John Buhr (far right) was recognized and honored for 40 years as President of The Garrison Fire Protection Agency at the Garrison Fire Dept. Christmas Party on December 10. Buhr has served as the agency’s President since it was formed in 1976. The agency is responsible for management of taxes levied for fire protection for the Garrison Fire Department by the City of Garrison; Big Grove, Jackson, Monroe and Homer Townships. Also pictured (L-R) are Garrison Fire Chief Steve Meyer, Garrison Firefighter Kyle Henkle (grandson of Buhr) and Garrison Fire Lieutenant Alan Henkle (Son-in-law of Buhr).

–Submitted by Steve Meyer