Guest Speaker Kathy Furgala.
Kathy Furgala is Captain at the Skokie Fire Station, where she's been working for the past eight years. Kathy stated with pride that she was the first female lieutenant. She spoke about the many activities going on at the Skokie Fire Station.
Following is a partial list of services the Skokie Fire Department provides within the Skokie community:
  • Life Safety Programs for Community Groups
  • Homeowners Associations Block Parties and Interaction with Citizens Throughout the Village
  • Health and Safety Fairs for Businesses
  • Assist Girls Scouts and Boy Scouts Complete and Acquire First Aid and Fire Safety Badges
  • Coordinate the Three State Mandated Drills with all Schools
  • Present Age Appropriate Fire Safety Programs Beginning in Pre-School with things like: Meet Fire Fighters, Show How to Call for Help (911), Stop Drop and Roll, Creating Exit Plans at Home, Station Tours, Fulfilling Engine and Truck Requests to Schools and Day Camps.
  • Fire and Life Safety Educational Programs for Seniors
And much more….