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Garden Grove Firefighters Endorse Kim Bernice Nguyen for Garden Grove City Council District 6

 Garden Grove, Calif. – Garden Grove Firefighters of IAFF Local 2005, have endorsed Kim Nguyen for Garden Grove City Council, District 6.  This distinguished and dedicated association of Garden Grove Firefighters represents over 100 men and women who keep our city safe and who have long proven their courage and devotion to serving the greater Garden Grove community.

The Garden Grove Fire Department was founded in 1926 and its Firefighters have dutifully, diligently, and heroically protected our city for 90 years. There are a total of seven stations strategically located throughout Garden Grove, including one in City Council District 6.

Heading into the future, new challenges face the Garden Grove Fire Department as the city grows in population, new structures and upward with new hotel developments. As Councilwoman, Kim Nguyen will work to ensure our Fire Department has the right staffing level and that the city’s Firefighters have the tools and training they need to meet the critical demands of protecting life and property. Because of her knowledge and skills, along with a strong commitment to public service, the Garden Grove Firefighters, IAFF Local 2005 stand behind Kim and see her as their public safety advocate on the City Council.

“I am honored to have the confidence and support this endorsement brings,” said Kim. “I pledge my unwavering support to these brave first responders who selflessly risk their lives to serve, protect and save the lives of others. Thank you Garden Grove Firefighters for all you do.”

The endorsement of the Garden Grove Firefighters of IAFF Local 2005 is the latest among many other distinguished endorsements that include:

  • Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez
  • Former State Senator Lou Correa
  • Assemblyman Tom Daly
  • Garden Grove City Councilman Kris Beard
  • Westminster School Board President Jamison Power
  • Coastline Community College Trustee and Former Congressman Jerry Patterson
  • Rancho Santiago Community College Trustee Larry Labrador
  • Orange County Labor Federation UA Local 582: Plumbers, Steamfitters Operating Engineers Local 12
  • Women In Leadership just to name a few.

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