Greetings and happy new year to all from the west side of the state, hope everyone had a fantastic and safe holiday and new years!
What a great holiday season it has been. I have seen that Santa visited a lot of fire stations so he could meet the community kids and get their wish list along with seeing departments and districts having banquets for their members and showing appreciation for them along with the out pour. I’ve seen from the communities where I volunteer and my career job as well as the other social media post from other fire and EMS agencies the community brought goodies and thanks to on-duty crews Christmas Eve and day along with new years holiday. Hopefully everyone sees how much they are appreciated for what we sacrifice to protect our neighbors.
I had to think hard for what I wanted to present to you in this newsletter as I was busy and haven’t traveled to visited my district as much as would have liked during November and December, so a goal I thought of that I would like to attempt and challenge each and everyone of you individually and as departments and see if we can be proactive and take the initiative to be the best boots on the ground and make sure everyone goes home safe and not have a LODD in the state of Missouri in 2019. Hoping that in 2020 we have no names to be written on the wall in Kingdom City during the May Memorial. You ask how can we prevent this?Continue Reading →