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HOT SHOTS HOT SHOTS HOT SHOTS HOT SHOTS HOT SHOTS “Chilifest” For The Windsor Professional Firefighters’ Benefit Fund November 13, 2015 at St. Clair College Centre for the Arts, 201 Riverside Drive West, Windsor. Photos by Rod Denis, unless marked. All people in photos listed from the left.

1 1. Over 600 attended “Chilifest” 2015 with proceeds from ticket sales going to the Windsor Professional Firefighters’ Benefit Fund (WPFBF; WindsorFirefighters.org) and Sparky’s Toy Drive. Over $4,000 was raised! Greeting “Chilifest” patrons when they entered the room from WPFBF were Chair Jim Romanko and Treasurer John Picco with Sean Costello, Co-ordinator of Sparky’s Toy Drive.

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2. Over 45 kinds of chili donated by restaurants in Windsor, Tecumseh, Amherstburg and LaSalle were served by friendly Windsor firefighters like Doug Topliffe (retired). He teamed up with Sonia Lenhardt, Branch Manager at The Motor City Community Credit Union to dish out a pretty mean dish of chili from Chartwell Royal Marquis Retirement Residence, 590 Grand Marais Road, Windsor. 3. Jeremy Soulliere, Windsor Firefighter from Fire Station #2 accepted a cheque on behalf of WPFBF for $2,500 from Becky Langlois, Marketing Manager at the Motor City Community Credit Union. The credit union was a sponsor of “Chilifest” as were AM 800 CKLW and Second Chance CPR. 4. Meanwhile a spicy bowl of “Texas Style” chili was served by Greg Hawkins, Windsor

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4 Firefighter; Frank Durocher, retired Windsor Firefighter and Executive Chef Steven Meehan of St. Clair College Centre of the Arts. Approximately 50 volunteers donated their time to the cause which included firefighters and retirees as well as students from St. Clair College and E.J. Lajeunesse Secondary School.

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5. A thankful WPFBF Chair Bill Romanko shook the hand of local recording artist Jules Gouin who generously donated $5 from each sale of his CD, “The Peace of Christmas” during the event (as well as online sales at Legacy.JulesOnline.com) to the Windsor Professional Firefighters’ Benefit Fund. Photo courtesy of Andrea Grimes.

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