Yesterday we experienced history in the making. A nearly 40 year organization that has survived only on funds generated by fundraisers and grants will soon have an additional form of income. A small, but consistent form of income by an annual $75.00 parcel fee established by the Lafourche Parish Fire District 8-B.
This proposition has been discussed for many years and been tabled time after time. Recent hardships quickly identified an unbelievable amount of reasons this was critical for the organizations continued operations
No, this won’t eliminate the need for the same amount of outstanding support we have received over the years from our fundraisers such as the fair, fall bash, and even our periodic plate lunches. What it will do is provide a means of consistent income to budget required equipment testing, repairs, and hopefully even some equipment purchases.
On behalf of both organizations, the Choctaw Volunteer Fire Department and the Lafourche Parish Fire District 8-B, we “thank you” for a successful election!
Cody Rink Fire Chief
Choctaw Volunteer Fire Department 2854 Choctaw Road Thibodaux, Louisiana 70301 Phone: (985) 633-2888