Throwback Thursday-
By Assistant Chief Eric Lamoree
November 2, 2023

Pictured here outside R.E. Ahmed Volkswagen in Poughkeepsie is President Charles Allison, Robert E. Ahmed- President of R.E. Ahmed VW, Daniel Corbo an employee of Ahmed VW and Chief Russell VanPelt.
missing from photo: employees of the dealership, Wayne Nye and Albert Rabe. President Allison and Chief VanPelt are shown acknowledging the men with Certificates of Appreciation for their support of the newly formed Rombout Fire Company. Mr.Ahmed authorized his employees to perform cosmetic refurbishment to Rombout’s 1957 American LaFrance. All paint and supplies were supplied by Mr.Ahmed and his dealership.