Thanks to the overwhelming success of the 2018 Heroe’s 9-1-1 calendar, 43 Motorola digital radios were delivered this morning. Mtro. Jorge Antonio Hernández Valencia, Puerto Vallarta’s Director Public Security and Adrián Bobadilla García, Director of Civil Protection were on hand with fundraiser organizers’, Tim Longpré and Gary Green.
The state-of-the-art radios will be distributed to the the local firefighters, paramedics, lifeguards and police.
All 1,890 calendars were sold since the campaign kicked off at Paco’s Ranch on November 9th which generated $282,100 pesos (approximately $14,848 USD). Hernández Valencia and Bobadilla García commented that the generous donation will considerably reduce the first-responder response time and both wished to thank those who purchased, produced and sponsored the popular calendar.
Sponsors for the 9-1-1 calendar include Act II Entertainment, Adam Riemer. Andale’s on the Bay, Apache’s Bistro, Apache’s Martini Bar, Banderas News, Casa Karma, CC Slaughters, Chaz Weathers, Cindy and Bert Ramirez, Dale Dubach, Dee’s Coffee, Diana Tours, Dianita’s and La Valentina Restaurant, GayPV Magazine, Incanto, Integra Air, John Osgood, La Margarita Bar, Los Muertos Brewing, Miss Aly´s Boutique, Paco’s Ranch, PVRPV, PVRPV Laundry, Reinas Bar, Rich Kaufman, Royal Albion Property Management, Salud Super Food, Seasons, Steve’s Sport Bar, The Palm Cabaret, The Property Girl, Wallace R. Demary Jr and Chuck Mallery, and Xocodiva. The calendar production team includes Josef Kandoll, Cergio GonVill, Pablo Chocolate, John McCloud and Alberto Araiza.
Event organizers, Tim Longpe and Gary Green echoed the comments made by Hernández Valencia and Bobadilla García and wanted to add a special thanks to Pvblo Corona (PVRPV), Mario Angel Pérez (Bomberos), Raquel Ávalos (Policía Turísitca) y Jorge Peña (Bomberos), who was instrumental in the success of the sales.
Tim Longpe and Gary Green with the help of Pablo Corona are already working on their next project, Carnaval PV , scheduled for Tuesday night, February 13th. The annual mardi gras parade attracts tens of thousands of people. For more information on CarnavalPV, visit www.CarnavalPV.com.