This project enabled Pine Hill Volunteer Fire Department to purchase two new sets of turn out gear. The turn out gear the Department has is either outdated or soon to be outdated and in need of replacement.
November 7 and 8 2019, 1,555 students from Monroe, Baldwin, Clark, Conecuh, Escambia, Washington and Wilcox counties attended a two-day event at Rikard’s Mill in Beatrice, Alabama. The students experienced living history demonstrations and saw how rural Alabamians lived many years ago. They observed a working gristmill, blacksmith shop, cane syrup making, candle making, a potter making vessels at his wheel and other demonstrations. The demonstrators were all dressed in period clothing and the students were able to see first-hand what pioneer life was like.
This project includes repairs and upgrades to the bathroom at Station 1. The walls were scraped and repainted. A new sink and vanity was installed. New tile , light fixture and towel rack were installed. This also includes new canvas art for the walls of the bathroom.
The project also included new signage for Station 1 and 2. This will help the public distinguish between the two stations.
The All Inclusive Training and Development Program, (AITDEP) summer employment program will focus on the uniqueness of the youth employment workforce in Wilcox County by providing a conduit to mitigate issues in educational attainment, work based training opportunities, academic and occupational skills by training in targeted industries through collaborative partnerships to improve the chances for out of school and in school youth to overcome employment barriers. The targeted age group will be youth ranging from ages 16 to 24 who meet the established requirements for the Wilcox County summer youth employment program. This program will seek 30 youths at various different companies for 4 weeks during the summer. The first week of the program will be spent in the classroom training on work ethics, how to complete an application, an interview process and skills.
The money was used to purchase fencing, borders and mulch. A drainage problem in the play area was corrected.