Letter to the Editor

Fire department thanks contributors

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

To the Editor:

A special thanks to the supporters that contributed to the Greencastle Fire Department's 10th Annual Open House event on Oct. 7.

Contributors included Ashley Square Cinemas, Banner Graphic, Bittles & Hurt Funeral Home, Buffalo Wild Wings, Cardinal Office Products, Children's Museum of Indianapolis, Chiyoda, Conner Prairie, Creative Cakes, Dairy Castle, Dominos Pizza, Eitel Flowers and Gifts, Elk's Club and Ladies Auxiliary, Everlasting Moments Photography, Family Video, First National Bank, Heartland Automotive, Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, Indianapolis Colts, Joe Spiker Excavating, Kentucky Fried Chicken, McDonald's, Monical's Pizza, Old National Bank, O'Reilly Auto Parts, Papa John's Pizza, Papa Murphy's Pizza, Peebles, Pizza Hut, PNC Bank, Progressive Printing, Putnam County Convention and Visitor's Bureau, Service Master of Greencastle, Therese Cunningham State Farm Insurance, Subway, Teacher's Credit Union, Wal-Mart and Wendy's.

We had a huge success with record-breaking attendance of more than 250 this year. The winner of the coloring, poster, essay and art contests were recognized, with ages ranging from pre-K to eighth grade.

Everyone in attendance enjoyed great food, entertainment from Patches the Robot and fire prevention education through our smokehouse experience.

The success of this event could not have been possible without the generosity of those involved.

Thank you again to everyone for supporting our efforts to educate our community to protect lives and property.

Greencastle Fire Department