Join with the West Glens Falls Fire Department as they host the annual convention and celebrate the volunteer fire service. A Memorial Service will be held in honor of the all firefighters, 1st responders, fire police and and all who have been touched by these courageous individuals. In addition there will be an awards ceremony, trade show a carnival, entertainment, fireworks and more. Enjoy the Mardi Gras Parade on Friday night ~ wait till you see their efforts ~ these gals and guys won't be on Mr Blackwell's list and it is great fun! The Dress Parade presents the companies at their best. Both parades will take place in Lake George. The Hudson Valley Volunteer Firemen's Association was organized in 1889 and encompasses 16 Counties throughout New York State.