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Current news directly from IAFF locals, councils, and state/province associations
in the US and Canada.
Lt. Leach and FF Fickes Memorial Service scheduled 09/26/16 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
The Memorial Service for Lt. Leach and FF Fickes has been scheduled for Saturday October 1, 2016 @ 1300 hrs. Chase Center on the Riverfront 815 Justison Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
Funeral services will be scheduled and limited to family, friends and members of the Wilmington Fire Department.
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.
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.
CHILI COOKOFF 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.
Negotiations 09/26/16 - IAFF Local 3169
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.
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.
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.
Results 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.
Flu Shots 09/22/16 - Buffalo Professional Firefighters Assoc.
September 22, 2016
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.
FITNESS EQUIPMENT UPDATE 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
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.
LELAND GAYHEART PREVENTION AWARD 09/20/16 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
Apply now for the annual Gayheart Prevention Award! All nominations for the 2016 Leland Gayheart Award must be postmarked by September 30, 2016. Leland Gayheart was a 23 year old firefighter that lost his life due to a devastating burn injury in 1991. As a tribute, the Leland Gayheart Prevention Award was created to encourage prevention programs within local fire departments.
Lieutenant Promotion 09/19/16 - IAFF Local 801
Congratulations go out to Doug Zaniewski, who was promoted to Lieutenant at a ceremony at City Hall on September 12, 2016. LT Zaniewski will now serve on E22 on B Group.
IAFF Fallen Firefighters Memorial 09/19/16 - Boston Fire Fighters
Firefighter A. Mike Mullane & Firefighter Scott Salman were added to the IAFF Fallen Firefighters Memorial wall in Colorado Springs Co.
President Paris prepares to present the IAFF flag to Vice President Mike Mullanes family.
Boston Fire Lieutenant Mike Walsh, IAFF General Secretary Treasurer Edward Kelly, Boston Firefighters Local 718 President Richard Paris, and Firefighter Artie Miner of Logan Fire.
Apply for the 2017 Political Training Academy 09/19/16 - IAFF Local 3472
The IAFF is now accepting applications for the A. Michael Mullane Political Training Academy, scheduled for March 18-24, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland. The deadline for applications is November 30.
Click here to apply. All applicants must also submit a letter of recommendation from their local president.
Pink Shirts for Fight Against Breast Cancer Available 09/19/16 - IAFF 1826
To all Local 1826 Members, Please see link below for individual purchasing of Pink Shirts. Here is the link to the online store for everyone to use to buy, advertise, post, and share! Let's make this a huge success for the Fight Against Breast Cancer!
Local 858/Colorado Avalanche Opening Day 09/19/16 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Good morning and Happy Monday, we are excited to announce that we have a Denver Fire Exclusive Opening night with the Avalanche deal for you! Attached is the flyer with the link to buy tickets for Saturday October 15th as the Avs host the Dallas Stars to kick off the 2016/17 season.
MSCFF NEW Mobile App 09/18/16 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
The Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters is proud to introduce our newest communication tool; the UnionActive™ Mobile Application for Android, iOS Smartphones and Tablets.
This new technology works in concert with our website. All this is required to use the Mobile App is to be a registered user with the MSCFF website.
2016 Golf Tournament a huge success! 09/18/16 - IAFF 323
September, 2016 - Thanks to our golfers, sponsors and generous supporters, the 2016 Burnaby Firefighters Charitable Society Golf Tournament raises funds for our schoolkids' healthy snacks program. See photos in Photo Gallery.
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