The Promenade at Howard Hughes Center in Westchester dedicated its “coins in the fountain” to the Widows, Orphans and Disabled Firemen’s Fund of the Los Angeles City Fire Department during a ceremony at the center Wednesday, February 27th.
Founded 101 years ago, the nonprofit Widows, Orphans and Disabled Firemen’s Fund helps the families of firefighters injured or killed in the line of duty.
A special plaque was unveiled at the ceremony, which was attended by Los Angeles City firefighters, including captain Dave Marino, president of the Los Angeles Firemen’s Relief Association, County Supervisor Yvonne Burke, The Promenade management team and Wilshire the Fire Dog.
The tribute was in honor of the Los Angeles firefighters who risk their lives each day.
Several Promenade business owners said they are establishing fundraising campaigns to help raise awareness of the Widows, Orphans and Disabled Firemen’s Fund.