While donating a few bucks at the breakfast, Steve Gengo told me the money goes to the "Redmond Firefighters Benevolent Fund." Steve is the President of the fund. It pays for clothing, hotels and food for residents displaced from fire or other tragedies. Wow! I had no idea. Redmond Fire gives to the community in so many ways.
|David Carson, Fire Chief, Byron Shutz|
My wife, a neighbor-friend and I sat next to a friendly, young Korean couple as we enjoyed our breakfast. They moved to Redmond just two weeks prior to start work for Microsoft and to our surprise the lady had already signed up as a Derby Day volunteer! They are renting outside of Redmond.
In 2009 beloved, and now retired Captain John Stockman invited my daughter for a "ride-along." If you're interested, here's a slideshow and some clips of their activities.