Honoring the service of firefighters

Published 3:27 pm Thursday, January 11, 2018

Awards and new officers were presented during the Rice Volunteer Fire Department Awards Ceremony/Christmas Banquet on Dec. 10. Pictured above are, from left, Assistant Chief Sean Lewis, Captain Rick Bidwell, President Andy Ellington and 1st Lieutenant General Jenkins. Jenkins and Bidwell both received Firefighter of the Year honors. Bidwell also received the Kenneth “Mr. Mac” McClenney award for most calls run for the 2017 year. Pictured below are the new officers for 2018. Pictured are, from left, Chaplain Mac Randolph, 1st lieutenant/ Treasurer General Jenkins, Property Sergeant James Foster, Captain Rick Bidwell, President Andy Ellington and Assistant Chief Sean Lewis. Not pictured are Chief Wes Reames, Engineer Harry Davis, Vice President G.W. Lewis, 2nd Lieutenant Raymond Sledge and Secretary Wade Clements. We commend these volunteers for their invaluable service to the community. (Send “Way to Go!” photos with a description and names to WayToGo@FarmvilleHerald.com.)

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