Support The Signal Mountain Police And Fire Christmas Fund 2018

Sunday, December 2, 2018

Centennial celebration planning, new Town Council members, strong schools, sports and extracurricular activities, a second fire hall and 10 new firefighters, a lot is happening in our community due to the selfless efforts of so many leaders and public servants.

As we prepare for the Centennial Celebration of Signal Mountain (April 4, 2019) and reflect on the many men and women, families, and generations who have invested in the community in which we are fortunate to live, work, and play, we are thankful for the 46 police and fire personnel who protect us every day. 

Over 45 years ago, my grandfather, Silas M. Robertson, Jr., started the Signal Mountain Police & Fire Christmas Fund. After his passing in 2004 and in light of his legacy of giving and of loving our community, we named the fund the S. M. Robertson Police & Fire Christmas Fund. This is a time for the citizens of Signal Mountain to express our thanks by contributing to a Christmas Fund, which is divided among the police and fire personnel on Christmas Eve.

Please join me in showing our overwhelming support for these men and women. As Christmas is a time to rejoice with family and friends and a time to thank God for our many blessings, please consider making a contribution as part of your year-end giving. No gift is too small or too large ($10, $25, $100, $500, or more).

Due to our growth, we have added 10 firefighters over the last year so any additional dollars would  be greatly appreciated. You can put your contribution in a box located at the Police Station or mail a check payable to the S. M. Robertson Police & Fire Christmas Fund, to the Police Department,
1111 Ridgeway Ave., Signal Mountain, TN 37377 or donate with PayPal.

As we celebrate the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ, your police officers and firefighters join me in wishing you and yours a safe and happy Christmas season. 

T. W. Francescon, Jr.
S. M. Robertson Police & Fire Christmas Fund


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