Rally for Our First Responders a sunny success

May 24, 2023

The Rally for Our First Responders at Hudson Fields took place May 21 after rain postponed the event from its original May 20 date. The event was presented by the Shaffer Family Foundation and gives back to local emergency responders.

The event recognized the Sussex County Paramedic Association, Lewes Fire Department, Milton Fire Department, Georgetown Fire Company, Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Company, Indian River Volunteer Fire Department, Fit 4 Duty Foundation, Delaware C.O.P.S., Delaware Association of Chiefs of Police and Camp Barnes.

Each supported organization presented fire, rescue, emergency medical services and police informational displays. Demonstrations throughout the day included first responder vehicles, K-9, aviation, SORT team, scuba team, mounted police, specialty equipment, honor guard and more.

Attractions included live music from four bands, children’s activities, food trucks, Revelation beer, wine and cocktails from Easy Speak and Chelsea & Company, silent and live auctions, and a variety of vendors. Grass Roots Rescue also held an adoption event.


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