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Plummer Foundation presents Dexter Fire Department a check for $10,000

Posted May 04, 2013, at 8:25 a.m.
Rich Pfirman, Barb Whitney awarding a $10,000 check from the Plummer Foundation to the Dexter Fire Dept, represented by Chief Matt Connor, Asst. Chief Rick Stocker, and Lt. Everett Hibbard on 4/26/2013 for a new “Jaws of life” tool
Rich Pfirman, Barb Whitney awarding a $10,000 check from the Plummer Foundation to the Dexter Fire Dept, represented by Chief Matt Connor, Asst. Chief Rick Stocker, and Lt. Everett Hibbard on 4/26/2013 for a new “Jaws of life” tool

Last September, the Dexter Fire Department reached out to the Plummer Memorial Foundation for help raising money for a new set of Rescue tools (i.e. the Jaws of Life). In turn they offered to help by donating, dollar for dollar up to $10,000. To reach this goal, DFD had a dance at the Moosehead Trail Lodge. The band, “Shine” donated their time to help us raise money. At the dance, we also had a silent auction that was very successful. We also had two raffle items, a rifle, which Maine Military Supply donated and a 46″ flat screen TV. We then had a spaghetti supper to close out our fundraising efforts. Other donations came from individuals and area businesses. Finally, a big Thanks to the Moosehead Trail Lodge for donating their facility to have our dance and for the fundraising they did for us for nearly 2 months.

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