APPLETON, WI-Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, presented Specialist Noel Bossen, of Fort Bliss, Texas, a customized Ford F-150 4×4 SuperCrew pickup truck as the winner in its Support for the Long Haul program to benefit the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF). Since forming a relationship with the NFFF, Pierce has generated donations of more than $340,000 to assist the organization.
Pierce Manufacturing awarded Specialist Noel Bossen of Fort Bliss, Texas, a customized Ford F-150 4 x 4 SuperCrew pickup truck as the winner in the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) Support for the Long Haul sweepstakes.
“Pierce is proud to champion the important mission of the NFFF through programs like Support for the Long Haul,” says Jim Johnson, Oshkosh Corporation executive vice president and president, Fire & Emergency. “The monies raised will directly assist the families and loved ones of firefighters who made the ultimate sacrifice.”
Specialist Bossen was presented the grand prize while on duty at Fort Bliss. In a surprise ceremony, she was called to the Fort Bliss (TX) Fire Department where three of the department’s Pierce pumpers were driven away to reveal the firefighter inspired Ford F-150 4×4 SuperCrew pickup truck. Specialist Bossen is a member of the 511th Intelligence Company.
“With the help of partners like Pierce Manufacturing and support from Pritchard Auto Company, we are able to continue to expand our programming for the families and loved ones of fallen firefighters,” says Ron Siarnicki, National Fallen Firefighters Foundation executive director. “We are grateful to Pierce Manufacturing for helping us raise awareness, and funds, so we can fulfill our mission.”
Bobby Williams, vice president of sales and marketing adds, “Pierce and its dealer family are proud to support the NFFF through Support for the Long Haul. We are moving forward with plans to further the goals of this fine organization in 2014.”
“On behalf of Pritchard Auto Company, we’re proud and honored to assist Pierce and the NFFF in the Support for the Long Haul campaign,” says Joe Pritchard, president of Pritchard Auto Company. “Pritchard is proud to be a partner of this important cause.”
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