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    MDA Fill The Boot 2017 Day 1 results
    06/29/17 - IAFF Local 1014
    July 9, 2017: MDA Benefit Concert
    06/28/17 - UPFFA
    Dear Emergency Responders, My name is Kevin Cassesse, I’m the Executive Director at the Muscular Dystrophy Association. We would like to invite you to our MDA Benefit Concert on Sunday, July 9th at Mohegan Sun! Country legend, Billy Currington will be headlining this 2017 summer event to remember.
    Passing of Dave Carlson
    06/28/17 - Hoffman Estates Professional Fire Fighters Association, Local 2061
    It is with great sadness that we notify you all of the passing of another of our past members, FF Dave Carlson.  Dave passed away yesterday, June 25 at Mercy Hospital in Rogers, Arkansas.  After battling a short illness, Dave passed peacefully with his family at his side.  Dave was born September 15, 1941 and was 75 years old.
    Wildfire PSA
    06/27/17 - IAFF 851
    4th of July Safety break
    06/27/17 - IAFF 851
    Click on the link for a brief 30 sec safety message from Your Lane Professional firefighters.
    July Union Meetings Canceled
    06/27/17 - IAFF Local 42
    4th of July Fireworks Safety Tips
    06/27/17 - IAFF Local 42
    OAPFF CEDAR POINT DAYS
    06/26/17 - IAFF Local 312
    MPFFU Executive Board Meeting Minutes - June 13, 2017
    06/26/17 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
    New Paycheck Calculator Added
    06/26/17 - Tahoe Douglas Professional Fire Fighters Local 2441
    The paycheck calculator has been updated to reflect our pay raise effective 6/25/2017. It is available in the downloads section.
    June & July Meetings Cancelled
    06/25/17 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
    Monthly meetings for June & July have been cancelled.
    1309 Golf Tournament
    06/24/17 - West Metro FireFighters I.A.F.F. Local 1309
    Norton Shores Fire Department Taking Applications until July 7th
    06/24/17 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
    Firefighter/Driver - Full-time Date Posted: Friday, June 23, 2017   Department: Fire Department   Deadline: Friday, July 07, 2017 at 3:00 PM Minimum Requirements Graduate of an accredited high school or equivalent. State of Michigan Firefighter II Certification Valid Michigan Drivers License and good driving record.
    Upcoming Retirement Events
    06/24/17 - IAFF Local 21
    Christmas in July
    06/23/17 - Toy Program
    Education Seminar: Heart & Lung Bill by Attn. Mike Clelland
    06/22/17 - IAFF 1826
    To all Local 1826 Members, Please see attachment containing information on this seminar. Local 1826 is hosting Attorney Mike Clelland of Morgan & Morgan to discuss the Heart & Lung Bill. Crowne Plaza, 13051 Bell Tower Drive, Fort Myers, Fl. 33907 on July 25th at 10:00AM, in the Pine Island Room.
    Erie SeaWolves Honor the Flag and First Responder Night
    06/21/17 - Erie Firefighters Local 293
    Everyone: I received the following information about the Erie SeaWolves hosting an Honor the Flag and First Responder Night on Saturday June 24, 2017. Dave Chiaramonte Just a reminder, this Saturday (June 24, 2017) is the U.S. Honor Flag Night at UPMC Park.  In addition, to this being the "U.S.
    Carmel Fire Fighter Mark G. Robinson LODD
    06/21/17 - IAFF Local 4416
    Mark Glenn "Robo" Robinson, 51, of Westfield, passed away on the morning of Monday, June 19, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family.  He was born on April 18, 1966 to Dennis and Marsha (Glenn) Robinson in Noblesville, Indiana. Mark was a 1984 graduate of Westfield High School and was a firefighter for the City of Carmel Fire Department for 18 years.
    MDA Fill The Boot 2017
    06/21/17 - IAFF Local 1014
    LOCAL 30 APPAREL
    06/21/17 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
    Special Meeting to approve the MOU between IAFF Local 244 and Bernalillo County reference Negotiations
    06/20/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
    A Special Meeting is scheduled at the Union Hall for June 28, 2017 in accordance with Article V, Section 6 of the IAFF Local 244 Constitution & By-Laws. The purpose of this meeting is to approve a Memorandum of Understanding between the IAFF Local 244 and Bernalillo County pursuant to Article 41, Section 41.7 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement. The meeting will start promptly at 10:00am.
    IAFF 421 Honor Guard golf outing
    06/20/17 - IAFF 421
    IAFF 421 Honor Guard annual golf outing.
    P.F.F.O. 2017 LEGISLATIVE WRAP-UP
    06/20/17 - Professional Fire Fighters of Oklahoma
                The conflicting factions in the Legislature led to an alienated Session, having some effect on professional fire fighters legislation.             Our victories include: Stopping SB 107 for the remainder of the Session.
    Picnic Setup Volunteer Signup
    06/19/17 - IAFF Local 21
    L21 is looking for volunteers to help at the annual Picnic at Battle Creek Park on July 18th.  We have a morning session from 8am-12pm and afternoon session from 12pm -4pm.   If the website is full we can always use an extra hand so please make an effort to come out.  Bring your family and enjoy a fun day catching up with friends and retired veteran firefighters.
    Frongello Family Relief Fund
    06/19/17 - IAFF Local 1563
    https://www.gofundme.com/j9tf32-frongello-family-relief-fund In light of Mark Frongello's unexpected passing, some friends of the family are getting together to raise funds to alleviate the financial burden brought on by the funeral cost. Any donation will be greatly appreciated. Mark Frongello was an amazing son, brother and friend.
    Death of William Warwick, Knoxville Local 65
    06/19/17 - IAFF 14th District
    It is sad to report the death of William “Bill” Warwick, former President of Knoxville Local 65. Bill was President of Local 65 for many years and was very active in the state association and the IAFF as delegate to those conventions. He was an original member of the IAFF Committee on Assistance to Non Collective Bargaining States.
    MN United Public Safety Day
    06/18/17 - IAFF Local 21
    Boston Local 718 Remembers our Fallen
    06/18/17 - Boston Fire Fighters
    South Metro Fire Fundraiser
    06/18/17 - Colorado Professional Fire Fighters
    Brothers and Sisters- Fellow Brother Mike Freeman, South Metro Fire Engineer on his 43rd year with the department, has fallen on hard times. Diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor, he and his family need our help.  Local 2164 along with The 2164 Foundation will be hosting a cigar and whiskey tasting in his honor, to help raise funds for this cause.
    IAFF Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery
    06/17/17 - PFFA
    The new IAFF Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery is providing treatment and support exclusively to members struggling with addiction, PTSD, substance abuse, anxiety and depression. This webinar explains what members who need help can expect -- from their first call to admission, and from treatment to aftercare.    https://youtu.
    Boston Local 718 Endorses Mayor Walsh
    06/16/17 - Boston Fire Fighters
    Old Union Hall Site For Sale
    06/16/17 - Memphis Fire Fighters Association
    The old union hall site at 3950 and 3958 Lamar Avenue near Clearpool Circle is for sale by the Local.  The asking price is $159,900.  If you know of someone who may be interested, have them call the Union Hall at (901) 386-3129.
    IAFF Center of Excellence
    06/16/17 - Memphis Fire Fighters Association
    The IAFF has teamed up with Advanced Recovery Systems to open the IAFF Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery.  This center, exclusively for IAFF members.......
    Denver Burn Foundation Payday Raffle Winner
    06/16/17 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Happy Payday! Today’s $1,000.00 winner is Jeff Anderson Engine 26 A-shift. Congratulations Jeff! Today we are asking everyone to support the Denver Fire Fighters Museum as they collect new toys to be donated to Children’s Hospital.
    Proposed Legislative Changes to Retirement System
    06/16/17 - CFFA
    Passing of former Westfield member Micah Wakeman
    06/15/17 - IAFF Local 4416
    We are sad to learn of the passing of a former Westfield member and friend, Micah Wakeman. Our deepest sympathy and condolences to Micah's wife Laura and their four children. We join Micah's family, friends, Brothers and Sisters of Decatur Fire Fighters Local 505 and all who loved him during this time of loss.
    MIOSHA Occupational Safety Advisor Postion
    06/15/17 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
    Hanover Golf Tournament
    06/15/17 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
    Memphis Local 1784 Charity Events
    06/15/17 - IAFF 14th District
    Memphis Local 1784 will be hosting two charity events this fall. A golf tournament September 18, 2017 ( see attached flyer) and a 5K Run in downtown Memphis October 13, 2017. For information on the run go to  www.firefighter5Krun.org   For further information on these events contact Local 1784 Sec./Treas  Matt Tomek at 901-386-3129.
    PFFNH/IAFF PEP Training
    06/15/17 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
    We are excited to announce a PEP Training Seminar on July 27-28. We will have two days of classes that will benefit all members. This training is free and will include breakfast and lunch. Register with the IAFF here: https://my.iaff.org/Web/Events/Event_Display.aspx?EventKey=PEP2017_NH. Please note that this registration will sign you up for both days.
    L-856 MDA Fisher Cats Appreciation Night
    06/15/17 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
    Brother Tim Cross
    06/15/17 - IAFF Local 1563
    https://www.gofundme.com/7wr2b8-timothys-medical-expenses Thirty-two year old Tim Cross, works for the Anne Arundel County Professional Fire Fighters and is a member of Local 1563 in Maryland. Tim graduated from Hereford High School in 2002. He has worked as a Fire Fighter since July 2016. He also served our country with the US "Army Reserves" from 2010 - 2017.
    Spokane Firefighters rescue person from underneath Monroe Street bridge
    06/14/17 - IAFF Local 29
    One person was critically injured when he landed on the rocks below the Monroe Street bridge. Spokane Fire Department Technical rescue team was able to bring the person up and provide treatment.
    MDA Summer Camp Cooks Needed
    06/14/17 - IAFF 1826
    Ryan Gagnon and John Nichols from SCFD are organizing a trip to MDA Summer Camp this year to cook lunch for our kids on Tuesday, June 27th! We are asking for anyone that is interested in helping cook that day to contact Ryan and/or John.
    SB25 Guide
    06/14/17 - IAFF Local #1945
    Here is a more user friendly easier to understand version of SB25. This was placed out by the CPFF.
    Joey Munos Funeral Arrangements
    06/14/17 - IAFF Local 21
    Joey Munos Funeral Arrangements Visitation is Sunday June 18 4:00 to 7:00 PM at River Valley Eagan Campus Church Funeral Service is Monday June 19 10:00 AM with visitation one hour prior to service.
    Senate Bill 25
    06/14/17 - IAFF Local #1945
    As requested at the meeting attached is the full SB25 for reference. Please contact your e-board with any questions.
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