Flint Firebirds host 3rd annual First Responders Night sponsored by Dort Federal Credit Union

GRAND BLANC, MI (October 18, 2017) — The Flint Firebirds and Dort Federal Credit Union honored emergency medical personnel, firefighters, police officers, sheriff’s deputies and the Bishop International Airport Police Department on Saturday, October 14th at the Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center.  On display were local law-enforcement vehicles, fire trucks, and EMT vehicles.

In front of a nearly sold out crowd the night featured Lt. Jeff Neville of Bishop International Airport Police Department along with fellow First Responders representing 8 other agencies dropping the ceremonial puck.  The Flint Firebirds game ticket also included admission to the Battle of the Badges game.  Five different Flint Firebirds scored goals to come away with a 5-3 victory over the Mississauga Steelheads.

New this year Dort Federal Credit Union is sponsoring the “Firebirds Family 4 Pack”.  This pack is valid on Sundays and includes 4 Silver Level reserve tickets, 4 hot dogs, 4 sodas, 2 game programs and 2 game pucks, a value of $120 for $76.

Photo (right to left): Michigan State Police Sergeant, Timothy Routowicz Genesee County Sheriff’s Department, Captain Casey Tafoya Flint Firebirds, Team President, Costa Papista Grand Blanc City Police Chief, Brian Lipe Dort Federal Credit Union, Director of Marketing, Laura Cipielewski Flint Firebirds, Owner, Captain Rolf Nilsen Grand Blanc Township Police Chief Ron Wiles Bishop International Airport Police Department Lieutenant Jeff Neville City of Flint Fire Department Quartermaster Rico Phillips Bishop International Airport Maintenance Associate Rich Kurl Assistant Chief, City of Burton Fire Department, Kirk Wilkinson Bishop International Airport Police Department Lieutenant Dan Owen Mobile Medical Response Paramedic Supervisor, Josh Fox Bishop International Airport Police Department Public Safety Director Chris Miller Concern Over Police Safety Founder, Herman Ferguson

About Dort Financial Credit Union

Founded in 1951, Dort Financial Credit Union serves more than 100,000 members, with assets over $1.4 billion and ten locations. Membership is open to anyone who lives, works, attends school or worships in the state of Michigan. The credit union offers comprehensive financial services, including auto loans, mortgages, high-interest checking accounts and much more. Learn more at or by calling 800-521-3796.  


Laura Nestor
Director of Marketing
Dort Financial Credit Union

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