WCVFA Convention & Parade is HERE!
September 14, 2017

The 111th Annual WCVFA Convention and Parade is on September 14-16, 2017. Fire Departments county-wide will be attending convention meetings and training seminars, a friendship night, and on Saturday, September 16th, a full dress parade through the Village of Briarcliff Manor.

The parade will begin at 1:00 PM from the assembly points on the many streets west of Mulberry and then funnel out onto Pleasantville Road south through the Village. A reviewing stand will be mid-block on Pleasantville Road. The parade will end in Law Park with a live band for all to enjoy. The fire apparatus will continue beyond Law Park to the Todd School. Because we anticipate a heavy local and out-of-town attendance, the following will be closed to traffic and/or parking due to the parade.

  • Pleasantville Road, from Chappaqua Road to Todd Lane from 12:30 PM-2:30 PM;
  • Parts of Van Lu Van Road will be closed to public parking from 8:00 AM-3:00 PM (to accommodate county and local FD and WC and local government officials);
  • Hickory Road, Willow Drive, Cypress Lane, and Locust Road will have No Parking in effect all day and will be closed to traffic from 12:30 PM-2:30 PM;
  • Mulberry Road will have no parking from 7:00 AM-2:30PM and be closed to traffic from 10:00AM-2:30 PM;
  • All cars parked along the parade route, specifically in the downtown area, at 1:00 PM will not be able to leave their spaces until the conclusion of the parade;
  • The Library will be closed on Saturday and there will be no parking in the Library parking lot from 7:00 AM-7:00 PM;
  • Wells Fargo Bank parking lot will be closed from 8:00 AM-3:00 PM;
  • The Chase Manhattan Bank front area will be restricted for the official reviewing stand;
  • The VH Municipal Parking Lot will be closed from 7:00 AM-7:00 PM (to accommodate county and local FD and WC and local government officials).

Attendee Parking:

The Village is making Public Parking Available at the Law Park Fields and 555 Pleasantville Road. Anyone parking at 555 Pleasantville Road or Law Park Field will be able to take a shuttle bus to the downtown area or the staging area off Willow Drive.

WCFVA Announces Briarcliff Property Group as a Lead Sponsor of the 111th Annual Convention & Parade
August 8, 2017

WESTCHESTER COUNTY VOLUNTEER FIREMEN’S ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES BRIARCLIFF PROPERTY GROUP AS A LEAD SPONSOR FOR THEIR 111TH ANNUAL CONVENTION & PARADE

Left to Right; Chief Robert M. Garcia, Steve Laker, Kevin Cassidy

Briarcliff Manor, NY – The Westchester County Volunteer Firemen’s Association announced today that Briarcliff Property Group will be a lead sponsor for the 2017 Westchester County Volunteer Firemen’s Association Convention and Parade. This year’s convention and parade is being hosted by the Briarcliff Manor Fire Department on September 14th -16th and will include participation from many volunteer fire departments throughout Westchester County.

Offering support this year is a local office complex represented by Kevin Cassidy and Steven Laker. “The volunteer members of the Briarcliff Fire Department have always been responsive and helpful to us at the Briarcliff Corporate Campus” said Cassidy. “We are happy to help not only the Briarcliff Fire Department but the entire Westchester County Volunteer Firemen’s Association with this year’s parade and convention” said Laker. Briarcliff Corporate Campus is located at 555 Pleasantville Road in Briarcliff Manor, NY. The campus consists of two large office buildings, conference center, fitness center as well as a manor house built by the Rockefeller family.

“As one of the smaller villages in Westchester County hosting this event, we greatly appreciate Agera Energy’s very generous support for Westchester County’s volunteer firefighters,” said Alan Goodkin, who chairs this year’s fundraising committee.

The Westchester County Volunteer Firemen’s Association: Westchester County Volunteer Firemen’s Association President Robert Outhouse stated that the association was “founded in 1906, the Westchester County Volunteer Firemen’s Association has been a power in New York State and has helped facilitate significant levels of legislation, for the benefit firefighters, adopted by New York State.  For decades, the Westchester County Volunteer Firemen’s Association fought for a Training Center, and it obtained one of the finest in the State of New York. This would not have been accomplished without the unity and major push of the membership of the WCVFA. Today, the WCVFA continues to maintain a watchful eye for public and firefighter safety.” For ad journal/sponsorship information, please contact Alan Goodkin via email at alan@ackmanziff.com or cell: 917-692-8470.

WCFVA Announces Agera Energy as a Lead Sponsor of the 111th Annual Convention & Parade
August 3, 2017

WESTCHESTER COUNTY VOLUNTEER FIREMEN’S ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES AGERA ENERGY AS A LEAD SPONSOR FOR THEIR 111TH ANNUAL CONVENTION & PARADE

Left to right: Steve Laker, Kevin Cassidy, Chief Robert M. Garcia

Briarcliff Manor, NY – The Westchester County Volunteer Firemen’s Association announced today that Agera Energy will be a lead sponsor for the 2017 Westchester County Volunteer Firemen’s Association Convention and Parade. This year’s convention and parade is being hosted by the Briarcliff Manor Fire Department on September 14th -16th and will include participation from many volunteer fire departments throughout Westchester County. Left to right; Steve Laker, Kevin Cassidy, Chief Robert M. Garcia

“Agera Energy’s corporate commitment since day one has been to make a positive difference and to give back to our communities to ensure they flourish and grow. What better way to give back to our community then to support the volunteer firefighters who selflessly give to the community each and every day” said Kevin Cassidy, Founder of Agera Energy. Cassidy, with both personal and business ties to the Briarcliff Manor area for many years, formed and founded Agera Energy in 2014 and it has since grown to become one of the largest retail energy suppliers in the country.

Joining Kevin in support of the event is Steve Laker, current Chief Operating Officer of Agera Energy. “Growing up my father was a life member of Cortlandt Engine Company in Montrose so I’ve attended firemen’s parades for as long as I can remember. It is an honor to be able to support the 2017 Westchester County Volunteer Firemen’s Association Convention and Parade” said Steve Laker.

Agera Energy and it’s Agera Cares initiative is proud to support the 2017 Westchester County Volunteer Firemen’s Association Convention and Parade.

“As one of the smaller villages in Westchester County hosting this event, we greatly appreciate Agera Energy’s very generous support for Westchester County’s volunteer firefighters,” said Alan Goodkin, who chairs this year’s fundraising committee.

The Westchester County Volunteer Firemen’s Association: Westchester County Volunteer Firemen’s Association President Robert Outhouse stated that the association was “founded in 1906, the Westchester County Volunteer Firemen’s Association has been a power in New York State and has helped facilitate significant levels of legislation, for the benefit firefighters, adopted by New York State. For decades, the Westchester County Volunteer Firemen’s Association fought for a Training Center, and it obtained one of the finest in the State of New York. This would not have been accomplished without the unity and major push of the membership of the WCVFA. Today, the WCVFA continues to maintain a watchful eye for public and firefighter safety.” For ad journal/sponsorship information, please contact Alan Goodkin via email at alan@ackmanziff.com or cell: 917-692-8470.

WCVFA Announces Robison Oil as a Lead Sponsor of the 111th Annual Convention & Parade
July 14, 2017

WESTCHESTER COUNTY VOLUNTEER FIREMEN’S ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES ROBISON OIL AS A LEAD SPONSOR FOR THEIR 111TH ANNUAL CONVENTION & PARADE

Briarcliff Manor, NY – The Westchester County Volunteer Firemen’s Association announced today that Robison Oil will be a lead sponsor for the 2017 Westchester County Volunteer Firemen’s Association Convention and Parade. This year’s convention and parade is being hosted by the Briarcliff Manor Fire Department on September 14th -16th and will include participation from many volunteer fire departments throughout Westchester County.

“Our company, Robison, is built on service – service to our customers and our community. That is why Robison is honored to be able to support the Westchester County Volunteer Fireman’s Association,” said Dan Singer, President of Robison. “These men and women are dedicated and selfless, on call for us 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Volunteer Firemen exemplify our core values and represent the best of our community.“

“As one of the smaller villages in Westchester County hosting this event, we greatly appreciate Robison’s very generous support for Westchester County’s volunteer firefighters,” said Alan Goodkin, who chairs this year’s fundraising committee. “We hope to attract other leading companies in Westchester County and from our local businesses in support of this event.”

The Westchester County Volunteer Firemen’s Association: Westchester County Volunteer Firemen’s Association President Robert Outhouse stated that the association was “founded in 1906, the Westchester County Volunteer Firemen’s Association has been a power in New York State and has helped facilitate significant levels of legislation, for the benefit firefighters, adopted by New York State. For decades, the Westchester County Volunteer Firemen’s Association fought for a Training Center, and it obtained one of the finest in the State of New York. This would not have been accomplished without the unity and major push of the membership of the WCVFA. Today, the WCVFA continues to maintain a watchful eye for public and firefighter safety.” For ad journal/sponsorship information, please contact Alan Goodkin via email at alan@ackmanziff.com or cell: 917-692-8470.

WCVFA Announces 911 Restoration as a Lead Sponsor of the 111th Annual Convention & Parade
June 28, 2017

WESTCHESTER COUNTY VOLUNTEER FIREMEN’S ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES 911 RESTORATION AS A LEAD SPONSOR FOR THEIR 111TH ANNUAL CONVENTION & PARADE

Briarcliff Manor, NY – The Westchester County Volunteer Firemen’s Association announced today that 911 Restoration will be a lead sponsor for the 2017 Westchester County Volunteer Firemen’s Association Convention and Parade. This year’s convention and parade is being hosted by the Briarcliff Manor Fire Department on September 14th -16th and will include participation from many volunteer fire departments throughout Westchester County.

“Like our volunteer firefighters, fast response and dedicated professionals is what 911 Restoration is all about,” said John Campbell, General Manager. “To us at 911 Restoration, the work of volunteer firemen is a basic fabric of our community and we are proud to support them”

“As one of the smaller villages in Westchester County hosting this event, we greatly appreciate 911 Restoration’s very generous support for Westchester County’s volunteer firefighters,” said Alan Goodkin, who chairs this year’s fundraising committee. “We hope to attract other leading companies in Westchester County and from our local businesses in support of this event.”

The Westchester County Volunteer Firemen’s Association: Westchester County Volunteer Firemen’s Association President Robert Outhouse stated that the association was “founded in 1906, the Westchester County Volunteer Firemen’s Association has been a power in New York State and has helped facilitate significant levels of legislation, for the benefit firefighters, adopted by New York State. For decades, the Westchester County Volunteer Firemen’s Association fought for a Training Center, and it obtained one of the finest in the State of New York. This would not have been accomplished without the unity and major push of the membership of the WCVFA. Today, the WCVFA continues to maintain a watchful eye for public and firefighter safety.” For ad journal/sponsorship information, please contact Alan Goodkin via email at alan@ackmanziff.com or cell: 917-692-8470.