A Report from Fire Station 54

Mock DWI

With the Skaneateles High School junior prom this May, the Skaneateles Central School District, the Skaneateles Police Department, SAVES Ambulance, the Mottville Fire Company, Robert D. Gray Funeral and the Skaneateles Fire Department conducted a mock DWI accident on Tuesday May 10 for the junior class. The DWI accident was staged at the Austin Park Pavilion to provide a sobering reminder of the effects of alcohol and drugs when one decides to get behind the wheel of a vehicle while under the influence.

Labor Day parade

As for Labor Day, it is never too early to reserve a place in the grand parade. This year's grand parade is scheduled for Sunday Sept. 4. If you or your organization is interested in entering a float, an antique car or antique tractor in this year's parade please send an email with the following information: individual or organization name, street address, contact person and contact phone number to sfdparade@hotmail.com and a parade representative will respond to your email.

"Big Money" raffles

At this time, more than 450 of the 1,000 tickets for the "Big Money" drawing have been sold. Tickets for the "Big Money" drawing are still available from any firefighter or online at skanvfd.com. This month's $100 "Big Money" drawing winners are: 0115, 0196 and 0329. Congratulations to April's winners. The monthly drawings will continue until the final "Big Money" drawing to be held on Sunday Sept. 4 at the Skaneateles Fire Department's annual Labor Day Celebration. If you have any questions regarding the "Big Money" raffle, please email sfdbigmoney@yahoo.com. Thank you for your continued support of our efforts at the Skaneateles Fire Department, serving the Skaneateles community with pride, commitment and dedication since 1833.

Submitted by Dan Evans, Skaneateles Fire Department first assistant chief.

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