Bulletin No: 049 Volume: 24 Monday 26 March 2018
To: ALL UFU MEMBERS
ROYAL CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL GOOD FRIDAY APPEAL
RELAY & TIN SHAKING ON THURSDAY 29 MARCH!
TIN SHAKING ON THURSDAY 29 MARCH AND FRIDAY 30 MARCH!
Members are encouraged to make the time to participate if possible – see below for event details!
The UFU respectfully advises members that the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal Relay is fast approaching.
2018 marks the 59TH YEAR that the UFU and MFB have joined together in raising funds for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal.
The UFU is proud to support professional career firefighters from both CFA and MFB, as well as the wider membership, in their contributions to this cause.
The UFU thanks members who are involved in the planning of the days and have already signed up to contribute.
What can UFU members do to support this cause?
- Sign up to run the relay on Thursday 29/03 in your respective MFB or CFA team
- Sign up for tin shaking for Thursday 29/03 and/or Friday 30/03
- Make a donation online
MFB v CFA RELAY – THURSDAY
Teams from MFB & CFA race each other in a 14-hour long virtual 170km marathon
Date: Thursday 29 March 2018
Time: 7am – 9pm (or anytime in between)
Location: Bourke St Mall
Attire: Running shorts, shoes and a singlet or T-Shirt. Water bottle necessary!
TIN SHAKING – THURSDAY AND FRIDAY
Thursday tin shaking: 7am – 9pm at Bourke St Mall
Friday tin shaking: 9am – 3pm at intersections within MFD per flyer: http://jmp.sh/PPQjUqQ There is also a BBQ lunch held at Eastern Hill on the day – RSVPs essential for catering purposes.
Attire: Structural turn out pants and tunic. Bring along a water bottle.
You can support the MFB and CFA relay by donating to the Appeal online: https://goodfridayappeal.mfbcrc.org.au/
You can make also make an individual donation at this link: https://donate.goodfridayappeal.com.au/donate
HOW TO SIGN UP OR FIND MORE INFORMATION?
- To sign up or for further info, please email GoodFridayAppeal@mfb.vic.gov.au or visit www.mfbcrc.org.au/gfa
- Members are also welcome to contact Laura Campanaro at the UFU Office on 9419 8811.
Whether as a runner, a tin shaker, or a supporter, come along and get involved!
Strength in Unity
READ OUT AT MUSTER AND PIN ON NOTICE BOARD
Authorised by Peter Marshall, Branch Secretary