Dearborn Fire Department Teams with HFCC Students at Farmers Market

Photo_1webHFCC Emergency Medical Services students were on hand at the Dearborn Farmers and Artisans Market recently with the Dearborn Fire Department to educate guests on fire safety and HFCC’s Paramedic and Firefighter/Paramedic Associate in Applied Science degree programs. L to R: Dearborn Fire Department Battalion Chief John Hay, HFCC EMS student Ian Black of Dearborn, HFCC EMS student Tim Duda of Dearborn, Dearborn Fire Department Lieutenant William Klim, HFCC EMS student Kevin Bejster of Dearborn, Dearborn Firefighter Lori Barch, Dearborn Firefighter Dan Morse, and visitors Jen Whaley and Rylan Whaley of Baltimore, Nancy Dau of Dearborn Heights and Sparky the Fire Dog.

Photo_2webHenry Ford Community College Emergency Medical Services Program Manager Shannon Bruley poses with Dearborn Farmers and Artisans Market visitors Rylan and Jen Whaley of Baltimore. HFCC’s EMS Program and the Dearborn Fire Department educated Dearborn citizens about fire safety and proper placement of smoke detectors. HFCC’s EMS program representatives distributed smoke detectors & placement maps to citizens.

Henry Ford Community College sponsored the Dearborn Farmers and Artisans Market, which was presented by the Dearborn Chamber of Commerce, throughout the summer and up until Oct. 30, and provided special activities and important information to visitors of the market and members of the community.

HFCC Emergency Medical Services students were on hand at the market recently with the Dearborn Fire Department to educate guests on fire safety and the proper placement of smoke detectors in the home. In addition, students and administrators from HFCC’s EMS programs and Honors Program student Kylie Hoadley provided information on HFCC’s Paramedic and Firefighter/Paramedic Associate in Applied Science degree programs. Sparky the Fire Dog also was on hand with firefighter gear from the Dearborn Fire Department for visitors to try on.

Each week, representatives from different HFCC programs were present at the market with information and activities. Programs that were represented include HFCC’s Ice Carving Club, HFCC’s Student Activities Office, HFCC’s Nursing Program, HFCC’s Athletic Program and the Skylight Café. In addition, representatives from HFCC’s Office of Enrollment Development were available to provide information about HFCC’s programs and services, especially cutting-edge programs focused on the future, such as biotechnology, alternative energy and health careers to prepare students for Michigan’s new economy.

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