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Elks donate to fire department

By Michael Ullery

June 10, 2014

Assistant Fire Chief Mike Peltier of the Piqua Fire Department receive a donation check from Danielle Powers, Exalted Ruler of the Troy Elks Club during a check presentation on Monday. The money will be used to purchase three multi-purpose pry axes for firefighters. Pictured with Peltier and Powers are Captain Chad Kennedy, John Vetter, Jim Schwartz and Doug Snyder of the Elks and firefighter Jim Drieling. The donation was made on behalf of Kermit Morse III, State Chairman for Community Service for the Ohio Elks Association Charitable Trust Fund. The Elks organization has a long history of charitable donations to the Piqua Fire Department. Recent donations have included cold-water rescue gear, Pro-Pac devices and firefighter self-rescue gear.