2nd ‘Caring for COVA’ event will be Saturday with food and fun

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 24 June 2022 at 4:24 pm

File photo by Tom Rivers: The “Caring for COVA” event last June included several food and craft vendors, and other entertainment. Serenity Acres brought along several farm animals including a horse. A petting zoo will be back on Saturday.

ALBION – The second annual “Caring for COVA” event will be Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with many activities planned, as well as a tour of the COVA base at 239 South Main St.

There will be a basket raffle with 60 to 70 baskets, tours of COVA ambulances and fire department apparatus, a petting zoo led by the Albion FFA, rock painting, and activities from Best of Thymes Party Rental.

There will also by child car seat checks from the Albion Police Department, the State Police seat belt simulator, and food and beverages from the Albion Masonic Lodge, Blue Groove Coffee, The Coffee Joint and Twisted Treats ice cream.

“It’s learning about why COVA is here and the services we provide,” said Brandi Fisher, an EMT and chief financial officer for COVA. “At time a when ambulance providers are struggling all across the country we are very fortunate to have a community-based ambulance service like COVA.”