05/05/13 265 W, 1 I - + 4 - 7 UPDATED: Raleigh Fire Department Retiree Luncheon

May 5

Here are photos of the event, from Lee Wilson and Mike Legeros. Here's a News & Observer story about the event. It was attended by over 145 retirees, plus some 45 guests, and 30 recruits. Eleven volunteers prepared and served food, and performed other tasks.

And just how much food was provided by the Raleigh Professional Fire Fighters Association, who sponsored the event? Check out these quantities:

April 30
Press release. City of Raleigh firefighters will honor retired members of the fire department at a luncheon on Wednesday, May 1, at the Keeter Training Center, 105 Keeter Center Drive, Raleigh. The annual event is sponsored by the Raleigh Professional Fire Fighters Association, and hosted by the City of Raleigh Fire Department.

Association members will prepare and serve the “home cooked” meal to some 100 retired personnel. The Association will pay for the food and the members will donate their time. The luncheon was started nine years ago by the Raleigh Professional Fire Firefighters Association and its member firefighters, as a way to pay tribute to their retired members. The event is held annually in April or May.

Members of the media are invited to this event. Read entire press release, posted on FireNews.net.

enjoyed the event look forward to it every year thanks to all who prepare it mikey u are the man with history
louieb - 05/05/13 - 09:23

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