Members of the Maine Forest Service, fire fighters and Maine State Police was at Thomas College for a "Day of Thanks" on Saturday.
Children heard "Otto Von Schnoodle's" newest story which is all about fire, police and rescue personnel.
The first 200 received a copy of Otto's newest book and met Otto in person!
Organizer Grace Birch stated "We are celebrating literacy, we are celebrating the beginning of the 2017-2018 school year, and we are absolutely 100% celebrating our first responders, Maine's first responders and all the first responders across the United States."
There was a baseball clinic, a smoke trailer, helicopters and more.
To find out more about Otto and the Grace Birch Community Alliance visit their website HERE.