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Firefighters, football work to donate car to local veteran

By Ryan Chodora | October 2, 2013

Less than two months in and the DeKalb Firefighters Union, Local 1236, has nearly reached its $30,000 fundraising goal from custom T-shirt sales and donations.The DeKalb Fire Department began a fundraising campaign for the Associated Firefighters of Illinois...

Local firefighters raising money to help veteran

By Ryan Chodora | August 27, 2013

Four thousand T-shirts or $30,000 in donations — whichever comes first — will supply a wounded veteran a vehicle.On Aug. 19, DeKalb Firefighters Union, Local 1236, began selling custom T-shirts for $15 and taking donations for the Associated Firefighters...

Firefighters team up with local tavern for annual chili cook off

By Northern Star Staff | November 19, 2012

DeKalb firefighters and Sullivan’s Tavern are hosting their second annual chili cook off this month. The cook-off will take place at Sullivan’s Tavern, 722 E. Lincoln Highway, at 2 p.m. on Sunday Nov. 25th. Entering the contest costs $25 and contestants...

DeKalb firefighters to host chilli cook-off

By Faith Healy | November 18, 2011

Instead of putting out fires, the Dekalb Firefighters Local 1236 will be turning up the heat at its Chilli Cook-off this Sunday. The cook-off will be held from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m Sunday at Sullivan’s Tavern, 722 E. Lincoln Highway. The money raised...