THESE BOOTS WERE MADE FOR FILLING
2014 MARKS 60 YEARS OF FIREFIGHTERS SUPPORTING MDA
- Date: March 31, 2014 PIO # 14-3-31
FILL THE BOOT KICKOFF
3 p.m. Tuesday, April 1
Northwest 27 Avenue & West Broward Boulevard
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
In keeping with an annual tradition and partnership that started in 1954, Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue and the International Association of Fire Fighters Local 4321 will hit the streets for the popular Muscular Dystrophy Association’s annual fundraiser in front of the BSO Public Safety Building Tuesday afternoon.
Joining firefighters for the boot drive kickoff will be Sheriff Scott Israel and Fire Chief Tony Stravino, along with fire-rescue command staff.
The fill-the-boot campaign will continue through Saturday, April 5 at the above and below listed locations:
State Road 84 & U.S. 1, Ft. Lauderdale
Griffin Road & U.S. 1, Dania Beach
Hillsboro Boulevard. & U. S. 1, Deerfield Beach
State Road 7 & West Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderdale Lakes
Pembroke Road, just west of I-95, Pembroke Park
Flamingo & Stirling roads, Cooper City
Outside Publix, 4567 Weston Rd. (Weston Commons), Weston
Outside Publix, 294 Indian Trace (Weston Lakes Plaza), Weston
Outside Publix, 1601 Promenade Blvd. (Weston Town Center), Weston
Sunrise Boulevard & Northwest 31 Avenue, near Ft. Lauderdale
Davie Blvd. & State Road 7, near Ft. Lauderdale
Everglades Holiday Park, 21940 Griffin Rd.
The funds raised provide research, clinic visits, support groups, repair to equipment like wheelchairs and the opportunity for children from 6-17 to attend the MDA summer camp. All the money collected in Broward stays local to help those with neuromuscular diseases.
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