A recent donation from JZ Knight to the Southeast Thurston Fire/EMS was a way to say thank you for their professional services. The donation went to the department’s smoke detector and battery program and other public education and community projects. Southeast Thurston Fire/EMS Chief Rita Hutcheson & her staff have been very responsive, proficient and courteous whenever their services are required at Ramtha’s School of Enlightenment or Ms. Knight’s home. Ms. Knight wishes to acknowledge through this contribution the current economic environment that has led to cutbacks in public services, forcing difficult decisions for the Fire Commissioners and local representatives just to maintain current response times and citizen services. The Fire Consolidation issue to be on the ballot in February, 2010 is strongly supported by Ms. Knight.