SWFD welcomes Katelyn Foley, citizen volunteer


South Walton Fire Chief Rick Talbert and Katelyn Foley.

Special to The Sun
Published: Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 10:09 AM.

Katelyn Foley, the South Walton Fire District’s newest citizen volunteer, was welcomed this past month by Fire Chief Rick Talbert.

By volunteering, the junior at South Walton High School is well on her way to completing her scholarship volunteer requirements.

SWFD administrative volunteers share a sense of pride in the service they provide to our community. Some volunteers work a few hours a week, while others serve a few days a week. Special skills are a plus, but are not required to be a volunteer.

Volunteers like Foley assist in making South Walton a safer place to live and visit by contributing their time and talents in a number of supportive roles in all areas of the department. They assist firefighters and staff with administrative tasks such as:

• Answering the phone and greeting guests

• Assisting with special events and projects

• Filing

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