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    Michael Roberts, L-3160 Retirement Party
    Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
    Article 24 related County Policy
    IAFF 1826
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    Article 34 related Policy
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    3rd Anniversary Beacon Street Fire
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    2017 Kevin Jenkins Memorial Golf Tournament
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    Leadership Forum Tomorrow
    03/27/17 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
    Reminder: Chief Alley's Leadership Forum is tomorrow at the Midtown Community Center from 9am-11am. We urge all members to attend and ask questions.
    Michael Roberts, L-3160 Retirement Party
    03/27/17 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
    Article 24 related County Policy
    03/27/17 - IAFF 1826
    Impasse Articles
    03/27/17 - IAFF 1826
    Article 34 related Policy
    03/27/17 - IAFF 1826
    3rd Anniversary Beacon Street Fire
    03/26/17 - Boston Fire Fighters
    March 26, 2017 Brothers & Sisters: Boston Firefighters Local 718 would like to acknowledge the 3 year anniversary of the tragic loss of Fire Lieutenant Edward Walsh/E-33 and Firefighter Michael Kennedy/L-15.  Fire Lieutenant Walsh and Firefighter Kennedy made the ultimate sacrifice at Box 9-1579 at 298 Beacon Street on March 26, 2014.
    2017 Kevin Jenkins Memorial Golf Tournament
    03/26/17 - IAFF Local 3666
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    Meridian Twp. L1600, and Delhi/Lansing 421 Golf Outing to support MDA.
    03/25/17 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
    Bangor Retired Firefighter / EMT P Funeral Information
    03/25/17 - Professional Firefighters of Maine
    Eddington - Timothy L. Campbell, 56, died unexpectedly on March 22, 2017. He was born in Bangor on March 18, 1961, the son of Janice (Bligh) Campbell and the late Lawrence M. Campbell. He was a beloved son, brother, father, uncle, grandfather "Bump," and friend.
    March 2017 Legislative Update
    03/24/17 - International Association of Firefighters
    2017-2018 could prove to be damaging period for Federal Employees legislatively speaking. There are threats of damaging legislation, including the elimination of FERS, loss of appeal rights, loss of pay steps and contracting out to name a few. Some of these have already been introduced.
    Services for Brother Chris Foster, Demopolis Local 3663
    03/24/17 - IAFF 14th District
    Services for Brother Chris Foster, Demopolis Local 3663 Monday March 27 – Visitation 10am - Funeral Service 11am Fairhaven Baptist Church – Demopolis, AL  Demopolis, AL Local 3663 Vice President. He was a good union brother who stood up for the members in Demopolis. Brother Foster died from cardiac arrest  at his home.
    Local 293's Attempts To Ease the Fiscal Crisis Rejected
    03/24/17 - Erie Firefighters Local 293
    As is normal practices within Management/ Bargaining Unit relationships, especially in the area of negotiations, details are not discussed in the public forum until an agreement has been reached. This is usually done in an effort to not derail the hopes of reaching an amicable settlement.
    30-41 Memorial
    03/24/17 - IAFF Local 42
    The 30-41 Memorial is in need of mowing crews this summer. Generally one group mows a month at a time (3-4 times). If you can assist with landscaping, trash pick up or you are a fire crew that works near the memorial your assistance is also needed in watering trees, shrubs and grass in the dry months.
    Denver Burn Foundation Payday Raffle Winner
    03/24/17 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Happy Payday! The winner for today’s Payday Raffle is John Clasen assigned to Station 35. Congratulations John! Don’t forget to visit our website at www.denverburnfoundation.org <http://www.denverburnfoundation.org>  and sign up for the 30th Annual Golf tournament coming up on May 19th at Fox Hollow golf course.
    Congrats to all Award Recipients
    03/24/17 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
    Congratulations to everyone who received awards and recognition last night at the awards ceremony. Great work representing what we all do everyday.
    Erie Firefighter and L0293 VP Passing
    03/23/17 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
    It is with heavy hearts that we announce that at 6:30 this evening our friend and brother Steve McKenrick was removed from life-support after suffering grave injuries in a motor vehicle accident in Polk County Florida. The accident also killed his mother and seriously injured his sister.
    Passing of Steve McKenrick
    03/23/17 - Erie Firefighters Local 293
    It is with heavy hearts that we announce that at 6:30 this evening our friend and brother Steve McKenrick was removed from life-support after suffering grave injuries in a motor vehicle accident in Polk County Florida. The accident also killed his mother and seriously injured his sister.
    SPFD HOCKEY FUNDRAISER
    03/23/17 - IAFF Local 21
    Travel Itinerary - FDNY Funeral Service
    03/23/17 - Detroit Fire Fighters Association
    Death of Demopolis Local VP Chris Foster
    03/23/17 - IAFF 14th District
    I am sadden to report the death of Demopolis, AL Local 3663 Vice President. Brother Foster died from cardiac arrest early this morning at his home. No arrangements at this time. Please kept the Foster family and Local 3663 in your prayers.
    Special Magistrate Hearing
    03/23/17 - IAFF 1826
    Foley Local 4772 Member Needs Our Help
    03/22/17 - IAFF 14th District
    Requesting Prayers & Donations for Easton Caraway  Foley Local 4772 member Cody Carraway’s son, Easton, is in St. Jude Hospital in Memphis.  His  son was diagnosed with cancer ( Sacrococcygeal Teratoma). The little boy is  just over 1 year old  and has some difficult days and months ahead.
    IAFF PEP Classes
    03/22/17 - Kentucky Professional Fire Fighters
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    Annual Charitable Society Ball celebrating 25th Anniversary
    03/22/17 - IAFF 323
    March, 2017 - The Burnaby Firefighters Charitable Society is celebrating the 25th Anniversary of their Annual Gala Ball that raises funds to directly support numerous charitable organizations including the Society’s well-known Nutritional Snack Program that helps feed hungry kids in Burnaby schools.
    Special Meeting to approve the MOU between IAFF Local 244 and Bernalillo County reference 48/96 Schedule
    03/21/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
    A Special Meeting is scheduled at the Union Hall for March 29, 2017 in accordance with Article V, Section 6 of the IAFF Local 244 Constitution & By-Laws. The purpose of this meeting is to approve the Memorandum of Understanding between the IAFF Local 244 and Bernalillo County pursuant to Article 41, Section 41.7 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
    Brother Roger Garcia
    03/21/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
    It is with deep regret and sorrow to report the passing of Brother Fire Fighter Roger Garcia. Roger proudly served the Albuquerque Fire Department for 13 years and missed by his fire family. We are organizing all resources for his family to provide them as much comfort as possible during this difficult time. IAFF Brothers and Sisters are standing-watch over his body until the funeral services.
    IAFF Center of Excellence is now open
    03/21/17 - Professional Fire Fighters Of Alabama
    The IAFF Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery is a one-of-a-kind addiction treatment facility specializing in PTSD for IAFF members – and IAFF members only – who are struggling with addiction, PTSD other related behavioral health challenges to receive the help they need in taking the first steps toward recovery.
    The 2017 "Fill the Boot" Campaign
    03/21/17 - Chester Firefighters Local 1400
    The 2017 MDA “Fill the Boot” campaign has been approved by the members of Council and the Mayor. The Chester Fire Fighters will be located at the intersections below on the following dates to help raise money that will be donated to the MDA. Keep an eye out and help us reach our 2017 goal.
    San Jose Sharks FF appreciations night
    03/21/17 - IAFF local 1289
    Anyone who is interested the San Jose Sharks are having a firefighter appreciation night on April 4th. To purchase tickets you can go to CAFirefoundation.
    LODD - Watertown Firefighter Joseph Toscano
    03/21/17 - Wilmington Fire Fighters Local 1370
    Our thoughts and prayers go out to FF Toscano's family.
    Rib cook off against MPOA
    03/21/17 - IAFF local 1289
    Save the date. Saturday May 6, 2017 we will be having a rib cook off against MPOA with all of the proceeds benefiting the Boys and Girls Club of Stanislaus County. Matt Pirrone will be the contact for this events.
    PFFUI Golf Outing
    03/21/17 - IAFF Local 4416
    Sign up now for the PFFUI Golf Outing. The event takes place Monday, May 15th, 2017 at Players Club at Woodland Trails in Yorktown, IN. Prizes will be awarded. Call (765) 759-8536 to sign up. Fee to enter is $300 for a team of 4. 50% of al proceeds wil go to the PFFUI PAC.
    2017 Scholarship Fund Applications
    03/21/17 - IAFF Local 42
    2017 St. Florian Fund Scholarship Download 2017 St. Florian Scholarship Application here. 2017 Gina Galetti Scholarship Download 2017 Gina Galetti Scholarship Application here.
    MSCFF Convention Delegates
    03/21/17 - IAFF Local 42
    In accordance with the IAFF Local 42 Constitution & By-Laws an Election was held at the March 7th and 8th Membership Meetings as a result of the election the members listed below shall be the delegation to the Missouri State Council Convention, August 21-23, 2017.
    Structure Fire 3-17-17
    03/20/17 - Hamden Professional Firefighters
    Release: # 17-005 Date: March 17, 2017   Contact: Deputy Chief Gary Merwede  At 0642 hrs. a structure fire assignment was dispatched to 125 Putnam Avenue (also known as the Davenport Residence) for a reported apartment fire. Hamden Central Communications received both 911 calls and a report from the fire alarm company that services the property.
    The funeral arrangements for Watertown, MA Firefighter Joseph Toscano, Local 1347
    03/20/17 - UPFFA
    The funeral arrangements for Watertown, MA Firefighter Joseph Toscano, Local 1347 are as follows: Visiting Hours: Tuesday March 21, 2017 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM St. Mary’s Catholic Church 211 North Main Street (Rte. 28) Randolph, MA There will be a uniformed walk thru at 3:00 PM Staging at 2:30 PM.
    Legislative Update
    03/20/17 - Professional Firefighters of Maine
    Legislative Update March 19, 2017   Sisters and Brothers, It has been a very busy start to the current Legislative Session and the coming weeks will require action on the part of you, our PFFM members. The number of bills that need to be addressed by our union is quite high this time around. LD 182 is a bill to ban flame-retardants in new upholstered furniture.
    Firefighter John Mulcahy
    03/19/17 - Randolph FireFighters IAFF Local 1268
    Firefighter Joseph Toscano
    03/19/17 - Randolph FireFighters IAFF Local 1268
    March 21st 2017 Union Meeting
    03/19/17 - IAFF Local 3598
    REGULAR BUSINESS MEETING NOTICE To: Gurnee Firefighters Local 3598 Members  From: Nick Perry Date: Tuesday March 21st (Red Shift)  Time: 8:30 A.M.
    Ryan A. Ferreira Memorial Scholarship
    03/19/17 - IAFF local 2464
    Once again our association will be awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a deserving high school senior(s). Anyone may apply for the scholarship; however, preference will be given to students pursuing a career in Fire Science, Health, Municipal Management, or Public Safety. As with other scholarships, primary consideration will be given to students showing financial need and a good scholastic average.
    Watertown Local 1347 Updated Arrangements
    03/19/17 - IAFF Local 739
    The funeral arrangements for Watertown, MA Firefighter Joseph Toscano, Local 1347 are as follows: Visiting Hours: Tuesday March 21, 2017 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM St. Mary’s Catholic Church 211 North Main Street (Rte. 28) Randolph, MA There will be a uniformed walk thru at 3:00 PM Staging at 2:30 PM.
    2017 MSCFF Convention
    03/18/17 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
    The Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters will be hosting its Biennial Convention August 21-23, 2017, at the Branson Promende at the Branson Landing, Brason, Missouri.  The Convention Call will be published soon.  The MSCFF has a block of rooms for this event.  We ask that you please make your room reservations NOW, the cut-off date for reservations is July 21, 2017.
    LODD - Watertown Local 1347
    03/18/17 - IAFF Local 739
    LODD - Watertown FF Joseph Toscano Please keep in your  prayers the family of Firefighter Joseph Toscano and the members of Watertown Fire Department Local 1347 who died in the line of duty on Friday March 17 at a second alarm fire. Brother Toscano leaves behind a wife and 5 children. As soon as wake & funeral information becomes available we will post them.
    LODD - Fitchburg Local 3128
    03/18/17 - IAFF Local 739
    LODD - Fitchburg FF John F. Mulcahy Fitchburg Fire Department Local 3128 regrets to announce the passing of active duty Firefighter John F. Mulcahy. Jack joined the department as a provisional firefighter on July 1,1974 and served in that position until October 17, 1976.
    28th Annual MSCFF Robert E. Palmer Golf Classic
    03/18/17 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
    8th Annual Charity Hockey Shootout
    03/18/17 - IAFF Local 920
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