IAFF Local 135
  • December 21, 2014
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    • What's New at IAFF 135
      Members of Local 135, IAFF 2nd District Vice President Woolbright addressed the City Council on Tuesday about Labor and Management relationships.    Our thanks go to him and General President Schaitberger for their support. http://www.kansas.com/news/politics-government/article3197691.html http://www.kwch. Read More...
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      BC Donald Murphy
      12/21/14 - New London Fire Fighters
      Calling hours for retired BC Murphy will be from 3 to 5 pm Monday December 22nd at the Neilan Funeral home on Ocean Ave. Funeral services will be held at 10am Tuesday December 23 at the funeral home. Interment will follow at St.
      2015 SFPFF Tentative Agenda
      12/21/14 - Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters
      THURSDAY, MARCH 5 THRU SATURDAY, MARCH 7, 2015 CONFERENCE HOST: SOUTH CAROLINA PROFESSIONAL FIRE FIGHTERS ASSOCIATION Agenda- Thursday, March 5, 2015 1:30 p.m. SFPFF Executive Board Meeting 2:30 p.m. SFPFF Committee Meetings 3:00 -5:00 p.m. Conference Registration Convention Center 5:30 -7:00 p.m.
      2015 SFPFF Convention
      12/21/14 - Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters
      All Southern Federation of Firefighters State & Local Affiliate Officers:   In accordance with the Constitution and By-Laws of the Southern Federation of Professional Firefighters I am sending this correspondence in regard to your annual membership and the Annual SFPFF Conference.   “All Affiliated States and Locals and Associate Members shall pay one dollar ($1.
      12/21/14 - Wilmington Fire Fighters Local 1370
      Chief John Norman asking for our Help
      12/20/14 - IAFF Local 794
      Chief John Norman, who taught our training seminar in October emailed us today asking for all of our help. A member of his volunteer fire dept is currently on life support after falling through a floor into a cellar fire. His family is going through alot right at Christmas time and Chief Norman is asking for our help. His message is below.
      Canton Township: Firefighter/Medic
      12/20/14 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
      We are requesting assistance in encouraging qualified applicants to apply for open positions with Canton Township.
      Hynek Promotion 12/19/14
      12/20/14 - New London Fire Fighters
      A swearing in ceremony was held at Fire Headquarters to promote Firefighter Jeremy Hynek to the rank of Lieutenant. Lt. Hynek is a 14 year veteran of the New London Fire Department. Lt. Hynek is a graduate of the University of New Haven and has a Bachelors Degree in Fire Science and Administration. Lt.
      Bangor Firefighters raise $9,084 for MDA in Black Friday Fill the Boot
      12/20/14 - IAFF Local 772
      BANGOR, Maine – More than nine members of the Bangor Fire Department Local 772 raised $9,084 during the annual Fill the Boot drive on Black Friday to benefit children and adults affected by muscle disease throughout the Bangor area. To date the Bangor Fire Department has raised  $29,322 for the MDA of Maine.
      Posting For Ratification Vote On The Proposed C.B.A. 2014-2015
      12/20/14 - IAFF Local 1891
      A full copy of the proposed contract will be posted at each station as well as attached to this link. ATTENTION LOCAL 1891 MEMBERS POSTING FOR RATIFICATION VOTE ON THE PROPOSED C.B.
      L2887 Elections have brought a new President
      12/19/14 - IAFF local 2887
      Brothers Local 2887 has a new President Dan Stoller.Dan has been elected from his prior E Board position as Vice President , Dan has come a long way moving up into the political side of the forum and has alot of work in the upcoming year to work on with his fellow brothers of 2887.
      West Side Grab
      12/19/14 - IAFF Local 317
      UPDATE 12/18/14 @ 8:37 p.m. CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Four people lived in a home that was badly damaged by a fire Thursday night. It happened in the 1500 Block of 2nd Avenue about 6:30 p.m. Crews tell WSAZ.com that the only person who was in the home when the fire broke out was an elderly woman who was bedridden. Her brother met crews outside.
      Taylor firefighter credits colleagues with saving his life
      12/19/14 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
      Lt. Brad Hoffman of the Taylor Fire Department says he knows that two of his colleagues think it was no big deal that they pulled him out of a hole in a floor while battling a fire at an apartment complex.
      Rescue Squad 1 Is Ordering T-Shirts
      12/19/14 - IAFF Local 21
      12/19/14 - IAFF 851
      Denver Fire Fighters Burn Foundation Payday Raffle
      12/19/14 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      Hello All, A message from the Denver Fire Fighters Burn Foundation: The $5,000 winner for the payday raffle is Will Oliver, Truck 2 C-shift, congratulations to Will! Thanks for you continued support.  Don't forget to get your 2015 raffle tickets that are on sale right now.
      Donald Murphy
      12/19/14 - New London Fire Fighters
      It is with deepest regret and sorrow to announce the death of Retired Battalion Chief Donald Murphy. BC Murphy (age 88) passed away this morning at L&M Hospital. In 1952, BC Murphy joined the New London Police Department as a Supernumerary and at the same time started out as a substitute Firefighter for the New London Fire Department.
      "Pass the Boot" For DPD Officer John Adsit
      12/19/14 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      Brothers and Sisters, Denver Firefighters Local 858 is asking for your support and participation in the “Pass the Boot” campaign for Denver Police Officer John Adsit. Officer Adsit was critically injured on December 3, 2014 while providing protection during an organized protest. Officer Adsit is still in critical condition and has a long road to recovery ahead of him.
      Local 34 Christmas Party
      12/18/14 - IAFF 34
      Great time and good food at our first Christmas Party at the new hall.  Big thank you to Cynthia Austin for all her hard work to make it happen.
      Call to Action
      12/18/14 - IAFF 34
      Thank you to all the members that came out to the city board meeting.
      SuperBowl Party 2015
      12/18/14 - IAFF Local 1403
      Super Bowl Raffle tickets are on sale. Please contact your Battalion Rep or the Union Hall (305)593-6100 to get you ticket. Tail-Gate party starts at 1:00 and drawing will be held at halftime. All proceeds benefit the Firefighter Charities.
      2014 Canton Ex-Newsboys'
      12/18/14 - Canton Professional Firefighters Association
      Funeral Services for Retired Denver Fire Fighter Paul Spurgeon
      12/18/14 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
        Brothers and Sisters, The funeral services for retired Denver Fire Fighter and Local 858 member Paul Spurgeon, will be held at 11am on Friday, Decemebr 19, 2014 at Cross of the Christ Lutheran Church, 12099 Lowell Blvd. Broomfield Co. Brother Spurgeon worked for the Denver Fire Department for 32 years and retired as the Division Chief of Operations.
      District Judge rules in favor of Local 613
      12/18/14 - IAFF local 613
      A District Court judge has ruled in favor of the Bozeman firefighters' union on a preliminary motion in a lawsuit filed by the city over the union status of newly created battalion chief positions.
      Massachusetts Firefighters to Warm the Hearts of Children with Hundreds of New Winter Coats
      12/18/14 - Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts
      BOSTON, Mass. – This holiday season hundreds of less-fortunate children will be outfitted with brand-new winter coats thanks to the Professional Firefighters of Massachusetts. The statewide union raised more than $23,000 and partnered with Operation Warm, a national, non-profit organization that has provided new coats to 1.5 million children in need. 700 children in Holyoke, Lynn and New Bedford will receive brand new USA-made coats and be able to select their favorite color, and write their name on the interior tag of the new coat, which reads, “Made Just for You.”
      12/17/14 - International Association of Firefighters Local 3453
      Ethel Cook's Funeral Arrangements
      12/17/14 - IAFF Local 312
      4th Annual Retiree's Gala
      12/17/14 - IAFF Local 3666
      Contract Proposal
      12/17/14 - IAFF Local 1296
      2014 Toys For Tots
      12/17/14 - Saint Paul Fire Foundation
      Toys For Tots
      12/17/14 - IAFF Local 902
      Collecting “Toys-For-Tots” in Malden The Malden Fire Department working in conjunction with the U.S. Marine Corps is currently collecting new, unwrapped toys to benefit Toys-For-Tots.
      Akron may promote firefighters for first time using new process
      12/17/14 - Paul Hufnagel
      Akron may soon promote firefighters for the first time based on seniority and training, rather than a test.
      Even with Stock Market's Rise, Many Pensions Haven't Recovered from Recession
      12/17/14 - Paul Hufnagel
      Almost 40 percent of pension plans examined, even those that have been well-funded, have yet to reach their pre-recession peaks.
      By Law Change
      12/17/14 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      The attached bylaw changes were unanimously approved at E-board to be presented to the membership at the Union Meetings on Wednesday, January 7th at 7:00pm and Thursday, January 8th at 8:30am.
      Farmington Hills firefighters donate jackets
      12/17/14 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
      This winter 50-some students at Lanigan Elementary School will be warmer thanks to the efforts of Farmington Hills firefighters.
      2015 World Police & Fire Games
      12/17/14 - IAFF 14th District
      Good Afternoon: It is with great excitement and anticipation to be contacting you regarding the 2015 World Police & Fire Games; being hosted in Fairfax County, Virginia next summer between June 26, and July 5, 2015.  It is one of the largest multi-sport, multi-venue events in the world; it is larger than the Summer Olympics.
      12/17/14 - Lets Fire Cancer
      A Christmas Past...
      12/17/14 - Wilmington Fire Fighters Local 1370
      Holiday Wishes From Local #60
      12/16/14 - Scranton Firefighters IAFF Local # 60
      Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year .
      J-Benefit Period
      12/16/14 - Detroit Fire Fighters Association
      “J” time remains to be a contractual benefit under the 2014-2019 Collective Bargaining Agreement which provides continuation of full pay and benefits for all duty-disabled employees for up to one year. As such, you may be asked to complete an Election of Benefits Form. If so, you are advised to select to receive benefits under the City of Detroit Charter Plan.
      12/16/14 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
      This is a Full-Time, Union, Non-exempt position with competitive pay and benefits. Deadline to apply is February 28, 2015.
      Local F-273 Needs Your Help Saving The EFMP Children's Christmas Party
      12/15/14 - IAFF Local F-273
      The Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) annual kids Christmas party is held with approximately 50 EFMP children each year. In the past they have been supported by other outside entities. Unfortunately, this year no one else has stepped up to assist, which led to this event being within two days of being cancelled.
      December Meeting Agenda
      12/15/14 - Huntley FF Local 4106
      Lincoln St Double 12.14.14
      12/15/14 - IAFF Local 2647
      One woman was transported to Berkshire Medical Center with burns on her hands and feet in the wake of a fire at 27 Lincoln Street that badly damaged a two-family home Sunday morning In addition to the woman, whose condition was unavailable yesterday, three firefighters were also injured in the blaze, according to Acting Deputy Fire Chief Steven Peaslee.
      Annual Christmas Gathering
      12/15/14 - IAFF Local 312
      What: "ANNUAL CHRISTMAS GATHERING" When: Friday December 19, 2014 (A-Turn) Where: Big's Burgers & Beer 1597 Mahoning Ave. Youngstown, OH Time: 2000hrs. This is an informal event.  There is no cost and you will be responsible for your own bill.
      LPFFA Local 851 Firefighter Fitness Challenge
      12/15/14 - IAFF 851
      Lane Professional Firefighters Association “Firefighter Fitness Challenge” January 1ST thru March 31st Attention all Lane County Professional Firefighters, Family, and Volunteer Firefighters!      Beginning January 1st, 2015, we will kick off the first ever Firefighter Fitness Challenge. The event will begin January 1st and end March 31st of 2015.
      Local F-273 Attends "Wreaths Across America" Service
      12/15/14 - IAFF Local F-273
      This past Saturday Local F-273 President Mike Trainor attended the annual "Wreaths Across America" service at Arlington National Cemetery. President Trainor assisted in laying wreaths on the graves of our Nation's veterans in honor of their sevice. We would like to thank President Mike Jackson of Fort Meyer IAFF Local F-253 in helping coordinate this service.
      12/15/14 - Detroit Fire Fighters Association
      Since good hearing is critical for firefighters, Wayne State University (WSU) is partnering with the Detroit Fire Department to identify the environmental/genetic risk factors that enhance the susceptibility to noise-induced hearing impairment. Several reports indicate that 40% of firefighters develop hearing impairment.
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