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Fundraiser for Firefighting Equipment This Saturday
September 2, 2014 - The Eastern Florida State College Collegiate Veterans Society is hosting the Feasting for Firefighters fundraiser on Sept. 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at East Coast Christian Center, 680 N. Courtenay Parkway, Merritt Island.
Meal tickets are $8 per person.
All funds raised will benefit the Merritt Island Volunteer Fire Department that needs five new self-contained breathing apparatus machines costing nearly $30,000.
The event features a meal consisting of BBQ chicken with two side dishes, a roll and
a drink, and fun family activities.They include:
• Carnival and midway games
• 50/50 raffle with gift baskets and other prizes
• A live band and a DJ
• A huge slide
• Brevard Zoo Animal Encounter
• Fire trucks and a Coast Guard vessel
• A Brevard County Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit
• Smokey Bear
• Free snow-cones for anyone making a donation
Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey and U.S. Coast Guard Commander Bee Perry and Chief Aaron Morgan have volunteered to take turns in a dunking booth to help increase funds raised.
Visit the group's facebook for more information at https://www.facebook.com/efscveterans