Friday, July 19, 2024

How Can I Support the Men and Women of Elk Volunteer Fire Department? Eat BBQ Of Course!

The following is a press release issued by the Elk Volunteer Fire Department:

Members of the Elk Volunteer Fire Department [Photograph provided by Cindy Johnson]

The Elk Volunteer Fire Department invites you to its 17th Annual Summer BBQ on Saturday, July 29, from noon to 4:00 p.m. at the Greenwood Community Center on Highway 1 in downtown Elk. Come out and help them celebrate 67 years of service to the community.

Enjoy grilled Roundman’s tri-tip, smoked chicken and polenta & mushroom ragu entrées plus coleslaw, baked beans, rolls, cake and coffee, all for $30 for adults and $15 for kids 7-12 (6 and under are free). Soft drinks, beer, wine, gin & tonics and Elk’s famous margaritas will be available. There will be live music by the Caspar Kings, a raffle, and the latest hats, t-shirts & sweatshirts for sale. Kids can enjoy a portable pond and a bounce house. Take home wildfire safety and emergency preparation resources, too. Come out and support our local firefighters. The annual BBQ is their only fundraiser. This year’s proceeds will be used to upgrade the ambulance equipment. Through mutual aid, the emergency they respond to next may be yours! Raffle tickets will be available at the Elk Store, Matson Mercantile, Elk Garage, and at the BBQ for $2 each or 6 for $10. No need to be present to win, but we would sure would like to have you there. Oh, but please leave the dogs at home! For more information, visit: https://www.elkweb.org/fire-department-bbq-3/

Editor’s Note

The Elk Volunteer Fire Department is one of many volunteer fire departments that keeps Mendocino County residents safe. Please, consider making a donation to their efforts by sending them a check. Make it out to the Elk Volunteer Fire Department and mail it to PO Box 151, Elk, CA 95432

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