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Pets And Seymour Firefighters Join Forces For A Cause

by STAFF | Jun 27, 2017 5:51 am

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Posted to: Seymour, Navel Gazing: The Valley Indy Podcast

The Seymour Fire Department teamed with a nonprofit animal rescue in town to produce a calendar that will raise money for the nonprofit.

Click the play button above to learn more.

The 2018 calendar features Seymour firefighters along with dogs and cats from “Coco’s Animal Rescue Efforts of Seymour,” a volunteer organization that operates an animal shelton at 115 Silvermine Road in Seymour.

Click here to order your calendar online for $15.

Timm Willis, the deputy Seymour Fire Marshal and the public relations officer for the Seymour Fire Department, appeared on “Navel Gazing,” Monday to talk about the calendar.

In addition, Seymour First Selectman Kurt Miller stopped by to take questions from Valley Indy readers and to give updates on a number of town issues, including Tri-Town Plaza, an underdeveloped shopping center off Route 8.

Photo contributed by Timm Willis.

Photo contributed by Timm Willis.

Click play to listen to the broadcast, which was streamed live on the Valley Indy’s Facebook page Monday afternoon.

Here is a show guide:

At the 2:35 mark, The Valley Indy rudely plugs the Derby-Shelton fireworks show.

3:40 ‘This Week in History,” stolen from!

7:11 The Valley Indy plugs retro screenings happening at Seymour Cinemas. Reporter Ethan Fry reveals he can’t tell “Gremlins” from “Harry and the Hendersons.”

8:10 A reader from Facebook asks Miller about construction blocking parts of Route 67.

10:04 Willis reveals all regarding the new calendar.

17 minutes A resident asks about the Seymour recycling program.

19 minutes Miller talks about a recent fundraiser for TEAM Inc.‘s “Meals on Wheels” program.

21:35 Tri-Town Plaza update!

26 minutes Willis talks about how not to burn your house down during the Fourth of July.

32:25 Miller talks about the new building in downtown Seymour at 38 Columbus St.

36 minutes Miller provides an update on the most recent Seymour Board of Selectmen meeting.

40:32 The Valley Indy talks about how to advertise on The Valley Indy.

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