Local Fire Departments Receive Donations from Sons Lodge No. 146

In front row, from left, are local fire departments representatives: Dan Duck, Mill Hall; Anthony Mahon, Flemington; Pat Steinbacher, Lamar Township; Bill Strunk, Mill Hall; Justin Baker, Dunnstown; Joey Sanders, Citizen's Hose; Brandon Coleman, Woolrich; Tyler Woodling, Hope Hose; Mike Fetzer, Dunnstown; Jack Neff, Hand-in-Hand; Rob Bowmaster, Wayne Township; and Scott Kemmerer, Sugar Valley; and in back, from left, are Sons of Italy board members Nick Santonico, Steve Acquino, Ken Fisher, Dave Motser, Dennis Caprio, Bill Sementelli, Craig Miller and Tom Walker.
In front row, from left, are local fire departments representatives: Dan Duck, Mill Hall; Anthony Mahon, Flemington; Pat Steinbacher, Lamar Township; Bill Strunk, Mill Hall; Justin Baker, Dunnstown; Joey Sanders, Citizen’s Hose; Brandon Coleman, Woolrich; Tyler Woodling, Hope Hose; Mike Fetzer, Dunnstown; Jack Neff, Hand-in-Hand; Rob Bowmaster, Wayne Township; and Scott Kemmerer, Sugar Valley; and in back, from left, are Sons of Italy board members Nick Santonico, Steve Acquino, Ken Fisher, Dave Motser, Dennis Caprio, Bill Sementelli, Craig Miller and Tom Walker.

LOCK HAVEN – Representatives of various county fire departments gathered this evening to officially accept donations from the Loggia Giosue Carducci Lodge No. 146 Sons and Daughters of Italy.

On February 6, the lodge doled out over $70,000 in donations to local organizations who provide services to better the community, however the fire companies were not present that evening. Donations to the fire companies total roughly $17,500, according to Dan Vilello, lodge president.

Donation dollars come from the monies brought fourth through gambling funds at the lodge. The state requires that at least 60% of gambling earnings be donated.

The Sons of Italy lodge is located at 1 N. Henderson St. in Lock Haven.