Polk Volunteer Fire Dept. grant

From left, grant writer Cheryl Welch, Chris Schmidt, Cody Uhler, and Walmart store manager Fred Brown were on hand for the grant ceremony.

POLK -- The Polk Volunteer Fire Department has been awarded a $1,000 grant intended to assist with the purchase of Stryker Power-LOAD cot. equipment.

These cots support the entire loading and unloading process making it safer for both the EMT and the patient. The grant comes from The Walmart Foundation (LCC) Local Community Contribution program.

“The purpose of this program is to support local organizations that are important to our community,” said Walmart store manager Fred Brown.

Jackson Township Fiscal Officer Cheryl Welch was the grant writer on this project.

Anyone interested in getting involved with the Polk Volunteer Fire Department should contact Chief Matt Spaniel at MSpaniel3401@gmail.com.

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