Americans are known for volunteering. In fact we’re coming off a week when the nation observed National Volunteer Week in tribute to all of the many millions of citizens throughout our communities, of every age and from all walks of life, who make such a difference with their willingness to devote time, energy and sacrifice to the lives and needs of others.
It’s a recognition, however, that shouldn’t – and fortunately doesn’t – end after just one week.
Read more in my column, "Taking part, and pitching in"
And remember the Firemen's Association of New York State (FASNY) "RecruitNY" initiative at local volunteer fire departments locally and statewide during the weekend of the April 26-27, 2014.