2016 PFRA Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to Madison Hokit, Ellys Rogers, and Matthew Biggerstaff, who each received a $1,000 scholarship from PFRA in the summer of 2016.  The PFRA scholarship committee had a very difficult task this year, being able to select only 3 recipients out of the large number of outstanding and qualified applications that were submitted.  Here’s a… Continue reading »

Recipients of PFRA’s Above & Beyond

At our June 2016 meeting, PFRA presented the Above & Beyond Award to Firefighters Andy Scates, Chris Jefferson, and Calvin Cook. Back in late January these three were on a flight home from Las Vegas after attending the annual clown conference when a female passenger had a very serious seizure.  They stepped forward and provided… Continue reading »

PFRA Hosts PFR Appreciation Picnic

On Saturday, May 14, PFRA was proud to host the annual Appreciation Picnic for our Plano Firefighters and their families.  Most of all the on-shift companies stopped by, along with off-shift personnel and retirees, to enjoy food and games with their friends and family.  Very special thanks goes out to the Heritage Farmstead Museum and… Continue reading »

Bettye Phillips – PFR 2015 Volunteer of the Year

Congratulations to devoted PFRA member Bettye Phillips who was presented with Plano Fire-Rescue’s 2015 Volunteer of the Year award! Bettye put in 80 hours of volunteering with PFR in 2015, and she currently has surpassed well over 1700 volunteers hours since she joined PFRA. We won’t mention how many additional hours she has volunteered with… Continue reading »