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  • August 24, 2017

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    Local 21 Regrets To Announce The Passing Of Retired Firefighter/Dispatcher Patrick Meath
    IAFF Local 21
    Funeral & Wake Information for Brother Fitzgerald
    Boston Fire Fighters
    Norwalk Firefighters Battle Second Structure Fire In 24 Hours
    Norwalk Fire Fighters
    Sneak Peek of Fridays Poker Run
    IAFF Local 2866
    September Bi-Monthly Meeting
    Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
    Retirees Get Together
    IAFF Somerville Fire Local 76
     
         
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    Local 21 Regrets To Announce The Passing Of Retired Firefighter/Dispatcher Patrick Meath
    08/23/17 - IAFF Local 21
      Local 21 Regrets To Announce The Passing Of Past Firefighter/Dispatcher Patrick Meath.  Firefighter Meath was appointed as a Firefighter on 1/13/1968 and retired on 9/30/1994 from the Alarm office. He was detailed to the Alarm Office on 3/29/73.  Promoted to Fire Alarm Dispatcher I on 12/3/77 and promoted to Fire Alarm Dispatcher II on 6/18/83.
    Funeral & Wake Information for Brother Fitzgerald
    08/23/17 - Boston Fire Fighters
    Boston Firefighters Local 718 sadly announces the death of past Local 718 President James B. “Sarge” Fitzgerald, Engine Co.24 retired. The “Sarge” held many positions in Local 718 for many years including Vice President and President.  Brother Fitzgerald served over 25 years on Engine 24 in Grove Hall and loved every minute of it.
    Norwalk Firefighters Battle Second Structure Fire In 24 Hours
    08/23/17 - Norwalk Fire Fighters
    NORWALK, CT — Norwalk firefighters extinguished a structure fire early Sunday morning on Flax Hill Road, the second blaze local firefighters battled in the city in less than 24 hours. The Flax Hill Road fire was reported in a two-family home at about 1 a.m. and resulted in the temporary displacement of five people.
    Sneak Peek of Fridays Poker Run
    08/23/17 - IAFF Local 2866
    Click on the Video Link below to see a Sneak Peek of part of the Friday Poker Run in time lapse.
    September Bi-Monthly Meeting
    08/23/17 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
    Retirees Get Together
    08/23/17 - IAFF Somerville Fire Local 76
    The next retiree get togethers will be held at the DAV on Broadway from 9-12 on Wednesday, September 13th and Wednesday November 8th.
    IAFF FINANCIAL CORPORATION
    08/23/17 - PFFA
    RISAFF MOURNS THE PASSING OF PRESIDENT EMERITUS FRANK J. MONTANARO, SR.
    08/23/17 - UPFFA
    RISAFF MOURNS THE PASSING OF PRESIDENT EMERITUS FRANK J. MONTANARO, SR. It is with heavy hearts that we at RISAFF announce the passing of our friend, mentor, brother and President Emeritus, Frank J. Montanaro, Sr. President Montanaro has left an indelible mark on the fire service and the labor movement in the State of Rhode Island and beyond.
    Jackson Twp. FD hiring full time Fire Fighters
    08/22/17 - IAFF Local 4416
    2017 Local 4416 PAC Golf Outing - September 27
    08/22/17 - IAFF Local 4416
    Register for the PAC Golf Outing - September 27th  Can't make the outing or don't golf?  Sponsor a Hole, Beverage Cart or Lunch Fox Prairie Golf Course - Noblesville, IN Registration 10AM with Scramble start at 11AM 2017 PAC Golf Outing Foursome $300.00 USDHole Sponsor $150.00 USDDinner Only $100.
    Fairview Firefighters fight Boat Fire
    08/21/17 - Dutchess-Fairview Professional Fire Fighters
    At approximately 1:09 pm, the Fairview Fire District was dispatched for a report of an explosion with a boat on fire at the Brass Anchor, located in the Town of Hyde Park.   Fire fighters arrived to find a boat that was fully involved in fire with exposure to the dock area.
    FIVE ALARM 5K TO BENEFIT CANCER RESEARCH
    08/21/17 - Lets Fire Cancer
    May 1, 2017 Executive Board Meeting Minutes
    08/20/17 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
    Local 293 Charities Golf Tournament T-Shirts
    08/20/17 - Erie Firefighters Local 293
    2017 Local 293 Charities Golf Tournament T-Shirts are available for $10 each at Union Office or through a Board Member.
    KCFD Retired Fire Fighters
    08/19/17 - IAFF Local 42
    The Kansas City, Missouri Retired Fire Fighters Association has established its own website.  This is one of the best online sources for KCFD History and we invite you to visit them and learn something new about something old.  Special acknowledgement to Chuck Gabert, KCFD Retired Fire Captain and Ray Elder, KCFD Retired Fire Captain and KCFD Historian.
    Concordia Day Of Heroes Event
    08/19/17 - IAFF Local 21
    Letters From Local 51
    08/19/17 - IAFF Local 51
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    2017 John V. Mesh Sporting Clay Shoot
    08/18/17 - IAFF Local 42
    The John V. Mesh Memorial Scholarship Fund will be hosting its 2nd Annual Fundraiser, Sporting Clay Shoot on Friday, September 29, 2017, at 1:00 PM at Powder Creek Shooting Park, located at 8601 Monticello Road, Lenexa, KS 66227.  For more details visit their website here.
    2017 SPFF Memorial Walk
    08/18/17 - IAFF Local 21
    The Fire Foundation is looking for 2 volunteers to drive the gators around the lake to lead the walk, drop off volunteers and help with signs 4:30-8:30 if able contact:  Susan O'Neil, Executive Director, St. Paul Fire Foundation at 651.270.
    MIZZOU Labor Appreciation Day
    08/18/17 - IAFF Local 42
    Ethnic Doll Drive
    08/18/17 - Toy Program
    Christmas in August
    08/18/17 - Toy Program
    MSCFF Convention Delegates
    08/18/17 - IAFF Local 42
    In accordance with the IAFF Local 42 Constitution & By-Laws an Election was held at the March 7th and 8th Membership Meetings as a result of the election the members listed below shall be the delegation to the Missouri State Council Convention, August 21-23, 2017.
    Local 1568 Endorses Brother Bob Witte for Board of Supervisors
    08/17/17 - Henrico Professional Firefighters Association
    Brothers and Sisters, We are pleased to stand beside and support one of very own members brother Bob Witte for Brookland District Supervisor.  Brother Witte retired from the Division of Fire in 2005 with 30 years of dedicated service to our department. Volunteers are needed at the campaign office, distributing materials, and at the election polling locations on Election Day. Please contact VP Whaley for more information and details.
    CHELSEA FIRE FUNDRAISER
    08/17/17 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
    Any member that's interested in a raffle ticket can also contact FF Mike Dwyer (L1/G1) and he will contact the Chelsea Fire Secretary/Treasurer who will come out with tickets.
    2nd Annual Widows and Orphans Golf Tournament
    08/17/17 - IAFF Local 1563
    Dear Friend, Neighbor, or Partner of the Anne Arundel County Professional Fire Fighters. The Anne Arundel County Professional Fire Fighters are seeking your support for our 2nd Annual Widows and Orphans Memorial Golf Tournament. All the proceeds from this golf tournament will be donated to our Widows and Orphans Fund.
    Membership Meeting
    08/17/17 - IAFF Local F-102
    All Hands    A Membership meeting has been scheduled for 09 Aug 2017 at Crash Station 62 & will commence at 1730 hours. Members will be able to attend remotely via the Union meeting app RingCentral. A running agenda has been posted on the Union website calendar. If you wish to have something added to the agenda prior to the meeting please contact me.
    IAFF Recovery Center
    08/16/17 - Henrico Professional Firefighters Association
    The IAFF Recovery Center has recently opened just outside of D.C. If you are in need of help, please call on any Executive Board member or visit the link to see how you can get help. https://www.therecoveryvillage.
    Laconia Golf Tournament
    08/16/17 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
    Laconia Firefighters hosting our 3rd Annual Golf Tournament at the Ridgewood Country Club in Moultonborough NH. Registration starts at 8AM. Shotgun start at 9AM. Cost is $100 per person. Sponsorship opportunities start at $75. Any questions or for additional sponsorship options please contact Dennis Comeau at 603-455-6648 or dennisc25@gmail.com.
    2017 Firefighter Appreciation Night at the Royals
    08/16/17 - IAFF Local 42
    UNION BBQ
    08/16/17 - IAFF 3711
    This year's Union BBQ will be Saturday August 26th from 1130-1530 at the Liberty Lake Pavillion Park.
    Bellows Falls L4437 Layoffs
    08/15/17 - Professional Fire Fighters of Vermont
    Residents speak out at city council meeting against dog shooting
    08/15/17 - IAFF Local 1164
    Correction: A previous version of this story misspelled the Eiben family's name in Livonia City Council President Kathleen McIntyre's quote. It has been corrected. Laura Hilobuk said the story of her father's dog dying at the hands of a utility worker last month in Livonia has gone global.
    Local 42 Hosts IAFF Peer Support Training
    08/14/17 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
    New Probationary Firefighters
    08/14/17 - IAFF Somerville Fire Local 76
    New probationary firefighters Troy Saulnier and Stephen Cafferky were appointed to the departmant effective August 7th and will be starting the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy Monday, August 21st.
    Northeast Charity Golf Tournament
    08/14/17 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
    1st Annual PPFFA Firefighters Memorial Ball
    08/14/17 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
    Brothers and Sisters: The PPFFA Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Committee in conjunction with the PPFFA Executive Board and PPFFA District Service Representives will be hosting the 1st Annual Firefighters Memorial Ball on October 10, 2017 at the Crowne Plaza Harrisburg 23 South 2nd Street Harrisburg, PA 17101. The Ball begins with a cash bar at 5:30 PM and dinner at 6:30. The cost is $75.
    Local 42 Hosts IAFF Peer Support Training
    08/14/17 - IAFF Local 42
    Funeral Notice: Jonathan Messick
    08/11/17 - IAFF Local 42
    Funeral Arrangements for former IAFF Local 42 Executive Board Member and Southern Platte Fire Protection District Battalion Chief Jonathon Messick: Visitation, Monday, August 14th: 5:00 PM till 8:00 PM at Kearney First Baptist Church, located at 303 South Grove, Kearney, MO.  Funeral Service, Tuesday, August 15th, 11:00 AM, located at the Church.  Burial, Mt.
    30th Annual Chili Cook Off
    08/11/17 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Brothers and Sisters, It's that time of year again and we want to make sure this year is the best cook-off ever. 2017 will mark the 30th Anniversary of the cook-off and it will be an amazing event. The event applications can be downloaded from the attachment from this email. The event will be Friday, September 29, 2017 at Larimer Square.
    30th Annual Chili Cook Off
    08/11/17 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Brothers and Sisters, It's that time of year again and we want to make sure this year is the best cook-off ever. 2017 will mark the 30th Anniversary of the cook-off and it will be an amazing event. The event applications can be downloaded from the attachment from this email. The event will be Friday, September 29, 2017 at Larimer Square.
    IAFF Fallen Firefighter Memorial Procession Information
    08/11/17 - Colorado Springs Professional Firefighters
    Colorado Springs Professional Fire Fighters Union, IAFF Local 5 2017 IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Procession “The Ride to Remember” Procession Route (First Section) Route Liaison: John “Sparky” Stevens 720-273-7566 Check Rocky Mountain Wind and Fire website for updates and registration information.
    Saint Paul District Chief Assists Individual To Safety
    08/10/17 - IAFF Local 21
    FAC, Rockies, and Ball updates
    08/10/17 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Good morning all members.  Just a couple quick updates and some excited save the date info.  First off, we have our Summer Patio series FAC tomorrow night @ Locavore Beerworks, fun starts @ 5:30 with delicious beer and great times. 5950 S Platte Canyon Rd. Secondly, we have our 858 day with the Rockies coming up on Sunday August 20th.
    2017 PFFWV Fall Training Summit
    08/09/17 - Professional Fire Fighters of West Virginia
    2017 PFFWV Fall Training Summit The PFFWV is proud to present our 1st biennial Fall Training Summit. This event will be held in Charleston, WV on September 25th – 27th at the Embassy Suites. Charleston Professional Firefighters Local 317 will be the host for this inaugural event. This unique opportunity offers training in both job related and union skills.
    Guns and Hoses Golf Tournament
    08/09/17 - Tallahassee Professional Fire Fighters
    Killearn Country Club along with Local 2339, and PBA will be holding a Guns and Hoses golf tournament Aug 28th to support local charities.
    2018 Calendar Sponsors
    08/09/17 - Tallahassee Professional Fire Fighters
    The 2018 Bringin the Heat calendar is looking for sponsors, this years calendar will feature some special guests and will be going towards a great cause. Contact jreese523@aol.com if you are interested.
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