Turkey Shootout, Pass The Boot Fundraiser A Big Success, Thank you Jefferson Co.

Much more than we could have hoped for

The members of the Madison Fire Department and the Hanover Fire Departments would like to thank everyone that donated this evening at the Turkey Shoot Out.

The total collected was 1704.71 and was so much more than we could have hoped for.

Its because of the this type of community involvement that we love serving our communities.

As far as the winner on collecting the most dollars, it was as close as the basketball game. So the group decided to have a pitch in that each department will participate in.

The main goal was to help fund the Shop with a Firefighter Program, which helps the children of Jefferson County have a great holiday.

If you know of anyone that needs assistance this year, applications are still available for pick up at several locations throughout Jefferson County. You can call 812-265-8350 to find out more.

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