Maxville fire department hosting fundraiser

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By Steven Smeall 
CORNWALL, Ontario – The North Glengarry Fire Department’s Maxville station will be holding a fundraiser Friday night at 6 p.m. in effort to raise money for a new off-road emergency vehicle (UTV).

The North Glengarry Fire Department’s Maxville station.

Maxville fire chief Greg McIlwain said that the vehicle will be used to respond to fires not accessible by road (bush/grass fires) as well as accidents that may occur off road, such as ones involving snowmobiles.

The event will be taking place at the Metcalfe Centre in Maxville. Cocktails will be served at 6 p.m. with dinner following at 7 p.m. Guests will also be able to enjoy music from Fridge Full of Empties, who will be performing.

There will also be a silent auction taking place throughout the night from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Items featured in the auction are donated by local residents or sponsors.

Tickets are $25 per person and include the pig roast dinner as well as the entertainment set for the night. They can be purchased at the Maxville Scotiabank branch as well as at the door.

Scotiabank will be matching all funds raised throughout the night.

Organizations: Metcalfe Centre, Scotiabank

Geographic location: Maxville

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