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Shiawassee Firefighter’s Memorial

The Shiawassee Firefighter’s Memorial is organized exclusively to raise funds for and oversee construction and maintenance of a memorial/museum dedicated to the firefighters of Shiawassee County with special focus on the firefighters who made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. Plans for the memorial include a structure to display and preserve the 1921 LaFrance fire truck. This was the first gas powered fire truck owned by the City of Owosso, which serviced the City for several years. The structure will also include plaques to recognize the following firefighters who were killed in the line of duty: Fred Ross, City of Owosso, 4/1/1900; Roger Wenk, Byron Fire Department, 4/10/1977; and Elmer Hodge, City of Owosso, 1/12/1981. The memorial will also include various related artifacts and benches to serve as a park for visitors. Please find more information on our Facebook page at Shiawassee Firefighter’s Memorial.

 

Community Cats has joined with Shiawassee Humane Society

Are stray cats a problem in your neighborhood?  Are you looking for ways to reduce the number of unwanted animals in your area?  The Community Cats of Owosso organization may just have the answer!

Community Cats of Owosso has traps and carriers to loan for those who want to trap cats.  They also offer advice and assistance with trapping, if needed.  Those who have questions or wish to help with the project can contact the Community Cats of Owosso Facebook page.  Much needed donations of money, traps, carriers, etc. are also appreciated.

 

Plunge for Parks

Thank you to all our past plungers and donors.  You can still make a donation (below).  Click on the link and follow the prompts.  You can designate the plunger you wish to sponsor or make a general donation.

 

Make a Donation for Plunge for the Parks