12 female firefighters are competing to be the cover girl for a charity calendar in New Zealand that benefits The Child Cancer Foundation. Check out the story here: http://www.firerescue1.com/fundraising/articles/1042108-Firefighter-calendar-girls-compete-for-votes-in-New-Zealand/ And vote for your favorite girl here: http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.224220684260450.79991.145372118811974 It's a great cause and we're sure they'd love your support!
The Ride for Boo/Brian Carey Memorial Fund, Inc., is pleased to announce the “Fallen Axes” ride. The ride will travel along historic ‘Old Route 66’ from Homewood, IL down to Springfield, IL, escorted by the Illinois State Police, to attend the Illinois State Medal of Valor and Fallen Firefighters Memorial service on 05/12/2011.
At this event the following firefighters will be honored for giving the ultimate sacrifice.
Firefighter Gary L. Cummins, Brocton Volunteer Fire Protection District
Firefighter/EMT Corey Ankum, Chicago Fire Department
Firefighter Edward J. Stringer, Chicago Fire Department
Firefighter/Paramedic Christopher Wheatley, Chicago Fire Department
Assistant Chief Thomas Innes, Hindsboro Fire Protection District
Deputy Chief Mark Johnson, Hinsdale Fire Department
Firefighter/Paramedic Brian Colin Carey, Homewood Fire Department
Lieutenant Frank Fouts V, Kankakee Fire Department
Firefighter Kurt Meusel, Scales-Mounds Fire Department