Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey to present ceremonial grant checks to eight Surry County rescue squads on Wednesday

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

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