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Saturday, August 10, 2013

Los Angeles County Firefighters Fundraiser for 13 year old Bernadette Ayala to purchase adaptive tricycle #CaFireNews

 County of Los Angeles

Fire Department


MEDIA ADVISORY
FIRE CAPTAIN TOM RICHARDS

PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER (323) 881-2411

Date:  August 9, 2013
FIRE CHIEF DARYL L. OSBY
1320 N. Eastern Avenue
Los AngelesCA   90063

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                   
                                                                                                  
Fundraiser for Bernadette Ayala

On October 9, 1999, Los Angeles County Firefighters responded to a call in the City of Pomona and found a young woman only 20 weeks pregnant who was preparing to give birth.  Firefighters quickly intervened with the delivery and began CPR on the delivered baby. They continued CPR while transporting the baby, Bernadette, to a hospital.

Bernadette is now 13 years old and is diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy and a fundraiser is scheduled in the City of Pomona to help raise funds to buy her an adaptive tricycle. The fundraiser serves as a reunion and thank you to the three Los Angeles County firefighters who delivered Bernadette and helped to save her life. 

WHO:             The Ayala Family; The 1999 Responding Fire Captain Shawn Youngman, Fire Captain Jim Golondzinier, and Fire Fighter Specialist David McKibbin.

WHAT:           Fundraising reunion event.
                                   
WHEN:          Saturday, August 10, 2013, beginning at 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
                        (Presentation to firefighters is at 4:00 p.m.)

WHERE:       American Legion Post #30
239 East Holt Avenue
PomonaCA 91766
o                                                                   (909) 620-0943
                       
CONTACT:   Gloria Noriega (909) 969-1112 or Leticia Pacillas (213) 247-4793

VISUALS:     A token of appreciation will be presented to the three firefighters.

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