Friday Morning Highlight: Arlington Heights Firefighters Fill the Boot for Muscular Dystrophy

The Arlington Heights Firefighters L-3105 are hosting their annual AHFD MDA Fill the Boot Benefit starting tomorrow morning, Friday June 3, 2016. Firefighters will be out in the major intersections of Arlington Heights Rd/Palatine Rd, Northwest Highway/Arlington Heights Rd, and other locations collecting from commuters by having them fill their firefighters boots for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Tomorrow morning firefighters invite everyone out to the Vail Avenue Jewel Parking lot near the Metra Station in Downtown Arlington Heights for the LIVE presentation of the WGN Morning News segment Around Town with Ana from 745am to 945am where WGN will be filming multiple segments with interaction with the fans and crowd. During the WGN filming that morning firefighters will host the company FIREZONE, who will bring their children’s firefighter obstacle course and fire engine for kids to go through and a live performance from the band Modern Day Romeos for WGN.

Inside information includes the possibility of an automobile extrication demonstration and a real live racehorse from Arlington Park.

Later that night, the AHFD MDA Benefit will be at Ditka’s Trackside in Arlington Heights from 7-12am with live music from the band Modern Day Romeos, a performance by Chicago Blackhawk painter Elliott from ArtBeat Live who will paint and auction off one of his internationally famous sports paintings, radio personality “Whip” from the Eric & Kathy Show on 101.9 the Mix MC of the event, a live and silent auction, several raffles, food and beverage provided by our sponsors with 100% of all proceeds going to MDA. The event is open to the public and the money raised provides medical services and summer camps to local children living with Muscular Dystrophy at no cost to their families! There is a donated cover which includes All-U-Can-Drink from our sponsors, appetizers, and entertainment. You can receive a pre-register discount rate of $20 online at or pay $30 at the door. Come out and join the firefighters for a good cause and help put a smile on a local child’s face!

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