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A24—Lancaster Farming, Saturday, October 13,1984
This fire company
promotes milk, too
York County, also promote dairy in
particular and ag in general.
They deserve a toast.
Milk, of course,
BY ROBIN PHILLIPS
DILLSBURG There’s a fire
company in York County that not
only tells you to be careful with
matches, kerosene heaters and
fireplaces, but also to drink lots of
milk and eat lots of cheese and ice
This milk-promoting fire
company is Dillsburg Citizens
Hose Company No. 1.
In league with the Dillsburg
Community Fair Association, the
firemen are finalizing plans for the
annual Farmers Fair Thursday
through Saturday, which will be
loaded with ag events and milk
There will be produce exhibits,
FFA demonstrations and
educational presentations from the
state’s six dairy breed
organizations. Cows and calves
will be on hand; milking contests
will be held and dairy princesses
will reign over the annual parade.
Jetshakes will be available from
the Hi-Protein Breeders of
Southeastern Pennsylvania, along
with Jersey Jack cheese of the Pa.
Jersey Cattle Club, folk art
weather vanes with three different
breeds of cows and plenty of free
“Our farmers support us and we
do this to show our appreciation,”
explains Bunky Smith, of the
Citizens Hose Company No. 1. He is
coordinator of many of the dairy
exhibits and has rallied the support
of the breed associations for the
More than 700 small children
from local schools will get the
chance to hear and question Ruth
Ann John, Ginger Myers and Joan
Cope of the Pa. Guernsey Breeders
Assn. They will speak on nutrition
and demonstrate cow milking.
Harrisburg Dairies will give out
free glasses of milk.
Along with the promotional
efforts by the breed associations,
cow cookie jars will be raffled off
and “cow” folk art will be
Available will be weather vane M
centerpieces depicting either
Holstein, Jersey or Guernsey
cows. Orders for them are being
taken by the Citizens Hose Co. No.
1, 105 S. Baltimore St., Dillsburg,
17019. They are priced at $9.50 plus
$2.00 for mailing and handling.
Last year, some 25,000 people
lined the streets of Dillsburg for
the parade, which is scheduled at 8
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p.m. next Saturday.
So, as they raise funds for new
equipment and ambulance
training, the firemen of Dillsburg,
Dillsburg Fire Chief “Wally" Foreman helps promote milk
and says it's a way to thank farmers for their support.
Folk art cow weather vane centerpieces for Holstein,
Jersey or Guernsey breeders will be available at the Dillsburg
Farmers Fair Thursday through next Saturday in York