At the annual general meeting of the seelach fire department association in the "zum heiligenwaldchen" inn numerous deserving members were honored. Six of them were awarded honorary membership. The two most outstanding personalities concerned the first chairman and the commander: while stefan fobel was confirmed for another six years at the head of the association, jurgen seemann announced that he would resign from the leadership of the active troop after 18 years and would not run again in the election of the commander in may.
In his review of the year, fobel thanked the numerous helpers whose efforts are indispensable for the association to be able to carry out its tasks. The children's parade at the kronach open-air fire was held under the motto "30 years of the seelach youth fire department" participated. A high point of the association year was again the hike combined with a bus trip. Of the 80s party, which has already become a regular part of the year, the performances by the youth group and donald trump's election speech on the subject of "make seelach great again" were particularly noteworthy this time!" Remembered. The carnival party announced fobel for rosenmontag.
Commandant jurgen seemann puts the number of active members at 30. For 2017, he recorded 14 performed exercises and participation in four community exercises. He emphasized the particularly demanding "long hose run" exercise where the water from the loschteich and the. Water holders in the seelacher local center over 800 meters to an estate at the local exit in the direction of gehulz were demanded and there the loscheinsatz was rehearsed. Eight youth fire departments with a total of 70 people participated in the youth community meeting on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the seelach youth fire department, thanks to the efforts of the youth warden thomas kessel, as seemann reported. The four operations of the seelach fire department in the past year involved a house fire, a refrigerator fire, weather damage and a search for persons.
The commander also took a look at the "future of the fire departments in general" before: the weirs must be organized in such a way that they remain open to all interested parties. "We don't just need highly qualified specialists", underlined seaman. "We also need people to do the strenuous, dirty physical work."
The new elections had the following result: first chairman is stefan fobel, his deputy klaus limmer, youth warden thomas kessel, council wardens are gunter welscher, thomas jakob and michael stark, flag bearer michael porzelt and andre stark, club servants stefanie porzelt and hans porzelt, entertainment servants walter schenk, jorg limmer, gunter welscher and klaus limmer, treasurer jochen grobmann and herbert schuhback, trustees (passive) karl kessel and gustav zeib.
Deputy district administrator bernd steger expressed his pride in the "new fire department domicile" being built in the district town. Second mayor angela hofmann spoke of the foundation of values on which the seelach firefighters perform their duties and contribute to the cohesion of their district and beyond.
District fire chief joachim ranzenberger emphasized: "behind every firefighting operation there are people who need help." According to ranzenberger, publicity among the population must be stepped up with the aim of ensuring that as many people as possible see firefighting as a joint task.
Thomas kessel and thomas jakob honored for 25 years of active service. Karl kessel, eberhard neder, helmut winter, horst rittmann, walter schenk and herbert schuhback were appointed honorary members of the fire department association. Karl bernschneider was honored for 70 years of membership, franz beitzinger for 65 years, and gustav zeib for 60 years. Stefan kratofil, helmut winter, michael schmidt, claudia beetz, claudia limmer, cindy renner, petra messelberger, klaus ammer, thomas jakob and thomas kessel were honored for 25 years of association membership.