Eggs Two Ways on April 4

Fishermans breakfast flyer 2015On Saturday, April 4, scramble out of bed early to catch two great annual events at Lisburn Community Fire Company: a Fisherman’s Breakfast and an Easter Egg Hunt.

Early birds can enjoy a delicious home-cooked Fisherman’s Breakfast from 6:00 to 10:00 a.m. For a $7 donation, anglers from small fry to grizzled veterans can enjoy eggs, bacon, potatoes, and bottomless cups of coffee.

Join us before you catch your limit, or on your way back from the Breeches. Either way, you’re guaranteed a filling meal.

On the same day, at 1:00 p.m., come to the Fairgrounds for the Easter Egg Hunt. Prizes for kids of all ages are sure to please.

Fisherman’s breakfast and the Hunt; eggs two ways on April 4 equals one sunny-side-up day. And that’s no yolk.

Annual Banquet Enjoyed By All

Lisburn Community Fire Company members enjoyed a fantastic annual banquet on Saturday, Feb. 28 at Lower Allen VFW Post 7530.

Awards and special recognition honors were distributed as we celebrated another year of firefighting, training, fund raising, and public service. Notably, State Rep. Sheryl Delozier presented the Fire Company with a special citation marking the company’s 60 years of service to the community.

Shop Amazon To Help LCFC

From paper towels to parakeet food, turkey hats to tomatoes, every dollar spent on Amazon, the world’s second largest online retailer, can benefit your local firefighters when the order is placed at smile.amazon.com. Lisburn Community Fire Company receives five cents of every dollar spent when you select it as your charitable organization of choice.

To get started, visit smile.amazon.com. If it’s your first visit to the site, you’ll be prompted to select a charitable organization. Type “Lisburn Community Fire Company” and follow the prompts to lock in your choice.

When you’re done, you’ll see a message at the top of your main Amazon page showing you the organization you support.

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If you previously selected an organization, changing that selection is simple. Click on Your Account and select Change Your Charity.

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Type in “Lisburn Community Fire Company.”

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Then follow the prompts to complete the change.

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Next time you want to place an Amazon order, be sure to visit smile.amazon.com to make the purchase. Orders entered on the main Amazon site do not support the Fire Company.

More information on smile.amazon.com is available online.

Thank you in advance for your support of Lisburn Community Fire Company.

Come Early For Turkey March 8

Join us on Sunday, March 8 in the Lisburn Community Fire Company Social Hall, 1800 Main St., Mechanicsburg, for our spring Roast Turkey Dinner. Service begins at 11 a.m., and runs until 2 p.m., or we run out of turkey.

We always run out of turkey. Well, except for the occasional whimsical volunteer headgear.

We have the best volunteers.Dinners cost $10 for adults and $4.25 for kids ages four to 10. Seconds are complimentary, and additional servings require patrons to purchase another meal.

For more information, please call (717) 766-3994 or send us an email.

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The Only Thing Missing…

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…is you. Let’s add your smiling face this year.

Committees are forming now to support and assist the Lisburn Community Fire Company. Opportunities are available on:

  • Banquet
  • Bingo
  • Blockshoot
  • Budget
  • Event
  • SOG
  • Festival
  • Gun Raffle
  • House & Grounds
  • Marketing
  • Membership

Getting involved couldn’t be easier. Email us and tell us how you’d like to help.

Whether you have hours a week or minutes a month to donate, every contribution helps move the Fire Company forward and supports our ongoing mission of protecting life and property in Lower Allen, Fairview, and Upper Allen Townships and surrounding municipalities.

New Board Takes Office

At the Thursday, Jan. 8 meeting of the Lisburn Community Fire Company, Lower Allen Township President Commissioner H. Edward Black administered the oath of office to the Fire Company’s 2015 Officers and Directors.

2015 Lisburn Community Fire Company Officers and Directors

(l-r) Brian Kline, First Vice President; Brian Ariano, Director; Josh Keller, Fire Chief; Steve Trimmer, President; Greg Black, Director; Mary Ellen Banks, Financial Secretary; Elaine Cady, Treasurer; Marty Landis, Director; H. Edward Black, Lower Allen Township, President Commissioner; Mike Black, Second Vice President. Not pictured: Mike Grimes, Director.

Please join us in congratulating, and offering your assistance in the coming year, to:

  • Josh Keller, Fire Chief
  • Steve Trimmer, President
  • Brian Kline, First Vice President
  • Mike Black, Second Vice President
  • Mary Ellen Banks, Financial Secretary
  • Elaine Cady, Treasurer
  • Brian Ariano, Director
  • Greg Black, Director
  • Mike Grimes, Director
  • Marty Landis, Director

Please volunteer your time and talents to the Fire Company in 2015. Committees are forming now to oversee the budget, grounds, annual banquet, and many other areas.

To get involved, leave a message at the Fire Company – (717) 766-3994 – or send us an email today.

Cleaning Bids Extended Through Jan. 31

Lisburn Community Fire Company is accepting bids for cleaning the buildings on the Fire Company property. The selected contractor will clean designated buildings after all events including Fire Company events, or provide an in-depth monthly cleaning as needed or directed by the Rental Coordinators or Directors.

Bids may now be submitted through Jan. 31, 2015.

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Please review the bid documents and complete the bid sheet:

Deadline for bid submission is January 16 31, 2015. Bids may be sent to Lisburn Community Fire Company, 1800 Main St., Mechanicsburg, PA 17055.

Direct any questions, including arranging a required facility visit, to Brian Ariano via email or by phone. Contact info is on the Invitation to Bid document.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Welcome Mini-Pumper

On December 23, Lisburn Community Fire Company took delivery of its new KME Mini-Pumper.

Although the build process is complete, a multitude of tasks to need to be completed prior to placing the unit in service. Members will be working on equipment locations and operation of the Mini-Pumper, and will work with vendors to finalize final details.

This project encompassed many hours of planning, reviewing, and training. It wouldn’t have been possible without the dedication of our volunteer members and officers.

The Company also thanks Lower Allen Township Commissioners and township residents for their support of this project and continued support of the Fire Company.  This piece of equipment will be a great asset to the community and we look forward to placing it in service.

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Utility Truck Up For Sealed Bid

The Lisburn Community Fire Company is offering its utility truck for sale by sealed bid:

For Sale: 1986 Ford F-250 extended cab, 8’ bed, pickup truck. It features dual fuel tanks, gas fired V-8, with an automatic transmission, four-wheel drive with manual locking hubs and floor shifter. It also has a professionally mounted hitch receiver, and a trailer light connection (all working and solid) with 73,289 miles asof October, 2014 when the truck was still being used by the department. The vehicle is garage kept and only has a few bumps and bruises. The cab is solid, with some rust on the bed. The tailgate functions, and needs some work. Vehicle is inspected, road-worthy, and without DSCN0786any known major mechanical issues. The engine runs smoothly, the transmission shifts without hesitation, and the truck will drive highway speeds. With regular use, it starts without a problem. The four-wheel drive works well, and the truck sports four good tires and a spare. It features a full bench seat in the front and back. The upholstery is worn but intact, and the cab is without any known water leaks. It has a large tool box bolted in the front of the bed: full width box, approximately 18″ deep, 24″ wide. The vehicle has a two tone paint job, white over orange, with red interior. The bed has a custom cut rubber mat liner, and the steel beneath it is solid.

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The truck is available for inspection by appointment, and, due to insurance regulations, can only be driven by a member of the Department. To make an appointment, please call the fire house at (717) 766-3994. It is not required to see the vehicle to bid on it.

The vehicle is being sold “as is.” and while every effort has been made to provide an accurate description, the unknown problems may exist.

To submit a bid – $2,000 minimum – place your bid in writing including full name, organization name if applicable, day and evening phone numbers, email address if applicable, address, and desired bid amount, along with any other information that may assist in the decision making process, and either mail it to…

Lisburn Community Fire Company
U-2-24 sale
1800 Main St. Lisburn
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055

…postmarked by February 1, 2015 or hand deliver it to the Fire Company mailbox by 12 p.m. on February 5, 2015. Late submissions will not be considered. Preference will be given to other community service organizations, and all decisions by the Lisburn Fire Company are final.

Bids will be opened by the Fire Company at its February 5, 2015 meeting, and the membership will determine the winning bid. All submissions will be notified of the outcome within two weeks of that meeting.

The submitter of the winning bid will have two weeks from date of notification to arrange payment, title transfer and to receive the vehicle. Failure to do so will void the bid, and the second bid will be notified. Purchaser of the vehicle is solely responsible for all taxes, title, fees, and tags and transportation. Payment must be made in cash, certified check, money order, or other verifiable form of payment. No personal checks will be accepted.

Santa is Coming to Lisburn

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Come out and meet Santa on Saturday, Dec. 6 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Lisburn Community Fire Company. We will have cookies and milk for all of the kids.

Don’t forget to wave at Santa as he tours our local neighborhoods that morning!