Tag: Sun Lakes Fire Department

Sun Lakes Lady Niners give back

Sun Lakes Lady Niners Secretary/Party Chair Sheila Barton and 1st Vice President Celeste Dorsey present a check for $3,000 to the Sun Lakes fire district, including Chief Troy Maloney and Deputy Chief Rob Helie and the on-duty firefighters and medics from the SLFD’s stations.

The Sun Lakes Lady Niners have continuously raised funds for causes they believe in. This year, instead of supporting a national group, they decided to raise money that would stay here in our Sun Lakes community. The first name that came up was the Sun Lakes fire district. The Sun Lakers Niners wanted to purchase…

New Fire and Medical authority forming

Brian Curry The governing fire boards of both the Sun Lakes fire district and the North County fire and medical district have approved the adoption of an intergovernmental agreement forming the first fire and medical authority in Maricopa County. The fire and medical authority has been established pursuant to Arizona revised statues governing a “Joint…

Art at the Lakes donates to SLFD’s Union SLERF Fund

Brian Curry Art at the Lakes committee members (L to R) Joyce Weary, Treasurer Pat Merkle and Cathy Lawson present a “check” for $10,286.00 to Sun Lakes firefighters and emergency medical personnel. That figure represents their donation to the firefighter’s union (Local 3560) S.L.E.R.F. (Sun Lakes Emergency Relief Fund) fund that helps Sun Lakes residents…

CAP volunteers

Executive Board members (far left) LouAnn Sedgwick and Pat Weitzel made presentations to volunteers who man the crisis response unit of the SLFD. (photo by Brian Curry)

Brian Curry The Sun Lakes fire district’s Community Assistance Program, the volunteers who man the “crisis response” unit of the SLFD, recently recognized some of their members for their multiple years of service on their anniversaries in January and February. Honored were Mike Berry, Mary Ann Miller, Michael Andrews and Donna Andrews (two years); Sheila…

The Hot Spot

SLFD Chief Troy Maloney (left) and Deputy Chief Rob Helie (right) pose with newly-promoted Captain Nate Stringfellow with his wife Rochelle after his badge pinning.

New Captain at SLFD 10th Anniversary Celebration Safeway donation Safeway Manager Matt Clarke presented a check for $2,000 to Sun Lakes Fire District Captain Mike Molite, who is also the Treasurer of the Sun Lakes Emergency Relief Fund, which is run by the firefighters union and firefighter Justin Roggeman. Safeway’s grant underwrites SLFD’s Local 3560’s…

CAP volunteers recognized

Brian Curry, Shirley Hutchings and Pat Weitzel with program coordinator Scott Jaeger; photo by LouAnn Sedgwick

SLFD’s Community Assistance Program Coordinator Scott Jaeger awards 8-year service pins to volunteers Brian Curry who, in his time with CAP, has been in training and mentoring of new recruits and currently serves as the volunteer Public Information Officer for the fire district; Shirley Hutchings, who has served as CAP secretary and handles driver recertification…

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The Sun Lakes Fire District, in response to recent retirements, sent three new recruits to the Phoenix Fire Department Regional Training Academy class 16-03 along with recruits from various other Arizona departments and districts. A delegation of off-duty SLFD firefighters attended the graduation of the three new recruits to wish them well in their new…

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Sheryl and Mike Marr thank Community Assistance Program volunteer Brian Curry who responded to their call that day two years ago with his CAP partner. “Mike was being worked on by the ambulance crew, we were there for Sheryl and whatever she needed” Curry said. Photo by Nancy Roberts

Still going strong Two years ago the Sun Lakes Fire District responded to Michael Marr’s home in the Sun Lakes Country Club area. Mr. Marr was in cardiac arrest and with first CPR done by his wife Sheryl with instructions from the 911 dispatcher and then multiple cardiac defibrillation and CPR administered by the trained…