Event to benefit memorial award

BROADALBIN – A fundraiser for the Matthew W. Phillips Memorial Award will take place from 2 to 6 p.m. May 21 at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8690 on Route 29.

The ticket cost is $10 for admission, which includes food and entertainment. The event includes basket raffles. The entertainment will be provided by the Weaver Brothers.

Phillips, a fourth-generation firefighter who served as captain of the Providence Volunteer Fire Department, died in a motorcycle accident July 5, 2014, at age 22.

This award will be given to a volunteer firefighter from either Fulton or Saratoga County who is graduating from high school.

The tickets will be available at the door or by calling 848-0612 or 986-3238.

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