Contributed by: NateBerry Friday, July 17 2015 @ 11:57 am PDT
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The president, Bill D’Alessandro, opened the meeting. He led a pledge to the flag and asked for a minute of silence to remember our deceased members and our military. He asked Kit to postpone reading the minutes of the last meeting.
There was a lot to cover at the meeting.
Bill introduced Steve Schuman and his son, Steve, Jr. Their newly acquired Draft Commander 3000 mobile pump testing trailer was on display. They showed an interesting power point and talked about the advantages of testing the pumps at the fire station causing no downtime.
Parker Browne of Trident Emergency Products showed the Trident Air Prime which utilizes air supplied from the chassis air brake compressor to operate the pump primer. He showed different models and had a very interesting power point.
The vice-president, Danny Peluso, talked about the upcoming multiplex system class which will be available to small groups.
Danny talked about the training that is planned for the coming season.
Many of our members reported getting their AC certificates in the mail.
Tom Rinelli of the New England Fire Equipment & Apparatus Corp discussed the purchase by Smeal of American La France and LTI. The Pennsylvania plant of LTI has reopened. The people have been hired back. They will do refurbishing as well as new sales, parts and repairs.
Danny presented a framed certificate of recognition to Commissioner Dave Sponton.
The president had a cake and candles for the treasurer’s (Barbara Connelly) birthday.
He presented plaques to the Wantagh Fire Department and Parker Browne.
The meeting was adjourned.