The Garrett W. Loomis Foundation is committed to enhancing fire safety education regionally, providing opportunities for individuals or organizations driven to positively impact our local communities and honoring Garrett’s legacy in perpetuity.
On April 11, 2010, the Sackets Harbor community lost a great friend, son, brother, and hero, Garrett Loomis. Garrett, a professional firefighter at Fort Drum and a Sackets Harbor Volunteer Firefighter, was tragically kill while fighting a silo fire at North Harbor Dairy.
WHO WE ARE
THE GARRETT W. LOOMIS FOUNDATION IS A NON-PROFIT 501(C)(3) ORGANIZATION THAT CURRENTLY RAISES FUNDS FOR 3 PURPOSES:
Garrett W. Loomis Firefighting Fund conducts an educational fire training seminar annually with nationally noted speakers. This seminar is free of charge to all attendees. This fund also distributes training monies to Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence county fire departments, as recommended by the committee. This fund is administered by the Northern New York Community Foundation.
The Assistant Fire Chief Garrett W. Loomis Memorial Scholarship Fund awards scholarships to graduating high school seniors from Sackets Harbor Central School. This fund is administered by the Northern New York Community Foundation.
The Garrett W. Loomis Community Grant Program awards grants to Sackets Harbor community factions to honor Garrett’s legacy of community pride. These grants are typically sports oriented. This fund is administered by the Garrett W. Loomis Foundation.
11th Annual Two Nations 1000 Islands Extravaganza Car Show
Friday May 19th 4p to 8p
Saturday, May 20th 9a to awards at 3p
Cerow Park, Clayton, NY
RAIN OR SHINE
Congratulations to all of our award winners at the 11th Annual Two Nations 1000 Islands Extravaganza yesterday!
Valve cover racing class winners:
Young Highway Legend Award: Nanette Pullus
Wild Highway Legend Award: Scott Finch
Overall winner: Scott Finch
Valve cover design winners:
Most unusual: Bill Bartram
Best use of color: Robert DeLong
Best Design: Scott Finch
Best of Show: Randy Sherman
Summit Kids’ Choice Award: Ronnie and Joanne McCormick- 2008 Custom Trike
Hagerty Youth Judging Awards:
1st place: Dan Estal- 1932 Ford 5 Window Coupe
2nd place: Rick Reed- 1913 Harley Davidson
3rd place: Carla Washburn- 2015 Harley Davidson Softail
Best Classic Car: Neal Tyrrell- 1966 Pontiac 2+2
Best Classic Truck: Shawn Perry- 1969 Diamond Reo
Best Modern Car: Nanette Pullus- 2013 Chevy Camaro
Best Modern Truck: Scott Finch- 2022 Ford F-150 Super Snake
Best Motorcycle: Rick Reed: 1913 Harley Davidson
Best Modern Motorcycle: Nick Washburn- 2012 Harley Davidson
Most Unique: Ronnie and Joanne McCormick- 2008 Custom Trike Hellava Ride
Best Display: Rick Reed
Best Rat Rod: Chris Patterson- 1927 Franklin Rat Rod
Best European Import: Todd and Julie Martin- 1957 Volkswagen Beetle
Best Paint: Steve Morris- 1955 Chevy 3100
Best Firetruck: Bob Bouchard- 1841 Hunnman- Sackets Harbor
Best Convertible: Frank Roberge- 1957 Chevy Belair
Peoples’ Choice: Dan Estal- 1932 Ford 5 Window Coupe
Best in Show Honorable Mention: Chip Pickett- 1967 Chevy Chevelle SS
Best in Show: Steve Dillon- 1967 Pontiac GTO