Coffman Bend Fire Association, Inc. (CBFA) received their share of the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout charity money — $17,555. It was their largest check yet for their fire association. There were 50 volunteers who gave more than 1,200 service hours handling the Mini Shootout, selling T-shirts, making lunches for the 575 Shootout volunteers, registering boats & safety boats, handing out equipment and supplies to safety boats, being a safety boat for the race, and more.
The check was presented by Kent Morris, a Shootout Board Member, at the CBFA Board Meeting Nov. 6. Margie Frazier, CBFA Fund Development Chair and her husband, Ron, were the volunteer organizers for the Coffman Bend Fire Department. Margie and Ron Frazier have organized the volunteers for the Shootout event for the last three years and were installed in the Shootout Hall of Fame this year.
CBFA, is a non-profit all-volunteer organization providing fire and EMS for the Coffman Bend area at Lake of the Ozarks. CBFA depends on annual membership dues, donations and fund raisers to provide services to Coffman Bend residents, maintain equipment, train their firefighters and emergency medical responders. They recently received an ISO rating of 6 for all Association members who live in the Coffman Bend territory effective January 1, 2014. This was a 1 to 3 rating improvement from prior ratings.