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Glendale Heights golf tournament benefits firefighters' families

Published: Monday, July 28, 2014 1:12 p.m. CDT
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An American flag is suspended in the air by the Addison and Glenside fire protection districts at a golf tournament July 18 in Glendale Heights to benefit the families of fallen firefighters.
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The Addison Fire Protection District's Honor Guard marches July 18 at the sixth annual Chicagoland Memorial Golf Tournament in Glendale Heights.
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Former Glenside Fire Protection District Deputy Chief Jim Larsen (from left), Hanover Park Mayor Rodney Craig, Addison Fire Protection District Lt. Roger D. Bayne Jr. and Carol Stream Mayor Frank Saverino gather July 18 at the sixth annual Chicagoland Memorial Golf Tournament in Glendale Heights.
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Jennifer Saverino (from left), daughter of Carol Stream Mayor Frank Saverino and executive vice president of Saverino & Associates Inc., and Tammie Trombetts, ambassador for the Carol Stream Chamber of Commerce, attend a golf benefit July 18 in Glendale Heights to support the families of fallen firefighters.

GLENDALE HEIGHTS – Area firefighters and other community members gathered July 18 in Glendale Heights to benefit the families of their fallen comrades.

The Addison and Glenside fire protection districts and other firefighter organizations hosted the sixth annual Chicagoland Memorial Golf Tournament at Glendale Lakes Golf Club, 1550 President St. in Glendale Heights.

The tournament supports the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and helps fundraise money for those who have lost loved ones in the line of duty as a firefighter.

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