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      southern ProFile from page 1                      to provide firefighters assistance in the purchase of medical   providers, and others during times of need. A recent recipient
                                                        needs and equipment for their child with Duchenne muscular   of their generosity is Palm Beach Gardens Fire-Rescue
        Firefighters on a Mission has partnered with a variety   dystrophy. This charity was started in 2015 when Palm Beach   Captain Brian Wolnewitz, age 43, who was diagnosed with
      of organizations that specifically focus on finding a cure   County (PBC) firefighter, Tim Petz and his wife found out   stage 4 lung cancer. Having never been a smoker, doctors
      for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Money raised will be   their son Logan (3 years old at the time) had been diagnosed   agree that Brian’s cancer very likely originated while on the
      distributed to these organizations, while some is reserved   with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. A family who built a life   job serving the citizens of Palm Beach Gardens as he has
                                                        around helping others, is now fighting to save their own son!   done for the past 20 years. Money raised has helped toward
                                                        Over the years, the Petz family has taken an active role raising   his medical bills to stay in the fight. He and his wife Julie
                                                        awareness. During that time, they quickly learned they were   are proud parents of four children.
                                                        not alone, meeting families and fellow firefighters from across     To date, the Retired Firefighters of Palm Beach County
                                                        the country dealing with the same devastating diagnosis. As   have been able to donate over $70,000 to agencies such
                                                        a result, Firefighters on a Mission was established to help   as Hospice, War on Cancer Street Party, Firefighters with
                                                        those on their journey towards a cure.             Cancer, and the PBC Drowning Prevention Coalition. We
                                                          Firefighters to the Rescue was founded on the profound   are proud to support firefighters and the community.
                                                        need to help other
                                                        public  servants
                                                        and  their  families
                                                        in  the  community.
                                                        They  raise  money
                                                        to help families of
                                                        firefighters,  law
                                                        enforcement, EMS

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