Category: Client News

EVENT: Fire Department Financial & Training Opportunities

INFORMATION SESSION: FINANCIAL AND TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES FOR FIRE DEPARTMENTS The Connecticut Volunteer Workforce Solutions (VWS) program has been awarded a FEMA SAFER grant for PHASE III of the Everyday Hero CT volunteer firefighter recruitment program. VWS and the Connecticut Fire Chiefs Association (CFCA) are looking for volunteer and combination fire departments to participate in Phase […]

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PRESS RELEASE: “Everyday Hero CT” Reminds Residents to “Change Your Clocks, Change Your Batteries”

“EVERYDAY HERO CT” PROGRAM REMINDS RESIDENTS TO “CHANGE YOUR CLOCKS, CHANGE YOUR BATTERIES” March 2, 2017 | Cromwell, CT – It’s time to “spring ahead” and gain an hour of light in the evening. The Everyday Hero CT volunteer firefighter recruitment campaign reminds residents that Daylight Savings Time begins at 2:00 a.m. on Sunday, March […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Avon Volunteer Fire Department Names Katherine Matousek Heath and Fitness Coordinator

AVON VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT NAMES KATHERINE MATOUSEK HEALTH AND FITNESS COORDINATOR Filling Volunteer Position is First Step in Implementing Department’s Wellness and Fitness Initiative   July 25, 2016 | Avon, CT – The Avon Volunteer Fire Department (AVFD) proudly announces the appointment of Katherine Matousek as its first ever Health and Fitness Coordinator. Filling the […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Avon Volunteer Fire Department Puts New Engine 11 Into Service

AVON VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT PUTS NEW ENGINE 11 INTO SERVICE First Assignment Was A 12-Hour Overnight Standby In East Granby July 18, 2016 | Avon, CT – In the year since the cab and chassis of the Avon Volunteer Fire Department’s (AVFD) new Engine 11 (E11) arrived in Connecticut, excitement has been building right along […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Avon Volunteer Fire Department Seeks Golfers

AVON VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT SEEKS GOLFERS 3rd Annual Fundraising Tournament is August 8 July 11, 2016 | Avon, CT — Most days, the Avon Volunteer Fire Department (AVFD) is looking for new members – firefighters, fire police, administrative assistants, etc. However right now, the AVFD really needs to find some golfers, folks who want to […]

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Admissions Revolution in the News: Too Good For The Ivy League (HuffPost)

In her latest Huffington Post blog, Sara Harberson of Admissions Revolution shares a story that plays out again and again in households around the country: really good kids who come up short in the Ivy League pursuit. And, why the need to move beyond the belief that all is lost. Read: Too Good For The […]

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PRESS RELEASE: “Everyday Hero CT” Shares Fireworks Safety Information

EVERYDAY HERO CT SHARES FIREWORKS SAFETY INFORMATION Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment Campaign Says, “Leave It To The Professionals” June 28, 2016 | Cromwell, CT – Fourth of July celebrations are about to begin and, with them, dozens upon dozens of fireworks displays. Although consumer fireworks are legal in Connecticut, the members of the Everyday Hero CT […]

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PRESS RELEASE: “Everyday Hero CT” Shares Safe Grilling Guidelines

EVERYDAY HERO CT SHARES SAFE GRILLING GUIDELINES Volunteer Firefighter Recruitment Campaign Seeks to Prevent Home Fires and Personal Injury June 16, 2016 | Cromwell, CT – With the return of warm weather and the official start of summer right around the corner, people are firing up their grills and cooking delicious meals. Whether it’s burgers […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Avon Volunteer Firefighters Complete Fight for Air Climb

AVON VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT MEMBERS COMPLETE FIGHT FOR AIR CLIMB Team Included Some of the Fastest Climbers and Raised Over $3,500 In April, several members of the AVFD participated as a team in the American Lung Association Fight for Air Climb in Hartford. It was the largest team and the second fastest overall. Individual awards […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Avon Volunteer Fire Department Swears in New Officers, Welcomes New Firefighter

AVON VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT SWEARS IN NEW OFFICERS AND FIREFIGHTER Fire Chief Michael Trick Welcomes New Captain and Lieutenant to Ranks June 1, 2016 | Avon, CT – Avon Volunteer Fire Department Chief Michael Trick proudly announces the promotion of an officer, the appointment of a new officer, and the addition of a new firefighter. […]

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