National Night Out August 5

We will be in Fort Smith joining other agencies in the National Night Out from 5-8pm at Kay Rodgers Park (Midland and North 50th). Fingerprinting will be available and last year there were hot dogs and a bounce around! Bring the kids!

COMMENDATION

ccsar certificate 7-14

Congratulations to CCSAR Team that went to the Fourche La Fave River at Y City, in May of 2013. This past Thursday, July 17th Tim Jones, Margo Capps and Jim Jones went to Little Rock and were presented by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission a Certificate of Commendation for the Crawford County Search and Rescue’s participation in the search efforts during that time period. Give yourselves a big pat on the back!

JUNE Meeting

June 3rd @ 7pm we will have KNOT reviews and a go through our First Aid Kits for updates and equalization of our bags. Be sure to check out our links on our web page for knot knowledge!

Meeting Tuesday May 6

Training will be ATV. Bring yours if you have one and a course will be set up at the EOC. Upcoming event is Old Timer’s Day May 17-18 in Van Buren. 50/50?

Hope to see you there!

 Yamaha Strengthens Atv Line With New 2011 Utility Sport Models Raptor Front Left

 

Steve Gann Fundraiser

CCSAR

I want to thank everyone for their help. From the 5K to helping cook, doing dishes, heling with the aution, donating food, your time and caring for Steve and his family. I am not going to mention names because I don’t want to miss anyone but THANKS EVERYONE!

Jim Jones

Meeting time change 2/4

Tuesday meeting time will be @ 6:30pm so we can have a vote for Safety and Trainer for the Board and get updated addresses for all members before we start training at 7pm. Please arrive on time. Thanks!

Parades

Due to possible weather conditions on December 21st we will not be participating in the Mountainburg parade.

On Saturday the 14th we went to Mulberry for the Polar Bear Plunge, see photos below:

IN

IN

OUT!!!!!

OUT!!!!!

We also attended the Dyer, Mulberry and Van Buren parades on the 14th. We won 2nd place in the Dyer parade and got $75 dollars! We bought pizza and cookies in between parades for all of those who froze while being on the gator, bad boy, EOC and trailers. Thanks to all of those who helped and decorated!

Shawn, JIm, Tim, Teresa, Dylan and Max (on spineboard)

Shawn, JIm, Tim, Teresa, Dylan and Max (on spineboard)

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SANTA PARADE 12-14

HAZMAT AWARENESS CLASSES

November 2 OR November 9 at District 5 Volunteer Fire Department at 5920 Hwy 59 in Van Buren from 8am to 5pm. You have a choice of either of these dates for your HAZMAT Awareness classes which is a requirement for your search and rescue. Please go to: Arkansas Department of Emergency Management on-line to sign up! Go to Preparedness then Training then to Registration (Hazardous Materials Training) to enroll. Class is taught by Ronnie Rogers.

http://www.adem.arkansas.gov/ADEM/Divisions/Preparedness/Training/schedule.aspx#HazMat