Category Archives: BHC News

Sign Up for Third Annual Beacon-Holio Cornhole Tournament

For the third year in a row, Beacon Hose is bringing back the Beacon-Holio Cornhole Tournament!

The tournament is set for Sunday, Oct. 22 at Beacon Hose. (Registration and shootaround will begin at 10:30 a.m., followed by a free BBQ lunch) It’ll be an all-afternoon affair (RAIN OR SHINE!) with big cash prizes on the line. The nuts and bolts of the tournament are below; click here for the rules, which will be the same as those used by the American Cornhole Organization.

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Beacon Hose, Lions Club to Host Annual Golf Tourney Sept. 20

Beacon Hose Co. No. 1 and the Lions Club of Beacon Falls will team up to host our annual golf tournament fundraiser Wednesday, Sept. 20, at the Golf Club at Oxford Greens (99 Country Club Drive, Oxford).

The fee is $125 per player ($500 per foursome), which includes 18 holes at one of the area’s best courses, a golf cart, dinner and prizes. There will also be a raffle and prizes on various holes. Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. the day of the tournament, with a shotgun start to follow at 1 p.m.

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BHC Accepting Donations, Sponsors, Parade RSVPs for Carnival

Update: Thank you for your support!

The 54th Beacon Hose Firemen’s Carnival and Parade is set for this June! We hope to see our residents, friends and fellow members of the fire service from June 8-10 for delicious food, cold drinks, lots of fun, engaging music and great rides — including this year’s rock climbing wall!

Our committee has been hard at work, imagining a few changes to build upon the tremendous success we experienced in 2016. Check out everything we’re cooking up by clicking here.

Part of our job in the lead-up to the event is soliciting donations from our residents, friends and local businesses. There is a substantial cost associated with hosting an event of this scale, and the kind donations that we receive help us maximize the benefits of this event. Proceeds benefit our community, including sponsorship of local youth sports, fire prevention programs, educational scholarships, holiday functions, events throughout the community and opportunities for our volunteer members.

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BHC Welcomes Chief Brian DeGeorge, Salutes Chief Jim Trzaski

Beacon Hose’s annual Installation of Officers Dinner on Saturday, April 29, proved to be an emotional evening at our headquarters as we welcomed back Brian DeGeorge for his second stint as chief and expressed our gratitude to Jim Trzaski for his three years leading our department.

The other line officers include Asst. Chief Howie Leeper, Capt. Cal Brennan, 1st Lt. John Weid and 2nd Lt. Adam Daniels.

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54th Annual Beacon Hose Carnival Set for June 8-10

Update: Thank you for your support!

The Beacon Hose Firemen’s Carnival, one of Beacon Falls’ longest lasting and most enjoyable traditions, is set to return for the 54th time this Thursday-Saturday, June 8-10, on the grounds of Beacon Hose.

Each June, thousands of visitors from Beacon Falls and towns all over the state join us for three nights of delicious food, cold drinks, exciting rides, great fun and engaging music to help raise funds for the civic side of Beacon Hose’s operations.

Carnivals and parades used to be common traditions among local fire departments, but many have been discontinued over the years because of the work required. We’ve made sure to continue an event that has become a town-wide tradition. Proceeds from the carnival go toward our community efforts, including sponsorship of local youth sports, fire prevention programs, educational scholarships, holiday functions, events throughout the community and opportunities for our volunteer members.

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