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Backus Legion donates to fire, rescue departments

Pictured, from left: Jason Smith, fire chief and rescue unit president; Jim Bartholomay, commander of Sons of the Legion squadron; Gene Gagnon, post commander; Doug Tuchtenhagen, post gambling manager; Tyler Smith, member of both fire and rescue units. Submitted Photo

The Backus American Legion donated $2,000 from charitable gambling funds to the Backus Fire Department and First Responders Emergency Medical Team at the annual fire department dinner Saturday, Jan. 13. From left: Jason Smith, fire chief and rescue unit president; Jim Bartholomay, commander of Sons of the Legion squadron; Gene Gagnon, post commander; Doug Tuchtenhagen, post gambling manager; Tyler Smith, member of both fire and rescue units.

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