The Ashkum Fire Department hosted Iroquois County’s 6th annual First Responder Appreciation Celebration Monday evening.
The event recognizes the September 11th attack on America. Similar programs were held across the country to honor first-responders, including the military, police and fire and EMS personnel. The annual event is sponsored by the Iroquois County Republican Women’s Club.
Ashkum Fire Chief Jeff Glenn and Senator Jason Barickman spoke, sharing stories of community involvement and dedicated volunteers who answer the calls when the public is in need.