Saturday, September 24, 2016
Our Thoughts and prayers go out to the City of Wilmington Fire Department and the family of the Firefighters that died in the Line of Duty this morning while at a House fire.
Sunday, September 18, 2016
The Delaware County Fallen Firefighter and EMS Memorial Committee is going to be one of the beneficiaries of the upcoming Six Degrees of Delaware County Event coming up this October 8th 2016! Please consider supporting the event by attending or buying a ticket! Thank you for your continued support. http://www.sixdegreesofdelco.org
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
I would like to take a minute to thank everyone who attended yesterday's golf outing supporting the Delaware County Fallen Firefighter & EMS Memorial at the Springfield Country Club!We are overwhelmed by the support from each of our wonderful sponsors and golfers, many of which returned from last year. Everyone had a blast and we couldn't have asked for better weather!The staff at the Springfield Country Club took great care of all of us and dinner was fantastic. There are always things to improve on and make next year better than the last two outings and we will. Please keep September 12th, 2017 reserved as we will be at it again!We greatly appreciate our sponsors and contributors and we ask that you please think of them first for any purchases or needs you may have. Thanks again goes to our:PLATINUM SPONSORSManoa Fire CompanyDarby Fire CompanyRadio Communication Services, Inc.Schorn Construction Company, Inc.Yeadon Fire CompanyA-Jon Construction Choice Clean GearFanelli Construction Mellon Certified Restoration David J. White - Delaware County CouncilmanSharon Hill Fire CompanyJRJ Construction Iron Workers BankGarrettford - Drexel Hill Fire CompanyGOLD SPONSORSBudget Blinds - MediaPECONational Sprinkler Association, Inc.I & I SlingCellucci Foran Insurance, Inc.National Realty Corp.Garden City Fire Company #1Minshall Shropshire - Bleyler Funeral HomeSILVER SPONSORSJ & J Concrete & PavingGlatfelter Insurance TEE SPONSORSJ & J Concrete & PavingGlatfelter InsuranceGlick Fire Equipment Co., Inc.Chris KangasBrookhaven Fire Company Richard Loyd & SonGalantino Supply CompanyUPSAllen's Auto DetailingAdams Fire EquipmentCentury 21 - Henry O'Neil VFISArdex Detailing ProductsGO2Springfield Fire CompanyCrozer HospitalNewtown Square Fire CompanyChester City Fire Fighters IAFFWest Mercer Country ClubTransmission Specialties, Inc.CAR SPONSOR Springfield FordAD BOOK SPONSORSHolmes Fire CompanyParkside Fire CompanyAward ConnectionAnthony's RestaurantCollingdale Fire Company #2Llanerch Fire CompanyClifton Heights Fire Company Keystone Quality TransportJ Hudyma & Sons ContractorsChoice Marketing, Inc.Finally, none of this would have ever been possible without all of the hard work and expertise of our Golf Outing Chairperson, Chip Lillie. For the second year in a row, we have been able to have such a successful event that will aid and profit the Memorial and all we do. Thanks again Chip!Gratefully, Richard J. Heffernan Jr.President
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Good evening, We would like to take a minute to send a reminder to everyone about some of the important events planning d for the coming week.First would be the County’s September 11th Remembrance Service on Friday, September 9th at 11:00 at the Memorial’s in Rose Tree Park.Second is the 2017 Delaware County Fallen Firefighter & EMS Memorial Golf Outing being held on Monday September 12th at the Springfield Country Club. This, our 2nd golf outing, is on track to be just as successful as last year’s event, just as fun and a little dryer than last year! We are always looking for sponsors and anyone who is able to donate door prizes! Information about the outing and all of our events are on our Facebook and Web pages. Lastly, is the event that County Councilman Dave White and District Attorney Jack Whalen are hosting on Tuesday, September 13th, 2016 at Barnaby’s Heritage Ball Room from 6pm to 9pm. Tickets are $30.00 for the event but admission is free to all Police, Fire and EMS people in DELCO with ID or a Badge. Donations are requested and will be divided up between the Delco Hero Scholarship Fund, the Delco Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation and the Delaware County Fallen Firefighter & EMS Memorial Committee.Please share this info with the members of your company, families and friends! We thank you all for the continued support that we continually receive!Delaware County Fallen Firefighter & EMS Memorial CommitteeRichard J. Heffernan Jr., President
Monday, August 22, 2016
The annual Delaware County 9/11 Remembrance service will be held on Friday, September 9,2016 at 11am in Rose Tree Park. Detective Mike Jay, Captain Alan Davis and Officer Chris Dorman will be honored at the event for heroism. Please try to attend our fine County's service. You can bring the kids, you can bring the wife/husband and you can proudly honor the men and women who gave their lives on that September morning. We Remember
Saturday, July 23, 2016
Our Thoughts and Prayers go out to the Philadelphia Fire Department and the Family of Firefighter Gabriel Lee of Ladder Company 12 who died while working his night shift today. Rest in Peace!
Monday, July 11, 2016
Our Thoughts and Prayers go out to the Lewes DE Fire Department and the Family of Firefighter Tim McClanahan who died during a training exercise yesterday
Saturday, July 9, 2016
Thank you!On behalf of the Delaware County Fallen Firefighter & EMS Memorial Committee, we want to thank each of the members of the Emergency Services and those who are not, who attended either the Viewing or Funeral Services for Deputy Fire Chief 20-9a & Delaware County Fire/EMS Dispatcher #36 on Wednesday June 29th or Thursday June 30th 2016 to show the Morgan Family and the Members of the Garrettford Drexel Hill Fire Company that they are not alone in Mike Morgan 's passing.A heartfelt Thank You also goes out to each of the organizations involved in the preparation, hard work and resources that you mustered together so that the Morgan Family and the members of the Garrettford Drexel Hill Fire Company could honor and pay tribute to their beloved son, brother, uncle, family member, Deputy Chief and friend!It has been said a thousand times already, Mike was that good guy you wanted to be with, he made everyone laugh, when you spent any time at all with him at work, time just flew by. You either wanted Mike on the Radio as a Dispatcher or at the incident with you and when he was, there was nothing you needed, he was always one step ahead. There is a void left in each of us, I cannot imagine what it is like inside Station 20 or in the Radio Room now a days….The time that each of you devoted to this detail in the past weeks cannot be repaid, but know that it is greatly appreciated!Our delay in this thank you was so that we could make sure that the Morgan Family and GDH Family could morn their loss and so we could prepare to assist them with the filing of the Line of Duty paperwork.We have received so many heartfelt messages about what they witnessed last Wednesday and Thursday and how fitting they were for Michael. Personally, I wish I could hug each of you or be able to repay each of you for your services and connections. I can only hope that we don’t need to provide such a service for a fallen member again.The following links are of photos and videos taken by a select handful of Photographers and Video Specialist of the services as a remembrance of the day and Mike's final farewell.Thanks again!https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fwrpJrDRytwhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1vMmGIEEMmAhttps://vimeo.com/173264024https://youtu.be/zRqRkvaeNuQhttp://www.mfsphotos.com/…/2016-J…/Michael-P-Morgan-Funeral/https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7j6KjBm0Nhk
Sunday, June 26, 2016
Our Thoughts and Prayers go out to the Members of the Garrettford-Drexel Hill Fire Company, the Delaware County 911 Center Dispatchers, Friends, and the Family of Deputy Chief Mike Morgan in his passing this morning. Rest in Peace Chief, you are Truly Missed.
Friday, June 24, 2016
Prayers for a Speedy Recovery for Officer Chris Dorman of the Folcroft Police Department!
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