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Ladders Up 2012

Ladders Up volunteers and organizers celebrate the evening's success: More than $26,500 was raised for the Canadian Fallen Firefighters Foundation.

May 28, 2012 
By Olivia D'Orazio

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The New Tech crew takes it all in . . . Former Burlington fire chief Shayne Mintz with the OAFC's Shelley Molica.

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Food is always popular . . . The amazing band!!

Emcee and Dryden Fire Chief Ken Kurtz – never a dull moment . . . 

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Ladders Up volunteer/organizer, volunteer firefighter and M&L Supply sales rep Randy Vilneff. FFIC's Cat Connolly with Bill Stone.

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The OAFC's Mercedes Foulon and Kurtz . . . drumroll please for the raffle draw!  Firehall Bookstore's Jen Ludwig offers up raffle tickets – which sold out in record time!

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Ladders Up volunteer/organizer and VFIS Canada's Kip Cosgrove looks good in bright yellow! Silent auction winners . . . 

Ladders Up founder and M&L Supply president Mark Prendergast with the Ladders Up commemorative helmet, and emcee Ken Kurtz.

 The high bidder on the helmet, CVFSA president Troy Mutch, with Prendergast, 


The CFFF's Robert Kirkpatrick thanks Ladders Up organizers.  

FFIC sales manager Cat Connolly . . .

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No words . . .  

 The OAFC's Barry Malmsten (right), winner of an axe . . .  

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   The Becketts – Ken and Tim.

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   Kocheck's Lesley and Monika

 FFIC editor Laura King and blogger Jen Mabee . . . red faces from . . . laughing so hard!

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 Mercedes and Ken – dynamic duo!  Kocheck's Leslie Clark and Monika Sellers

 The Ladders Up organizing committee – Toronto Fire's David Sheen, FFIC's Cat Connolly, M&L Supply's Mark Prendergast, VFIS's Kip Cosgrove and the OAFC's Mercedes Foulon, with the CFFF's Robert Kirpatrick and the big cheque for $26,500!

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