THE BETHEL VOLUNTEER EMERGENCY SERVICES ASSOCIATION ONCE AGAIN HOSTED A SUCCESSFUL "MEMORIAL GARAGE SALE".
GREAT FOODS, GREAT STUFFS FOR SALE, AND WHAT A WAY TO WELCOME IN THE SUMMER OF 2013!!!
MANY THANKS to everyone who came to the BFD/BVESA Annual garage sale June 1. Thanks to all of you, we raised about $3200 for the Emergency Services Association. This money goes directly back to the community through the Association's efforts. In the past, we have provided funds for:
- fire victims
- playground equipment and upkeep
- financial support for extra-curricular activities for kids (Girls Scouts, Boy Scouts, Academic trips, Sport trips, etc)
- Teen Center equipment
- Smoke Detectors (sold to the public at cost)
- Free replacement batteries for your smoke detectors
- and many more community events
BVESA (Bethel VOLUNTEER Emergency Services Association) works with the Bethel Fire Department staff to provide emergency services (Ambulance and Fire response) to the citizens of Bethel. If you see these people, please show your appreciation for their service:
Arthur Kaiwa Freitas, Joey Valadez, Thor Williams, Casey Burke, Brandon K Waipa, Kevin/ Susan Murphy, Isaiah and Sarah Peters (THANKS for the CAKE!), Bruce Claypool, Carey M Steele, Ryan Autenrieth (the money man!), Kyle Inman, Brian Knutson, Craig Rogers, Anne Kosacheff, Josh Hoffman, Eric Hill, Frederick Watson, George Young, Bill Howell,, Daron Solesbee, Silas Hessler.
In addition, we would like to thank North Star Gas for the donation of the (3) propane tanks used to grill the meat BVESA sold at the fire station. Many thanks for their support.
BVESA Board (Casye Burke, Thor Williams, Art Freitas, Bruce Claypool, Joey Valadez, Anne Kosacheff, George Young)