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Ladders Up 2012


May 28, 2012
By Olivia D'Orazio

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

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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!!

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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 . . . 

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

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

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The CFFF's Robert Kirkpatrick thanks Ladders Up organizers.  

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FFIC sales manager Cat Connolly . . .

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No words . . .  

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 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

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 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

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 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!