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    Annual Firefighter's Memorial Sunday
    05/22/18 - IAFF Local 739
    Annual Firefighter's Memorial Sunday Sunday June 10, 2018 Lynn Firefighter's Lot Pine Grove Cemetery Breakfast at Brothers Deli on Market St for members only, 7-9 AM Members to assemble at Broadway at       9:15 AM, step off at 9:30 AM Ceremony at Firefighter's Lot at 10 AM After the service members and children will march back to Broadway.
    CPFF Annual
    05/22/18 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    The 2018 CPFF Annual Meeting will take place on Monday June 11th and Tuesday June 12th in Greeley, CO. Golf will take place at the Boomerang Links on Sunday, June 10th at 1 PM and hotel rooms will be provided for the 12 Delegates attending the meeting. Players and Delegates will be determined by the number of CPFF Meetings attended.
    Wednesday, June 27, 2018: Hartford Yard Goats Event
    05/22/18 - UPFFA
    Wednesday, June 27, 2018 Richmond Flying Squirrels (San Francisco Giants) Vs.
    2018 MCFFA Golf Tournament
    05/22/18 - IAFF local 1289
    This years Widows and Orphans Charity Golf Tournament will be on October 11, 2018 at Diablo Grande. For tickets visit the important links section or go to, https://squareup.com/store/MCFFA1289 .
    APFF Peer Support
    05/22/18 - Arkansas Professional Fire Fighters Association
    On July 16-18 of 2018 the IAFF will be sending instructors to meet members from around the state at Mount Magazine State Park. Members will receive training on Peer Support counseling and how to deal with internal issues our careers create, as well as how to help each other through the tough times. For more information contact: Wade Marshall Email: wademarshall@me.
    2018 Worlds of Fun - KCMO Employee Appreciation Day
    05/22/18 - IAFF Local 42
    SAVE THE DATE
    05/21/18 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
    Hamden Tornado 5-15-18
    05/20/18 - Hamden Professional Firefighters
    TORNADO STRIKE IN HAMDEN- 5/15/18 HAMDEN — After a tornado tore through Hamden Tuesday, leaving destruction it its path, the town needed to utilize the fire department’s two all-terrain vehicles.
    Memorial Sunday
    05/20/18 - IAFF Somerville Fire Local 76
    Looking for Web design help
    05/20/18 - IAFF Local 1403
    We are looking for a member or members that have experience in web design. The local wants to improve our webpage and need your help.  Thanks Please contact Gabe Nemeth  305-281-1184 cell Gabe.nemeth@local1403.
    Extrication on I-95
    05/20/18 - IAFF Local 1081
    On April 29th, The Westport Fire Department was dispatched to I 95 Southbound between exits 18 and 17 for a report of a motor vehicle accident. The initial dispatch was for Engine 5, Rescue 3 and the Shift Commander. Engine 5 arrived and found two vehicles that were involved, both sustaining damage and that the driver of one of the vehicles was trapped in his car.
    Drone footage shows challenges of Clark Fork River rescue (video)
    05/19/18 - IAFF Local 271
    MISSOULA - Drone video provided by the Missoula County Sheriff's Office shows the dangers and challenges that first responders faced while rescuing a handful of homeless people from their camp in the middle of the Clark Fork River on Thursday.
    Missoula Floods - Missoula Fire Department's Swiftwater Rescue Team
    05/19/18 - IAFF Local 271
    KPAX MISSOULA - When you think of firefighters there's the image of brave men and women pressing their way into a raging inferno extinguishing a blaze and saving people.  But in Missoula -- and especially this time of the year -- the most demanding calls for help have nothing to do with fire, and everything to do with water.
    Collective Bargaining Bill
    05/19/18 - IAFF Local 274
    Senate Introduces Collective Bargaining Bill for Fire Fighters  The Public Safety Employer Employee Cooperation Act of 2018 has been introduced in the Senate by Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) as S. 2845, marking a crucial next step in the IAFF’s continued commitment to provide basic collective bargaining rights for all members.
    2018 GREATER BINGHAMTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE BRIDGE RUN
    05/19/18 - Lets Fire Cancer
    A HUGE "THANK YOU" to The Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce for selecting The Retired Professional Fire Fighters Cancer Fund as this year's CHARITY PARTNER for the 2018 Binghamton Bridge Run. On May 15, 2018, Chamber C.E.O. and President of The Chamber, Jennifer Conway presented a $2,000. check to R.P.F.F.C.F. President William Newland.
    2018 KC Royals - Firefighter Appreciation Night
    05/18/18 - IAFF Local 42
    FCSN Health and Wellness Symposium
    05/17/18 - PFFA
    Greenville Firefighters endorse Home Fire Sprinkler Day on May 19, 2018
    05/17/18 - Greenville Professional Firefighters
    “Every year, the majority of fire deaths in North America happen in the home,” says Lt. Steve Thompson of Greenville Professional Firefighters Local 1976. “Simply put, that’s unacceptable. There is a solution and it starts with the State Legislature and local support.
    2018 DFFA Burn Fund Golf Outing - August 24, 2018
    05/17/18 - Detroit Fire Fighters Association
    Breakfast with Chief Perez
    05/17/18 - IAFF Local 1403
    Breakfast at Station 30 with Chief Perez
    Fishing Tournament
    05/17/18 - IAFF Local 1403
    Broward County Firefighters Benevolent Associations fishing tournament
    Local 76 Golf Tournament 2018
    05/16/18 - IAFF Somerville Fire Local 76
    The Somerville Firefighters Local 76 Annual Davy Fitz Memorial Golf Tournament will be held on June 15th at the Hillview Golf Course in North Reading. 8 am start, see Steve Layton or the Credit Union to sign up.
    East Whiteland L4551 Inaugural Golf Outing
    05/16/18 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
    East Whiteland Professional Firefighters L4551 is hosting their inaugural golf outing on September 10, 2018 at the Chester Valley Golf Club. The cost is $100.00 per person a nd sponsorships are available. Please see the attachments fo more information or call Greg Lewis 610-721-0573.
    2018 Local 34 Arkansas Children's Hospital Golf Tournament
    05/16/18 - Arkansas Professional Fire Fighters Association
    Brothers and sisters, Just a reminder about the 26th Annual Local 34/Arkansas Children's Hospital Burn Center Golf Tournament. Attached is the registration information. Spots are filling up, so get your team together. Also, if anyone knows of a local business that may be interested in being a sponsor, contact me at (501)772-5034. Fraternally, Joe Cuffel Local 34 Vice President (501)772-5034
    Nashville Local 140 Golf Tournament
    05/16/18 - IAFF 14th District
    Friends & Supporters of the Nashville Fire Fighters Association:   Mark your calendar!  Our annual Charity Golf Tournament benefiting the Nashville Fire Fighters Association Foundation Disaster Relief Fund will be on Monday,  June 18, 2018 with a shotgun start at 12:00 pm Noon.  This year the Tournament will be played at Old Hickory Country Club in Nashville, TN.
    MSCFF NEW Mobile App
    05/15/18 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
    The Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters is proud to introduce our newest communication tool; the UnionActive™ Mobile Application for Android, iOS Smartphones and Tablets.  This new technology works in concert with our website.  All this is required to use the Mobile App is to be a registered user with the MSCFF website.
    Kansas City Historical Society Raffle
    05/15/18 - IAFF Local 42
    NCPERS Executive Board Members
    05/15/18 - UPFFA
    Kansas City Historical Society Raffle
    05/15/18 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
    Brookline Firefighters Fight For Air Climb
    05/14/18 - Brookline Fire Fighters
    Members of Brookline Firefighters Local 950 participated in the American Lung Association 2018 Fight For Air Climb. Our firefighters came in 3rd place raising over $9300 for the Lung Association.
    Mike Donahue Retirement Luncheon
    05/14/18 - International Association of Firefighters
    We will be celebrating Fire Inspector Mike Donahue's 31+ years of Government service with a luncheon on June 24th at the Mainside Fire Station (Station 94-1). The Luncheon will be from 1300 until 1600. All food and drinks will be provided by Local F-147. All family, friends and co-workers of Mike's are welcome to attend.
    LYRICS CHAMPS (SHARING FOR SOMERVILLE FIRE)
    05/14/18 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
    Fire Wives Social
    05/14/18 - IAFF Local 3169
    Fire Wives of Marion County Hi All! I’m Jess Majoros, wife of Andrew Majoros St31A.  Some of you may know us, probably most of you do not - That is one of the reasons I approached the Union asking to start this “social club”.  I come from growing up in a close-knit department of both police and fire and expected the same when we moved up here.
    Early Voting
    05/14/18 - IAFF Local 51
    Remember to get out and vote, your vote can make a difference in your local government. Endorsed Candidates: County Judge - John Cook County Court #5 - Jesus Rodriguez Justice of the Peace #3 - Josh Herrera  Early voting started May 14 to 19 and Election Day is May 22.  Please get and vote you do make a difference.
    St. Pat's T-shirt Fund awarded
    05/14/18 - IAFF 1826
    To all Local 1826 Members, Our St. Pat's T-shirt fund was awarded to the Escarra Family. The amount was $6447.66, please read a message from the Escarra Family and see attachment: Jeff, It was great seeing you. Bellow is a thank you to all the union members. Thank you, I can't believe it's been five months since we came to Boston for my daughter's surgery.
    District 6, LAFD, DVP/Assistant DVP Nominations
    05/14/18 - IAFF 1826
    To all Local 1826 District 6, LAFD, Members, Nominations for the positions of DVP and DVP Assistant for District 6 will be accepted at the Local 1826 Bi-Monthly meeting on June 28th, 2018. Meeting starts at 6:30PM at the SWFL International Airport Training Center, 15924 Air Cargo Lane, Ft. Myers, Fl.
    Lieutenant Promotion
    05/14/18 - IAFF Local 801
    Congratulations go out to the DFD's newest Lieutenant, Jon DeJoseph!  Jon took the unusual route of being promoted to Fire Lieutenant after he has served as a Deputy Fire Marshal for the past several years.  Jon has also served as a past Local 801 Treasurer.  Jon was sworn in as Fire Lieutenant in a ceremony at City Hall on May 3, 2018.  LT.
    Rafa
    05/13/18 - IAFF Local 51
    Fellow Brother and Sisters, If you have not seen or heard, one of our own,  Lt Rafael "Rafa" Rodriguez is battling cancer once again.  For those of you who have not had the pleasure of meeting or working with Lt. Rodriguez, let me introduce him to you.  Rafael Rodriguez has been serving the department and his community for over 18 years.
    Kippels / Barkley Retirement Events
    05/12/18 - IAFF Local 21
    Lone Tree Plane Crash
    05/12/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
    At 8:23 p.m. on Friday, May 11, 2018, Local 2164 members responded to a plane crash in Lone Tree near Ridgegate Parkway and Stepping Stone Circle. The first call came from the Centennial Airport Control Tower after they lost radar contact with the aircraft. The initial response was 12 units including specialized 4x4 airport rescue and firefighting trucks and medic units.
    2018 lLEGISLATIVE SUMMARY
    05/12/18 - UPFFA
    2018 Legislative Session Summary The 2018 legislative session adjourned sine die at midnight on May 9th.
    NH Motor Speedway
    05/12/18 - Professional Fire Fighters of Vermont
    Parker Road and Lewiston MVA
    05/11/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2164
    At 12:56 on Friday May 11th, Local 2164 members responded to a non-injury accident in the northbound lanes of Parker Road at Lewiston Way. A flatbed semi was hauling 2 - 10,000-pound concrete pipe sections when it came to a sudden stop at the intersection. One pipe rolled forward and struck the cab of the truck, rupturing a hydraulic fluid tank, which spilled liquid onto the road.
    Trustee #6 Election
    05/11/18 - Palm Beach County Fire Fighters Employee Benefits Fund
    Armand Nault is the winner of the Trustee #6 race.
    NYSPFFA Legislative Agenda
    05/11/18 - IAFF Local 274
    Watch NYSPFFA’s New Legislative Update from President Sam Fresina Share this: Share POSTED MAY 4TH, 2018 BY ADMIN IN NYSPFFA_NEWS Comments are closed.
    2018 Connecticut Legislative Session
    05/11/18 - UPFFA
    The 2018 Connecticut Legislative Session ended Wednesday, May 9th at midnight. I want to thank Rick Hart, Director of Legislative Affairs for another great job representing Connecticut's Fire Fighters at the State Capitol during this session.
    General Membership / Insurance Meeting
    05/11/18 - IAFF local 1289
    June 14th & 15th 2018 8 am General Membership meeting .....9am discussion on Insurance Location: Michaels Pizza Bar and Grill 500 N. Carpenter Modesto CA
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