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Firefighters ‘Fill-the-Boots' this month, December

November 19, 2001|STAFF REPORT

In November and December, firefighters from the Brawley, El Centro and Imperial County fire departments will be hitting the streets and volunteering their time for their fourth annual Imperial Valley firefighter "Fill-the-Boots" to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

· Imperial County and Brawley firefighters will do their "Fill-the-Boots" from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of First and Main streets in Brawley.

· El Centro firefighters will have their seventh annual "Fill-the-Boots" from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 15 at the intersection of Adams and Imperial avenues.

All the firefighters encourage motorists to drive through the intersections and fill their boots with donations for MDA. Look for the red fire engines, "Fill-the-Boots" banners and firefighters with boots in hand.

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Proceeds will benefit more than 1,250 families served by MDA in Imperial and San Diego counties. MDA is a voluntary health agency working to defeat 43 neuromuscular diseases through treatment, research, patient services and public information.

For more information call Stacy Woolf at (858) 492-9792 or (619) 497-6941.

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