Henderson Professional Fire Fighters Raise Thousands for Breast Cancer Research

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Henderson Professional Fire Fighters (HPFF) teamed up with the Henderson Firefighter Benevolent Association (HFBA) to raise approximately $3,500 to donate to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Firefighters sold “Go Pink for the Cure” t-shirts within the organization and to community members last month. Henderson firefighters are wearing the shirts on duty throughout the month of October to show their support and to help raise awareness.

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Tronox Makes Donation to Support a Community Holiday Event

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Tronox donated $300 to the McCaw School of Mines to assist in funding their “Halloween at the Mine” event.

On Oct. 24, from 6 to 9 p.m., the McCaw School of Mines will host a Halloween themed night. There will be tours of the mine, trick or treating, a costume parade and games.

The donation was made in hopes that it will help provide the Henderson community with a fun holiday celebration.

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Henderson Police Officers’ Association Launches New Website

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(HENDERSON, Nev.) — Ken Kerby, president of the Henderson Police Officers’ Association (HPOA), is proud to announce the launch of the organization’s new website, http://www.hpoa.us, a responsive, multi-platform website, with an updated press room, a multitude of social media streams, and a visually dynamic background on the association’s community involvement and charitable giving.

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Storey County Professional Firefighters Donate a $1,000 Scholarship to Local High School Student Christopher Dufresne

 

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(Storey County, NV) – In July 2014, the Storey County Professional Fire Fighters (SCPFF) presented a graduating high school student with a $1,000 scholarship. This education-based donation is part of an annual effort for the firefighters to further education in the Storey County community.

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Northern Nevada Fire Fighters to Mass Distribute “Living With Fire” Posters and Door Hangers June 26 – June 30

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(Reno, NV) – Beginning June 30, and through July 15, 2014, Fire Fighters from Truckee Meadows, East Fork, Storey County, Reno, Sparks, Tahoe Douglas, Elko, North and Central Lyon County and Carson City will take to their neighborhoods to distribute information on “Living With Fire.”

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Tronox Donates 21 Gift Cards to Robert L. Taylor Elementary School Robotics Club Students, and Plant Manager Donates Gift Cards to 8 President’s Awardees

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(Henderson, Nev.) – On June 4, 2014, at the Robert L. Taylor Elementary School Graduation Ceremony, Tronox presented (13) Hobby Lobby gift cards to Robotics Club 5th grade graduates (in addition to (8) gift cards to 4th grade students). The Henderson Facility Plant Manager also personally donated gift cards to the school’s eight (8) President’s Awardees.

Each year, Tronox funds the Robotics Club, and also allows employees to volunteer as mentors during their normal work hours. Rick Stater, Henderson Plant Manager, got Tronox involved in the program seven years ago when club instructor, Dr. Larry Pilon, reached out to him for mentoring and financial assistance.

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Firefighters Shave Heads For Good Cause

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Local firefighters shaved their heads to support Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation and St. Baldrick’s Foundation on March 7. The Truckee Meadows and Incline Fire Fighters Associations partnered with the Northern Nevada Children’s Cancer Foundation (NNCCF) for a charity event in conjunction with St. Baldrick’s Foundation signature head-shaving event.

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Fire victims get helping hand with aid of annual fundraiser

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VIA THE LAS VEGAS REVIEW JOURNAL — THE VIEW
By Southwest/Spring Valley View reporter Caitlyn Belcher

Nicholas Williams, 24, smelled something strange as he got ready for bed around 1:30 a.m. Jan. 9 at his Century Village apartment, 4801 Spencer St.

“We heard our neighbors arguing and things physically breaking,” said Williams’ girlfriend, Shannon MacDowell. “Then it got really quiet.” Continue Reading

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