Auxiliary



Welcome to the Earleigh Heights Auxiliary! 

Mission: 

We, the members of the Auxiliary to the Earleigh Heights Volunteer Fire Company (EHVFC), unite to render administrative and financial support to the fire company and our local community. 

Goal:

The main goal of the Auxiliary is to host an environment of service-oriented individuals from diverse backgrounds to facilitate camaraderie while supporting the growth of the fire company and community. We are a close-knit group of individuals who have a lot of fun together.

 

Who We Are:

 

As of 2022, our auxiliary has over two (2) dozen active members spanning many diverse, multi-generational backgrounds - making each members' call to service unique. Our roster ranges from teenagers to seniors! this makes us rich with perspective to promote interest, establish harmony, and cultivate friendships among those with similar calls to service. 

 

Commitment: 

Our organizational commitment can range depending on the individuals’ personal desires. 

To maintain an "Active Membership" you must:

 

  • Attend one Administrative Meeting intended to discuss organizational affairs
  • Work one Wednesday bingo - currently on a six (6) week rotation
  • Attend/Work 50% of other affairs through the year (average <2/month)

 

Incentive to Join:

 

Maryland State Income Tax Subtraction Modification Incentive (MITSMI)

  • After three (3) invested years supporting the fire company and meeting a minimum yearly threshold of 50 Service Points, eligibility to claim an Income Tax Deduction is afforded. 
  • This benefit is currently slated at $7,000 for 2022 Income Tax Returns.

 

What Do We Do?

Bingo: Every Wednesday night, we prepare and serve food and beverage during bingo to supplement support to the fire company’s fundraising efforts. We offer burgers, hot dogs, pizza, meatball subs, chicken tenders, sandwiches, and French fries. Our members are divided into six (6) rotating teams.

 

During the winter, we host Sunday Cash Bingos. We not only operate the kitchen, but we also are out working the bingo floor. These events have helped maintain a steady stream of income during the cold, winter months. 

 

Twice a year, we coordinate and organize a Designer Purse Bingo. These are a community favorite and a great source of revenue for our auxiliary.

 

 

Carnival: The carnival is a major fundraiser EHVFC and is a favorite with the community. It lasts 8-9 days and the Auxiliary prepares and sells food each night.

 

Lunch with Santa: Lunch with Santa is an extremely popular community event held in early December. We decorate the fire hall and provide crafts for the kids. To give back to the community we serve, we strive to put on this event free of charge for children. We also give everyone the opportunity to have their picture taken with Santa! 

 

Lunch with Easter Bunny: Like Lunch with Santa, we decorate the fire hall, provide crafts for the kids, and give everyone an opportunity to have their picture taken with the Easter Bunny. Again, to give back to the community, we strive to put on this event free of charge for children. 

 

Other Events: The Auxiliary provides food services for various other EHVFC events - Bull and Oyster Roast and Open House.

We also provide food service upon request from groups that rent the hall.

 

Qualifications:

To become a volunteer of our Auxiliary:

 

  • A desire to serve your community
  • Willingness to work
  • Must be at least 16 years old
     

The Auxiliary is an active participant to the Ladies Auxiliary to the Anne Arundel County Volunteer Fire Association (LA AACVFA) and the Ladies Auxiliary to the Maryland State Fireman’s Association (LAMSFA).

 

Can’t wait to hear from you and we're excited for the opportunity to work and grow the organization together!

 

Join us for the following events in 2022-2023! 

Cash Bingo - 9/18/22, 10/16/22, 11/20/22 || 2/26/23, 3/19/23, 4/14/23, 9/17/23, 10/22/23, 11/19/23

Designer Purse Bingo - 9/23/22 || 4/21/23, 9/22/23

Lunch with Santa - 12/4/22 || 12/3/23

Lunch with the Easter Bunny - 3/26/23
 

For more information or to request an application, reach out to ladiesauxiliary@ehvfc.org!

 


Contact Us

  Photo of the Day

  Event Calendar

Sat, Dec 3, 2022

Santa Runs

Sun, Dec 4, 2022

Santa Runs

Wed, Dec 7, 2022

Bingo

Hall Rental