Monthly Archives: October 2019

November Stop the Bleed Class

Save a Life—Learn to Stop a Serious Bleed In just an hour, volunteers from the Cabin John Park Volunteer Fire Department will teach you the basics of lifesaving bleeding control, even if you’ve never had medical or first-aid training. It’s free! When: 10:00 a.m., Sunday, November 17, 2019 Where: Cabin John Park Volunteer Fire Department… read more

Photo Fundraising Drive

Our yearly photo fund drive is underway. If you are in our first-due (the area our department covers) you may be getting a knock on the door to help the department raise funds for the upcoming year by donating directly or by purchasing family portraits taken in our fire station. The fundraisers are directly contracted… read more

Bringing In Volunteers and Keeping Them: A Challenge the Cabin John Park Fire Department Hopes to Meet With Federal Grant

Bethesda, MD–The Cabin John Park Volunteer Fire Department (CJPVFD) has received a four-year federal grant of $245,680 that will be used to recruit and retain new volunteers. The  (SAFER) Grant was awarded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). “Recruitment and retention of firefighters is a growing concern for fire departments across the country and… read more

Obituary and Arrangements for Kathy Hunter

The Department is saddened to learn that Kathy Hunter, wife of past president Lee Hunter, passed away after a courageous fight with cancer. Kathy was an active member of the Cabin John Park Ladies Auxiliary and was a  major supporter of the department. She was a majorette in both the 1970s and 1980s, and at… read more