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    • Our Office will be closed on Monday, May 30th for the Memorial Day Holiday.

      MDA Summer Camp Counselors NEEDED
      June 4th thru June 11th


      For the last several years the MDA Summer Camp held in Linwood, Kansas has not had enough volunteers for counselors, and particularly males.   As the official charity of the IAFF and with over 1500 members in our local, we should take it upon ourselves to ensure the kids have the opportunity to enjoy camp with enough counselors.

      Volunteering is an incredible opportunity to give a kid his/her best week of the year. Member for Member is available for shift coverage while volunteering at camp.  For more information regarding what a Camp Counselor does click here.

      MDA Single Day Volunteers Needed!

      The MDA has asked if Local 42 could provide 2-3 volunteers per day to help run activities at the MDA Camp scheduled June 4-11, 2016.  To volunteer you would be expected to arrive at the camp between 8-8:30 a.m. to help throughout the day until 5:30 p.m.  We are not asking that members commit to the entire week, but would like to be able to provide different personnel each day. The camp is located in Linwood, KS approximately 45 minutes from Kansas City.  Please note, the Local will not be able to provide member for member coverage to be a day volunteer.  

      If you have any questions or would like more information please contact L42 Business Agent Justin Abraham at 816.783.5450 or via Email: jabraham@iaff42.org.

      2016 Boxer Packet is available in Download Section

      Greater Kansas City Fire Fighters Goal for 2016 MDA Fill the Boot Campaign


      A delegate election was held at the March 1st and 2nd Union Meetings and the follwing members were elected to attend the upcoming IAFF Convention being held in Las Vegas, NV August 15-19.

      • Bill Galvin (by virute of office)
      • Gary Reese (by virtue of office)
      • Tim Dupin
      • Stephen Davis
      • Dennis Glasgow
      • James Cooley
      • Louie Wright
      • Jason Beaman

      It is with a heavy heart that we report two Line of Duty Deaths in Kansas City, Missouri, IAFF Local 42.  Fire Apparatus Operator Larry Leggio and Firefighter John Mesh. 

      Donations to the family should be made to IAFF Local 42 Community Assistance, 6320 Manchester Ave., Suite 42 A, Kansas City, MO 64133.  If you have questions please contact IAFF Local 42 at 816.358.4222, ext. 101 or simply make an Online Donation thru PayPal by clicking on the DONATE Button in the left column under Local 42 Community Assistance.  Sympathy cards may also be mailed to the same address.

      What's New at IAFF 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.

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