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Mother’s Day Breakfast, Duck Race Kick Off May

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Mother’s Day weekend will be an exciting one at Beacon Hose as two big events are planned at the firehouse.

The 17th annual Lions Club of Beacon Falls Duck Race (and the eighth annual Naugatuck Valley River Race) will be held Saturday, May 9, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on the grounds of Beacon Hose and Volunteer Park.

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2015 Upper Valley CSFA Convention Golf Tourney Set

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The 2015 CSFA Convention and Parade committee will host a fundraiser golf tournament Saturday, May 2, at Woodhaven Country Club in Bethany.

It will be a nine-hole tournament teeing off at 9 a.m. with lunch to follow. There will be prizes and 50/50 raffles, as well. Foursomes are available at $75 per golfer, and we are also seeking flag sponsors for $80 each.

Those interested in playing or sponsoring the event can download the registration form by clicking here. More information about the event is located at this page.

Registration for the 2015 Upper Valley CSFA Convention and Parade is ongoing. Click here for more information about the convention, and click here for more information about the parade.

Beacon Hose Announces Carnival Entertainment Schedule

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Beacon Hose is thrilled to announce the entertainment lineup for our annual firemen’s carnival, which will be held June 11-13 at the firehouse.

On Thursday night, it’s an all-Beacon Hose night of entertainment featuring our own Kyle Brennan as the DJ and our own Jeff Kean running his popular trivia contest. Trivia will start at 8 p.m. and the winning team will receive half the overall pot. See if you can your team can earn the official title of the Smartest Folks in Beacon Falls!

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Beacon Hose Remembers Past Asst. Chief Kevin Swan

kevin-swan-headshotWe remember Past Asst. Chief Kevin Swan, whom we lost in a line-of-duty death five years ago.

Kevin died March 10, 2010, after suffering a heart attack while responding to a call. He was the captain of the Beacon Hose Fire Police at the time. He was a member of our department for nearly 50 years, during which time he served as assistant chief and an active member of our area’s two major chiefs’ associations.

Beacon Hose bestowed full honors upon Kevin’s passing, including a funeral procession down Main Street led by our 1929 Seagrave.

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