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DEAR FIRE FIGHTER SUPPORTERS

I would like to personally take this opportunity to thank you for supporting your local firefighters.  Your contribution will benefit firefighters throughout Kinston and Lenoir County.  You show your support not only for the firefighters, but for your community as well.

The Kinston Professional Fire Fighters Association represents local firefighters, who are employed by the fire department, in their efforts to take a pro-active approach to fire safety and community services throughout Lenoir County.  We are a non-profit professional organization; therefore, these ticket vouchers are not tax deductible for Federal tax purposes as a charitable contribution, unless you donate your ticket vouchers to a charitable organization.  But please be assured the Kinston firefighters and the community they serve will benefit from your support.

It is important to note that we represent the Career Professional Firefighters themselves (not the government agencies) and do not financially support any volunteer fire departments. 

The firefighters of our nation are rated as having the number one most hazardous occupation in terms of death and injury.  Working with the citizens of Lenoir County, perhaps we can change these statistics.

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me at (252) 643-2020.

Once again, I thank you for your support.  It is friends like you that make a difference.

Sincerely,

David Ricke
President, Kinston Professional Fire Fighters Association
KINSTON FIRE FIGHTERS SAFETY PROGRAMS


o Camp Celebratea weekend camp for children ages 7-15 who have survived traumatic burn injuries; activities include swimming, canoeing, arts and crafts, as well as an opportunity to meet other kids who share the experience of having been burned

o Fire Safety Coloring Books for 3rd graders in Lenoir County

o Support of Caswell No 1 Fire Station Museum

o Jaycee Burn Center, supporting the burn center at UNC Hospital where the firefighters go if they are injured on duty – it is also the best burn center in the state for children; assisting local families of burn victims with extraneous expenses, like traveling back-and-forth to the center.

o Smoke Detector Program

o Firefighter’s Benevolent Fund (assistance for FF’er during time of serious illness or family after death in the line of duty)

o Support for St. Baldrick’s (childhood cancer research) & MDA


This Fall, we will be presenting:

Mark Chesnutt

Sunday, September 24th at 6:30pm
Dorton Arena in Raleigh






For information please call
(910) 398-6395