American Legion Post 329 honored Elizabethtown’s first responders as part of their annual Customer Appreciation Day event.
On Saturday, Nov. 3, American Legion Post 329, the Sons of the American Legion Post 329 and the Auxiliary of Post 329 worked as a team and jointly presented donations to Northwest EMS, Elizabethtown Borough Police Department and Northwest Regional Police Department with K-9 Arlo for a combined total of $20,868.
Representatives of the first responders that were in attendance included Scott A. Kingsboro, Executive Director of NorthwestEMS; Edward M. Cunningham, Elizabethtown Borough Chief of Police; Chief of Police Mark E. Mayberry, Officer Tyler R. Seidel and K-9 Arlo of the Northwest Regional Police Department.
Representatives of the American Legion that were in attendance included Paul L. Rettew, Jr., Commander of Post 329; Trish Catalfano, Post 329 Canteen Manager; Bonnie Malone and Anita Sanford, Post 329 Auxiliary; and Gerald L. Freeman, Squadron Commander of Post 329’s Sons of the American Legion.
The donated funds will be used to purchase bulletproof vests for the personnel of Northwest EMS, to replace Elizabethtown Borough Police Department’s trailer containing the sign that depicts a driver’s current speed and to help defray training and other expenses related to the K-9 Arlo project of the Northwest Regional Police Department.