the Air Evac helicopter over the weekend for the Roll for the Patrol benefit at the American Legion post 150 in Ste Genevieve, MO.
The Missouri Association of State Troopers Emergency Relief Society “The MASTERS” was formed in 1979 for the purpose of establishing an entirely voluntary benevolent fund for the financial aid of a trooper’s immediate surviving family member (wife or husband) and children if he or she is killed in the line of duty. The surviving family member is paid immediately a certain sum of money to help with their unexpected short-term expenses. Directors of The MASTERS from that area take the troopers’ family under their protective guidance, and from this fund help solve their financial problems.
The MASTERS assists with funeral expenses, loan payments, mortgage payments and immediate bills. It also provides scholarships for the officer’s dependent children and the surviving spouse.
Ste Gen FD was on hand to provide kids with information and fun on Saturday March 19th at the SGCC for the Mochip Child ID children’s identification program. The program is sponsored by The Missouri Masonic Children’s Foundation and Masonic Saline Lodge No. 226 of St. Mary. The free program provides families with a comprehensive child ID kit — digital photographs, digital fingerprints, dental bite impressions, laminated ID cards, child information and emergency contacts — in the event a child goes missing or is abducted.
Ste Gen FD had a great time meeting with kids and parents and thanks the community for its continued support.