Walnut Hill VFD Honors Firemen, Community Member During Fish Fry (Photo Gallery)

November 4, 2018

The Walnut Hill Volunteer Fire Department honored members of the community and the department during their 49th annual fish fry Saturday.

Arthur Levins was named Firefighter of the Year, an award chosen by his fellow firefighters, Gerry Steege was named Officer of the Year and recognized for his service to the department. Northview High School agriculture teacher and FFA sponsor Perry Byars received the Walnut Hill Volunteer Fire Department’s Community  Service Award for outstanding and dedicated service to the community.

Well over 600 people enjoyed fried and grilled catfish or grilled chicken plates during the event, with proceeds to be used to provide assistance to displaced fire victims in the area.

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Pictured top: Walnut Hill VFD Community Member of the Year Perry Byars with District Chief Chris Brown. Pictured below: Fried catfish fresh out of the cooker, Officer of the Year Gerry Steege, Firefighter of the Year Arthur Levins, and a portion of the crowd. NorthEscambia.com photos, click to enlarge.


2 Responses to “Walnut Hill VFD Honors Firemen, Community Member During Fish Fry (Photo Gallery)”

  1. Bonnie Exner on November 5th, 2018 11:31 am

    A BIG THANK YOU goes to WALNUT HILL RUITAN CLUB for donating enough funds to feed 30 hungry clients and their workers at ENON MANOR,an assisted living facility in ENON,FL.
    They were so appreciative of the great food prepared by the WALNUT HILL FIRE DEPARTMENT so it was a WIN-WIN COMBINATION..also so glad you recognized MR. PERRY BYARS,a great educator and compassionate human being

  2. DDD on November 4th, 2018 7:27 am

    Great turnout and wonderful food, as always. Such hospitality shown during the event. So glad the community has this to enjoy.

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