See our Personnel page for up-to-date information on members.
West Mead #1 VFC accepts donations by check at the following address:
West Mead #1 VFC
c/o Fund Drive Campaign
PO Box 573
Meadville, PA 16335
We regularly organize fundraisers such as a golf outing in June, our annual ice cream social in August, and a turkey shoot in November. We also solicit donations by mail and in person from households in the township district we serve. The department also receives some funds from the township for helping with trees and wires down on roadways.
See our Personnel page for up-to-date information on officers.
No, there is no annual membership fee.
We accept membership applications from new and experienced fire fighters. Please download our membership application, fill it out, and give it to any West Mead #1 member. You may also mail it to the address on our Contact Page, ATTN: Membership Committee.
Junior firefighters may join at age 14, with some restrictions on their hours and activities.
Membership applications are read by a membership committee and then reviewed twice at two monthly business meetings. After the applicant is interviewed by the membership committee, the membership votes on receiving the new member. If approved, he or she begins a six-month probationary period. Unless cause is found to extend the probationary period, he or she becomes a full member the end of that time.