Grab your baskets and head to Blossom Heath Park for the annual Easter egg hunt sponsored by the St. Clair Shores Firefighters Local 1744.
St. Clair Shores Firefighters
Sunday, March 31, 2013
Happy Easter St. Clair Shores. As families come together for church services, meals and egg hunts, share those moments with Patch.
Happy Easter St. Clair Shores! As you celebrate the day and capture special moments with family, fellow churchgoers and neighbors, share them on Patch by clicking on the "Upload Photos and Videos" tab. If you have a beautiful bonnet, a child who ate the chocolate bunny before church or a great video from the St. Clair Shores Easter egg hunt at Blossom Heath, share it on Patch. Enjoy the day, time with your families and all those tasty jelly beans!
Sunday, March 24, 2013
The St. Clair Shores firefighters will be holding the 23rd annual Easter Egg Hunt on Easter Sunday at Blossom Heath Park.
St. Clair Shores firefighters leave their families to work days, nights and weekends to protect the community. On Easter Sunday, the members of St. Clair Shores Firefighters Local 1744 will bring their families to enjoy an Easter egg hunt with the families they help protect and serve. "This is a very young department and it is opportunity to bring our kids, and the public gets to see us with our families," said firefighter Scott Campbell. The Easter egg hunt, which the fire fighters have hosted for the past 22 years, starts at noon Easter Sunday, March 31, at Blossom Heath Park. Organizers expect up to 400 children, and will be packing eggs for participants. There will also be homemade Easter baskets that will be raffled off for the …
Friday, November 30, 2012
School children, philanthropic organizations, St. Clair Shores firefighters and Scouts are among the many volunteers who will join the Goodfellows Saturday to make sure there is "No Family Without a Christmas."
An army of self-described Santa's elves from the Goodfellows will hit the streets of St. Clair Shores Saturday to sell special edition newspapers to ensure there is "No Family Without a Christmas" in the city. "It's our only fundraiser," said said Mike Koch, president of the St. Clair Shores Goodfellows, who adds that every dollar raised is used by the 86-year-old charity. Joining the Goodfellows Saturday morning to meet at the central fire station for the sale, before heading out to intersections in the city, will be members of local groups including the Optimists and Kiwanis, along with Scouts and other volunteers. The Goodfellows have a goal of raising $20,000. Funds raised through the sale are mainly used to purchase toys for the …
Thursday, November 29, 2012
The $15,000 donation from the St. Clair Shores Firefighters Local #1744 was one of the largest ever given to the Great Lakes Burn Camp.
During this season of giving thanks, the director of the Great Lakes Burn Camp is sharing his gratitude with the members of the St. Clair Shores Firefighters Local #1744 for their donation this year. Earlier this year, the firefighters held their 21st annual charity bowling tournament at Shore Lanes to benefit the Great Lakes Burn Camp and other local charities. Their goal was to raise over $10,000. The goal was exceeded and allowed the firefighters to donate $15,000 to the camp. "It is one our top three donations," said Mike Longnecker, director of the Great Lakes Burn Camp. "It is amazing what they did." The donation was used to helped cover the expenses of the camp for children between 6-17 years-old who are burn survivors, rent the …
Saturday, August 25, 2012
Six Metro Detroit fire department softball teams took to the field at Kyte Monroe Park Saturday for the St. Clair Shores Firefigthers Local 1744 annual fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Firefighters from St. Clair Shores and five other departments took to the softball fields at Kyte Monroe Park Saturday for the annual St. Clair Shores Firefigthers Local 1744 annual fundraiser for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Neighboring departments including Roseville, Mount Clemens/Harrison Township, Hazel Park, Shelby Township and Southfield paid a $250 entrance fee to participate in the round-robin tournament. "This is a way of raiding money and having fun with other departments," said Dan Sebastian, who organized the tournament with fellow St. Clair Shores firefighter Scott Campbell. "This is for the kids." Hazel Park defeated Shelby Township 14-12 to win the tournament, and bragging rights for the next year.
St. Clair Shores Firefigthers Local 1744 to hold their annual softball tournament today at Kyte Monroe Park. Eight high school teams will also take the field today for the annual South Lake Fall Classic.
St. Clair Shores will host two major sport tournaments this weekend. The St. Clair Shores Firefighters, Local 1744, will be hosting their fourth softball tournament to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association and Jerry's Kids. The first pitch is at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Kyte Monore Park. Also, the two-day South Lake Fall Classic soccer tournament kicks off at 9 a.m. Saturday at the school's soccer field. The two-day, round-robin tournament includes the Cesar Chavez Academy, Warren Woods Tower, Roseville, Center Line, Fitzgerald, Harper Woods, East Detroit and South Lake. Share your photos from these tournaments on Patch.
Monday, March 5, 2012
Three St. Clair Shores firefighters climbed more than 1,000 steps in full gear Sunday for the American Lung Association.
Three St. Clair Shores firefighters donned their full gear and joined more than 800 other people to climb 70 flights of stairs in the Renaissance Center for the American Lung Association. They joined personnel from 22 other fire departments, and climbers from many other professions and backgrounds, in the long climb up the tallest building in Detroit to raise funds in the Second Annual American Lung Association Fight for Air Climb Firefighter Challenge. Robert Cook, Dan Sebastian and Chad Hyvonen together raised $400 for the American Lung Association. Sebastian had the top time, finishing the climb in 13:30. Hyvonen finished in 17:13, and Cook was just a few steps behind at 17:25. Prior to tackling the stairs in the Ren Cen, the men …
Saturday, March 3, 2012
The St. Clair Shores Firefighters traded knocking down fires for knocking down pins Saturday for local charities.
St. Clair Shores Firefighters were joined by firefighters from other departments, the community and members of City Council Saturday for their annual charity bowling tournament at Shore Lanes. Two flights of bowlers were scheduled to bowl and raise money for the St. Clair Shores Special Needs Summer Playground Program, the Macomb Literacy Partners, and the Great Lakes Burn Camp. "It's a team effort," said St. Clair Shores Firefighter Eric Retzbach, who is chairman for the event. As of early Saturday, nearly $15,000 was raised for the three charities. The event is scheduled to run until 4 p.m. In addition to bowling, there are a number of raffles and silent auctions for those who are not bowling.
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
The registration deadline is approaching for the annual St. Clair Shores Bowling Tournament to benefit local charities.
Registration closes this Saturdaty for the St. Clair Shores Firefighters 21st Annual Singles Bowling Tournament to benefit local charities. Firefighters, elected officials and and others will take part in the tournament at Shores Lanes Saturday, March 3. There are two start times at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. for bowlers. Entry fee is $35 per person, and includes three games. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the St. Clair Shores Special Needs Summer Playground Program, the Macomb Literacy Partners and the Great Lakes Burn Camp. Organizers have a goal of raising $10,000 through the tournament, raffles and silent auctions. For more information, or to register, call (586) 445-1579.