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PRESS PHOTO BY LOU WHEELANDUpper Macungie Township Manager Daniel Olpere, Supervisors Sean Gill and Kathy Rader unveil the plaque noting the 100th anniversary of Good Will Fire Co. No. 1, Trexlertown. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography PRESS PHOTO BY LOU WHEELANDUpper Macungie Township Manager Daniel Olpere, Supervisors Sean Gill and Kathy Rader unveil the plaque noting the 100th anniversary of Good Will Fire Co. No. 1, Trexlertown. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography
PRESS PHOTOS BY LOU WHEELANDUpper Macungie Manager Daniel Olpere, Supervisors Kathy Rader, Sean Gill, Good Will Fire Co. Fire Chief Arlan Wright, President Gary Gorr, Emcee and Chair of the 100th celebration committee Carl Schmoyer III. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography PRESS PHOTOS BY LOU WHEELANDUpper Macungie Manager Daniel Olpere, Supervisors Kathy Rader, Sean Gill, Good Will Fire Co. Fire Chief Arlan Wright, President Gary Gorr, Emcee and Chair of the 100th celebration committee Carl Schmoyer III. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography
Retired Pennsylvania State Fire Commissioner Ed Mann was the keynote speaker for the 100th anniversary celebration. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography Retired Pennsylvania State Fire Commissioner Ed Mann was the keynote speaker for the 100th anniversary celebration. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography
Carl Schmoyer III reads the presentation of the American flag which flew over the U.S. Capitol and presented to the fire department by Vice President Joe Biden. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography Carl Schmoyer III reads the presentation of the American flag which flew over the U.S. Capitol and presented to the fire department by Vice President Joe Biden. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography
Fire Chief Arlan Wright was honored for his 50 years as a member of the Good Will Fire Co. No. 1, Trexlertown. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography Fire Chief Arlan Wright was honored for his 50 years as a member of the Good Will Fire Co. No. 1, Trexlertown. Copyright - Lou Wheeland Photography

Good Will Fire Company celebrates a century of community service

Thursday, May 26, 2016 by LOU WHEELAND Special to The Press in Local News

Good Will Fire Co. No. 1, Trexlertown, recently celebrated its 100th anniversary with a banquet and awards banquet at the Northampton Community Center.

The celebration was attended by volunteer firefighters, women’s auxiliary members, their families and Upper Macungie Township officials.

Keynote speaker for the evening was retired Pennsylvania State Fire Commissioner Ed Mann.

A presentation noting the event was made by Upper Macungie supervisors and an American flag that flew over the U.S. Capitol was presented via a congratulatory statement sent by Vice President Joe Biden.

Good Will Fire Chief Arlan Wright was congratulated and thanked for serving in the fire department for 50 years, starting as a 16-year-old junior firefighter.

See additional photos on page A5.