Candy Cane Drive hits Cheney on Dec. 18

Event heralds a renewed sense of holiday normalcy

CHENEY – The Local No. 1919 firefighter union is once again embarking on its annual Candy Cane Drive around the city Dec. 18 to bolster some holiday cheer for the community.

City Fire Chief Tom Jenkins said he is personally thankful the city is continuing a long-standing tradition of the Fire Department directly interacting with and giving back to the community.

Jenkins talked about a department’s “need to be needed” by the community they serve.

He compared the feelings of giving back to the community to the feeling of comradery a squad feels after putting out a fire and flawlessly executing y...


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