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Capt. Mike Tepe has been selflessly serving the community for more than 10
years, and now it’s the community’s turn to give back.
Tepe was recently diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor and will be enduring
chemo and radiation therapy for the next eight months. Much of his treatment
will be in Salt Lake City, and the cost of treatment and transportation will be
a heavy burden on him, his wife Nicole and their two children, ages 15 and 17,
according to friends and work associates at Jackson Hole Fire/EMS.
support the Tepe family, the firefighters and EMTs who work with Capt. Tepe are
hosting a fundraising dinner and auction on Feb. 9.
has faithfully served our community in a number of roles since he began as a
volunteer firefighter in 2006; serving as a volunteer Lieutenant, a career
Firefighter/EMT-Intermediate, and most recently, in July of 2015, Mike was
promoted to Station 6 Captain, where he leads both his career and volunteer
crew members at the Moose-Wilson road station,” Interim Fire Chief Mike Moyer
said. “Mike is admired by those he leads for his calm and steady leadership
during stressful emergency incidents, as well as his dedication to training and
always making time to teach others. We are pulling for him.”
fundraising dinner and auction will be held at the Elks Lodge on Feb. 9, from 6
p.m. to 9 p.m. A $20 donation will
include dinner catered by Streetfood at the Stagecoach, and the event will also
feature a silent auction, gun raffle and cash bar.
Donations can be made at www.gofundme.com/MikeTepe for those unable to
Please Join Us In Supporting Mike and His Family!