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Mayor McGee Signs Proclamation for Fire Prevention Week
Ridgeland, MS
10/01/2019 03:09 PM

National Fire Prevention Week - Ridgeland Mayor Gene McGee signs a proclamation designating October 6 - 12 as National Fire Prevention Week. From left, Diane Jackson, City of Ridgeland Community Awareness Committee; Linda Bynum, Executive Director, Ridgeland Chamber of Commerce; Fire Inspector James Stokes; Mayor McGee; Fire Chief Matt Bailey and Assistant Chief Kipp Eldridge.

You can help us show our dedicated firefighters and first responders how much we appreciate them and the outstanding job they do keeping our homes and businesses safe.

The Chamber will be delivering goodie bags to the Ridgeland Fire Department Central Station on Friday, October 11th.  These goodie bags will be filled with items and are sure to be a big hit with our firefighters.  Here are suggestions of items our firefighters really like.  If you would rather make a financial donation, we would be happy to use those funds to purchase needed items for the (63) bags.     

  • Cliff bars, protein bars or power bars
  • Peanuts
  • Granola bars
  • Beef jerky or turkey jerky
  • $5 coffee gift cards (CC's Coffee House, FUSION, Ridgeland Coffee Co., etc.)
  • $5 donut gift cards (Krispy Kreme, etc.)
  • Chapstick 
  • Hand warmer packets
  • Potato chips
  • Nabs
  • Cheez-it
  • Kleenex
  • Gum

We are most appreciative of any item you wish to donate.  Please have items (63) to us by Monday, October 7th.  The Chamber is located at 754 S. Pear Orchard Road, Ridgeland, MS.  Phone:  (601) 991-9996.

Thank you for remembering our dedicated Ridgeland firefighters.  Please help us show them our deep appreciation for the terrific job they do day and night.  And, thank you for your support of our dynamic Chamber and great City.


Linda Bynum
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