North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey will travel to Surry County on Wednesday, May 12, to present ceremonial matching grant checks totaling more than $60,000 to eight area rescue squads.
The 2 p.m. presentation will take place at the Dobson Rescue Squad, which is receiving a grant of $11,653.92.
The other seven emergency responders receiving grant checks are the C.C. Camp Volunteer Fire Department ($15,950), the Elkin Emergency Rescue Squad ($6,598.50), the Four-Way Volunteer Fire Department ($1,998), the Mountain Park Rescue Squad ($4,186), the Pilot Mountain Rescue and EMS ($5,893.94), the Skull Camp Volunteer Fire Department ($13,675) and the State Road Volunteer Fire Department ($4,187).
The grants are part of a more than $1.6 million program going to 120 rescue squads statewide. The rescue squads use the grant money to help purchase needed equipment.
Here is Commissioner Causey’s public schedule for Wednesday:2 p.m. – Dobson Rescue Squad 246 Rockford Road, Dobson, N.C. 27017