More than 300 people piled into the First Baptist Church on September 11 to honor the Salado area First Responders during the Patriot Day Salado celebration sponsored by the Village of Salado, Salado Lions Club, Salado Rotary Club and Salado Masonic Lodge #296.
U.S. Rep John Carter spoke to the audience. Letters of respect were presented from Gov. Greg Abbott’s office, as well as State Senator Dawn Buckingham. Mayor Skip Blancett read a Proclamation from the Village of Salado before the First Responders were presented with certificates of appreciation and Challenge Coins.
SVFD reminds locals that if they would like to continue support of the volunteer fire department that the Fish Fry will be 5-8 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15 at the Salado Intermediate School. Prices are $12 for those 12 and older and $6 for those 11 and under. Any and all monetary donations will be accepted in addition to the fish fry plates.
Among those who were honored are these:
Bell County Constables Office
Bell County EMS
Salado Volunteer Fire Department
Salado Police Department
Bell Co. Sherriff’s Dept.