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Tomorrow Dist 1 canvas with Somma
Denver Firefighters Local 858
03.22.19
March 19, 2019: UPFFA Delegates Meeting - VFW, West Hartford
UPFFA
03.22.19
PTSD Coverage
UPFFA
03.22.19
80hr HazMat Tech Class in Hutch
IAFF Local 135
03.22.19
Friday Update 3-22-19
IAFF Local 1014
03.22.19
Important Updates and New Voting Initiative
International Association of Firefighters
03.21.19
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Tomorrow Dist 1 canvas with Somma
03/22/19 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Tomorrow we’ll be out from 10-1 for a canvas of District 1 with Somma.  All invited, meet @ the union hall @ 10am.  If you can’t make tomorrow you can go to the 858 website (iaff858.org) and in the top right section of the homepage are the links to sign up for future dates coming up.
March 19, 2019: UPFFA Delegates Meeting - VFW, West Hartford
03/22/19 - UPFFA
PTSD Coverage
03/22/19 - UPFFA
PTSD Coverage Update AN AGREEMENT WITH THE CONNECTICUT COUNCIL OF MUNICIPALITIES HAS BEEN REACHED ON DRAFT PTSD LANGUAGE. THIS HAS BEEN ACCOMPLISHED ONLY THROUGH THE LEADERSHIP OF PRESIDENT CAROZZA.  THERE WILL BE A FORMAL ANNOUNCEMENT BY LEGISLATIVE LEADERSHIP NEXT WEEK.
80hr HazMat Tech Class in Hutch
03/22/19 - IAFF Local 135
Hutchison Fire Department is hosting a 80hr HazMat Tech Class April 1st - 12th.  This class comes with ProBoard Certification upon completion of the class.  If you would like to attain this certification or need the certification I beleive there is no charge for the class.
Friday Update 3-22-19
03/22/19 - IAFF Local 1014
Important Updates and New Voting Initiative
03/21/19 - International Association of Firefighters
MEMBERS: Read the article titled "March 2019 Labor Management Meeting" in the President's Corner for important updates.
City Chapter MOU for ‘Paramedic EMT-I Compensation for required off duty training’ to be presented for membership approval at Special Meeting 3/28/19 at 1:00p.m.
03/21/19 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
Rockland Firefighters Golf Tournament
03/21/19 - Rockland Fire Fighters
The Rockland Firefighters are hosting our first Golf Tournament at the Ridder Farm Golf Course in East Bridgewater on Wednesday May 22, 2019.
Fire Marshal Promotion
03/21/19 - IAFF Local 801
Congratulations to our newly promoted Fire Marshal of the City of Danbury Terrace Timan. Terry became a Firefighter in July of 2004 assigned to the D Platoon where he spent most of his career until he was sworn in as a Deputy Fire Marshal on January 6th, 2016. Terry now Takes on the duties of Fire Marshal for the City of Danbury as of March 7th, 2019.
DFM Promotion
03/21/19 - IAFF Local 801
Congratulations to our newly promoted Deputy Fire Marshal Paul Rozzi.
2019 Promotees
03/20/19 - IAFF Local 4349
RSF Local 4349 Firefighters would like to congratulate this years recent promoted members.
2019 Annual Retirement and Awards Banquet
03/20/19 - IAFF Local 739
Annual Retirement and Awards Banquet Friday, April 26, 2019 Knights of Columbus, Lynnfield St. Cocktail hour: 6-7 PM Dinner: 7 PM This year's retirees to be honored are: Deputy Chief William Murray, Lieutenant Marc Adrien, Firefighters Alphonze Ancrum and Donald Baron Tickets are $60.00 per person and can be purchased from any Executive Board Member.
Lee County Chili Challenge
03/20/19 - IAFF 1826
To all Local 1826 Members, Please see attachment containing information on this event.
FPF Survey
03/20/19 - IAFF 1826
To all Local 1826 Members, Please see attachment containing information on this FPF Survey.
2019 MDA Boot Drive
03/20/19 - IAFF 1826
Hello, Local 1826!! I know everyone is anxiously awaiting after San Carlos went out this past weekend…..WELL… YOU ALL DID IT, OVER $250,000 raised for MDA and our local families in SWFL! I am still waiting on final bank totals, which I should have back late this week and will send out your final newsletter to show everyone’s official totals.
Windermere Circle Structure Fire
03/19/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
At 06:16 on Tuesday March 19th, Local members were dispatched to a working residential structure fire in the 7800 block of S. Windermere Circle.  PIO 10 was in the area investigating the source of the smoke and found a working strucutre fire.  Local members arrived on scene and quickly extinguished the fire.  All searches were negative and the cause is under investigation.
HFD Baby Boom!
03/19/19 - Hamden Professional Firefighters
HAMDEN FIRE DEPARTMENT BABY BOOM! Congratulations to the members of the Hamden Fire Department and Local 2687 on the welcomed additions to the HFD family in the past year. Pictured above are: From Left to Right: FF Tim Doyle with daughter Julia. Lt. Dave Wood with with daughter Abby. FF Larry Deburra with daughters Lydia and Madelyn. Lt. Rich Lennon with son Hudson.
SFD 2nd Annual EMS Symposium
03/19/19 - PFFA
10th Annual Fire Ops 101
03/19/19 - Florida Prof. Fire Fighters District 2
PTSD Coverage Update
03/18/19 - UPFFA
Thursday, the Labor and Public Employees Committee voted SB 164 AN ACT CONCERNING CERTAIN MENTAL OR EMOTIONAL IMPAIRMENTS WITHIN THE DEFINITION OF “PERSONAL INJURY” UNDER THE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION STATUTES by a vote of 12-2.
FF Jeffery Roper
03/18/19 - IAFF Local 1403
In a moment's notice within the blink of an eye Stephanie Roper unexpectedly passed away. Stephanie Roper is the wife of our MDFR brother Jeffery Roper who works on R 78 C Shift. I was fortunate enough to have met Stephanie, and let me just say she was a very special person, a great mother, and a dedicated and caring wife.
County Funded Pay Study
03/18/19 - IAFF Local 3666
Media Contact: Katie Nash 301.524.9142 knash@greenwillgroup.
2019 FPF Legislative Report
03/18/19 - IAFF 1826
To all Local 1826 Members, Please see attachment containing this report.
Boston Firefighters Battle 9 Alarm Fire
03/16/19 - Boston Fire Fighters
https://www.bostonherald.
Trenton Way 2nd Alarm Multi Family Structure Fire
03/16/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
On Friday, March 15 at 3:56 p.m., Local 2086 members responded to a second alarm structure fire at 2172 S. Trenton Way. Crews arrived on scene to find flames coming out of the third floor balcony of building 2 in the Covington on Cherry Creek Apartments. Members began a transitional attack by fighting fire from the outside.
2019 IAFF Legislative Conference- Washington, DC
03/15/19 - UPFFA
Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters of Connecticut IAFF with a strong showing at the 2019 IAFF Legislative Conference in Washington DC Working today and every day for Connecticut Fire Fighters on the Local, State and National levels Thank you to the Connecticut IAFF Locals who attended.
Friday Update 3-15-19
03/15/19 - IAFF Local 1014
North Hampton's Hiring
03/15/19 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
Firefighter/Paramedic or AEMT The North Hampton Fire & Rescue is accepting resumes to fill a Firefighter/Paramedic or AEMT position. This position is responsible for providing fire prevention, suppression and Emergency Medical Services to the Town of North Hampton.  Applicants should be a Nationally Registered EMT-Paramedic or Advanced EMT.
CFD HOCKEY UPDATES
03/14/19 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
Metro Fire Hockey Tournament   The 11th Annual Metro Fire Hockey Tournament will be held March 31st through April 7th at the O'Brien Rink 55 Locust St Woburn Ma. 14 Teams from at least 16 Fire Departments from around the Metro Fire Area will play in this years tournament. Full Schedule is attached.
100th Anniversary of the Opening of Malden’s Central Fire Station
03/14/19 - IAFF Local 902
The Malden Fire Department invites members of the public to attend a ceremony marking the 100th Anniversary of the Grand Opening of Malden's Central Fire Station on Salem Street at the corner of Sprague Street on Sunday, March 31st from 11 AM – 1 PM.
Aluminum Cans For Burned Children
03/14/19 - Northern Ohio Fire Fighters
Reminder - Somma Fundraiser Event
03/14/19 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Reminder -- Fundraiser for Somma's road to Denver Council District 1 is tomorrow night!!! Join us Friday night at Illegal Pete's at 1851 W. 38th Ave. from 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm for a night to raise money for Mike Somma's City Council Campaign. Food, drink tickets and live music will be provided.
March 2019 News
03/13/19 - Waco Firefighters
Local-478 News March 2019 Welcome!       Thanks for checking out the website and the updates that have been made. We just wanted to take a few minutes to help announce some of the things that are currently happening in our Local, for those that have been unable to make monthly meetings, and others that we have been unable to visit with yet.
Ret Lt. Pat Coleman
03/13/19 - IAFF Local 51
It is with great sorrow that the EPFD informs of the passing of Ret. LT. Pat Coleman. Patrick Joseph Coleman, 78 passed away on January 23, 2019, resting peacefully in his El Paso, TX home surrounded by his children and loved ones. Born August 3, 1940, to William and Cordelia Coleman, El Paso, TX.
Greater KC AFL-CIO Scholarship App
03/13/19 - IAFF Local 42
Download Androide App here.  Download iOS App here.
Newton Golf Tournament Curt Mohr
03/13/19 - IAFF Local 135
Newton Fire is hosting their annual Benefit Golf Tournament with the proceeds going to Curt Mohr.
MPFFU Member Orientation Class May 7, 2019
03/12/19 - West Bloomfield Professional Fire Fighters Union
Orientation class for newer members.  This class is free and at the same location as education seminar.  This includes lunch and is from 10:00-13:00.
MPFFU Educational Leadership Seminar
03/12/19 - West Bloomfield Professional Fire Fighters Union
MPFFU-IAFF Educational Leadership Seminar on May 07 and 08, 2019.  All members are welcome to attend.
St Paddy's Day Parade/ Poker Tournament/858 Summer picnic camping trip
03/11/19 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Hi all members, thanks for your patience in waiting for the St Paddy's day parade details, we just got our staging information this evening. You can meet us at the union hall @ 7am this Saturday the 16th, we will ride the antique rig down to staging. You can also meet us around 8:30 in Lot A of the Coors Field parking lots entering off 33rd & Blake.
Boots on Capitol Hill
03/11/19 - IAFF Local 1403
Last week members of Local 1403 where in the Capitol courtyard were 500 pairs of empty boots, each representing Florida firefighters who died of or are battling cancer. It’s a somber reminder that these brave men and women are 17% more likely to be diagnosed with cancer than the general public.
Fire Chief Ale Tapping
03/11/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
On March 20th starting at 1800 Rock Bottom Brewery at 9627 E County Line Road will be hosting a Fire Chief Ale tapping benefiting the South Metro Professional Firefighters Foundation. We must rally to support the foundation so that it can continue to support us as members. As South Metro grows in size the demand will increase and the foundation must grow with it. $.
Lt. Mike Kadel Retirement
03/10/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
Lt. Mike Kadel retired after 28 years of service.  Thank you for your dedication and service to the community.  We wish you a happy and healthy retirement! https://www.southmetro.
LOCAL 30 BYLAW VOTING NOTICE
03/10/19 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
7th District Mini Communications Training Academy
03/10/19 - IAFF 7th District
Two opportunities for improving your Locals standing in world of Social Media are fast approaching.  This is the best way to build and offer your brand to the communities you serve.  Instructors come from the 7th District PR team and will teach you how to best navigate through FB, Twitter and Instagram to maximize your reach.
Cody Mooney Memorial Service
03/08/19 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
On Friday afternoon family, friends, firefighters and emergency responders from across the front range gathered at Mission Hills Church in Littleton to honor and celebrate the life of Cody Mooney. The outpouring of love and support from our community and from people around the globe is deeply touching and words cannot express how grateful we are.
MPFFU-IAFF Educational Seminar
03/08/19 - MPFFU
The Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union is hosting an educational seminar for union officers and members on May 7th & 8th at the Hyatt Place Hotel in Novi.  The complete agenda is attached. The seminar will feature three general session topics as well as an opportunity to attend five of the 15 workshops that are being offered.
Friday Update 3-8-19
03/08/19 - IAFF Local 1014
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