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Akron Brass Announces Winner of March Mayhem Contest

The votes have been tallied and North Catasauqua Fire Department has won the Akron Brass March Mayhem contest.

Wooster, OH April 6, 2012 – Every March, NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) basketball fans get caught up in the excitement that surrounds college basketball’s biggest tournament, March Madness. This year, Akron Brass sponsored a March Mayhem contest for the best fire department.

To enter the contest, fire departments were invited to post their department badge or shield on the Akron Brass Facebook wall or Google+ page. Submissions were accepted through March 20, and Sweet 16 brackets were published on the Akron Brass website on March 22 at which point voting began. Throughout the following weeks, the contestants were whittled down to the final two fire departments, Gravenhurst (ON) Fire Department and North Catasauqua (PA) Fire Department.

On April 6, Akron Brass announced the winner, North Catasauqua Fire Department. North Catasauqua Fire Department won a pizza party for 50, a trophy to display at its fire department, and bragging rights as the first Akron Brass March Mayhem champion.

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Founded in 1918, Akron Brass is a worldwide marketer and manufacturer of high performance life safety, fire fighting and emergency rescue equipment. A Premier Farnell company, Akron Brass is ISO 9001: 2000 registered and has an excellent reputation for developing and manufacturing innovative products.

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