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Fire and Ice (Cream): Fundraiser to Honor Firefighter

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This week's Sepulveda Blvd explosion took the life of firefighter Brent A. Lovrien, and as the LAFD mourns the loss along with Lovrien's friends and family and the city at large, the sacrifice so often made by our firefighters is on many minds.

Prior to this week's tragedy, a fundraising event to benefit Fire Family Foundation, which is a non-profit organization that provides "financial assistance to Firefighters, their families and charities that support the fire service throughout California," was scheduled for today at the Cold Stone Creamery in North Hollywood.

Organizers, the LAFD, and the Cold Stone store have decided to hold the event as scheduled and say Lovrien would have wanted it to go on, per the LAFD blog. The Cold Stone has agreed to give a percentage of their sales today to the fund. If you've got a craving for some ice cream and are in the NoHo area, drop by and help out the fund.

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Saturday, March 29, 2008
11:30 AM to 10:30 PM
Cold Stone Creamery
5300 Lankershim Boulevard, North Hollywood (in the Commons)

Photo by IamSAM. via Flickr