Chief and Sr. Captain James Dillon of West I-10 Volunteer Fire Department will be the featured speaker of the Greater Katy Exchange Club. The monthly meeting will take place on Wednesday, May 4 at 6:30 p.m. at West I-10 Fire Station 4, 22855 Franz Rd.
Chief Dillion has been a firefighter/paramedic for 10 years, and worked on some of the busiest Medic Units in Houston. Dillon has received multiple awards in Houston for rescue calls and for helping write the Houston Fire Department International Accreditation.
The Exchange Club will be presenting a Fire Person of the year award. Attendees will tour the new high tech facility which is the newest fire station in the Katy area. The West I-10 Fire Department is a growing combination emergency services department that covers approximately 40 square miles with a population of around 110,000 served by 5 stations. The department provides service to Harris County Emergency Services District 48 and Fort Bend County Emergency Services District 1. The department is comprised of 100 volunteer administrative personnel of paid part time firefighters, paid emergency medical ambulance personnel, and paid administrative staff.
The Greater Katy Exchange Club meets the first Wednesday of each month 6:30 p.m. Guests are welcome. Dinner is $15. Advance reservations must be made by May 3 at 12 p.m. to Shivani Shah-Palaniappan by calling 281-827-5795 or online at KatyExchangeClub.com.
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