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Thursday, August 26, 2010

Benefit to be held for families of fallen Bridgeport firefighters


A fundraiser to benefit the families of Bridgeport firefighters Lt. Steven Velasquez and Firefighter Michel Baik, who died fighting a July 24 house fire, will be held starting at 1 p.m. Sept. 25 at Lanza Restaurant, 370 East Main St., Ansonia.
All ticket and raffle proceeds will be given to The Bridgeport Fallen Firefighters Fund, in c/o Bridgeport Firefighters Employees Federal Credit Union, Bridgeport.
The event will include a touch a truck, pony rides, a bounce house and face painting for the kids. There will be bands all day outside, food, beverage trucks, and raffles for the adults, organizers said. The donation is $20 ticket. Tickets are available at Lanza.

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