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    December 16, 2017
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    • What's New at IAFF 135
      We received this thank you letter from Emma Eck (Captain Urban Eck's Daughter) to the membership for assisting her with the W.H."Howie" McClennan Scholarship. Read More...
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      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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      Vacation and Stats 2018
      12/15/17 - Windsor Professional Firefighters Association
      Local 21 Regrets To Announce The Passing Of Retired Firefighter Bob Liska
      12/15/17 - IAFF Local 21
           Local 21 regrets to announce the passing of Retired Firefighter Bob Liska.  Firefighter Liska started with Saint Paul Fire Department on July 16, 1958 and Retired on March 3, 1993. Arrangements are pending.
      Cory Iverson
      12/15/17 - The Escondido Firefighters Association
      856 MDA Night at the Manchester Monarchs
      12/15/17 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
      Manchester Fire MDA Boot Drive at the Monarchs Marvel Night on 1/20 at 6pm
      Important Local F-147 Updates/Latest Info
      12/14/17 - International Association of Firefighters
      Local 2760 2018 Gun Raffle
      12/14/17 - IAFF Local 2760
      Sandy Hook 12-14
      12/14/17 - UPFFA
      Josette Bradley Retirement Party
      12/14/17 - IAFF Local 21
      Please join us on Friday December 29, 2017 from 1pm – 4pm for cake and coffee as we celebrate the WELL DESERVED recognition of her great career with S.P.F.D. and the City of Saint Paul.
      Holiday Safety
      12/14/17 - IAFF Local 2760
      Toy Drive 2017
      12/14/17 - IAFF Local 2760
      Great job by Franklin Firefighters Local 2760 to purchase over $2,000 worth of toys this year. Keep up the great work!
      2018 Local 1826 Bi-Monthly Meeting Schedule
      12/13/17 - IAFF 1826
      Check out our new App!!
      12/13/17 - IAFF Local 29
      Just in time for Christmas......Local 29 is happy to offer to our membership our Local 29 App.  You can find it at the App Store or Android Store.  Simply search for IAFF L29 and it should come right up.  Access to the members only section uses your same username and login as on the website.  If you have trouble logging in, contact me at secretaryiaffl29@gmail.
      2018 CFRA FIREFIGHTERS BALL
      12/13/17 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      2017 IAFF Local 244 General Election Results
      12/12/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
      The IAFF Local 244 Executive Board would like to thank all candidates and voting members who participated in the General Election. Very special thanks to the Election Committee and volunteers that helped make this a successful election. Congratulations to the new Executive Officers! Please click PDF Below to view election results.
      MDA Fill-the-Boot
      12/12/17 - IAFF Local 3322
      The members of IAFF Local 3322 are getting together in December to Fill the Boot for MDA. We have had one successful outing so far and have raised $1650.22 for MDA. We have 2 more outings scheduled for Friday the 15th and Friday the 22nd. We'll be at the intersection of Randall Rd and Rt 64.
      Boston Firefighters & MBTA Drill Photos
      12/12/17 - Boston Fire Fighters
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      2018 PFFA Legislative Conference
      12/12/17 - Professional Fire Fighters Of Alabama
      Don't forget to attend the Professional Fire Fighters of Alabama annual Legislative Conference.
      UPFFA of Ct. Event
      12/12/17 - UPFFA
      SAVE THE DATES!! Monday, January 22, 2018 New Union Officer Orientation: 9:30 a.m. – 12 Noon ____________________________________________________________________ Monday, January 22, 2018 1st Congressional District Members: New Member Orientation: 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
      Saint Paul Firefighters Mug
      12/11/17 - IAFF Local 21
        LIMITED EDITION DENEEN POTTERY MUG/ order yours online today! This holiday fundraiser will be supporting the St. Paul Fire Foundation – a foundation that supports the health, wellness and safety of every St. Paul Firefighter. Discounted Firefighter rate of $15 until December 22th Remaining mugs $20 until gone Guaranteed Mug, order online Go to www.
      Missoula Fire assisting in Southern California wildfire siege
      12/11/17 - IAFF Local 271
      Today is Day 4 of an assignment in Southern California for Montana crews from Missoula Fire Department. They are currently workign on a strike team of engines that includes Missoula Rural Fire District, Big Sky Fire District, Whitefish Fire Dept. and Central Valley Fire District.  Local 271 Member Matt Kerns was featured last night on NBC Nightly news, watch this.
      Portland Disaster Relief Fundraiser
      12/11/17 - IAFF Local 740
      CONTRACT PROPOSALS
      12/11/17 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      Children's Hospital Blood Drive
      12/10/17 - IAFF Local 739
      Children's Hospital Blood Drive The Lynn Fire Department & Lynn Local 739 are hosting a Blood Drive for Boston Children's Hospital. This is a tough time of year for the blood banks due to holidays. The process takes about 20 minutes & each donation helps up to 4 children. The Bloodmobile will be at Lynn Fire Headquarters, 725 Western Ave on Thursday December 21st from 1-6pm.
      2017 Operation Warm
      12/10/17 - Arlington Fire Fighters
      Yesterday E105, T105, R109 and B111 went to Carlin Springs Elementary to hand out coats for kids. This is 4th year that we have partnered with Arlington County DHS. This partnership has allowed us to provide over 600 coats to kids in need. If you would like to donate please click on the link below.  https://www.operationwarm.
      Urgent Action Needed to Save FIRE and SAFER Grants
      12/09/17 - UPFFA
      Urgent Action Needed to Save FIRE and SAFER Grants Legislation (S. 829) to reauthorize the FIRE and SAFER grant programs passed the U.S. Senate months ago, but the U.S. House has failed to act, despite numerous opportunities. Unless the U.S. House of Representatives acts swiftly, the FIRE and SAFER grant programs will be abolished on January 2 -- in less than one month.
      Lt. Jeremy Savinsky Softball Tournament Benefit
      12/09/17 - IAFF 1826
      To all Local 1826 Members, Please see attachment containing information on this Benefit event.
      Save FIRE and SAFER Grants
      12/08/17 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
      Urgent Action Needed to Save FIRE and SAFER Grants Legislation (S. 829) to reauthorize the FIRE and SAFER grant programs passed the U.S. Senate months ago, but the U.S. House has failed to act, despite numerous opportunities. Unless the U.S. House of Representatives acts swiftly, the FIRE and SAFER grant programs will be abolished on January 2 -- in less than one month.
      CHRISTMAS PARTY
      12/06/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
      Get your tickets for the IAFF Local 244 Christmas Party!  We will celebrate Chirstmas and honor our members for Firefighter of the Year (City & County) and Outstanding Leadership on Saturday December 16, 2017 at Hyatt Regency Downtown Albuquerque. Tickets are $25.00 per person and can be purchased at the union hall Monday through Thursday from 10:00am to 4:00pm.
      Captain Jim Robeson Memorial Benefit
      12/06/17 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
      Brothers and Sisters:   The family of the late Captain Robeson is hosting a happy hour on the 10th anniversary of his LODD, January 6, 2018 from 2:00 – 6:00 PM at the Hilton Scranton. Proceeds from this event will benefit the PPFFA Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial. Tickets are $25.00 and include light fare and a cash bar.
      2018 KSCFF Conference Hotel info
      12/06/17 - Kansas State Council of Fire Fighters
      The PDF contains information about the 2018 conference hotel reservations.  More information will be sent out at a later time.
      Santa Breakfast
      12/06/17 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
      December Union Meeting Reminder
      12/06/17 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      This is a reminder that the December Union meeting will take place this week at our new location: The Colorado Professional Fire Fighter Center (12 Lakeside Lane, Denver CO 80212) on Wednesday, December 6th at 7:00 pm and Thursday, December 7th at 8:30 am. A few things to be aware of:   1.)   Regular Business will be suspended for the Christmas Party.
      Local 244 City Chapter Transition Team Update
      12/06/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
      The transition team is getting ready to finalize the Transition Team Report. Please be aware that the dealine to submit an email to transitionteam244@gmail.com is 12/7/17 at 0900. Thank you.
      100th Anniversary Halifax Explosion
      12/05/17 - Boston Fire Fighters
      Boston Firefighters Local President Richard Paris, IAFF GST Edward Kelly, Boston Fire Commisioner Joe Finn, Mayor of Halifax Mike Savage, IAFF 3rd DVP Jay Colbert and members of Halifax Fire Department are in Halifax Canada for the 100th anniversary of the Halifax Explosion. https://globalnews.ca/news/3901178/halifax-fire-explosion/
      Livonia firefighters battle house fire, assist with business fire in Northville Township
      12/05/17 - IAFF Local 1164
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      Children leap out window to safety during Livonia house fire
      12/05/17 - IAFF Local 1164
      LIVONIA, Mich. (WXYZ) - A raging house fire in Livonia left one family no choice but to escape out of a window.  Firefighters were called out to the 18000 block of Lathers around 3 a.m. and saw a house completely engulfed in flames.
      December 5, 2017: UPFFA Delegates Meeting
      12/05/17 - UPFFA
      Frontline News Alert - Urgent Action Needed to Save FIRE and SAFER Grants
      12/05/17 - Suncoast Firefighters
      Legislation (S. 829) to reauthorize the FIRE and SAFER grant programs passed the U.S. Senate months ago, but the U.S. House has failed to act, despite numerous opportunities. Unless the U.S. House of Representatives acts swiftly, the FIRE and SAFER grant programs will be abolished on January 2 -- in less than one month. It is critical that these essential programs are reauthorized NOW.
      UNION MEETING
      12/05/17 - Chester Firefighters Local 1400
      The December union meeting date has changed, it is rescheduled for December 7th at 7pm at the UNO Pizzeria and Grill located at 1516 Providence Ave in Chester PA. Thank you  The Excutive Board.
      Proposed 2018 Budget
      12/05/17 - Kent Fire Fighters
      Proposed 2018 Conference Worksheet
      12/05/17 - Kent Fire Fighters
      House catches fire near 8 Mile, Gill roads in Livonia
      12/05/17 - IAFF Local 1164
      LIVONIA, Mich. - A house caught fire Wednesday on Pollyanna near Southampton Drive in Livonia.  Firefighters responded to the flames, which appeared to engulf the home's attached garage.  Livonia Fire Department Chief Shadd Whitehead said the homeowner was alone when the fire started. His department got the call about 12:03 p.m.
      EMT/PARAMEDIC REFRESHER
      12/04/17 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      Toys for Tots
      12/04/17 - IAFF Local 739
      Toys for Tots As a reminder, our annual Marine Corps Toys for Tots program is underway. Please spread the word that we are accepting new, unwrapped gifts at all firehouses. Any questions please contact Paul Tucker, E3/D2.
      Clearance & Sale Items in the Local 1784 Gift Shop
      12/04/17 - Memphis Fire Fighters Association
      Clearance and Sale Items in the Local 1784 Gift Shop.
      Local 2929 Request
      12/04/17 - Professional Fire Fighters of Oklahoma
      20th UPFFA Biennial Post Convention Survey/Evaluation
      12/03/17 - UPFFA
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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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