Sacramento Metro fire captain and Local 522 member Barbie Law knows how to mend a broken heart. In the aftermath of the earthquake in Haiti, Law volunteered as a medical relief worker with the non-profit humanitarian agency, Relief International. It was here that she first met seven-year-old Lovensky Alexandre.
Ventura County firefighter and Local 1364 member Paul Torres lost his right eye after being hit with flying shrapnel while fighting a fire in Thousand Oaks earlier this month. He expects to return to work once he gets the OK from his doctors.
With the rising costs of tuition, students across the state are finding it more difficult to afford a college education. The Daniel A. Terry Scholarship helps to ease this burden for children, whose parent was a California firefighter whose name appears on the California Firefighters Memorial Wall.