Sweet Valley Volunteer Fire Company’s annual Memorial Day Fair is big on fun

By Eileen Godin - egodin@timesleader.com
Boys and girls from Northwest Little League have a blast spraying all along the parade route of the Sweet Valley Volunteer Fire Co. Memorial Day Parade. - Tony Callaio | For Dallas Post
Members of the Back Mountain Harvest 4-H club and their horses walk the parade route for the Sweet Valley Volunteer Fire Company’s annual Memorial Day parade. - Tony Callaio | For Dallas Post
Sienna Thomas, Hunting Mills, left; Samantha Rosencrans, Sweet Valley, center; and Megan Spencer, Hunlock Creek, love a parade. The trio were on hand for the annual Sweet Valley Volunteer Fireman’s Memorial Day Parade. - Tony Callaio | For Dallas Post
Mother/daughter duo of Riley Oremus, left, and her mom Maureen from the Trucksville Volunteer Fire and Rescue compete in the Fireman’s Olympics on Monday, May 28. - - Tony Callaio | For Dallas Post
Although he got a bit wet, Thomas Piatt, of Noxen, does his part during the Fireman’s Olympics at the Sweet Valley Volunteer Fire Company’s annual Memorial Day Fair on Monday, May 28. - - Tony Callaio | For Dallas Post

SWEET VALLEY — Big red shiny fire trucks, sirens, music and floats were all part of the Sweet Valley Volunteer Fire Company’s annual parade May 28.

The parade, which featured fire trucks and ambulances from departments throughout the Back Mountain and Wyoming Valley, was part of the Sweet Valley Volunteer Fire Company’s annual Memorial Day Fair held May 24-28 at the fire company at 5383 Main Road i.

The four-day event featured a variety of family-fun games, rides by Nonweiler Amusements and live musical performances by area bands.

Area firefighters also had an opportunity to challenge their strength and balance in the Firemen’s Olympics which followed the parade.

Boys and girls from Northwest Little League have a blast spraying all along the parade route of the Sweet Valley Volunteer Fire Co. Memorial Day Parade.
https://www.mydallaspost.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/web1_SweetValley1.jpgBoys and girls from Northwest Little League have a blast spraying all along the parade route of the Sweet Valley Volunteer Fire Co. Memorial Day Parade. Tony Callaio | For Dallas Post

Members of the Back Mountain Harvest 4-H club and their horses walk the parade route for the Sweet Valley Volunteer Fire Company’s annual Memorial Day parade.
https://www.mydallaspost.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/web1_SweetValley2.jpgMembers of the Back Mountain Harvest 4-H club and their horses walk the parade route for the Sweet Valley Volunteer Fire Company’s annual Memorial Day parade. Tony Callaio | For Dallas Post

Sienna Thomas, Hunting Mills, left; Samantha Rosencrans, Sweet Valley, center; and Megan Spencer, Hunlock Creek, love a parade. The trio were on hand for the annual Sweet Valley Volunteer Fireman’s Memorial Day Parade.
https://www.mydallaspost.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/web1_SweetValley3.jpgSienna Thomas, Hunting Mills, left; Samantha Rosencrans, Sweet Valley, center; and Megan Spencer, Hunlock Creek, love a parade. The trio were on hand for the annual Sweet Valley Volunteer Fireman’s Memorial Day Parade. Tony Callaio | For Dallas Post

Mother/daughter duo of Riley Oremus, left, and her mom Maureen from the Trucksville Volunteer Fire and Rescue compete in the Fireman’s Olympics on Monday, May 28.
https://www.mydallaspost.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/web1_SweetValley4.jpgMother/daughter duo of Riley Oremus, left, and her mom Maureen from the Trucksville Volunteer Fire and Rescue compete in the Fireman’s Olympics on Monday, May 28. Tony Callaio | For Dallas Post

Although he got a bit wet, Thomas Piatt, of Noxen, does his part during the Fireman’s Olympics at the Sweet Valley Volunteer Fire Company’s annual Memorial Day Fair on Monday, May 28.
https://www.mydallaspost.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/web1_SweetValley5.jpgAlthough he got a bit wet, Thomas Piatt, of Noxen, does his part during the Fireman’s Olympics at the Sweet Valley Volunteer Fire Company’s annual Memorial Day Fair on Monday, May 28. Tony Callaio | For Dallas Post

By Eileen Godin

egodin@timesleader.com

Reach Eileen Godin at 570-991-6387 or on Twitter @TLNews.

Reach Eileen Godin at 570-991-6387 or on Twitter @TLNews.