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    Get Green Fest is Coming!!!
    02/12/16 - Fort Wayne Professional Firefighters
    QC Times Article
    02/12/16 - Davenport Association of Professional Firefighters Local #17
    Click on read more for article link
    App
    02/12/16 - IAFF Local F283
    As you all can see, the app is officially launched. The app runs directly off of the webpage. This will be a very useful tool to all of us. I particularly like the shift trade option. It will send a push notification and an email to everyone, giving the opportunity for anybody to have a chance to trade shifts.
    FPD Officer Jason Moszer
    02/12/16 - Fargo Fire Fighters
    It is with deep sadness that we report the death of Fargo Police Officer Jason Moszer while responding to a domestic disturbance on Thursday, February 10, 2016. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Moszer family, our brothers and sisters of the Fargo Police Department, and the community of Fargo as we all struggle to deal with this tragic loss.
    Support Team Jameson
    02/12/16 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
    Presidents' Day Holiday
    02/12/16 - IAFF Local 42
    Our office will be closed on Monday, February 15, 2016 in observation of President's Day Holiday.
    Story About Michigans FF Cancer Presumption
    02/12/16 - IAFF Local 1557
    http://m.michiganradio.
    Elections
    02/12/16 - IAFF Local 135
    Nominations for the following positions will take place at the March Meeting. Secretary Treasurer Trustee (currently Jim Heath) Nominations can be made through the elections committee, or by contacting the office.  The following members make up the elections committee.
    Uniontown L0955 CBA 1.1.2015-12.31.2019
    02/12/16 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
    Uniontown L0955 contract beginning January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2019 has been posted on the Contracts page.
    5 Tips to Reduce Your Risk of Cancer at the Fire Scene
    02/12/16 - UPFFA
    ALASKA ACES FIRST RESPONDER NIGHT
    02/12/16 - IAFF Local 1264
    ALASKA ACES FIRST RESPONDER NIGHT MARCH 11, 2016 Free tickets are available for IAFF members and their families. Contact Pat O'Shea for tickets. Deadline is March 4.
    Michigan Radio Coverage of Cancer Presumption Bill Funding
    02/11/16 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
    Cancer Presumption Funding Story Covered by Michigan Radio.  Read story and liisten to audio.
    February 11, 2016 - UPDATE
    02/11/16 - IAFF Local 1014
    Los Angeles County Firefighters IAFF Local 1014 Representing over 3200 Firefighters, Paramedics, Dispatchers, Pilots, Wildland Firefighters, Forestry and Health Haz Mat personnel Thank you Brothers and Sisters for making the Calabasas Regional General Membership Meeting on Tuesday February 9, 2016 a great success.
    May 2016 Lottery
    02/11/16 - Chester Firefighters Local 1400
    FORE SALE! May 2016 Lottery tickets benefits State President Martynuskas run for 4th district Vice President. See Secretary Ed Reilly for tickets.
    LAC FF's Association FTC 2016 "Gathering of Legends"
    02/11/16 - IAFF Local 1014
    Local 1014 Brothers and Sisters, Los Angeles County Firefighters IAFF Local 1014 Representing over 3200 Firefighters, Paramedics, Dispatchers, Pilots, Wildland Firefighters, Forestry and Health Haz Mat personnel It's time to Train, Learn and Lead.
    Letter from FPF Vice President Salvatori
    02/11/16 - IAFF 1826
    Subject: Senator Jeremy Ring on FRS Death Benefits Brothers and Sisters, Today, the Florida Senate unanimously (40-0) passed SB 7012. The bill substantially (and in some cases, retroactively) increases death benefits for first responders killed in the line of duty.
    Brother Schomburg Wake & Funeral Info
    02/11/16 - Boston Fire Fighters
    The Wake for Brother William Schomburg Ladder 19 will be held Sunday February 14th from the John O"Conner Funeral Home 740 Adams Street Dorchester 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.  A Funeral Mass will be held Monday February 15th Saint Brendans Church 589 Gallivan Blvd. Dorchester at 10 a.m. All off duty members are asked to report to District Chief Robert Dowling outside the Church at 0930 Hrs.
    Proposition 3
    02/11/16 - Local 3230
    TSAFF Member, I know that many TSAFF members will be voting in the March 1st Republican Primary election. If you happen to be one of these members, please be advised of the following information about Proposition #3. When you go to the polls on March 1st for the Republican Primary several propositions will be on the ballot. PLEASE PAY PARTICULAR ATTENTION TO PROPOSITION #3.
    2016 PFFM Legislators Reception
    02/11/16 - Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts
    The Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts will host their annual Legislators Reception, on Monday, March 7, 2016. To register and purchase tickets online please click read more.
    Corey Rose Cancer in the Fire Service Series
    02/10/16 - Mountain View Professional Fire Fighters
    9 News Ancor Corey Rose dedicated a three-part series, "Left in the Smoke" highlighting the growing issue of cancer in the fire service. As many of you know, Corey sits on the Board of Directors for the CPFF Foundation. Corey's father, Gary, died due to job related cancer shortly after retiring from a 32 year career with LA City Fire. Here is the entire three-part series: http://www.
    Rights of Emergency Responders Page added
    02/10/16 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
    The PPFFA has added a "Rights of Emergency Responders" page to the website. It currently has FLSA, FMLA, Cancer Presumption, Act 195, Act 111, PA Sunshine Act, NLRA, HIPAA, Title VII as it pertains to workplace discrimination and employees' Garrity and Weingarten Rights. All may be downloaded and/or printed.
    Proposition 3
    02/10/16 - Lubbock Fire Fighters
    TSAFF Members, Hopefully, you are all aware, by now, about Proposition 3 on the Republican Primary ballot, regarding payroll deductions for union dues. It has come to our attention, that the ballots will not read the same in all counties in the state. The question is the same, but the answer is different depending on the county you are in.
    KPERS Update
    02/09/16 - Olathe Firefighters IAFF Local 2542
    http://www.theolathenews.com/2011/03/08/1040787/police-add-web-messaging.htmlPolice add web messagingBy JOE LAMBEjlambe@theolathenews.com  Olathe police are starting a web-based communication system that allows them to send messages to citizens.
    4th Annual Charity Hockey Game
    02/09/16 - Ridgefield Professional Fire Fighters
    Saturday March 12th, 2016 at 3 PM Winter Garden Ice Arena 111 Prospect Ridge, Ridgefield, CT 06877 Come cheer on the Ridgefield Firefighters in our 4th Annual Charity Hockey Game vs. NYC Department of Corrections "Boldest" hockey team.  Suggested donation of $5 goes to support many worthy causes via the Ridgefield Professional Firefighters Charitable Fund.
    New Farmington Hills fire chief takes command
    02/09/16 - IAFF Local 1164
    Jon Unruh grew up in Farmington Hills and cut his firefighter teeth as a paid on-call firefighter for his hometown department. Some 28 years later Unruh is officially running the department. Unruh, hired last month to replace the retired Corey Bartsch, took the reins as the sixth fire chief in Farmington Hills history Monday after being sworn in by city Clerk Pam Smith.
    Tigers caravan rolls through Livonia with present to fire department
    02/09/16 - IAFF Local 1164
    The Detroit Tigers brought their annual winter caravan through Livonia last week, and helped the city mark a special occasion in the process. Several Tigers players and various members of the Tigers organization were at the fire department headquarters to deliver a present to Fire Chief Shadd Whitehead.
    Local 3027 Participated in Denver Bronco Parade
    02/09/16 - Cunningham Fire Fighters
    Local 3027 members along with other front range locals took part in the Denver Bronco Victory parade.  See more images by clicking the link below.  Photos courtesy 5280Fire. http://5280fire.com/.
    Vote NO on Prop 3
    02/08/16 - Irving Professional Fire Fighters Association
    Vote NO on Proposition 3 Dues Check Off Vote AGAINST Proposition 3
    Update on hotel rooms for the ball
    02/08/16 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Hello all members, How bout them BRONCOS! Quick ball update, our hotel room block @ The Four Seasons is Sold Out, that's the bad news. So if you procrastinated to get a hotel room they are gone. Here's the good news, we have secured another block of rooms @ The Grand Hyatt just 4 short blocks away.
    THANKS TO THE STAFF OF IFFD
    02/08/16 - IAFF Local 1565
    Thanks to the Staff of the IFFD for focusing on the training of this new group of Driver candidates.  The level of commitment towards training had been monumental.  So from Local 1565, Thank You!! To the Firefighters taking the Drivers test, Good Luck, Good Job and Full steam ahead.
    Shane Clifton PSOB Awarded
    02/08/16 - IAFF Local 21
    Mona Dohman Commissioner of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety presents Firefighter/Paramedic Shane Clifton's daughter Finley with the LODD PSOB Proclamation.
    AFL-CIO Scholarships
    02/08/16 - Minnesota Professional Fire Fighters
    Scholarship Applications Posted 2/8/16
    02/08/16 - New London Fire Fighters
    The Scholarship applications for the John M O'Connor Trust and the Dr. Carl Wies Scholarship Fund have been posted in the "Scholarships" link located on the left side of this website. Applications must be RECEIVED by April 1st, 2016.
    Busy 2015
    02/08/16 - New London Fire Fighters
    In 2015, Local 1522 had one of the busiest years, responding to 7135 calls. So far, 2016 is starting out very busy also. Currently we have responded to 752 calls since 1/1/2016.
    Bowl for Kids' Sake
    02/08/16 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
    Bowl For Kids’ Sake is almost here! Bowl For Kids’ Sake is Big Brothers Big Sisters’ signature fundraiser and each year half a million people across the country come together to have fun and raise money to support Big Brothers Big Sisters at the local level.
    SuperBowl Raffle Winners!
    02/08/16 - IAFF Local 1403
    Congratulations to the following people for winning the SuperBowl Party Raffle: Kirk Orr - $25,000; Heidi Bradley - $15,000 and Carey Yeomans - $10,000 Congrats to all.
    MINNESOTA FIRE SERVICE FOUNDATION Scholarship Application
    02/08/16 - Minnesota Professional Fire Fighters
    Meeting Tuesday and other items
    02/07/16 - IAFF Local 1014
    Tuesday, February 9, 2016: Appropriations Committee Public Hearing
    02/07/16 - UPFFA
    There is an important Appropriations Committee public hearing on Tuesday, February 9th at 1600 hrs. to discuss cuts to the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection budget. One of our concerns is the consolidation of funds which zeroes out the line item for the Connecticut State Firemen's Association. Benefits for LODD, disability benefits, and beneficiary benefits.
    CONGRATS TO GLADE PRESTWICH
    02/07/16 - IAFF Local 1565
    CONGRATS Brother Prestwich!! The newest member of the FPB .
    New Guys Log in
    02/07/16 - IAFF Local 1565
    For All the new Brothers to out IFFD 1565 Family , WELCOME !! You all have accounts in the system now.  Your login name is you first letter of your fires name in CAPS and your last name with the first letter CAPS, no spaces just 2 CAPS and the rest lower case.  Your password will need to be change when you log in for the first time.  So to explain one more time.
    PFFI
    02/07/16 - IAFF Local 1565
    PFFI is coming up at the end of FEB.  We have all the delegates chosen and the travel arrangements have been made.  I look forward to spending the week , elbows deep in Union business.  Please voice any comments or concerns.  Also watch this page, I will update any and all info to it.
    Super Bowl 50
    02/06/16 - IAFF Local 1014
    Los Angeles County Firefighters IAFF Local 1014 Representing over 3200 Firefighters, Paramedics, Dispatchers, Pilots, Wildland Firefighters, Forestry and Health Haz Mat personnel Sunday is the day.
    January Meeting Minutes
    02/06/16 - Asheville Fire Fighters Association
    2016 Gun Raffle
    02/06/16 - IAFF Local 3005
    2016 Bolingbrook Local 3005 Gun Raffle Local 3005 is excited to announce the return of our popular Gun Raffle fundraiser.  This year we have a whole new assortment of firearms and gift cards available to win. There will be a maximum of 1000 tickets sold.  Each ticket costs $50.  Each ticket is allowed to win 1 time per month.
    2016 Fight for Air Stair Climb
    02/06/16 - Belmont Firefighters
    5 Belmont Firefighters raised funds to support the mission of the American Lung Association by climbing the 41 stories of a Boston skyscraper today, Feb 6, while wearing full firefighting gear as well as their SCBA. Left to Right: FF Gerrard (Group 3, Rescue 1), FF McNeilly (Engine 1, Group 1), FF Kinch (Rescue 1, Group 1), Captain DeMarco (C3, Group 1) and FF D.
    Local 271 and Local 2457 raise over $13,000 for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
    02/06/16 - IAFF Local 271
    The 5th Annual Fire on Ice brought in close to $13,000k for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society!!! That is 5k more than last year! This would not of been possible without our generous sponsors and spectators!! The Glacier Ice Rink was packed with fans !! Thanks to PBR, Big Sky Brewery and The Front Brewery for the donated beer!! Alright now for the games.
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