Hometown Hero Benefit

| June 25, 2009 | 1 Comment

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Annapolis Professional Firefighters announce a Benefit & Silent Auction for Firefighter John P. Smith

City Firefighter John P. Smith is courageously battling aggressive malignant melanoma cancer.  A dedicated professional firefighter for 9 years, John and his wife Mary have a 10-month old son.  His friends and colleagues have organized this fundraiser to express appreciation for all he has done to protect our city and to assist with his medical and other related expenses. We hope you can join us in this show of support for one of our hometown heroes.

Saturday, July 11
12-4 PM
Stan & Joe’s Saloon
37 West Street
Live Music by Sweet Leda
Silent Auction
50/50 Raffle
10 percent of all food and beverage purchased will be donated by Stan & Joe’s to Team Smitty Livestrong Challenge 2009.

Silent Auction items may be donated by contacting Firefighter John Ortlieb at [email protected] or 410.693.2464

Sponsorships are available at $100 Friends, $250 Silver, and $500 Gold by contacting Kathy Nieberding at [email protected] or 410.212.1051 by July 3.

No charge to attend!  Donations will be gladly accepted at the event payable to Friends of John P. Smith. Or by mail to:

Friends of John P. Smith
c/o Annapolis Professional Firefighters
PO Box 2276
Annapolis, MD 21401

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