IAFF Local 135
  • August 30, 2014
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      What's New at IAFF 135

      Members of Local 135,

      Hot classes will be held on September 27th and 28th.  Click this Link for more information on Hot 2014. Members who attend can submit their reciepts for reimursement by the Local.  For more information contact the Office.

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      Sad News, passing of Brother Tim Clayton's Son
      08/30/14 - Bessemer Fire Fighters Association, IAFF Local 980
      It is with extreme sadness that we report the passing of Brother Tim Clayton's son Luke. Visitation will be Sunday 8-31-14 from 5 til 8 PM at Calera First United Methodist Church. Luke will lie in state Monday 9-1-14 from 1 til 2 PM, funeral service at 2 PM at Calera First United Methodist Church.
      The truth about Fire Fighter Pensions
      08/30/14 - IAFF Local 1983
      looters, flags of convenience, sorry CEO, Mary quits... Check us out at www.thestand.
      TIAA-CREF
      08/30/14 - Norwalk Fire Fighters
      The City of Norwalk will be bringing in a representative from Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET) for two meetings.  Mr. Rey Longoria is a Bi-lingual representative from TIAA-CREF who will be in City Hall on September 10, 2014 to make two presentations to City and Board of Education employees about the benefits of enrolling in Connecticut’s CHET 529 plan.
      Midland Fire Department is taking applications for firefighters
      08/30/14 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
      AUGUST 30, 2014: Applications must be received by 4:30 p.m. Monday, September 15, 2014.
      STERLING HEIGHTS: FD participates in high-rise rescue training scenario
      08/30/14 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
      AUGUST 30, 2014: As a helpless window washer dangled five floors above the ground at Schoenherr Towers on Aug. 27, members of the Sterling Heights Fire Department geared up on the roof of the nine-story complex and prepared to lower down one of their own to rescue him before it was too late.
      Flint Fire Department now accepting applications for firefighter-EMT and trainee positions
      08/30/14 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
      AUGUST 30, 2014: The city is now accepting applications for both its eligible firefighter-EMT and firefighter-EMT trainee lists. The lists will be used to fill vacant positions within the Flint Fire Department, according to a news release from the city of Flint.
      MY HEART BE STILL!
      08/30/14 - IAFF Local F282
      There's a proposed one percent pay hike in your future.
      OUR FIRST POLITICAL ENDORSEMENT
      08/30/14 - IAFF Local F282
      The IAFF Local F282 is endorsing the candidacy of Mr. Jeff Wallis for Kitsap County Coroner.  Mr. Wallis is a former firefighter/paramedic with a lifetime of public service experience.  His lengthy list of supporters includes IAFF local 2819 (Central Kitsap, North Kitsap, & Poulsbo), IAFF Local 437 (Bremerton), and IAFF Local 2876 (South Kitsap).
      KITSAP FIREFIGHTERS CHARITABLE OCTOBERFEST
      08/30/14 - IAFF Local F282
      Please check out the flyer for more information.
      SHOW SUPPORT FOR FF COLLINS
      08/30/14 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      49th MDA TELETHON KICKS OFF LABOR DAY WEEKEND ON WRTV 6
      08/30/14 - IAFF Local 4416
      One of America’s longest-standing and beloved fundraising and entertainment events – the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s (MDA) nationally broadcast telethon – returns this Labor Day weekend, Sunday August 31 at 9:00 p.m. on WRTV 6.
      Operation Warm
      08/29/14 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
      Find out more about how the PFFNH and you can help local kids in need.
      Aug. 29, 2014 - Manufacturing plant cleared of hazardous material exposure
      08/29/14 - IAFF Local 20
      http://www.journal-news.
      Aug. 28, 2014 - Hamilton medics plan fundraiser for Haiti trip
      08/29/14 - IAFF Local 20
      http://www.journal-news.
      Aug. 25, 2014 - Building wall collapses, causes gas leak
      08/29/14 - IAFF Local 20
      http://www.journal-news.
      Aug. 21, 2014 - Fire causes evacuation of residence on High Street
      08/29/14 - IAFF Local 20
      http://www.journal-news.
      Labor Day Weekend - MDA Fill the Boot
      08/29/14 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
      The International Association of Fire Fighters and the Muscular Dystrophy Association has been partners for over 60 years.  With your continued support we will continue to help raise dollars for Research and this weekend we will be in the streets doing our "Fill the Boot" Campaign and your generous donations are what make it all possible.
      DFFA'S RESPONSE TO 8/27/2014 DETROIT NEWS EDITORIAL
      08/29/14 - Detroit Fire Fighters Association
      August 28, 2014 - Editorial Response (Editorial Attached) We’re the Executive Board of the Detroit Fire Fighters Association (DFFA).  This responds to the News’ August 27, 2014 Editorial on the Detroit Fire Department’s promotion system.
      Saturday August 30th marks 5 years....
      08/29/14 - IAFF Local 1014
      All members of 1014, and the fire service, should take time tomorrow to reflect on Ted and Arnie and what they sacrified on August 30, 2009. Please keep our brothers and their familes in your thoughts and prayers. Follow the links below for Ted and Arnie's information Tedmund D.
      Giving Muscular Dystrophy the Boot
      08/29/14 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
      The year was 1954. Dwight D. Eisenhower called the White House home, a gallon of gas averaged 22 cents, and the television show “Father Knows Best” kept Americans captivated with Hollywood’s version of the perfect family.
      2014 SFD/LOCAL-514 MDA Archery Tournament
      08/29/14 - PFFA
      80's Party Fundraiser for Captain Jorge Martinez
      08/29/14 - IAFF Local 1403
      As most of you know, Captain Jorge Martinez was involved in a very serious car accident. Local 1403 will be having a fundraiser to assist Jorge with his medical expenses.
      MDA Boot Drive
      08/29/14 - Hampton Fire Fighters
      Ou boot drive was held on Sunday August 18th on Hampton Beach and we raised a total of $3261.72 for MDA of New Hampshire.
      Operation Warm
      08/29/14 - Hampton Fire Fighters
      We are excited about a new partnership with Operation Warm that will bring American made winter coats to the needy children of Hampton. We are actively fundraising to make this happen! We need the community support that Hampton residents are known for. Please visit our specific website and donate today! https://donate.operationwarm.
      A Job well done by Local 1403 members!
      08/29/14 - IAFF Local 1403
      Organized labor, working together, shows how much the efforts paid off by unseating an incumbent commissioner. The final count that put Daniella Levine-Cava (Miami-Dade District 8) over the incumbent Lynda Bell was a 788- vote difference almost 52% to 48%.
      2014 Yearbook and Hot Spots have arrived!
      08/29/14 - Hampton Fire Fighters
      Keep a sharp look out at your local Hampton business, our 2014 yearbook and our Hot Spots brochure have been printed and are currently being distributed.
      Farewell Robert.....Thanks for a great ride!
      08/28/14 - IAFF Local 168
      On December 16th, 1991, Captain Robert Hair joined the IAFF Local 168 and Paducah Fire Department Family. August 29. 2014, he will receive his final alarm. At 1840, Captain Robert Hair will be retiring from the life he has known for almost 23 years, to pursue many more adventures in his life. I have the pleasure and honor to work with extraordinary man.
      Battalion Chief Organizing - ERB Amicus Briefs Notice
      08/28/14 - Medford Firefighters Local 1431
      ERB delivered official notice of written Amicus Briefs for the pending ERB Hearing on the organizing of Medford Fire Battalion Chiefs. Oregon State Fire Fighters Council (OSFFC) and Oregon Association Public Employer Labor Relations Association (ORPELRA) are currently submitted.
      EMS Heroes in Warren
      08/28/14 - Warren Firefighters Local 1383
      City not optimistic about reaching deal with fire union
      08/28/14 - Paul Hufnagel
      MIDDLETOWN — City Manager Doug Adkins didn’t sound optimistic that a tentative agreement between the city and the firefighters union that could save 15 positions would be signed before Saturday’s deadline.
      City warns departments of possibility of $3 million in cuts
      08/28/14 - Paul Hufnagel
      DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Dayton leaders are giving the city’s 2015 budget a fresh look, as the possibility of cuts loom impacting services residents receive.
      BROTHER IN NEED OF ASSISTANCE
      08/28/14 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      Letter from Taunton L1391 August 22, 2014 Brothers and Sisters: It is my painful duty to inform you of a tragedy that recently occurred in Local 1391.
      Retirement- What it takes
      08/28/14 - IAFF Local 3169
      Here is something we don't think about but should, "retirement".  I know what your thinking, Pye is old and he needs to think about retirement.  The truth is that every one of you should be thinking about retirement.  The earlier you get involved in paying into your retirement the more you will have saved up.  How much is enough.
      Firefighter Cancer Support Network White Paper
      08/27/14 - IAFF Local 21
      SPFD Firefighter Cancer Task Force has shared a paper drafted by the Firefighter Cancer Support Network.  It is packed full of statistics and information related to the risks we face within our career field.
      LFD Swearing In/Promotions
      08/27/14 - Lexington Fire Fighters
      LFD Promotions/Swearing in. At 1600 hours on August 27th, 2014 Lexington FD had a swearing in ceremony. Lieutenant Don Chisolm was promoted to the rank of Captain, Firefighter Guy Monaco was promoted to Lieutenant, and Firefighter Chris Abisla was sworn into the department.
      Brother Matt Malcomson
      08/27/14 - Canton Professional Firefighters Association
      Brother Matt Malcomson became very ill over the weekend.  He was admitted to Mercy Hospital for a few days.  While there, they were unable to identify the illness.  After a few days of iv antibiotics they moved him to the ICU.  Yesterday he was transferred to the Cleveland Clinic.  Today they diagnosed him with Citro Bacteria.
      Vegan vs Carnivore Combat Challenge
      08/27/14 - Professional Fire Fighters of McKinney, IAFF Local 2661
      Come out and support the team as they compete in Arlington and see the rematch from last year’s Vegan vs Carnivore.
      Line of Duty Death
      08/27/14 - IAFF 876
      It is with great sadness that Local 876 has experienced a Line of Duty Death.  Mark Normington pass away after a courageous battle with Cancer on Sunday, August 10, 2014.  He was 58 years old.  Mark began his service with Spokane Valley Fire Department on June 16, 1986 and retired on June 16, 2012.
      September Bi-Monthly Meeting
      08/27/14 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
      Bi-Monthly Meeting Hosted by: Bristol L-4399 Date: Wednesday, September 10, 2014 Time: 10:00 AM Location: The Masonic Temple Union Lodge #79 Bristol, NH 03222
      Join operation warm and see kids smile
      08/27/14 - IAFF local 613
      Shelby firefighters train at Packard repair garage
      08/27/14 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
      AUGUST 27, 2014: With emergency response vehicles, firefighters in full regalia and smoke billowing from a side door of the Packard Proving Grounds repair garage Aug. 20, passers-by might have been alarmed.
      E-Board Meeting
      08/27/14 - Professional Fire Fighters Of Alabama
      There will be a PFFA E Board meeting on September 10th beginning at 1:00 PM. Lunch will be provided and will begin around 12:00. It is important for each local to have a representative in attendance if possible. Members are also welcome to attend. The meeting will be held at the Birmingham Fire Fighters Association Local Hall, 184 Oxmoor Court. We look forward to seeing you on the 10th.
      Our Local Heroes may have dark days...
      08/27/14 - IAFF Local 1563
      Publish Date: 8/27/2014 “Our Local Heroes may have dark days...” If only it was this obvious... Millersville, MD - IAFF Local 1563 are the proud men and women that are sworn to serve and protect the citizens of our great county. Our 800+ members respond to and handle the Fire/EMS related emergencies that arise within our county. First responders have a tough job.
      Turn Out Gear Survey Results
      08/27/14 - IAFF Local 21
      Pittsburgh L0001 Labor Day Parade
      08/27/14 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
      Pittsburgh Firefighters Local 1 would like to invite all firefighter locals to march with us in the city’s annual Labor Day parade.
      FIRST RESPONDER NIGHT
      08/27/14 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      The Boston Red Sox are holding a First Responder Night on Thursday September 25, 2014 Discounted tickets are available for First Responders, families, and friends To reserve seats or for more information, please contact Kyle Raynor (617) 226-6289 or email: kraynor@redsox.
      Guns and Hoses 2014
      08/26/14 - IAFF Local 3666
      3rd Annual Guns & Hoses Game
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