Golfing to raise money for Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation

On March 17, 2016 the Georgia Association of Fire Safety Equipment Dealers (GAFSED) held its annual Golf Tournament to raise money for the Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation (GFBF). The event was a success with $3,200 raised by over 30 golfers and sponsors from the Fire and Life Safety industry.

Integrated Fire Protection President, John Bennett, and Fire Alarm and Special Hazards Division Manager, Jacob Santinelli

The perfect springtime weather painted a lovely backdrop for friendly competition among industry associates for a good cause. State Fire Marshal, Dwayne Garriss, was on the winning team, alongside Carl Horst, Cliff Bennett and Josh Bennett. The closest to the pin winners were Scott Lewis and Paul Erickson. Congratulations gentlemen!

GFBF’s mission is to partner with the fire service and burn care community to provide fire safety and prevention education, support medical facilities and assist with burn survivors in their recovery. Though they have a very small staff, they serve burn survivors throughout the state of Georgia. “We are so grateful for the partnership and support provided by GAFSED and its members. Every year, we are impressed by GAFSED’s continued dedication to fire prevention and education as well as supporting nonprofit organizations like the Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation. We couldn’t support our mission without GAFSED,” stated GFBF Children Services Director, McKenzy Williams.

GAFSED IFP Golf 2With Integrated Fire Protection’s President, John Bennett, sitting on the Board of Directors of GAFSED, he has developed a unique insight into the positive impact of GFBF. His contagious drive to support the non-profit has extended to his own business, as Integrated Fire Protection employees have been working together in 2016 to find new ways to raise money and volunteer. Stay tuned for an exciting announcement regarding the partnership between Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation and Integrated Fire Protection! Trust me, you’ll want to get involved.