Metro Wire Staff
The Stevens Point Fire Department has announced dates for the 2021 Fill the Boot campaign.
Members from the SPFD will be stationed at Division/Main and Division/Clark intersections on Aug. 12 and 13 from 1-5 p.m., collecting dollars and spare change from passing motorists.
All the donations go to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, which funds research for those affected by muscular dystrophy, and helps pay for a special summer camp for kids with the disease.
A special kick-off event for the annual fundraising campaign will be held at 11 a.m. on Aug. 3 at Iverson Park. Stevens Point firefighters, Fire Chief Robert Finn, and Mayor Mike Wiza will all be present to address the media.