Highland County VFD End Of Summer Bash

The Highland County Volunteer Fire Department is gearing up for its End of Summer Bash, a fund-raising event designed to assist the organization better serve the community. Crystal Waybright,  lieutenant with the Department, explained more.

“We’re here talking about the Highland County Volunteer Fire Department’s End of Summer Bash. We’re doing that as a fundraiser – we run strictly on donations, and we are asking for any donations to help us keep our equipment up to date, so we can help you even better than what we already do.”

“The Bash will be held in Monterey, at the fire department, on September 10th, 2016, starting at 4:00 pm. We give away 51 prizes- there’s money, electronics, tools, guns, etc. There will be a meal, which, if you purchase a ticket, you will get your meal free with your ticket stub. There will also be some other raffles going on that day. You do not have to be present to win.

“The tickets are $20 apiece, or you can get six tickets for $100. You can buy your tickets as Fast Break in Monterey, Stonewall Grocery in McDowell, Exxon in Monterey, Country Convenience in Blue Grass, Last Run Restaurant in Cass, WV, Lightner’s Electric and Rockingham Co-op in Monterey, or by any of the fire department members.”

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Scott Smith

Scott Smith is the General Manager for Allegheny Mountain Radio and Station Coordinator and News Reporter for WVLS. Scott’s family has deep roots in Highland County. While he did not grow up here, he spent as much time as possible on the family farm, and eventually moved to Highland to continue the tradition, which he still pursues with his cousin. Unfortunately, farming doesn’t pay all the bills, so he has previously taken other jobs to support his farming hobby, including pressman/writer for The Recorder, and Ag Projects Coordinator for The Highland Center. He lives in Hightown with wife Michelle and son Ethan. In his spare time, he wishes he had more spare time, especially to ride his prized Harley-Davidson motorcycle. scott@amrmail.org

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