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Digital Radios Delivered to Vallarta's First Responders

January 23, 2018

Thanks to the generosity of many local businesses, residents, and friends of Puerto Vallarta, 43 state-of-the-art digital radios were delivered to Puerto Vallarta's first-responders on Monday, January 22, 2018.

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - Thanks to the overwhelming success of the 2018 Heroes 9-1-1 calendar, 43 Motorola digital radios were delivered to our first-responders yesterday morning. Mtro. Jorge Antonio Hernández Valencia, Puerto Vallarta's Director of Public Security and Adrián Bobadilla García, Director of Civil Protection were on hand with fundraiser organizers, Tim Longpré and Gary Green.

Since the campaign kicked off at Paco's Ranch on November 9th, all 1,890 calendars were sold, which generated $282,100 pesos (approximately $14,848 USD) for the purchase of the state-of-the-art radios to be distributed to local firefighters, paramedics, lifeguards and police.

Hernández Valencia and Bobadilla García commented that the generous donation will considerably reduce the first-responders' response time and wished to thank those who purchased, produced and sponsored the popular calendar.

Sponsors for the 9-1-1 calendar include Act II Entertainment, Adam Riemer. Andale's on the Bay, Apache's Bistro, Apache's Martini Bar, Banderas News, Casa Karma, CC Slaughters, Chaz Weathers, Cindy and Bert Ramirez, Dale Dubach, Dee's Coffee, Diana Tours, Dianita's and La Valentina Restaurant, GayPV Magazine, Incanto, Integra Air, John Osgood, La Margarita Bar, Los Muertos Brewing, Miss Aly's Boutique, Paco's Ranch, PVRPV, PVRPV Laundry, Reinas Bar, Rich Kaufman, Royal Albion Property Management, Salud Super Food, Seasons, Steve's Sport Bar, The Palm Cabaret, The Property Girl, Wallace R. Demary Jr and Chuck Mallery, and Xocodiva. The calendar production team includes Josef Kandoll, Cergio GonVill, Pablo Chocolate, John McCloud and Alberto Araiza.

Event organizers, Tim Longpré and Gary Green echoed the comments made by Hernández Valencia and Bobadilla García and wanted to add a special thanks to Pablo Corona (PVRPV), Mario Angel Pérez (Bomberos), Raquel Ávalos (Policía Turísitca) and Jorge Peña (Bomberos), who were all instrumental in the success of the calendar sales.

Tim Longpré and Gary Green, with the help of Pablo Corona, are already working on their next project, Carnaval PV, scheduled for Tuesday night, February 13th. Vallarta's annual Mardi Gras parade attracts tens of thousands of people. For more information, visit the website:

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