IAFF Local 135
  • October 21, 2014
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      What's New at IAFF 135
      Save the Date.   October 18th from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm There will be a dinner to raise funds for the Welch Family.  It will be held at 428 N. St. Francis.    See the attached flier.       Other ways members can assist are; *Two sites have been set for monetary donations: 1. Read More...
      Download: Spaghetti Feed 10-18-14.pdf
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      Current news directly from IAFF locals, councils, and state/province associations in the US and Canada.

      Hampton Chili Cook Off
      10/21/14 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
      2015 L42 Committees information and interest form
      10/21/14 - IAFF Local 42
      If you are interested in serving on a Local 42 committee please review the link below and fill out the interest form due in by November 14, 2014. Please click here to download descriptions and interest form.
      HB 5097 Signed into Law
      10/21/14 - IAFF Local 3472
      Brothers and Sisters, I have great news to pass on.  Our bill, HB 5097, was passed by the legislature and signed by the Governor into law.  This is the bill that exempted us from Public Act 54.
      Business Agent Process
      10/21/14 - IAFF Local 42
      Operation Warm
      10/21/14 - IAFF Local 1652
      The Framingham Firefighters Local 1652 has teamed up with the PFFM and the IAFF to support Operation Warm.  Operation Warm is a non-profit that gives new winter coats to needy kids and their families.  If you would like to donate, click on the link below.
      Tips For A Safe And Healthy Halloween
      10/21/14 - IAFF Local 3472
      It’s the scariest day of the year and IAFF locals will do their part to make sure their communities have a fun and safe Halloween. Whether fire fighters simply plan to pass out candy at the station, or donate their time for a community event or organization - you can always count on IAFF members to put safety first.
      Ebola Preparedness
      10/21/14 - IAFF Local 3472
      Safety Stand Down for Ebola Preparedness The 2014 Ebola epidemic is the largest in history and has spread to multiple countries in West Africa. The first confirmed case in North America was recently reported in Dallas, Texas, where the 9-1-1 system was used to treat and transport the patient to the hospital. The patient has since died.
      2014 Election Results
      10/21/14 - Crowley Professional FireFighters Association
      CPFFA would like to congratulate our newest Executive Board Members! On October 18th, CPPFA held elections for the Vice President and Trustee(s) positions. Please help us congratulate these gentlemen for joining the team! Mr. Shawn Horn won the election as our newest Vice President. We also welcome aboard Mr. Brice Broyles and Mr. Mike Wissel to the positions of Trustees.
      Message From President Schaitberger on Ebola Preparedness
      10/20/14 - Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts
      View in Browser Now Is the Time to Get Prepared IAFF members - the professional fire fighters and paramedics who are first on scene in an emergency -- must be ready to respond to possible cases of Ebola.
      Facebook
      10/20/14 - Professional Fire Fighters of McKinney, IAFF Local 2661
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      President Schaitberger Speaks on Ebola
      10/20/14 - IAFF Local 739
      View in Browser Now Is the Time to Get Prepared IAFF members - the professional fire fighters and paramedics who are first on scene in an emergency -- must be ready to respond to possible cases of Ebola.
      Fire Ops 101 Video
      10/20/14 - IAFF Local 4416
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      SFD study 2014
      10/20/14 - IAFF Local 1464
      Candidate Endorsement
      10/20/14 - IAFF 3718
      Here is the list of candidates that we are endorsing for this election cycle. State Repesentatives Harold Copenhaver Homer Lenderman Jack Ladyman City Council  Ann Williams Early Voting hours start today and hours are: Monday thru Friday 8am to 6pm Saturday 10am to 4pm You can go to www.voterview.org and view the entire ballot before voting.
      November Election
      10/20/14 - Colorado Professional Fire Fighters
      MEMORANDUM October 16, 2014 TO: All CPFF Members FROM: Mike Rogers, President RE: November Election Beginning on October 14, 2014 CPFF firefighters and their families across the state will have begun receiving their mail ballots in the mail.
      Sept. 24th, 2014 Letter, L1826/LCEMS
      10/20/14 - IAFF 1826
      Dispute Draws to a Close
      10/20/14 - Denton Fire Fighters Association
          Arbitrator rules fire marshal’s appointment fell within guidelines By Megan Gray-Hatfield Denton Record-Chronicle Staff Writer Published: 19 October 2014 11:42 PM       A dispute between the Denton Fire Fighters Association and the city has come to an end after more than a year.
      Care Enough to Wear Pink
      10/20/14 - Professional Fire Fighters of McKinney, IAFF Local 2661
      Once again, members of Local 2661 are trading traditional blues for pink in support of cancer awareness.  All proceeds from the sale of pink shirts go to the Susan G.
      Insurance Information
      10/20/14 - IAFF Local 21
      Police and Fire Insurance Association Payroll Deduction Ends 01/01/2015 If you have Police and Fire Insurance Association and/or want information on better choices of supplemental insurance coverage, contact Mike Cox. We have insurance benefits with great rates and coverage due to relationships with many insurance companies.   I'm your benefit coordinator.
      Nozzle Testing
      10/19/14 - New London Fire Fighters
      The New London Fire Department is in the process of replacing all of our nozzles through monies awarded from a grant. Each group has been doing some hands on testing. Below is Group 4, picture taken by FF Passero.
      Coquitlam Firefighters Charitable Society Pink Pancake Breakfast
      10/19/14 - International Association of Firefighters Local 1782
      They’re the first faces you see when you have an emergency and need help. And when one of their own is in need of support, firefighters are just as quick to lend a hand. That’s the idea behind a tasty fundraiser that will fill your stomach with pink goodness.   Next Saturday (Oct.
      Fire Fighter Response to Ebola
      10/18/14 - UPFFA
      IAFF Urges Affiliates to Conduct Ebola Stand-downs https://flipboard.
      Fire Fighter Response to Ebola
      10/17/14 - Boston Fire Fighters
      Fire Fighter Response to Ebola IAFF Urges Affiliates to Conduct Ebola Stand-downs https://flipboard.
      2014 IAFF and CPF Memorials
      10/17/14 - IAFF Local 1014
      2014 IAFF & CPF Memorials Local 1014 Executive Board works with our Department, our Honor Guard, Chaplains, and our Fire Chief to honor our fallen each year at the IAFF, CPF and Department Fallen Firefighter memorials. Family First is our motto on honoring and remembering our fallen.
      Children's Christmas Party
      10/17/14 - IAFF Local 794
      Join us on December 13th for the annual Children's Christmas Party! The party will be held at Angelo's Steak & Pancake House beginning at 9am. This years party is being organized by VP Bill Venezia, please contact Bill with any questions.
      FRS Seminar Bossier City
      10/17/14 - PFFA
      Debate Watch Event - 10-21-14
      10/17/14 - IAFF Local 2546
      Discounted Avs Tickets
      10/17/14 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      Discounted Avalanche tickets are available for the November 4th game at 7pm vs. the Vancouver Canucks. Upper level seats are $30 and lower level seats for $60. $10 dollars of the sale goes to Metro State's Business School for scholarships. Included with the seats is post game ice time with the team. If you are interested: 1.
      2014 OSFFC Election Endorsements
      10/17/14 - IAFF Local 1159
      2014 OSFFC GENERAL ELECTION ENDORSEMENTS Below you will find the Oregon State Fire Fighter Councils endorsement list.   If your house or senate race is not listed, we have not taken a position in that race.  We hope you consider these endorsements and will vote this election season.
      Owosso Firefighter/Paramedic Eligibility List (Deadline: 11/3/2014)
      10/17/14 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
      OCT. 17, 2014: The City of Owosso is creating an eligibility list for Fire Fighter/Paramedic.
      Firefighters hand out winter coats at Herig Elementary School
      10/17/14 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
      OCT. 17, 2014: Kindergarten through fourth graders got new coats hands-delivered by the brave men and women from the Saginaw Fire Department.
      Fire Fighter Response to Ebola
      10/17/14 - IAFF 421
      Paycheck Protection
      10/17/14 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
      Firefighters Halloween Ball 2014
      10/17/14 - Professional Fire Fighters Of Alabama
      Suburban lawmakers end ban on moonlighting Grand Rapids firefighters
      10/17/14 - Paul Hufnagel
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      Lt. James "Skip" Doherty Square
      10/17/14 - IAFF Local 902
      May 23, 1969; An afternoon fire alarm was triggered at Malden Hospital and Ladder 3 was cruising over to investigate — but there was an accident at the intersection of Highland and Pleasant streets, which took the life Lt. James Doherty
      Ebola Response and Preparedness
      10/17/14 - IAFF Local 21
      The IAFF is on the front line, constantly monitoring the response of departments across the United States and Canada to the most recent information on Ebola.  Please click on the links and attachment below to obtain the latest facts and educate yourself on this emerging threat.
      Wiess Funeral Information
      10/16/14 - Medford Firefighters Local 1431
      Brothers and Sisters, The service for Captain Tom Weiss from Winston Dillar is scheduled for this Sunday at the Douglas County Fairgrounds in Roseburg. See below for more information. On Saturday October 18, 2014 at 15:00 any available fire service personnel are invited to come to the Douglas County Fair Grounds Complex in Roseburg, OR.  Located off I-5 exit 123 south of Roseburg.
      IAFF / SPFF Ebola Information
      10/16/14 - IAFF Local 2546
      Brothers and Sisters: We want you to know we are always concerned for your safety and as such have sent the letter pasted below to each of your Department's Fire Chief. For your safety and information we recommend you go to the IAFF link posted below and review the info provided to your employer.
      Boxing Event
      10/16/14 - IAFF Local 740
      https://tickets.porttix.com/public/daily_events_list.asp Come support Firefighter J. Quirk at his pro debut.
      Public safety millage on ballot for Saginaw
      10/16/14 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
      OCT. 16, 2014: One city is relying on its residents to pass a millage to continue paying for its police officers and firefighters.
      Firefighter job announcement for the City of Livonia
      10/16/14 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
      OCT. 16, 2014: Applications for this examination must be received at the office of the Civil Service Department, 33000 Civic Center Drive, Livonia, MI 48154, no later than 5:00 p.m, Friday, November 7, 2014, in order to be accepted.
      P.N.S.Y Firefighters respond mutual aid to the City of Portsmouth
      10/16/14 - IAFF F-123
      Shipyard firefighters responded on a mutual aid run to the City of Portsmouth for a chimney fire yesterday morning.  Ladder Co. 81 operated on the scene. The link below is the article as seen in seacoastonline.com: http://www.seacoastonline.
      Londonderry L-3160 Fundraisers
      10/16/14 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
      Capital Article...
      10/16/14 - IAFF Local 1563
      October 16, 2014 Brothers & Sisters: The Capital Gazette began a story yesterday evening in regards to the futures of both the Police and Fire Chief. An excerpt of the article is below: That has been a key question for Anne Arundel County Police Chief Kevin Davis and Fire Chief Michael Cox, as they look ahead to what happens after the Nov. 4 general election.
      2015 Annual Open Enrollment Open House
      10/16/14 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      Open House Department of Public Safety Human Resources Division 2015 Open Enrollment ends October 31, 2014 Do you have questions? Do you need help enrolling? Come to the Open House for help Refreshments will be provided Denver Fire October 21, 2014 7:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 745 W.
      EXPO Boxing
      10/16/14 - IAFF Local 740
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