Danbury firefighters fundraiser will benefit Ridgefield girl

Branchville Elementary School Mary Nyland won the school's silent auction on June 19. Nyland and co-worker Laurie Bellagamba got a ride to school by Ridgefield police  officer Mark Giglio on the last day of school. Also in the picture is principal Keith Margolus, middle.
Branchville Elementary School Mary Nyland won the school's silent auction on June 19. Nyland and co-worker Laurie Bellagamba got a ride to school by Ridgefield police  officer Mark Giglio on the last day of school. Also in the picture is principal Keith Margolus, middle.


A young Ridgefield resident will be the beneficiary of Danbury Professional Fire Fighters Local 801’s fifth annual fundraiser on June 9.
Proceeds from the event will go to help fund treatments for 11-year-old Brooke Blake, who has been battling a type of brain tumor called diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma for the past four years.
The event will take place at Molly Darcy’s Irish Pub & Restaurant at 39A Mill Plain Road from 3 to 9 p.m.
Admission is $20 and includes one free drink.
Danbury Professional Fire Fighters Local 801 is an affiliate of the International Association of Fire Fighters and a charter member of the Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of Connecticut.