GREENWICH, Conn. -- The Cos Cob Fire Police Patrol is marking its 90th year serving Greenwich. The anniversary will be celebrated at the annual dinner-dance benefit Saturday, April 1 at Greenwich Country Day School.
The emcee will be Paul B. Hicks III, former town of Greenwich Selectman and recipient of the 2016 Chief’s Award for Outstanding Service.
The dinner draws hundreds of dignitaries and guests from Greenwich and the surrounding towns. OnTheMarc Catering will provide a diverse menu. There will be an open bar and selections of wines and beers. Dancing to the band The Short Bus and a silent auction are highlights.
The Fire Police Patrol is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to protecting the citizens Greenwich. Its services to residents and first responders include firefighting, salvage operations, traffic control, and scene control at emergencies.
Members are trained to specialize in the art of salvage work, as well as to protect valuable personal property inside of a home or business in an emergency that could otherwise be destroyed due to fire, water or smoke damage.
Last year the Patrol responded to 1,000 emergencies and answered 2,000 total calls.