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Greater Kansas City Fire Fighters
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    Fire Prevention Week Open House
    09/28/16 - IAFF Local 1164
    (Seven mile Road at Wayne Road) Fire hose target practice for the kids Games and giveaways Firefighter dress-up for the kids Cooking fire Demonstrations Fire Safety information Visit our station for a close-up look At firefighting equipment and vehicles. Call 734-466-2444 for more information. BRING YOUR CAMERA.
    MPFFU Executive Board Meeting Minutes September 12, 2016
    09/27/16 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
    Caddo Parish Fire District 1 Recruiting
    09/27/16 - PFFA
    FF Paramedic Sean McMullin, IAFF Local 2665
    09/27/16 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
    The members of the West County EMS & Fire Protection District, Board of Directors, and Members of International Association of Firefighters Local 2665 continue to mourn the loss of our dear brother, Firefighter/Paramedic Sean McMullin. Firefighter/Paramedic McMullin served the residents of our District for 14 years, prior to his death September 24th, 2016.
    Breast Cancer Awareness T Shirts
    09/27/16 - Waterbury Fire Fighters Association
    October is Breast Cancer Awareness month... Waterbury's Bravest will be wearing their share of pink! Each year our members don the pink shirts to help raise money for Saint Mary's Hospital Foundations Early Detection Program. Help us help them by purchasing a pink fire department T shirt. T Shirts are $20 and they will be available beginning Friday Sept. 30.
    September 27, 2016: Line Of Duty Death, Battalion Chief Fahy, Local 854
    09/27/16 - UPFFA
    The Officers & Members of the Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of Connecticut offers our thoughts & prayers to our brothers & sisters of the Uniformed Fire Officers Association, Local 854, & Uniformed Fire Fighters Association, Local 94, on the line of duty death this morning of Battalion Chief Michael J. Fahy.
    Kotraba Benefit
    09/27/16 - IAFF Local 73
    Passing of Retired FF Arthur Harris
    09/27/16 - Randolph FireFighters IAFF Local 1268
    Memorandum TO:           Kevin McDonnell, President L1268 IAFF/PFFM                              FROM:     Fire Chief Richard F.
    Merrimack Open Position
    09/27/16 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
    09/27/16 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
    TO:        ALL PFFM Members FROM:  The Office of the President DATE:   September 26, 2016   RE: Death of Active Duty Member  - Firefighter Greg Hawes, L2726 - Hanover, MA.
    FEO Slavik Adoption Efforts
    09/26/16 - IAFF Local 21
    Saint Paul Fire Equipment Operator Jon Slavik and his family are currently in the process of adopting children from the Philippines. Please take time to read their story and if compelled make a contribution toward their adoption efforts. To learn more CLICK on the picture below.
    Child in Need
    09/26/16 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
    Nate Manning's (9/B) 5 year old nephew & his mother were residents of the Williamson St Fire that completely destroyed the structure. They lost everything they had. We are seeking donations for children's clothes or toys to help them get back on their feet. His clothing size is 5 or 6 for pants, medium for shirts, & size 1 for shoes.
    Hero's Haul
    09/26/16 - IAFF Local 21
    Have a Beer, Help a Child!
    09/26/16 - Toy Program
    Run Wild San(ta) Francisco
    09/26/16 - Toy Program
    San Francisco Firefighters Toy Program Annual Gala
    09/26/16 - Toy Program
    Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Honors 123 in Moving Ceremony
    09/26/16 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
    The names of 123 IAFF members who died in the line of duty and reported to the IAFF in the last year are now etched in granite, to be remembered forever by family, friends and fellow fire fighters in communities across North America.
    09/26/16 - IAFF Local 3169
    Saturday, November 5th 10:00am - 5:00pm Marion County's 35th Annual Chili Cookoff!!! Come out and join Local 3169 win "again" as we cook up the "hottest chili".  We will be holding our Local 3169 cooking prior to the cookoff at the Union Hall on Friday, November 4th.
    09/26/16 - IAFF Local 3169
    Union Members, Our negotiations team will begin workshops with the BCC's County negotiations team next month.  We ask that you come to the regular scheduled Union meetings to hear updates and put input in during these times.  We as an Executive Board will be making our rounds to stations for input into our future contract.
    2016 Local 786 Golf Tournament
    09/25/16 - IAFF Local 786
    STAMFORD PROFESSIONAL FIREFIGHTERS LOCAL 786 GOLF TOURNAMENT - The 2016 Local 786 Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, October 3, 2016 at the E. Gaynor Brennan Golf Course on Stillwater Road. Registration/breakfast begins at 7:30 AM and shotgun start at 09:00 AM. Cost is $125 per person ($100 for 786 retirees). The application and flyer is attached below:
    Important Local F-147 Updates and 2 New Voting Initiatives
    09/25/16 - International Association of Firefighters
    Active members, log in and read the article titled "September 26th, 2016 Update" in the President's Corner for important updates. After reading the article click on the "Online Voting" tab in the Member Resources section and vote for both new initiatives. Make sure you vote for each one individually.
    2 Livonia Churchill freshmen in stolen Mustang killed in crash
    09/25/16 - IAFF Local 1164
    Two Livonia Churchill High School freshmen boys were killed  Saturday in Plymouth Township after the stolen Ford Mustang they were in hit a minivan, rolled over and burst into flames, police said. The Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office confirmed the teens' ages as 14 and 15 but didn't release their names Sunday afternoon.
    September 24, 2016: Line of Duty - Wilmington Firefighter's Association, Local 1590
    09/24/16 - UPFFA
    The Officers & Members of the Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of Connecticut offers our thoughts & prayers to our brothers & sisters from the Wilmington Firefighter’s Association, IAFF Local 1590 who lost two members this morning and others are in critical condition.
    LODD Wilmington, DE L1590
    09/24/16 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
    2 Wilmington DE firefighters lost their lives and 1 remains in critical condition following a house fire overnight according to news reports. As details become available, this article will be updated.
    NKC Firehouse Chili Supper
    09/24/16 - IAFF Local 42
    Passing of Brother Scott Larue
    09/23/16 - IAFF Local 1014
    09/23/16 - Laredo Fire Fighters
    The results of the votes from the general meeting in September of the resignation of the union president are as follows. 5 Voided = 2.18% 12 For the resignation = 5.24% 212 Against the resignation = 92.
    Things You Should Know
    09/23/16 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
     Recent legislation dealing with our 1st Amendment Rights to free speech has renewed debate about what we may or may not be able to say as public employees. Certainly when we are engaged in union activity we do have some protections, all though it seems less and less every year.
    Denver Burn Foundation Payday Raffle Winner
    09/23/16 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    The winner for today’s Payday Raffle is Daniel Clay, E-3-C-shift, Congratulations! Mark your calendars today for the Fit for Fire 5K Run/Walk on Sunday October 9th at Washington Park.  This fun family event benefits the Denver Fire Fighters Burn Foundation, the Denver Fire Department Foundation and the Fit for Fire Skills Challenge.
    Dean Delaney
    09/23/16 - IAFF Local #1945
    The following is a link to Dean Delaney's caring bridge page. There will be updates posted here by family members in regards to Deans process and family needs.  https://www.caringbridge.
    Political Endorsements
    09/23/16 - Professional Firefighters of Maine
    2016 MSCFF General Election Endorsements
    09/22/16 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
    Flu Shots
    09/22/16 - Buffalo Professional Firefighters Assoc.
    September 22, 2016 Flu Shots Flu shots should be performed at a Doctor’s Office to be covered with no extra paperwork or cost to you.  If given at a drug store (ex: Walgreens, Rite Aid), you will have to pay the cost upfront, then use the attached form along with the required paperwork in order to get your reimbursement from Blue Cross Blue Shield.
    Our New Home
    09/22/16 - Henrico Professional Firefighters Association
    On October 5th and 6th at 1930 hours Local 1568 will begin conducting the monthly business meeting in our new union hall located at 908 E. Nine Mile Rd (Former Firehouse #3) in Highland Springs.
    Mental Health Awareness Spouse and Partner Night
    09/21/16 - International Association of Firefighters Local 1782
    Mental Health Awareness Spouse and Partner Night When: November 5th, 2016 from 6:30 pm – 9 pm Where: Coquitlam City Hall – 3000 Guilford Way. (Free Underground Parking) Why:   To learn about the mental health challenges firefighters may experience, signs and symptoms, positive coping skills and support techniques.
    Two New FireFighters Sworn in
    09/21/16 - Scranton Firefighters IAFF Local # 60
    On Tuesday September 13, 2016 two new firefighters were sworn in by Mayor William Courtright.  They will spend the next weeks training at Harrisburg Area Community College in training.
    Bolder Options Fundraiser
    09/21/16 - IAFF Local 21
    There is a T-shirt Kick off party on October 6th at Minnesota Music Cafe  Featuring the band Harrison Street.
    HELP Events, Oct. 1, 2016
    09/21/16 - IAFF 1826
    Candidate Surveys are now posted for download in the Downloads section of the site.
    09/21/16 - IAFF 3718
    Both surveys that we've sent to all candidates are available to download from the downloads section of this site. All candidates received a certified mail, paper copy and were emailed one also, if they chose an email option. Deadline to return the survey is October 1st.
    General Membership Meeting Notice
    09/21/16 - Detroit Fire Fighters Association
    DVP Nominations for Districts 2, Assistant DVP and District 24, Alva
    09/21/16 - IAFF 1826
    Nominations will be accepted at the October 27th, 2016 Bi-Monthly meeting for the following positions: 1. District 2 , LCEMS,  Assistant DVP, for the remainder of term, to commence on Nov. 9th. 2. District 24, Alva, DVP The October 27th, 2016 Local 1826 Bi-Monthly meeting starts at 6:30PM at the SWFL International Airport Training Center.
    09/21/16 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
    September 19, 2016   Brothers and Sisters,       Now that the summer is over, I wanted to give everyone an update on the Wellness/Fitness Fund.  We spent the $15,000 that the City allocates for Fitness Equipment each fiscal year, and now have another $15,000 to spend before June 30th, 2017.
    Cancer Awareness Shirt Campaign
    09/21/16 - International Association of Firefighters Local 3453
    The Allen Professional Firefighters Association (APFFA) and the Allen Fire Department (AFD) are excited to announce the start of the 2016 Charity T-shirt Campaign.   The APFFA will be selling pink breast cancer awareness shirts on their website, www.affa3453.com. Follow the link in the top left corner to the online store.
    General Meeting
    09/20/16 - Laredo Fire Fighters
    Agenda for September’s 2016 General Meetings Pledge of Allegiance Opening Remarks Open Discussion with Fire Chief S.
    Contract Negotiations
    09/20/16 - IAFF Local 4413
    Negotiations will resume on 9/27 1pm @ Walton county admin building. All memebers are urged to show up. It is important that we have as many numbers at negotiations as possible.
    Michael Mazza Memorial T-Shirts
    09/20/16 - International Association of Firefighters
    Battalion Chief Don Mazza (Ret) and family are making and selling t-shirts in honor of thier son Michael who passed tragically in February while attending Mount Ida college in MA. The money raised will help offset the student loan debt that the Mazza family must now pay. Please print and mail to the completed form to the Mazza family (address is on the form).
    2017 Group Calendars and Updated Retirement Paperwork
    09/20/16 - International Association of Firefighters
    Group Calendars for 2017 are now available. Click on "2017 Group Calendars" to view and print. An updated version of the "Request for Retirement Annuity Computation" form is now available in the "Ready to Retire?" section. You must be within 5 years of retirement eligibility to file and may only file 1 request per year.
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