Greater Eagle Fire wins the Golden Boot |

Greater Eagle Fire wins the Golden Boot

Daily staff report
Eagle, CO Colorado
Special to the Daily Greater Eagle Fire Chief Jon Asper accepts the Golden Boot award from the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

EAGLE, Colorado ” The Greater Eagle Fire Protection District recently won an award for its fundraising efforts during the annual Fill The Boot campaign.

The district was presented with the Golden Boot Award on Feb. 4 by the Western Slope chapter of the Muscular Dystrophy Association after leading all fire departments on the Western Slope in the fundraiser. The district pulled in $11,107.50 during the 2008 campaign.

The money raised from the boot drive will go toward locals affected by neuromuscular diseases by providing wheelchairs, leg braces, support groups, clinic visits and affording children the chance to go to the MDA summer camp in Empire.

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