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Fun at Trunk or Treat in Sammonsville

Pictured above are scenes from the Sammonsville Fire Department ladies’ auxiliary’s Trunk or Treat event last week. (Photos submitted)
Pictured above are scenes from the Sammonsville Fire Department ladies’ auxiliary’s Trunk or Treat event last week. (Photos submitted)
Pictured above are scenes from the Sammonsville Fire Department ladies’ auxiliary’s Trunk or Treat event last week. (Photos submitted)
Pictured above are scenes from the Sammonsville Fire Department ladies’ auxiliary’s Trunk or Treat event last week. (Photos submitted)

SAMMONSVILLE — Sammonsville Volunteer Fire Department and the ladies axillary held its first Halloween event. Ladies auxiliary member Amy Snell said the event “exceeded our expectations.”

“We had a phenomenal turn out and show of support from the community. We would like to thank the following businesses for their donations and support, Stewarts Shop, McDonalds, Korona Farms, Price Chopper (Johnstown), Walgreens, Johnstown Movie Plex, Friendly’s, Coyote Hill Farms, Owen Potter of Oak Ridge View Farms, Sammons Farm for the for the use of their field, Freihofers and The Leader-Herald for their support in covering our story,” said Snell. “As president of the ladies auxiliary and Mike Ketchum president of the board for the fire department we would like to extend our thanks and gratitude to all ladies auxiliary members and firemen who helped and participated in the success of our first Halloween event, we couldn’t have done it without your support. A special thank you to Samantha Sherman of Hope who not only brought her son to the event but joined us in the trunk or treat event.”

The event drew people from Hope, Rockwood, Gloversville, Fonda, Johnstown, Amsterdam and Oppenheim as well as surrounding areas.

Snell said the auxiliary plans on having a Halloween event next year, as well as other fundraisers and a Christmas project for local families.

“We are hoping to continue sponsoring events to support our community and our firemen so we are always looking for and welcoming new members into the auxiliary and fire department,” said Snell in the release.

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