Garret Fire Department annual fish fry is Friday
By 04/05/2007 00:00:00
Construction begins on new station
GARRETT - On Friday, April 6 Garrett Area Rural Volunteer Fire Department will hold it's annual fish fry from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall at 850 South I 45 in Ennis.
There will be a silent auction and a raffle for a bar-b-que pit, porch swing, picnic table and tickets to the Desperados.
Raffle tickets are $2 each or three for $5; meal tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for children under 12.
This year, the department was scheduled to receive a bonus on March 29: a new Pierce Engine from Martin Apparatus which it received on a cost-share grant from FEMA.
On Monday, April 2, fire department members were also scheduled to begin construction on their new building at 6116 FM 879, just east of I-45.
Monies raised at the fish fry fundraiser will help support the department and its new station. For more information, call Jan Wilkinson at Garrett Area Rural Volunteer Fire Department 972-875-5898.