April 4, 2013

Local firefighters to serve fine dining Tuesday to raise funds for Children's Hospital

Local fire departments are joining forces to raise funds for Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital at the second annual Tip-A-Firefighter at The Old Spaghetti Factory, 1653 Industrial Park Avenue, in Redlands. All are invited to attend.

Firefighters will be serving patrons on Tuesday, April 9, during lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., and dinner from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. All tips collected by the firefighters will benefit Children’s Hospital.

“This is a great way to get the community involved in supporting our organization,” says Zareh Sarrafian, MBA, Children’s Hospital administrator. “We are extremely grateful for the continued support of our local fire departments and to The Old Spaghetti Factory for hosting this wonderful event.”

Tara Thomas, national sales coordinator for The Old Spaghetti Factory, is also proud to be part of this event. “The Old Spaghetti Factory in Redlands is honored to have the opportunity to be a part of the second annual Tip-A-Firefighter fundraiser. This is such an important community event that supports a wonderful cause.”

Firefighters from Colton, Loma Linda, and Redlands city fire departments, as well as San Bernardino County Fire Department, will participate in the fundraiser.

“The Tip-A-Firefighter at The Old Spaghetti Factory is a great fundraiser serving a great cause,” says Bill Conway, president of Redlands Professional Firefighters Association. “This is a wonderful opportunity to interact and serve our community while benefiting Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital.”