Local

November 1, 2013

March Firefighters don pink for cancer awareness

In observance of October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, March Fire Department firefighters wore pink
T-shirts at their Friday morning roll call to raise awareness of, and support for, fund raising efforts for local cancer
research and care centers. The firefighters participated in their sixth ‘Believe’ Walk in Redlands, Calif., Oct. 6,
2013.

October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month and employees in many federal, state, local agencies and commercial companies chose to observe the annual awareness month by donning pink. The White House was illuminated in pink light at night, major league baseball players wielded pink baseball bats and firefighters across the nation wore pink T-shirts.

The members of the March Fire Department were no exception and have always been active in supporting the local community.

Firefighter and president of the March Fire Department Association, Neal Jensen, adopted the color pink for Breast Cancer Awareness, and with the support of other members of the department decided to raise money for this worthwhile cause.

“We have all been touched by cancer in some way, said Jensen. “Whether it’s a family member, a friend, or ourselves. By selling the pink March Fire Department T-shirts, this gives us a chance to help.”

On Oct. 6 March firefighters participated in their sixth “Believe Walk” – a Stater Brothers Charity held in the city of Redlands. All moneys raised during the walk were donated for to local cancer research, to improve cancer care and support services for cancer patients and their families in the Inland Empire communities of Southern California.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 
U.S. Air Force photo/Sean Dath

Local organization donates packages to March troops

U.S. Air Force photo/Sean Dath Nora Shaw, project coordinator for Sariaya Association of California, puts the final touches on a care package prior to it being sent to deployed servicemembers from March ARB. Deployed service me...
 
 

‘Tis the season to drink responsibly

KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. (AFNS) — It’s that time of year when holiday parties and late night celebrations begin to fill our calendars and we look forward to spending time with family and friends to celebrate our own special reasons for the season. Every Christmas Eve, I celebrate my life and I give thanks...
 
 

Good cyber security habits essential during holidays

With so many new methods for cyber theft, it’s important to remember to take extra steps to protect your bank accounts and money this season, as criminals look to take advantage of the increased spending activity. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to protect your identity and your wallet. Here are some tips for...
 

 

Shop and donate wisely this holiday season

California Attorney General Kamala D. Harris recently issued tips on how Californians can protect themselves from identity theft and make the most of their charitable giving throughout this holiday season. Tips for safe shopping: Review your bank and credit card statements frequently for unusual and unfamiliar transactions. In the event of a security breach involving...
 
 
HBI--strength-training-getting-started

Build a better body through strength training

Strength training, also called weight training, boosts your metabolism by adding lean muscle, helping you lose weight and keep it off. It can also prevent diabetes, fight aging, keep your bones strong, protect your memory, lowe...
 
 

Air Force Fitness Management System slated for upgrade

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas — Active-duty, Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard officers and enlisted members who want to maintain copies of their pre-July 2010 fitness records need to access the Air Force Fitness Management System (AFFMS) and save or print their records by Dec. 30, Air Force Personnel Center officials said Dec....
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin