26th Annual Children's Holiday Parade
Bristol's annual children's holiday parade will be held on Sunday, December 4th, from 1:00PM until 2:30PM beginning on the Federal Hill Green. Children with their families, are invited to take part in this "reverse" parade, in which the youth of the city walk from the Federal Hill Green down to Main Street, as they receive free treats from local vendors and are invited to partake in games and other winter festivities as they finish their walk, on Main Street. Bristol Fire local 773 will be serving hot coco and handing out candy on Main Street, and, as always, we look forward to seeing you there!
Welch Uncas P.A.C Fundraiser, Nov. 8
The Welch Uncas Political Action committee will be holding a fundraiser on November 8, from 6pm until 9pm, at the Firefly Hollow Brewing Company, at 139 Center St, Bristol, CT. The recommend donation is $20 at the door, cash or personal check only and, there will be a cash bar. The Welch Uncas PAC was founded and is comprised of professional Connecticut firefighters whose mission is to support the fire and rescue services in the state of Connecticut, along with those politicians who support the emergency services in this state.
2016 Bristol Fire Department Annual Chili's Tip-a-Firefighter Night!
Please joins us on Thursday, October 13th, as Bristol Firefighters take part in our annual tip-a-firefighter event at the Chili's in Bristol. The event will be from 6pm to 10pm, and, if you print and bring along with you the attached flier, 10% of your purchase will be donated to the Friends of the Bristol CT Animal Shelter! We hope to see you there!
Local Heros Chili Cook-Off
On Saturday, October 29th from 11am until 2pm come on down to the ShopeRite of Bristol (1200 Farmington Ave.) and vote for your favorite chili prepared by local Police Officers, Firefighters, Emergency Medical Responders, and Military Personnel!
The Hearts Behind Badges event will be held Sunday, October 2, at the center mall site from noon to 3. Tickets are $15 a person and $10 for children under 16. BBQ chicken, corn and potatoes will be served along with other refreshments. This event will be rain or shine, so bring your friends and family and help honor those your serve our community!
We Are One Softball Tournament
This Saturday, September 17, at Casey Field on Lake Ave. in Bristol, from 6pm until 10pm, will be a softball charity game played by local police officers, firefighters, EMTs, teachers and other community leaders. This will be a great event to come and meet those individuals who serve the community on a daily basis. The United Way will also be present to accept unused school supplies as donations for local youth in need. The cost to attend is free. We hope to see you there!
Base ball Hall of Famer Jim Rice Honored at Muzzy Field
On Thursday, July 14, several members of the Bristol Fire Department, along with other city officials, were in attendance at the local Bristol Blues baseball game where Red Sox Hall of Famer Jim Rice was honored and his number retired. Mr. Rice began his baseball career in 1971, when he was drafted by the Boston Red Sox and made his debut with the Bristol Red Sox in 1973. Mr. Rice's number is the second to be retired, the first belonging to Babe Ruth.
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Blood Donation Drive in Honor of Cameron and Olivia Plourde
Bristol Fire Department Local 773 along with The Hospital of Central Connecticut, will be holding a blood drive in honor of Cameron and Olivia Plourde (daughters of Bristol Firefighters Brian and Adrienne Plourde)on Wednesday, June 29th, from 8:00 am - 6:00 pm at the Hillside Community Church (435 Broad St, Bristol). Please consider making an appointment to donate blood by visiting redcross.org; code: #plourdestrong or, by calling 1-800-redcross.
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