Cairo Fire Department News

CAIRO RURAL VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT MEMBERS

2012

 Officer elections were held in May for upcoming season.  The results of the recent elections are as follows:

Chief:              Steve Oseka

Asst. Chief:     Todd Harders

Captain:           Joe Grabowski

Lieutenant:      Shawn Harders

President:        John McIntosh

Vice Pres:        Loren Dibbern

Sec/Treas:        Francis Johnson          

 STEVE CALLAHAN                        LOREN DIBBERN               BEN DIBBERN

JOE GRABOWSKI               JAMIE HADENFELDT        JOHN HADENFELDT

JUSTEN HARDERS             SHAWN HARDERS             TODD HARDERS

RICHARD HECKMAN        CASEY LANDERS               CHRIS JOHNSON   

FRANCIS JOHNSON           HOWARD JENSEN              NATHAN KNUTH   

MIKE HULME                      DAMON OBERMILLER     WADE OSBURN

STEVE OSEKA                     MARLIN SCHWEITZER     RICH SVITAK         

BRIAN WETZEL                  RANDY WETZEL                RON WOITASZEWSKI

JOHN MCINTOSH               JOHN FRERICHS                 ANSON DOCKHORN

ANDREW MANGET                        BILL BROWN                       BEN JOHNSON (Cadet)

                                                          “We are in Your corner.”

 CAIRO RURAL VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT MEMBERS ATTEND NEBRASKA STATE FIRE SCHOOL

 Seven of our Rural Volunteer Fire Fighters attended the recent NE State Fire School held in Grand Island on May 16-19, 2012.  Classes/Training sessions included a variety of opportunities for learning:  indoor/outdoor fire control; Hazardous material issues; traffic; water control, etc.  Members who took the time off to attend school include:  Ben Dibbern, Francis Johnson, Wade Osburn, John McIntosh, Anson Dockhorn, and Steve Oseka.

 Thank you, Gentlemen for your commitment and efforts.

Turtle Races and more at CornStalk Festival!!

New Kids Games This Year

This year’s CornStalk Festival will be offering a few new kids games in addition to the little kids games, barrel train, the volleyball court and the dunk tank.  New games to be offered are Buddy Blaster, this adds a new twist to water guns; Puff Beard, come see what this one is all about; longest drive contest, hula hoop toss  and a frozen t-shirt contest.   These games are open to everyone some are individual play and some are for teams of 2-3 people.  All kids games start at 11:00 at the pool park following the parade.

Round up your turtle

This year the CornStalk Festival will be having turtle races.  These will begin at 12:30 at the pool parking lot, look for the circle painted on the concrete!   Please no snapping turtles!  Your turtle will need a name and a racing number.  Come cheer on your favorite turtle!