FIREFIGHTERS GIVE MOTORISTS THE BOOT
OFFICIAL KICKOFF FOR MDA BOOT DRIVE
- Date: April 21, 2013 PIO Number: 13-4-12
- PHOTO OP
- 10 a.m. Monday, April 22, 2013
- West Broward Boulevard and Northwest 27 Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale
In keeping with an annual tradition, Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue and the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF) Local 4321 will hit the streets for the popular Muscular Dystrophy Association’s annual fundraiser in front of the BSO Public Safety Building Monday morning.
Joining firefighters for the boot drive kickoff will be Sheriff Scott Israel and Fire Chief Tony Stravino, along with command staff members.
The fill-the-boot campaign will continue through Saturday, April 27 at the above and below listed locations:
State Road 84 & U.S. 1, Ft. Lauderdale
Griffin Road & U.S. 1, Dania Beach
Hillsboro Blvd. & U. S. 1, Deerfield Beach
State Road 7 & West Oakland Park Blvd., Lauderdale Lakes
Pembroke Road, just west of I-95, Pembroke Park
Flamingo & Stirling Roads, Cooper City
Outside Publix, 4567 Weston Rd. (Weston Commons), Weston
Outside Publix, 294 Indian Trace (Weston Lakes Plaza), Weston
Outside Publix, 1601 Promenade Blvd. (Weston Town Center), Weston
Sunrise Blvd & NW 31st Ave., near Ft. Lauderdale
Davie Blvd. & State Road 7, near Ft. Lauderdale
Everglades Holiday Park, 21940 Griffin Rd.
The funds raised provide research, clinic visits, support groups, repair to equipment like wheelchairs and the opportunity for children from 6-17 to attend the MDA summer camp. All the money collected in Broward stays local to help those with neuromuscular diseases.
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