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THE MONTH OF OCTOBER IS
BREAST CANCER AWARENESS
MONTH THROUGHOUT THE
COUNTRY. AND AS OUR DAVE WILLIAMS
REPORTS, ONE GROUP OF FIRST
RESPONDERS IS DOING THEIR
PART TO HELP SPREAD THE
WORD.  
 
 
 
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EVERY DAY.. THE STATESBORO FIRE DEPARTMENT DOES ITS
PART TO SERVE THE CITIZENS
OF STATESBORO AND BULLOCH
COUNTY.. BUT WHEN THE MONTH
OF OCTOBER ROLLS AROUND
THEY TAKE THAT ONE STEP FURTHER. EVERY YEAR SINCE 20-11,
THEY’VE BEEN SELLING
CANCER
AWARENESS DUTY T-SHIRTS
FOR 20 DOLLARS A PIECE WIT
ALL PROCEEDS GOING TO LOCAL CANCER CHARITIES. (CHIEF GRAMS)
“WE’LL MAKE DONATIONS TO
SEVERAL OF THOSE DIFFERENT
FOUNDATIONS THAT’S EITHER
HELPING THE FAMILIES THAT
ARE GOING THROUGH IT O RESEARCH AND MEDICAL
RESEARCH FOR FINDING CURES
AND TREATMENTS FOR THE
DIFFERENT CANCERS.”
AND WHILE, BREAST CANCER
REMAINS THE MAIN FOCUS OF THE T- SHIRTS.. THIS YEAR.. THE SHIRT FEATURES AN
AMERICAN FLAG WITH AN
ORANGE FIRE AXE
REPRESENTING THE FIGHT
AGAINST LEUKEMIA. (CHIEF GRAMS)
“THIS YEAR WE WANTED TO
INCLUDE LEUKEMIA BECAUSE
THAT CERTAINLY HITS HOME
FOR US BECAUSE IN 20-17 WE
LOST OUR DEPUTY CHIE RONNIE SHAW TO LEUKEMIA.”
(DAVE STANDUP)
RIGHT NOW, STATESBORO FIRE
HAS 300 OF THESE SHIRTS ON
HAND HERE AT THE FIRE
DEPARTMENT TO SELL TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC AND SHOULD
THEY SELL OUT OF THOSE
THEY’LL BE MORE THAN HAPPY
TO ORDER SOME MORE. (CHIEF GRAMS)
“USUALLY THE FIRST FEW
WEEKS WE KIND OF SEE JUST HOW
POPULAR THE SHIRT IS, THE
DESIGN AND HOW QUICKLY
THEY’RE GOING AND THEN IF WE NEED TO MAKE A

James Carver

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