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    St. Charles Fire Fighter Community Outreach Golf Tournament
    05/01/16 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
    Download Sponsorship Form here.
    2016 MPFFU Convention Bar Crawl
    05/01/16 - Dearborn Firefighters Local 412
    2016 Stop Drop and Reel Fishing Tournament
    05/01/16 - IAFF Local 21
    This years Stop Drop and Reel Fishing Tournament will be on Big Marine Lake on Wednesday, June 29. Check in at 8:00 a.m., fishing starts at 9:00 a.m.
    Golf Tournament 2016
    05/01/16 - IAFF Local 892
    It's that time of year again! The Local 892 13th Annual Fallen Firefighter Fund Golf Tournament will be held Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at the Norwich Golf Course. The cost is $120 per player and we are accepting foursomes only.  If you are interested in playing in the tournament or supporting us by donation or sponsor, please see and download the attatched fliers. RSVP by June 1, 2016.
    Big John Ale Tapping and Chili Cook-off
    04/30/16 - Aurora Fire Fighters
    Hey Folks, Dry Dock North Dock is hosting the 3rd Annual Big John Ale Tapping and Chili Cook-off, featuring Disc Golf this year!  Come join us in this family friendly fundraiser and hear stories from those that actually worked on Big John. This year's event in May 21st at 12pm.  Please see attachments for more information.
    St. Baldrick's Foundation Fundraiser
    04/30/16 - Aurora Fire Fighters
    Help end childhood Cancer! June 25th, Dry Dock South, time: TBD Please see the following website for further info and contact. https://www.stbaldricks.
    Golf - FABF - Save the Date!
    04/30/16 - Aurora Fire Fighters
    Golfers, quasi-golfers, non-golfers and volunteers! Save the Date: September 29, 2016 Evergreen, CO 09:30 Shotgun start 4-person scramble $85/head Dinner and Silent Auction included! More info to come soon.
    3rd Annual Big John Ale Tapping and Chili Cook-off Fundraiser
    04/30/16 - Aurora Fire Fighters
    Hey Folks, May 21st is our 3rd Annual Big John Ale Tapping and Chili Cook-off Fundraiser to be held at Dry Dock, North Dock.  Stop in for a taste and stories from Retirees that actually rode on Big John!  Please see attachments for further info.
    Website Under Construction
    04/30/16 - Aurora Fire Fighters
    Good day Local 1290 Members! As part of our goal to get further organized, we are in the process of bringing this website back up to date.  Your patience is greatly appreciated! Most of you know our entire Eboard, with the exception of B Good, are either entirely new, or in a new Eboard position.
    April 2016 Meeting Minutes
    04/29/16 - Asheville Fire Fighters Association
    EFIGHTER SPECIALIST EXAM UPDATE
    04/29/16 - IAFF Local 1014
    7th District Benevolent Fund Scholarship Winners 2016
    04/29/16 - IAFF 7th District
    Winners for the 2016 Magnificent 7th District Benevolent Fund Scholarships have been determined.  The raters stated they found it difficult to rank this year and thank all for thier hard work.  The essays were extremely good but as in the past one did rise above others and it is attached.
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    Guns & Hoses Starts Soon!
    04/28/16 - Local 2580
    Our 8th Annual Guns & Hoses Softball Tournament starts tomorrow.   Fri., 4/29 - 6:30pm:  CHFD vs. UNC Burn Center Staff - 7:30pm:  CHFD vs. CHPD for bragging rights Sat., 4/30 Games start at 9:00am & will continue through the afternoon.   All games will be at Homestead Park (100 Aquatic Dr., Chapel Hill, NC; www.townofchapelhill.
    We now have a cancer bill
    04/28/16 - IAFF Local 1565
    The State of Idaho now has a bill covering the medical treatment of Fire Fighters who develop certain kinds of cancer.  This bill is over 10 years in the making.  Good job Boise Brothers.
    20/20 Lasik Exclusive Offer
    04/28/16 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Brothers and Sisters, 20/20 Institute has been a long time supporter of the CPFF Foundation.  20/20 is offering CPFF members an exclusive offer for their Lasik services.  Please see the attached flyer and contact 20/20 Lasik for specific details on this benefit.
    3rd Annual CPFF Foundation Cup Golf Tournament
    04/28/16 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Brothers and Sisters, CPFF Foundation Cup Golf Tournament is just around the corner.  This is a great opportunity to support our Foundation and help us provide aid and support to Colorado firefighters and their families.  Registration for individual players is $150 or a foursome can be purchased for $400, a savings of $200.
    Congratulations Chief Hicks
    04/28/16 - IAFF Local 1652
    Local 1652 would like to congratulate Deputy Chief Joseph Hicks on his promotion to Chief of the Department!  Chief Hicks was appointed and sworn in at the Town's Selectmen's meeting Tuesday April 26th, 2016.  We wish Chief Hicks the best of luck in his new position and we look forward to working with you into the future.
    Active Duty Death Announcement
    04/28/16 - IAFF local 2464
    It is with great sadness that the Walpole Firefighters, I.A.F.F. Local 2464 announce the active duty death of Firefighter Ryan Ferreira. Brother Ferreira passed away on April 25th 2016 after suffering a medical emergency. Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers. Services will be announced in the near future, and will be posted here when made available.
    Firefighter Ryan Ferreira Memorial Fund Online Donations
    04/28/16 - IAFF local 2464
    This link is for our online fundraising portal. Currently all donations received through this paypal account will go towards the Firefighter Ryan Ferreira Memorial Fund.
    Western Berks EMS L4803 member injured today
    04/27/16 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
    Western Berks EMS L4803 member Melissa Lill was injured this morning in a 2 vehicle MVA. A Go Fund Me account has been set up and the link is below. Details will provided when they are available. https://www.gofundme.
    FPF Delegates and Alternates
    04/27/16 - IAFF Local 1403
    Fire & EMS Service Day
    04/27/16 - IAFF Local 21
    2016 MDA Challenge
    04/27/16 - IAFF Local 42
    Bill To Help Firefighters Diagnosed With Cancer Heads To Governor’s Desk
    04/27/16 - UPFFA
    The Senate joined the House Tuesday in approving a bill that would create a relief fund for firefighters who are diagnosed with certain types of cancer related to their job. The decision to establish the relief fund followed a year of fighting over a bill that would force municipalities to prove a firefighter didn’t get the cancer while working for the town.
    Fire & EMS Service Day
    04/27/16 - Saint Paul Fire Foundation
    Charter Township of Canton Taking Applications
    04/27/16 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
    Firefighter / Paramedic (Full-time) – Posted 4/25/2016 Salary Range $44,014 to $72,952
    Fallen Firefighters Memorial
    04/27/16 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Good morning all members.  This is just a quick update on the Fallen Firefighters Memorial which is being held Saturday September 17th.  As you're probably well aware, this year will be an especially big year for our membership with Brother John Whelan being added to the memorial wall as well as Brother Jay Kittleson.
    Local 293 Gun Raffle May 15th
    04/27/16 - Erie Firefighters Local 293
    Join us May 15th for the ERIE FIREFIGHTERS LOCAL 293 Gun Raffle. It will be held at the Zem Zem Shrine Club at 38th and Zuck. Doors open at 1pm. Drawings are 2pm -6pm. Food and Refreshments provided. Donation $10 This is a very important fund raiser to benefit our 2019 State Convention. SEE YOU THERE Contact any Board Member for more information.
    Group 1 battles 2 alarm fire on Lakeview Ave
    04/26/16 - IAFF Local 853
    Firefighters were called to Lakeview Ave around 2:30 and arrived to find heavy fire on the second floor from three windows of a 3 story building. A second alarm was quickly struck as first in companies started to stretch lines to the seat of the fire and search for occupants who still might be trapped in the building. The search was able to rescue several pets but no people were found.
    April 26, 2016: Ct. State Senate Voted to support the UPFFA of Ct. Cancer Legislation
    04/26/16 - UPFFA
    Today the Connecticut State Senate voted 35-1 to support House Bill 5262 the UPFFA of Ct Cancer Legislation Last week the House of Representative voted unanimously to support this legislation.
    2 Alarm fire strikes home on Gibson Street
    04/26/16 - IAFF Local 853
    On the morning of April 20th the members of Group 3 were called to Gibson Street for a reported structure fire. First alarm companies were met with heavy fire showing from the "bravo" side of the structure on the second floor and a extra alarm was quickly sounded.
    2016 Missouri Fallen Firefighter Memorial
    04/26/16 - IAFF Local 42
    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.  IAFF Local 42 Brothers Larry Leggio and John Mesh will be honored at these events. More information may be available at Fire Fighters Association of Missouri.
    2016 UPFFA of Connecticut Golf Tournament
    04/26/16 - UPFFA
    2016 UPFFA of Connecticut Golf Tournament Thank you Sponsors, Golfers & Oronoque Country Club For a great day on Monday, April 25th Peter S. Carozza, President, UPFFA of Ct.
    May 2016 General Membership Meetings
    04/26/16 - International Association of Firefighters
    Our next quarterly general membership meetings will take place on Tuesday, May 17th and Wednesday, May 18th. Both meetings will start at 1700 sharp at The Cabin on Route 33 in Freehold. The meetings will take place on the patio (back room behind the fireplace). Please make every effort to attend at least one of the meetings and please be on time. See you there.
    Hamilton County Fallen Fire Fighters Memorial Statue begins 1,700-mile journey home
    04/26/16 - IAFF Local 4416
    The bronze sculpture that serves as the centerpiece to the Hamilton County Fallen Firefighters Memorial begins its 1700-mile journey home from near Tuscon, Arizona to Noblesville this week after more than eight years of planning and fundraising by a committee of firefighters.
    Exeter L-3491 Golf Tournament
    04/26/16 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
    FF Ryan Ferreira Memorial Fund
    04/26/16 - IAFF local 2464
    We are currently accepting donations for the family of Firefighter Ryan Ferreira who passed away April 25. 100% of the proceeds will go to Ryan's family to assist them with any expenses they need.
    Annual Hamtramck Fire Fighters St. Florian Fire Fighter March and Mass
    04/26/16 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
    Annual Hamtramck Fire Fighters St. Florian Fire Fighter March and Mass on May 7th in Hamtramck. Everyone welcome.
    AFPD Board Election
    04/25/16 - Arvada Professional Fire FIghters Association, IAFF Local 4056
    Arvada Professional Firefighters Local 4056 support Kirk Rassmussen and Tim Allport for Arvada Fire District Board. 1: We chose our candidates by their qualifications for the job, based on their experiences. We feel these candidates are what the District and our community need to move department into the future.  2.
    Congress Considers Establishing a Fire Fighter Cancer Registry
    04/25/16 - IAFF Local 4416
    In a rare display of bipartisanship, members from both sides of the aisle in Congress have joined ranks to press for the establishment of a national cancer registry specifically for fire fighters. Representatives Richard Hanna (R-NY) and Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) have introduced H.R. 4625, the Firefighter Cancer Registry Act, to establish such a registry.
    Second trial set for man accused of starting fire
    04/25/16 - IAFF Local 1164
    A second jury trial is set for next week for a Wayne man accused of attempted murder last fall in Livonia. Jonathan Darlington, 46, will return Tuesday to the Frank Murphy Hall of Justice before Circuit Judge Dana Hathaway, according to the online court calendar.
    Local 858 Family Day with the Rockies
    04/25/16 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Hello All Members new and old, active and retired.  We have our Local 858 family day with the Rockies coming up on Sunday August 21st VS the Chicago Cubs.  We have tickets available for $35 a piece which includes our catered picnic event under the grandstands.  Game starts @ 2;10pm, we get in at 11 am for our private all you can eat Rockies-fest.
    2016 Missouri Fallen Firefighter Memorial
    04/25/16 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
    The 2016 Missouri Fallen Firefighter Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, May 14, 2016 Candlelight Service and Sunday, May 15, 2016.  Both events will be held rain or shine.  More information may be available at Fire Fighters Association of Missouri.
    2016 Public Safety Basketball and Pingpong Tournament
    04/25/16 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
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