Tuesday, March 28, 2017
BETHESDA, MD - The Cabin John Park Volunteer Fire Department was awarded a prestigious Fire Prevention Grant from FM Global, one of the world’s largest commercial property insurers.
FM Global representatives presented the award to Deputy Chief Corinne Piccardi at the Cabin John Park Volunteer Fire Department located at 8001 River Road in Bethesda. The award will be used to assist with fire prevention activities in the community to help educate the community and reduce the number of preventable fires. Fire continues to be the leading cause of property damage worldwide. For more than 40 years, FM Global has contributed millions of dollars in fire prevention grants to fire service organizations around the globe to educate and raise awareness about fire safety. Locally, the company has awarded grants to a number of Maryland-based organizations.
“At FM Global, we strongly believe the majority of property damage is preventable, not inevitable,” said Michael Spaziani, Manager of the Fire Prevention Grant Program. “Far too often, inadequate budgets prevent organizations working to prevent fires from being as proactive as they would like to be. With additional financial support, grant recipients are actively helping to improve property risk in the communities they serve.”
Through its Fire Prevention Grant Program, FM Global awards grants to fire departments - as well as national, state, regional, local and community organizations worldwide - that best demonstrate a need for funding where dollars can have the most demonstrable impact on preventing fire, or mitigating the damage it can quickly cause.
To learn more about FM Global’s Fire Prevention Grant Program, or to apply for a grant, please visit www.fmglobal.com/grants.
Thursday, March 23, 2017
You. Are. Invited.
Looking for something to do this weekend? Please join us Saturday, March 25th for a charity Cycle and Zumba Party event to celebrate the life and work of Emilie Crown.
All proceeds will benefit SafeKids Montgomery, the organization that Emilie dedicated herself to as the program manager and director of Montgomery County's Car Seat program.
Come out, meet some awesome people and get in a great work out! See you Saturday.