11/11/11 314 W - + 4 - 7 Raleigh Professional Fire Fighters Association Semi-Annual Fundraising Concert

Press release. On Sunday, April 29, the Raleigh Professional Fire Fighters Association (RPFFA) will host The Temptations Review featuring Dennis Edwards, with special guests The Embers. Show time is 6:30 p.m. at Dorton Arena, at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds. Seating is general admission and the doors will open at 5:30 p.m. The RPFFA is a 501c5 non-profit organization and this concert is a semi-annual fundraiser.

Representatives will be calling area residents with an offer to purchase concert tickets. They will identify themselves as such, and all calls are scripted and will be recorded. Callers will not be representing or identifying themselves as City of Raleigh Fire Department personnel. The fundraising does not directly support, or affect the services provided by the City of Raleigh Fire Department.

Callers will not ask for payment over the phone and they do not accept credit cards. Checks are preferred, and PayPal will be accepted upon request. Those who agree to purchase tickets will receive a second phone call, 30 minutes later, to verify the purchase. Upon confirmation, the Raleigh Professional Fire Fighters Association will mail the tickets, accompanied by a thank-you letter, a supporter sticker, and a return envelope for sending payment. The RPFFA works on the honor system, and sends the tickets prior to receiving payment.

Activities supported and funded by the Raleigh Professional Fire Fighters Association are numerous. They include Camp Celebrate, a weekend camp for children ages 7 to 15 who have survived traumatic burn injuries; financial support for the Salvation Army, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, and The Jaycee Burn center at UNC Hospital; creating awareness of firefighter injuries, occupational illness, and the many hazards to which firefighters are exposed; and programs to create awareness for the safety of the public and firefighters.

Read entire press release, to learn more about the fundraiser and the Raleigh Professional Fire Fighters Association.

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