Clifford Law Offices is a 4-Star Sponsor of the 8th Annual Chicago Fire Fighters Picnic that raises money to help those are injured in the line of duty.
The picnic will be held on Sunday, July 17 at Millers Meadows Forest Preserves, located on Roosevelt Road east of 1st Avenue; ½ mile south of I-290 and 1 ½ miles north of I-55. There will be pony rides, petting zoos, food and fun.
Raffle tickets of $50 each are being sold with the top prize being $20,000 or a new 2016 Harley Davidson motorcycle. There will be 50 prizes in all and winners will be announced at the picnic.
Bradley Cosgrove, partner at Clifford Law Offices, grew up in a family of firemen. His grandfather, father and uncle were Chicago firefighters and his brother is an active Chicago firefighter on Engine 116, Local 2. Brad helps out at the Chicago Firefighter's Union picnic evert year since its inception eight years ago. Each year Local 2 raises money for troops wounded in battle and donates specially equipped automobiles to soldiers with leg or arm amputations. This year they have already donated five cars to soldiers with special needs.
The picnic benefits the Wounded Warrior Project, Wounded Heros, the Disabled Patriot Fund, the Injured Semper Fi Fund, Brave Hearts, Operation Support Our Troops America, Tribute to the Troops, Wounded Wear, the American Red Cross, the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation and the Illinois Veterans Foundation.