The Walkersville Volunteer Fire Company #11 celebrated a very successful 2022 at its annual banquet this past Saturday. All active members were thanked for their tireless efforts in fundraising, responding to emergency calls, and supporting the Company in other aspects. Award winners included:
Presidential Special Appreciation Award: Vaughn Zimmerman; in recognition of his years of service as a weekly Bingo caller.
Member(s) of the Year: Jean Brooks and Ellie Gilbert
Chief's Award: Matt Staley
Most Valuable Responder: Chase Tracey
Firefighter of the Year: Dalen Hahn
Honorary Life Member: Chad Barrick
The 2023 officers were also installed before the crowd sat back and enjoyed an evening of fellowship and lot of laughter. A special thank you to Vigilant Hose Company and United Steam Fire Engine Co #3 for providing staffing during the evening.