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    • The 2016 Missouri Fallen Firefighter Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, May 14, 2016 Candlelight Service at 9:00 PM and on Sunday, May 15, 2016 at 10:30 AM.  Both events will be held rain or shine. 

      The Fire Fighters Memorial is located in Kingdom City, Missouri and is dedicated to and honors those who have fallen in the line of duty. There are many who are recognized on the Wall of Honor and this beautiful site shows our gratitude to those who have given the ultimate sacrifice.

      This year Kansas City Fire Fighters Larry Leggio and John Mesh will be honored as their names are read and placed on the Missouri Fallen Fire Fighters Memorial Wall. The memorial service begins at 10:30 AM this coming Sunday May 15, 2016. Kingdom City is about 10 minutes east of Columbia on I-70.

      Honor Guard Information: Captain Pat Furlong, South Metro Fire Protection District 816.916.7992 or via E-mail: pfurlong@southmetrofire.org.

      More information may be available at Fire Fighters Association of Missouri.


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

       


      2016 Billy Dady Ride
      Saturday, May 7, 2016

      Starts at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, located at 7601 Blue Ridge
      ends with BBQ at Hog Holler

      Kickstands Up at 10 AM
      $20.00 per rider
      Camping available at Hog Holler
      Party Bus for Non-Riders

      More details contact Steve Young
      at 816
      .716.1747


      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.

      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.

      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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