December 18, 2008 (Ramona) — Local firefighters and sheriff
officers presented 24 lucky children with bicycles for the holidays at Ramona's
annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony on December 13th. "Kelly Marline Crime
Prevention Specialist with the San Diego County Sheriff's Department and Audine
Morytko with the Ramona Fire Department worked extremely hard coordinating this
extremely important event," Captain Nick Schuler of CAL FIRE reported.
On November 26, 2008 CAL FIRE-Ramona Fire Department, Intermountain Fire Department,
and the San Diego County Sheriff's Department held a press conference to inform
the community of the program that provides bicycles to needy children in the
community. The San Diego Sheriff's Department provided the bikes, and local
Firefighters purchased parts to repair them.