At our Monthly Company Business Meeting, President Robert Siter and the members of the company surprised Bob Stevens with an Apparatus Dedication Ceremony to Bob on the day of his 60th Anniversary of Active Force Membership of the Alert Fire Co. No. 1.
President Siter honored his 60 years of continued active service to the company and the Borough of Downingtown and East Caln Township, communities by dedicating Rescue 45 to Bob.
Yob, as he is known by his family and friends joined Alert at 17 years old in February 1959 and has held almost every position in the company since that time. They include Lieutenant 1971-79 and 1981, Captain 1982-83, Trustee 1969-74, Vice President 1980-82, President 1983-87 and Financial Secretary 1988-89. He has also been and is currently a Director of the Downingtown Fireman’s Relief Assoc. since 1998 and is a past Vice President and President of the association.
At the ceremony, helping Bob in the unveiling of the truck plaque was his great-grandson Tyler. We salute your dedication to our Good Neighbor Community and hope that you continue to set the example and guide our new members in the spirit of volunteerism.