Chicago Fire Department Fights Breast Cancer alongside American Cancer Society

Chicago Fire Department Fights Breast Cancer alongside American Cancer Society

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CHICAGO, Sept. 29, 2020

Commissioner Richard C. Ford II and All Members to Wear Pink throughout October and Raise Funds for Life-Saving Mission

CHICAGO, Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ The Chicago Fire Department (CFD) will be joining forces with the American Cancer Society in Illinois (ACS-IL) to launch Breast Cancer Awareness Month. CFD —  who currently has the largest number of female firefighters and paramedics in the US. and appointed Annette Nance-Holt, the first female 1st Deputy Fire Commissioner, in their history — will magnify ACS’s education and outreach efforts in all Chicago communities by wearing pink t-shirts, gloves, masks, and field gear. CFD will also help raise funds for Making Strides, fueling breast cancer research, and patient care programs. Deputy District Chief Scott Ronstadt, cancer survivor of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, will be leading their charitable

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