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Picnic Benefits Friendship Firehouse

Firefighters Myron Dent and Jeffrey Harrison.

Firefighters Myron Dent and Jeffrey Harrison. LOUISE KRAFFT

— The historic Friendship Veterans Fire Engine Association hosted an afternoon picnic on Sept. 23 in Aspen Green at the Virginia Theological Seminary. Pork Barrel BBQ and Hard Times Café donated barbeque and chili. Games were set up on the lawn as local bands played music through the afternoon. The Alexandria Volunteer Collaborative was on hand providing volunteer assistance at the picnic.

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Herb & Hanson perform. Suzanne Ives & Michael Dunkley of BumpKin Pie and the Kate Moran Band also made appearance on stage.

The Friendship Veterans Fire Engine Association assists in the preservation of the historic fire engine house on South Alfred Street ; supports the Alexandria Fire Department, and provides scholarships and other philanthropic services to the Alexandria community.