Wexford VFC Celebrates 100 Years
Our members and honorable guests gathered on the evening of November 6, 2021, to celebrate 100 years of service for the Wexford Volunteer Fire Company. The event planning committee did a fabulous job in putting together a classy night for members and guests to reflect on the 100th anniversary. From a bagpiper to a presentation of the colors by the Adams Area Color Guard, to beautifully decorated memorial tables for fallen members, all the details were covered.
Special recognition was given to multiple members during the banquet. Here’s a list of the members and their achievements:
Chief’s Award- Nathan Nicklas
Rookie of the Year Award- Gabrielle Parker
Training Award- Gabrielle Parker & John Lombardo, Jr.
Special Citation presented by State Senator Lindsay Williams
Bill Zunic for service to the community and the oldest surviving member of the Wexford VFC
Special State Citation- Dee Voll
Dee was the first female firefighter of the Wexford VFC
Special State Citation- Elizabeth Voll (posthumous)
Elizabeth Voll served as a dispatcher for the Wexford community prior to the 911 system. The award was presented to her children who are all life or past members- Dee, Donald, Larry, and Richard.
Legacy Award- Richard Voll
Legacy Award- Bill Norris
Legacy Award- Chris Hunter
Legacy Award- Mark Hetzel
5 Year Service Pin- David Eichenlaub
5 Year Service Pin- Amellia Grech
5 Year Service Pin- Nathan Nicklas
15 Year Service Pin- Jake Ballard
15 Year Service Pin- Graham Maxwell
We thank everyone that was able to share this special evening with us. We also would like to thank the following financial sponsors: