On hand to receive a $750 Safe Neighbors Grant award from State Farm Insurance agent Therese Cunningham is Christy Glass, firefighter and fire prevention officer of the Greencastle Fire Department. The Friends of the Greencastle Fire Department help provide dollars that help make fire prevention programs and materials available to educate children, teachers, parents and local businesses within the community. [Order this photo]
GREENCASTLE -- The Friends of the Greencastle Fire Department organization was formed in the spring of 2001 and is comprised of people in the community who want to increase awareness of the Fire Department.
Members of the Friends include the city's mayor, clerk-treasurer, a minister, the president of DePauw University and other community leaders and business people. Its mission is fire prevention and education and has raised awareness of the fire department in the community.
On May 14, Friends Of The Greencastle Fire Department received a grant award of $750 from State Farm Insurance -- Safe Neighbors Grant through agent Therese Cunningham. Money awarded from the grant will go towards the purchase of fire prevention education materials to continue to properly educate the children and adults of the community.