BE A 100% MEMBERSHIP FIRE COMPANY
Call the Exempts today at 454 2775 Ext. 4 (Adminstrative Assistant)
Then its just three easy steps to becoming members:
1) Enclose a check made payable to the "Exempt Firemen's Association" in the amount of $100.00
2) Print out of your membership list, including mailing addresses and years of service* (date joined, anniversary date, etc)
3) Have your fire company Secretary fill out and sign "Letter of Certification"
Mail all three items above back to the Association and your membership will be acted on, with membership cards being sent to all members in the mail. Then drop in, have a cold one (which ever form that may be) and enjoy yourself at the Exempt's.
25/50 Year Recognition Awards Online Form
Please fill out the online form to forward information to our organization regarding your 25/50 years of service member. Upon receipt a representative from our organization will contact you.
Choose fire company
Name of sponsoring individual
Contact phone number
Date of event
Name of 25/50 member (as to be engraved on award)
Length of Service
James Nielsen - Pawling Fire Company
Timothy Kelly - Pawling Fire Company
Louis Swing - Pawling Fire CompanyW
William Bailey - Pawling Fire Company
Darren Forbes - Hillside Fire Company
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William J. Buckner Exempt Firemen’s Scholarship - Two awards of $1,000
William J. Buckner served as President of the Exempt Firemen’s Association for over 20 years. He was a volunteer firefighter for the city of Poughkeepsie Fire Department, serving in the O.H. Booth Hose Company. Mr. Buckner passed away in September of 2007. Upon his death, members of the Association voted to name the scholarship the “William J. Buckner Memorial Scholarship” in honor of his dedication to the association. His favorite slogan was “Imagine That!” The first scholarship is awarded to a firefighter or the child of a firefighter in good standing at any fire district in Dutchess County. The recipient must be a second year student with a CPA of 2.50 or higher and write an essay on the importance of fire prevention and education.
The second recipient must be a member of the Exempt Firemen’s Association or the son or daughter of a member. The recipient must be a second year student with a CPA of 2.50 or higher and write an essay on the importance of fire prevention and education.
WILLIAM J. BUCKNER EXEMPT FIREMEN'S SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
In Memory of "Fuzzy" McClinton the Poughkeepsie Exempt Firemen's Association has created the Vernell C. "Fuzzy" McClinton Jr Memorial Scholarship Award in the amount of $1000.00 to be awarded annually to a second year student at Dutchess Community College enrolled in a teaching or related educational program.
VERNEL C. "FUZZY" MC CLINTON JR MEMORIAL EXEMPT FIREMEN'S SCHOLARSHIP AWARD