Thanks given for successful car show, chicken barbecue fund-raiser for emergency servicesEditor:A total of 850 chicken dinners and over 130 cars later, The Newcomerstown Emergency Rescue Squad, Inc. Division of Fire and Division of Emergency Medical Services (Newcomerstown Fire Department), would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who supported our recent chicken barbecue and car show held Saturday, July 3, 2010, at the David Barber Civic Center and made it a huge success. They would also like to thank all of the individuals and businesses who made this event possible.Thanks to all of you, this was our biggest event ever! All of the money raised at this event is used to purchase emergency equipment. Special thanks to Wayne and Mary Ann Schworm for organizing our car show and showing so much enthusiasm for our organization. Thank you to The Valley View Baptist Church for allowing us to use your grounds for parking, Watt's True Value for getting our supplies and providing guidance, Baker's IGA for ordering our food and the bakery for baking our bread and delicious doughnuts, Cy Young Lanes for making our fantastic macaroni salad, Sulzener Construction for donating all of the materials for our new barbecue pit, The Newcomerstown News for all of the wonderful advertisement, and also to all of the local businesses which faithfully support our organization and volunteers. Thank you to The Valley View Baptist Church for allowing us to use your grounds for parking, Watt's True Value for getting our supplies and providing guidance, Baker's IGA for ordering our food and the bakery for baking our bread and delicious doughnuts, Cy Young Lanes for making our fantastic macaroni salad, Sulzener Construction for donating all of the materials for our new barbecue pit, The Newcomerstown News for all of the wonderful advertisement, and also to all of the local businesses which faithfully support our organization and volunteers. We would also like to thank Charlene Kehl and WTUZ (99.9 FM) for obtaining sponsors to provide fabulous advertisement for our event, and thank those sponsors which include Myer's TV, Boltaron, WTUZ and Southeastern Med which all so generously donated for all of the advertising. Special thanks also to all of our friends who participated in our car show and made it a huge success. We are so fortunate to have so many friends. We are once again sorry to those of you that we had to turn away when we ran out of chicken dinners and all of the other food that we had made. We even made extra again this year! We so much appreciate all of you that make our event so successful!Thanks to all the residents of the Newcomerstown and surrounding areas for your continued support of our organization and volunteers. We greatly appreciate the opportunity to serve you.Finally, thank you to all local volunteers for a job well done. All volunteers, no matter what organization, provide extraordinary service that makes our community unique.Please make plans for next year's chicken barbecue and car show which is already scheduled for Saturday, July 2, 2011, at the David Barber Civic Center! We hope to see you there.Board of DirectorsNewcomerstown Emergency Rescue Squad, Inc.