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June 23, 2017
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Christmas in July
Toy Program
Education Seminar: Heart & Lung Bill by Attn. Mike Clelland
IAFF 1826
Erie SeaWolves Honor the Flag and First Responder Night
Erie Firefighters Local 293
Carmel Fire Fighter Mark G. Robinson LODD
IAFF Local 4416
MDA Fill The Boot 2017
IAFF Local 1014
SAVE THE DATE: LOCAL 30 MDA GOLF OUTING
Cambridge Fire Fighters
 
     
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Christmas in July
06/23/17 - Toy Program
Education Seminar: Heart & Lung Bill by Attn. Mike Clelland
06/22/17 - IAFF 1826
To all Local 1826 Members, Please see attachment containing information on this seminar. Local 1826 is hosting Attornet Mike Clelland of Morgan & Morgan to discuss the Heart & Lung Bill. Crowne Plaza, 13051 Bell Tower Drive, Fort Myers, Fl. 33907 on July 25th at 10:00AM, in the Pine Island Room.
Erie SeaWolves Honor the Flag and First Responder Night
06/21/17 - Erie Firefighters Local 293
Everyone: I received the following information about the Erie SeaWolves hosting an Honor the Flag and First Responder Night on Saturday June 24, 2017. Dave Chiaramonte Just a reminder, this Saturday (June 24, 2017) is the U.S. Honor Flag Night at UPMC Park.  In addition, to this being the "U.S.
Carmel Fire Fighter Mark G. Robinson LODD
06/21/17 - IAFF Local 4416
Mark Glenn "Robo" Robinson, 51, of Westfield, passed away on the morning of Monday, June 19, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family.  He was born on April 18, 1966 to Dennis and Marsha (Glenn) Robinson in Noblesville, Indiana. Mark was a 1984 graduate of Westfield High School and was a firefighter for the City of Carmel Fire Department for 18 years.
MDA Fill The Boot 2017
06/21/17 - IAFF Local 1014
SAVE THE DATE: LOCAL 30 MDA GOLF OUTING
06/21/17 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
LOCAL 30 APPAREL
06/21/17 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
Special Meeting to approve the MOU between IAFF Local 244 and Bernalillo County reference Negotiations
06/20/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
A Special Meeting is scheduled at the Union Hall for June 28, 2017 in accordance with Article V, Section 6 of the IAFF Local 244 Constitution & By-Laws. The purpose of this meeting is to approve a Memorandum of Understanding between the IAFF Local 244 and Bernalillo County pursuant to Article 41, Section 41.7 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement. The meeting will start promptly at 10:00am.
IAFF 421 Honor Guard golf outing
06/20/17 - IAFF 421
IAFF 421 Honor Guard annual golf outing.
P.F.F.O. 2017 LEGISLATIVE WRAP-UP
06/20/17 - Professional Fire Fighters of Oklahoma
            The conflicting factions in the Legislature led to an alienated Session, having some effect on professional fire fighters legislation.             Our victories include: Stopping SB 107 for the remainder of the Session.
Frongello Family Relief Fund
06/19/17 - IAFF Local 1563
https://www.gofundme.com/j9tf32-frongello-family-relief-fund In light of Mark Frongello's unexpected passing, some friends of the family are getting together to raise funds to alleviate the financial burden brought on by the funeral cost. Any donation will be greatly appreciated. Mark Frongello was an amazing son, brother and friend.
Death of William Warwick, Knoxville Local 65
06/19/17 - IAFF 14th District
It is sad to report the death of William “Bill” Warwick, former President of Knoxville Local 65. Bill was President of Local 65 for many years and was very active in the state association and the IAFF as delegate to those conventions. He was an original member of the IAFF Committee on Assistance to Non Collective Bargaining States.
MN United Public Safety Day
06/18/17 - IAFF Local 21
Boston Local 718 Remembers our Fallen
06/18/17 - Boston Fire Fighters
Fishing with a Fireman
06/18/17 - IAFF Local 3471
South Metro Fire Fundraiser
06/18/17 - Colorado Professional Fire Fighters
Brothers and Sisters- Fellow Brother Mike Freeman, South Metro Fire Engineer on his 43rd year with the department, has fallen on hard times. Diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor, he and his family need our help.  Local 2164 along with The 2164 Foundation will be hosting a cigar and whiskey tasting in his honor, to help raise funds for this cause.
IAFF Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery
06/17/17 - PFFA
The new IAFF Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery is providing treatment and support exclusively to members struggling with addiction, PTSD, substance abuse, anxiety and depression. This webinar explains what members who need help can expect -- from their first call to admission, and from treatment to aftercare.    https://youtu.
Boston Local 718 Endorses Mayor Walsh
06/16/17 - Boston Fire Fighters
Old Union Hall Site For Sale
06/16/17 - Memphis Fire Fighters Association
The old union hall site at 3950 and 3958 Lamar Avenue near Clearpool Circle is for sale by the Local.  The asking price is $159,900.  If you know of someone who may be interested, have them call the Union Hall at (901) 386-3129.
IAFF Center of Excellence
06/16/17 - Memphis Fire Fighters Association
The IAFF has teamed up with Advanced Recovery Systems to open the IAFF Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery.  This center, exclusively for IAFF members.......
Denver Burn Foundation Payday Raffle Winner
06/16/17 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Happy Payday! Today’s $1,000.00 winner is Jeff Anderson Engine 26 A-shift. Congratulations Jeff! Today we are asking everyone to support the Denver Fire Fighters Museum as they collect new toys to be donated to Children’s Hospital.
Proposed Legislative Changes to Retirement System
06/16/17 - CFFA
MIOSHA Occupational Safety Advisor Postion
06/15/17 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
Hanover Golf Tournament
06/15/17 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
Memphis Local 1784 Charity Events
06/15/17 - IAFF 14th District
Memphis Local 1784 will be hosting two charity events this fall. A golf tournament September 18, 2017 ( see attached flyer) and a 5K Run in downtown Memphis October 13, 2017. For information on the run go to  www.firefighter5Krun.org   For further information on these events contact Local 1784 Sec./Treas  Matt Tomek at 901-386-3129.
PFFNH/IAFF PEP Training
06/15/17 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
We are excited to announce a PEP Training Seminar on July 27-28. We will have two days of classes that will benefit all members. This training is free and will include breakfast and lunch. Register with the IAFF here: https://my.iaff.org/Web/Events/Event_Display.aspx?EventKey=PEP2017_NH. Please note that this registration will sign you up for both days.
L-856 MDA Fisher Cats Appreciation Night
06/15/17 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
Brother Tim Cross
06/15/17 - IAFF Local 1563
https://www.gofundme.com/7wr2b8-timothys-medical-expenses Thirty-two year old Tim Cross, works for the Anne Arundel County Professional Fire Fighters and is a member of Local 1563 in Maryland. Tim graduated from Hereford High School in 2002. He has worked as a Fire Fighter since July 2016. He also served our country with the US "Army Reserves" from 2010 - 2017.
Spokane Firefighters rescue person from underneath Monroe Street bridge
06/14/17 - IAFF Local 29
One person was critically injured when he landed on the rocks below the Monroe Street bridge. Spokane Fire Department Technical rescue team was able to bring the person up and provide treatment.
MDA Summer Camp Cooks Needed
06/14/17 - IAFF 1826
Ryan Gagnon and John Nichols from SCFD are organizing a trip to MDA Summer Camp this year to cook lunch for our kids on Tuesday, June 27th! We are asking for anyone that is interested in helping cook that day to contact Ryan and/or John.
SB25 Guide
06/14/17 - IAFF Local #1945
Here is a more user friendly easier to understand version of SB25. This was placed out by the CPFF.
Senate Bill 25
06/14/17 - IAFF Local #1945
As requested at the meeting attached is the full SB25 for reference. Please contact your e-board with any questions.
2017 Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial
06/14/17 - West Metro FireFighters I.A.F.F. Local 1309
2017 Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial #FallenFireFighter17 September 16, 2017 Colorado Springs, Colorado The 31st IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial service will be broadcast live via streaming video on Saturday, September 16. The ceremony in Colorado Springs, Colorado, officially begins at 11:00 a.m. Mountain Time.
Truck Pull
06/13/17 - IAFF Local 51
Attention Union Members, The Special Olympics of Texas  Annual Fire Truck Pull is just days away on June 17 at Ascarate Park and Yes we are STILL ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS!! please call Marsha Baray 915.533.8229 for more details; if you can't do that you can still register an hour before the first Pull.
McSwain Foundation Benefit Gala
06/13/17 - Lawrence Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 1596
Union rights for Probationary Employees
06/13/17 - IAFF Local F283
Sisters and Brothers, I wish to take a moment to address the abhorrent claims, made by members of management last Friday, regarding the representation our members receive from their Union. As a Union member, you have a seat at the bargaining table. Members have influence over how policy is drafted and how they will be impacted, as a result. Members have rights under our contract.
SAVE THE DATE
06/13/17 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
Planning
06/12/17 - Cedar Hill Professional Firefighters Association
We are currently planning for future events and look forward to seeing you participate with us for a great cause.
NBFA Tommy Perez Benefit
06/12/17 - Cedar Hill Professional Firefighters Association
The E-board and Benevolence Committee are currently setting up a fundraiser for Tommy Perez through No Brother Fights Alone. We will be needing help with this from membership and if you can offer any time at all it would be greatly appreciated. Stay tuned for more details.
Instagram
06/12/17 - Hillsboro Firefighters Association
2017 Guns & Hoses Champs
06/12/17 - Local 2580
Congratulations to NCSPA, our 2017 Guns & Hoses champs. A hard fought second place was awarded to Creek City. Thanks to all the teams & families for making this a great tournament.
Stryker Power Load Stretchers
06/11/17 - IAFF Local 21
While Saint Paul still uses manual lifting stretchers, Hennepin County, Allina and others in the metro area have made the switch to this technology. Fewer back injuries and less lost work time.
CONGRATULATIONS GRADUATES!
06/11/17 - IAFF Local 2819
Congratulations to the 2017 graduates! A special "CONGRATULATIONS" to: Molly Green (Bill Green) Alexander Johnson (Mark Johnson) Nolan Platz (Greg Platz) on your selection as 2017 WSCFF Scholarship Recipients.  WELL DONE.
Lessons Seniority Has Taught Me
06/09/17 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
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Chula Vista Firefighters IAFF Local 2180 and residents get a win at City Hall.
06/09/17 - IAFF Local 2180
After years of struggle and fight, Chula Vista Firefighters and the community win at City Hall and will staff its first full time 4 person staffed Engine Company effective July 2017. Chula Vista Firefighters IAFF Local 2180 also secures and guarantees the hiring of 12 Firefighters in January of 2018.
Guns & Hoses Tournament
06/09/17 - Local 2580
Tonight's game is Chapel Hill vs. Burn Center staff. Tomorrow's games start at 9am. All games will be at Homestead Park (www.townofchapelhill.org/town-hall/departments-services/parks-recreation/facilities-greenways-parks/parks/homestead-park). There is plenty of parking availabe on the Aquatics Dr. lot. Indoor bathrooms & a playground are near the fields.
PFFU Golf Tournament
06/08/17 - PFFU
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