Firefighters' Living Healthier
Safer Lives Program on Downing Awareness held Saturday,
August 28 at Sanderson Ford in Glendale
and story by Bette Sharpe
Cole Kutis, age12,
and Lisa Kutis, Public Information and Community Relations, Glendale Fire
Department; reminded everyone Saturday to keep a constant vigil around
Glendale Fire Chief, Mark
Burdick, presented a drowning impact awareness proclamation, as part of
the Live Healthier
Safer Lives program, by practicing water
safety. In Maricopa County so
far this year, 30 deaths, including 13 children, have resulted from 100
water related incidents.
is Drowning Impact Awareness Month and the members of the Glendale Fire
Department would like to remind the community to practice the ABCs of
Adult Supervision – eye-to-eye contact
Barriers – pool fences, self-closing, self-latching gates, nets,
layers of protection
Classes – Learn to Swim and CPR
information on Living Healthier Safer
Lives can be found on Glendale Fire Departments website, www.glendaleaz.com/fire.
- Another program
in the Glendale Firefighter's Live Safer Healthier Lives Program
Hunger Now! Food for the Hungry Boxing
Event at Sanderson Ford, in Glendale
Photos and story by Bette
Hunger Now is an international organization that coordinates the distribution of
food and other life-saving materials worldwide. The organization's mission is to end world hunger.
Volunteers of this organization are given the opportunity to
package dehydrated, high protein meals for use in emergency areas, like
the flooded areas of Pakistan. This
is just what to place today at Sanderson Ford in Glendale, Arizona!
Ford purchased or sponsored 50,000 meals at today's event. With the help of 200-300 volunteers, "51,008 meals were
packed", reported Sanderson Ford staff member Dave Tedder. It all
happened in just 74 minutes! Each
box of food weighed 33 pounds. The
boxes of food are headed to flood ravished Pakistan and should there
Sunday, August 29 or shortly after.
information on this organization can be found on their website, http://www.stophungernow.org
51,008 thirty-three pound boxes
of food were packed and wrapped for shipping
today by the Stop Hunger Now organization. The
food is headed to Pakistan. The rice and soy meal packet included in each box will feed
William Bailey, Program
Coordinator for Stop Hunger Now and Joe Lambert get
ready to load the much needed food boxes into the awaiting truck.
from the left, Jack Keller, Pat Madoche, Sue
Lambert, Mary Madoche and Mark Witthar helped with today's event.
Product! (Scan by Ed Sharpe)
A SIDE TRIP THOUGH A
A treasure found on
the floor on display at Sanderson Ford