Alexandria Fire Department Celebrates 150th Anniversary with Black Tie Gala

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Alexandria Fire Department Celebrates 150th Anniversary with Black Tie Gala

For Immediate Release: September 26, 2016

  Who: The Alexandria Fire Department
  What: 150th Anniversary Black Tie Gala
  When: Friday, October 7, 6 p.m.
  Where: Embassy Suites Hotel
1900 Diagonal Rd.
Alexandria, Virginia

The public is cordially invited to attend the Alexandria Fire Department’s 150th Anniversary Gala on Friday, October 7, 2016. The gala is the premiere event of the Fire Department’s sesquicentennial year celebration.

The gala will include a cocktail reception and dinner, and a silent auction (to benefit the Friendship Firehouse Foundation and the Alexandria Firefighters and Paramedics IAFF Local 2141 Helping Hands Relief Fund). Guest speakers for the evening will be United States Fire Administrator Ernest Mitchell, Jr. and Chief Billy Goldfeder, Director of the Safety, Health and Survival Section for the International Association of Fire Chiefs. After-dinner music will be provided by Black Tie Entertainment.

Tickets are $75 per person.  Please make checks payable to Firehouse Foundation, P.O. Box 22505, Alexandria VA, 22304. Payment is also accepted via Paypal to

The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended. To request a reasonable accommodation, e-mail or call 703.746.5241, Virginia Relay 711.

For more information, contact Firefighter Rick Muse, Jr., Community Outreach/Public Information Officer, at or 703.746.5217.

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