Fire departments receive donations

KNOXVILLE, TN – Cherokee Distributing Company and MillerCoors have teamed up and are pleased to announce a joint donation of $12,000 to the local fire departments who served during last year’s wildfires in Blount and Sevier counties.

Each of the following fire departments will receive a $1,000 gift:

Blount County Fire Department

Caton Chapel Volunteer Fire Department

English Mountain Volunteer Fire Department

Kodak Fire Department

Pigeon Forge Fire Department

Pittman Center Volunteer Fire Department

Sevier County Rescue Squad

Sevier County Volunteer Fire Department

Sevierville Fire Department

Seymour Fire Department

Walden’s Creek Volunteer Fire Department

Wears Valley Volunteer Fire Department
For every case of Coors Banquet beer sold during the month of December, Cherokee Distributing Company and MillerCoors donated 50 cents to local fire departments whose areas were affected by the fires. The proceeds from the campaign totaled $12,000.

Cherokee Distributing Company area manager Mike Dunn (center) presents a check for $1,000 to the Blount County Fire Department. Cherokee Distributing Company and MillerCoors teamed up to donate a total of $12,000 to the fire departments who bravely fought the wildfires in Blount and Sevier counties in 2016. Pictured from left: Blount County Fire Department Lieutenant Tim Ogle, Mike Dunn and Blount County Fire Department Captain Kermit Easterling. Photo submitted.