Publish Date: 1/24/2011 1:57 PM
By : Colleen Estrada, Fire Tech Dept

Please join the campus community in honoring Victor "Buddy" Hrabal, graduate of the CHC Fire Academy and student in the Paramedic program, who passed away last week.  As a memorial fundraiser, there will be a 5K Walk/Run on Sunday, January 30th, at CHC, followed by a Flag Detail Salute from his Fire Academy 70 members. Buddy leaves behind a 4 year old daughter Aubree Hrabal, and all proceeds and future donations will go to benefit her in Trust.

5K Walk/Run details:

Registration begins at 7:30 a.m., the run starts at 8:30 a.m.

The event will start at Fire Academy Building OE2.

The Flag detail begins at 11:00 a.m.  

 If you would like to make a donation, please send check or money order only to:  Crafton Hills College Fire Technology Department OE2 c/o: Instructor Colleen Estrada 11711 Sand Canyon Rd. Yucaipa, Ca. 92399 CHECKS MADE OUT TO AUBREE HRABAL  

Donations can also be deposited to an account set up for Aubree at Chase Bank in the name of “Aubree Hrabal Fund”  

Buddy would have wanted his daughter to benefit fully and we would like to extend any support possible to her for her future, as she is also an extended part of our academy family.

Any questions, please feel free to contact Colleen at the number below.

**For those of you interested in volunteering or wanting to help, please email me and let me know, we could really use extra hands. We will have a need for water stations and director locations for the run route, as well as help for check in and liability release for runners. My contact info is listed below.**  

 Thank you so much for your support, as many of you receiving this are fellow students, co-workers and cadets, and you all have been tremendous in your support.

Buddy was a student in many of my classes and brother to all, I know he would be overwhelmed by all of your love and support.

Thank you,

Colleen Estrada

Crafton Hills College Regional Fire Academy

Instructor of Record for Firefighter Physical Fitness

(909) 363-6575

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