Superman, Spiderman, and Batman – they are whom many consider heroes. But it is the firefighters and lifeguards who come to our rescue and save the lives of our loved ones day in and day out - all in all, they are the real-life heroes.
On Sunday, November 20th, 3:00 to 6:00 pm, you are invited to attend the Third Annual Spaghetti Friend-Raiser at the Puerto Vallarta Fire Department on Avenida Las Americas near the Municipal Stadium. A live auction, 50/50 raffle, station tour, NEW hot-off-the-press tee-shirts and live music will complement the great food donated by local businesses.
Our last event, which was the catalyst to launch the annual Heroes Calendar, attracted hundreds of caring residents and visitors and generated nearly 50,000 pesos to support our first-responders, the 90 men and women of the Puerto Vallarta Fire Department. In addition to the funds, 250 kilos --- over 500 pounds --- of "Bring-a-Thing" items were also donated.
Tim Longpre, Gary Green, Pam Thompson, Kelly Trainor, Cindy DuChateau Ramirez, Bert Ramirez, and Eden Brizio serve on this year’s committee and remind people that space is limited to just 200 so don’t delay in purchasing your tickets, priced at just 150 pesos, through the committee members, at Saturday’s Farmers Market in Lazaro Cardenas Park or online at Bomberos PV.
In addition to tickets, the Department is hoping event-goers will contribute to "Bring-a-Thing" by donating ace wraps, antibiotic ointment, cleaning supplies, gauze sterile dressings, non-sterile and sterile gloves, over-the-counter medicines for pain relief, personal hygiene supplies, powdered infant formula, thermometers, toothbrushes and toothpaste, towels, vitamins, cleaning supplies, crutches and other items.
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