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Fountain ball coming up April 13

March 28, 2019

It’s a big change for a big event for the Fountain Area Fire Department, but it’s time to get ready for the firemen’s ball.

The ball has traditionally been hosted on Memorial Day weekend. This year, it will be April 13 at Sherman Township Hall.

“Our numbers have been down the last few years,” said Shirley Chancellor, who is the secretary of the Fountain Area Fire Department and its safety officer. “Everyone comes to the horse pull, and they go home to rest. … We put a lot of money into (the ball). We have a luncheon, and the bands are expensive.

“We figured, let’s try and do it a little earlier to get a little more participation.”

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