Donation to Ingleside Firefighter Challenge

The 2015 Ingleside Firefighter Volunteer Organizing Committee, from left, Jennifer MacIsaac, Stacy Charlebois, Zach Gingras and Dylan Prendergast. Absent are Dan Brisebois and Paul MacIsaac. (Photo/Supplied)

INGLESIDE – A competition, putting firefighters skills to the test, is getting a boost from a local bank.

The Bank of Montreal branches in Ingleside and Finch have given $1,000 to the Ingleside Firefighters’ Association to benefit the event.

Stacy Charlebois of the Ingleside Firefighters' Association, right, receives a cheque for $1,000 from Wendy Hamiaux, center, from Bank of Montreal Ingleside and Megan Stuart-Martel, left, from Bank of Montreal Finch. The money will support the firefighter challenge coming July 18, 2015 in Ingleside, Ont. (Photo/Supplied)
Stacy Charlebois of the Ingleside Firefighters’ Association, right, receives a cheque for $1,000 from Wendy Hamiaux, center, from Bank of Montreal Ingleside and Megan Stuart-Martel, left, from Bank of Montreal Finch. The money will support the firefighter challenge coming July 18, 2015 in Ingleside, Ont. (Photo/Supplied)

The ninth annual Ingleside Firefighter Challenge is Saturday, July 18 in front of the Ingleside Shopping Plaza.

Firefighters from neighbouring departments will be going head to head in a test of skill, endurance and teamwork as they go through a skills course.

The family-friendly event is free.

Events start at noon with a barbecue and the actual challenge goes at 2:30 p.m.

More information on the event is on their Facebook page.

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