2008 Fallen Firefighters Memorial Celebrity Golf Tournament Benefits LAFD Historical Society

Released on: March 11, 2008, 3:59 pm

Press Release Author: The Proper Image Events

Industry: Non Profit

Press Release Summary: Joe Mantegna, Kelly Slater, Gordon Clapp, Ken Howard, Cathy
Lee Crosby and others turn out to play with firefighters and business leaders.

Press Release Body: LOS ANGELES, CA - The Los Angeles Fire Department Historical
Society's (LAFDHS) 2008 Fallen Firefighters Celebrity Golf Tournament will take
place March 24, 2008 at Porter Valley Country Club in Northridge.. only a few
foursomes remain available. Funds raised will benefit the Society, help launch
educational outreach programs for elementary school children, and finalize the
Fallen Firefighters' Memorial in Hollywood.
"Let's make this year's tournament the event that allows us to complete our Fallen
Firefighters' Memorial," said LAFD Battalion Chief Greg Gibson, President of the
Historical Society. "It's up to us to carry the torch for these men and women who
have made the ultimate sacrifice while protecting the property and people of the
city of Los Angeles."
The golf tournament will pair a celebrity with many of the foursomes for the shotgun
scramble. Among the celebrities already confirmed to participate are: Pro Surfer
Kelly Slater, Ken Howard (Rambo, Cane), Joe Mantegna (CBS's Criminal Minds), Gordon
Clapp (Flags of Our Fathers, NYPD Blue), Brett Cullen (Ghost Rider), James B.
Sikking (Made of Honor), Ron Perlman (Hellboy), Cathy Lee Crosby, David Leisure and
more. They will join with LA's finest in an unforgettable day of golfing beginning
with breakfast and contests at 8:30am, two hole-in-ones on the course with
automobiles as the coveted prizes from Hamer Toyota and Galpin Motors; a BBQ Lunch
on the Green; awards reception, silent auction and more.
Tournament sponsors include L.A. Firemen's Credit Union, Sperion Respiratory
Protection USA, Industrial Metal Supply, UFLAC, LA Firemen's Relief Ass'n, Galpin
Motors, Hamer Toyota, and Firemans Brew. For tournament sponsorship info and to
participate in the tournament, please call the Tournament office at 818-994-4661.

In the past 121 years, the Los Angeles Fire Department has lost over 250
firefighters. The Fallen Firefighter's Memorial located at the LAFD Museum at
Hollywood's Historic Fire Station 27 is a tribute to the selflessness and bravery of
those who have fallen in the line of duty. For more information on the LAFD
Historical Society and the Fallen Firefighters\' Memorial, please visit


Web Site: http://lafdhs.com/Golf08.html

Contact Details: 5903 Noble Avenue
Van Nuys, CA 91411
818-994-4661 phone
818-994-6181 fax

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