Thursday, June 2, 2011

Proud of my Aunt

Newberg Fire Department Dedicates Water Rescue Boat to long time volunteer Rescue Diver Jill Dorrell

NFD personnel recently completed a long and arduous process of refubishing an old Yamhill County water rescue boat. This “new to NFD” boat replaces an old boat that has served it’s purpose for many years but never had the water speed to get where the team needed to be when time was of the essense. At the 2011 Newberg Boat Races on the Willamette river this past weekend the NFD Water Rescue Team surprised long time member Jill Dorrell by dedicating and naming the boat the after her. Congradulations Jill!

Jill Dorrell with teammates Joe Tarmichael (left) and Lieutenant Lawrence Dickenson (right) standing on their new

water rescue boat that has been named the “Jill Dorrell.”

Authors note: This is yet another example of how City of Newberg employees work and volunteer to save money, keep costs down and provide great service.

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