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      Jewelry Savers offering a free Tungsten Ring ($90.00 value) to active firefighters.  They must bring in their ID when ordering the ring.  They need to have a minimum of 300 ordered before they will process any orders.  They are located in the Cabelas parking lot on the North End. Retirees, Spouses and Volunteers can also buy the ring for a reduced cost of ($50. Read More...
      Download: Jewelry Savers Firefighter Ring.pdf
      The 15 bout card on Veterans Day, Saturday, November 11, 2017 @ The Wichita Sports Forum features local law enforcement against firefighters for charity. Click here to purchase tickets  The 15 bout card on Veterans Day features members of local law enforcement against local firefighters.
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      The IAFF Local 135 would like to invite those that would like to be part of the Wichita Firefighter's Women's Axillary!!!! There is a meeting at the Union Hall scheduled for February 22, 2017 from 6-8 pm.  428 N. St. Francis please see the attachment.
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      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.
      KCFD & KCKFD Fundraising Event
      08/21/17 - IAFF Local 42
      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.
      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
      First Responder Discount, Winghouse of Ft. Myers
      08/18/17 - IAFF 1826
      To all Local 1826 Members, Please see attachment containing information on this discount offer from the Winghouse of Ft. Myers, Winghouse of Fort Myers, 4606 S. Cleveland Avenue, Ft. Myers, Fl.
      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.
      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.
      Join Brother Randy Frye on September 5th
      08/16/17 - IAFF Local 4416
      Fire Fighters are hosting a gathering for our Brother, State Representative Randy Frye.
      Bellows Falls L4437 Layoffs
      08/15/17 - Professional Fire Fighters of Vermont
      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.
      Local 786 Golf Tournament
      08/08/17 - IAFF Local 786
      CPFF Meeting August 17th
      08/08/17 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      All, The CPFF Delegate Meeting will be hosted by North Metro Fire Fighters on August 17, 2017 at 10:30am. Posting - Nominations and Election for CPFF Secretary/Treasurer - This serves as a 30 day notice.
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      Public Safety Employer-Employee Cooperation Act
      The US Senate is preparing to debate and vote on this act(HR 980) that will give firefighters the right to bargain collectively and have a grievance resolution. Please contact Senator Brownback and Senator Roberts and urge them to vote in favor of this legislation that will help Firefighters across the country, including many right here in Kansas.
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