Cherokee County Fire
& Emergency Services

Fire Department Presents Check to Goshen Valley Boys Ranch

March 25, 2020

Cherokee County Fire and Emergency presented a check today for $4,034 to Evan Ingram, Community Engagement Coordinator, at the Goshen Valley Boys Ranch located in the Salacoa area of Cherokee County.  The fire department donated their winnings from the recent Guns and Hoses 5K Run that was held on February 21st at Hobgood Park. 

The fire department had 344 runners sign up for the Hoses team, while the sheriff’s office (Guns) had 249 runners. Cherokee County Fire & Emergency Services has been donating their winnings to Goshen Valley since 2014.  Since then, the fire department has donated a total of $29,614 to support the boys ranch.

Goshen Valley Boys Ranch provides hope and a family-model home for boys who do not have either.  This was the 15th annual Guns and Hoses Run that was presented by the Cherokee County Recreation and Parks Agency.

The fire department wishes to thank everyone who came out and participated in the run to help the Goshen Valley Boys Ranch.

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Fire Chief, Tim Prather (left), presents Evan Ingram (right), Community Engagement Coordinator for Goshen Valley, with the check as Fire Investigator, Cheri Collett, IT Department Manager, Stuart Vaughn, Division Chief, Dean Floyd and Laura King, Executive Assistant to the Fire Chief, look on.
Fire Chief, Tim Prather (left), presents Evan Ingram (right), Community Engagement Coordinator for Goshen Valley, with the check as Fire Investigator, Cheri Collett, IT Department Manager, Stuart Vaughn, Division Chief, Dean Floyd and Laura King, Executive Assistant to the Fire Chief, look on. (click image for slideshow)