Eastford - posted Jun, 14 2013
EASTFORD- The Eastford Independent Fire Company #1, Inc. held its annual dinner/business meeting and election of officers. Service pins were awarded to the following members: 5 years: Gunnar Eubanks, Nate Fabian, Matt Yakis, Ryan Yakis; 15 years: Jim Rivard, Jason Scranton. 30 years: Gordon Spink, Jr.,; 40 years: Dwain McNeal. Most calls attended: John Paquin; most drills attended: Doug Beaudoin; most Midnight-6 a.m. calls attended: Gordon Spink.,Jr. A presentation was made in honor of retiring Chief John Paquin after 15 years of service as Chief. Chief Pacquin holds the distinction of being the longest-serving chief in the company's history since 1942. The following fire officers were elected: Chief: Gordon Spink, Jr.; Deputy Chief: Doug Beaudoin; Captain: James Roy; Lieutenants: Nate Fabian, John Paquin, Matt Yakis, Ryan Yakis; Fire Police Captain: Lincoln Budd; EMS Captain: Jeannine Spink; EMS Lieutenant: Liz Scranton. Business officers: President: Jeannine Spink; Vice President: James Roy; Secretary: Debi Johnson; Board of Directors: Everett Harding, Alex Kowalchuk and Rick Torgeson.