CONTACT

EMERGENCY dial 9 - 1 - 1
     
Address   P.O. Box 388
Granum, Alberta Canada
T0L 1A0

   
Phone   403-687-3934
Fax   403-687-3934
eMail   contact@granumfire.com


2005

 CHIEF Travis Coleman  
DEPUTY CHIEF  Ben Hann 
CAPTAIN  Leonard Rondeau
CAPTAIN  Gary Williams
   Keith McLaughlin

 James Dautremont 
   Terry Levair
   Phil Davies
   Allyn Vandervalk
   Walter Havinga
   Joel Cisar
   Eleanor Rondeau
SAFETY CODES OFFICER  Don Douglas

February  Annual Supper & Silent Auction   The annual Granum Fire Department Supper was held on February 12, 2005 at Blunden Hall.  A silent 
auction raised funds  for the G.F.D. and some of the items included:
   
  •  teddy bear - donated by Dory Rossiter CFCN TV
  • two Pelican pocket flashlights - donated by Communication Group
  • camping first aid kit - donated by Kost Fire Equip.
  • insulated picnic bag donated by mountview dodge
  • Granum history book "Leaving by Trail Granum by Rail"
    - private donation (last year one of these books went for $350!)
  • large thermometer barometer - private donation
  • small wooden table - private donation
  • Bradford Collectible "Heroes in Training" - donated by Mereski Jewellers
  • necklace and earing set - private donation
  • etched glass mirrored clock GFD logo - private donation
  • tote bag and cap - donated by Treasury Branch Granum
  • fire teddy bear - donated by Donna Barnes
  • painted flower pot - donated by Mary Hodge
  • subscription and 4 coffee mugs - donated by Claresholm Local Press
  • stationery pack - donated by Fort Macleod Gazette
  • tool kit - donated by Whole Fire Rescue
  • Alberta History Book - donated by David Coutts, Minister of Sustainable
    Resource Development for the Province of Alberta, MLA Livingstone Macleod


April Annual Granum Fair The G.F.D. participated in the first ever annual Granum Fair that was co-ordinated  
by Councilor Anita Walker.All the volunteerorganizations were present at this evening event
which took place at the Blunden Memorial Hall on Friday April 08, 2005.The G.F.D. provided
blood pressure readings, and the Town of Granum supplied beef-on-a-bunand refreshments
free of charge. Several draws also took place with items donated by merchants in the
Granum and Claresholm areas.The event was well attended by residents of the area including
guests from England who really liked our little town and may be moving here this summer.

     
     
May Extinguisher & Garage Sale Fire Extinguisher Day was held at the Fire Hall on May 14, 2005 starting at 8:00 a.m.  
with a garage sale. The fire extinguisher program began at 10:00 a.m. and ran until
 2:00 p.m.  Participants learned how to extinguish small fires, and extinguishers 
were brought to be re-charged. Hamburgers, hot dogs, cold drinks, and coffee 
were also available.
     
 June  Slow Pitch Tournament  This year's tournament ran three days beginning Friday, June 09 with finals
     on June 11. 12 teams from around the area participated; the four top teams 
     were awarded prizes 
      
   
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 July  Canada Day    The celebrations were kicked-off with a parade.  The G.F.D. hosted a hose laying competition at 6:00 p.m.
      and also secured  and monitored the area for the largest fireworks show in Granum's history.
                                                             
July     Gospel Music Jamboree  The Willow Creek Gospel Music Jamboree kicked-off Friday with a chili supper at 5:00 p.m. 

Sunday there was a free pancake breakfast followed by an interdenominational church service.
Some of the musicians who participated this year included:  The Daae Family,The Hunter Family,
and The Rawlings Brothers. The MC for the weekend was Daryl Janz, news anchor for CFCN.
The G.F.D. once again helped with parking and manning the first aid station.

 October  Fire Prevention Week  Safety Codes Officer, Don Douglas, was at the Granum Colony 
 for Fire Prevention Week in Oct 2005.