Chilson Fire Dept. Annual Valentine's Dinner Dance Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 5:30 p.m. Chilson Volunteer Fire Department holds its 42nd annual Valentine’s Dinner Dance this year on Saturday, February 8th at 5:30 p.m. at the E.M.A. at 9 Maplewood Lane in Ticonderoga. For more than four decades the dance has been the highlight of late winter for generations of Chilson and Ticonderoga area friends and neighbors.
With dinner and dancing and the traditional fun raffles throughout the evening, this year’s event promises to be better than ever. Tickets this year are just $16.00. To buy tickets or for more information call (518) 585-6951 or e-mail ChilsonVFD@gmail.com.
Proceeds from the dinner dance help Chilson Volunteer Fire Department outfit its firefighters with the safety gear they need to fight interior fires, and to equip its trucks with the lifesaving tools needed to rescue accident and fire victims.
Chilson Volunteer Fire Department 60 Putts Pond Road, Ticonderoga, New York 12883 - (518) 585-2510 ChilsonVFD@gmail.com
Chilson Volunteer Fire Department serves the Chilson community, a 30-square-mile area that also includes Putts Pond and a large portion of Eagle Lake. Chilson is a part of the Town of Ticonderoga, and its fire district includes extensive tracts of state-owned land. The department is staffed and equipped to provide fire prevention and fire protection as well as rescue services including vehicle extrications. Chilson VFD also provides mutual aid to neighboring fire departments, responds to weather emergencies, clears downed trees from roadways, and assists home-bound residents during power outages and other emergencies. The Chilson Community House at the fire station is owned by the department; its meeting hall, playing fields and picnic pavilion host many community events. For more information, the public is invited to “Like” the department on Facebook at “Chilson Volunteer Fire Department.” New members are always welcome, in both firefighting and non-firefighting roles. Interested community residents are invited to drop in to one of the department’s monthly membership meetings on the second Tuesday of every month at 7:00 p.m. at the fire house: 60 Putts Pond Road, Ticonderoga, New York 12883.