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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
2018 Nashville Fire Fighters Charity Golf Tournament
05/17/18 - Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters
Download Player Registration Form here.
Breakfast with Chief Perez
05/17/18 - IAFF Local 1403
Breakfast at Station 30 with Chief Perez
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
KC Chiefs Season Tickets Offer
05/15/18 - IAFF Local 42
Kansas City Historical Society Raffle
05/15/18 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
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
2018 lLEGISLATIVE SUMMARY
05/12/18 - UPFFA
2018 Legislative Session Summary The 2018 legislative session adjourned sine die at midnight on May 9th.
Burlington L3044 MDA Pub Crawl
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
Congratulations to newly appointed Local 1826 Parlimentarian, Bobby Barr
05/11/18 - IAFF 1826
To all Local 1826 Members, Congratulations to Bobby Barr, DVP for Pine Island, for his appointment to be Local 1826"s new Parlimentarian. A special thanks to Henry Garcia for his participation as our outgoing Parlimentarian due to his election as our new Vice President.
2018 L-21 Memorial Service
05/10/18 - IAFF Local 21
The Memorial Day Observance is on Saturday, 5/28, 0830 at Calvary Cemetery.  All attendees are invited to breakfast afterwards at the Coffee Cup at Rice and Arlington.  I also have 20 free Twins tickets from the Salvation Army for ringing bells during the Holiday Season.  They are first come, first served for Tuesday, May 22nd, 710pm vs Detroit.
Saint Paul Fire Is Hiring
05/10/18 - IAFF Local 21
Old Sta 3 Restoration Update
05/09/18 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
First work day for Sta 3 restoration has been scheduled. Below is the information provided by Chief Ken Jones: Monday:  21 May 10:00 hrs. Work on sanding and spackle the walls, cleaning the wall prior to painting and scrapping the paint off the bricks.
2018 7th District Scholarships Awarded
05/09/18 - IAFF 7th District
The annual 7th District Benevolent Fund Scholarships have been awarded.  This year there wer 47 applicants that were all sensational in academics and writing skills.  The winners of $750 scholarships are Kai Parkinson, son of Summer Parkinson of Local 2878 (Eastside FireFighters) and Reagan Wells, son of David Wells of Local 1828 (Snohomish 1 FF's).
SEIU Local 1 Jobs Rally
05/09/18 - IAFF Local 42
Charlotte Proposed 2019 Budget
05/08/18 - Charlotte Firefighters Association
http://charlottenc.gov/budget/Pages/default.
IAFF Motorcycle Group
05/08/18 - IAFF 14th District
If you ride please consider joining the IAFF Motorcycle Group!Go to www.iaffmg.
Agenda
05/08/18 - Olympia Fire Fighters
Testing ways to share information on A shift. Hopefully everyone receives this in their recently updated email account. There is a union meeting tomorrow, Wednesday, May 9. Rough Agenda: 5th district candidates to address the body Labor/management: Fire prevention office and testing We have 4 going to the new members conference. Hope to see you all tomorrow.
2018 Convention Booklet
05/08/18 - Arkansas Professional Fire Fighters Association
San Carlos Golf Club, Partnering with Local 1826
05/08/18 - IAFF 1826
May 2018 General Membership Meetings
05/07/18 - International Association of Firefighters
Our next Union meetings will take place on Tuesday, May 29th and Wednesday, May 30th at The Cabin on Route 33 in Freehold. Both meetings will start at 1700 sharp and take place on the patio (back room behind the fireplace). Please make every effort to attaned at least on meeting. See you there.
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