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Bolton Braves Snag Award

Baseball Ball and Glove
Written by Patti Foley

The Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management presented the Bolton Braves Baseball Association with the 2016 Fire Safety Award for its contribution toward fire safety awareness in the Caledon community. At a ceremony held at the Famous People Players Theatre in Toronto on June 15, 2016 Laura Boughen accepted the award on behalf of the Braves organization.

As part of the Swing into Summer Safety campaign the Braves teamed up with Caledon Fire and Emergency Services and the Toronto Blue Jays to promote BBQ safety, home fire escape planning, smoke and carbon monoxide alarm awareness and open air burning. The campaign ran from May to September. This was the fourth year the organization has supported the campaign

About the Bolton Braves:
The Bolton Braves Baseball Association celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2017. A non-profit organization, it is dedicated to promoting sportsmanship, enjoyment and physical benefits of playing baseball. Visit for more information.

Caledon Fire and Emergency Services reminds all residents that working smoke alarms are required on every level of the home and must be replaced if they are more than 10 years old. To download a Home Escape Planning Grid, go to For more information call Caledon Fire and Emergency Services at 905-584-2272 x. 4303.

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Patti Foley

Having spent 25 years in Bolton, Patti remains an advocate for Caledon. As a former Regional Councillor and a long-time community volunteer she is passionate about communicating information about its issues, news, events, people, non-profits and businesses.

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