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    September 24, 2017
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    • What's New at IAFF 135
      We received this thank you letter from Emma Eck (Captain Urban Eck's Daughter) to the membership for assisting her with the W.H."Howie" McClennan Scholarship. Read More...
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      The 15 bout card on Veterans Day, Saturday, November 11, 2017 @ The Wichita Sports Forum features local law enforcement against firefighters for charity. Click here to purchase tickets  The 15 bout card on Veterans Day features members of local law enforcement against local firefighters.
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      The IAFF Local 135 would like to invite those that would like to be part of the Wichita Firefighter's Women's Axillary!!!! There is a meeting at the Union Hall scheduled for February 22, 2017 from 6-8 pm.  428 N. St. Francis please see the attachment.
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      Pink T Shirts
      09/23/17 - Turlock Professional Firefighters
      If you have a Business or Group that would like to Order Pink Shirts, Use this Order Form and email it to franklucia@sbcglobal.net.
      Hurricane Irma Survey
      09/23/17 - IAFF 1826
      Commissioner Josh Blake Spends Day as Lake County Firefighter
      09/22/17 - IAFF Local 3990
      Leesburg, FL - Lake County Commissioner Josh Blake spent the day with Lake County Firefighters and joined the action. Commissioner Blake learned what firefighters are tasked to do day in and day out and shared in some of the tasks. Lt.
      Puerto Rico MDA
      09/22/17 - IAFF Local 51
      Good Afternoon EPFD, We are looking for bilingual volunteers to come into the office on Tuesday September 26th to help make phone calls to our MDA families in Puerto Rico that have been affected by Hurricane Irma and Maria. If you can donate at least an hour of your time to help make calls to help check in and lend support to those affected.
      Boston Firefighters Local 718 members at Mayor Walsh Stand out Neponset Circle.
      09/22/17 - Boston Fire Fighters
      Local 21 Regrets To Announce The Passing Of Retired Deputy Chief Pete Pream
      09/21/17 - IAFF Local 21
      Local 21 regrets to announce the passing of retired Deputy Chief Pete Pream. Chief Pream started with the Saint Paul Fire Department on March 24, 1975 and retired on May 28, 2004.  Arrangements are pending.
      Passing of FF Robert E. Hultgren; Retired
      09/21/17 - IAFF Local 739
      Passing of FF Robert E. Hultgren; Retired The officers and members of Lynn Local 739 regret to announce the death of: Firefighter Robert E. "Sarge" Hultgren; Fire Prevention-Retired.
      September 26th 2017 Union Meeting
      09/20/17 - IAFF Local 3598
      REGULAR BUSINESS MEETING NOTICE To: Gurnee Firefighters Local 3598 Members  From: Nick Perry Date: Tuesday September 26th (Red Shift)  Time: 8:30 A.M. Location: Village Church of Gurnee 1319 Huntclub Rd.
      The Minnesota Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service
      09/20/17 - IAFF Local 21
      The annual Minnesota Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service is held each year on the last Sunday in September, which has been designated as the state’s official day to honor Minnesota’s fallen firefighters.
      Golf Outing is CANCELLED for September 27th
      09/20/17 - IAFF Local 4416
      SPECIAL UNION MEETING
      09/20/17 - Shoreline Fire Fighters
      Brothers and Sisters, We will be having a Special Union Meeting on:  Monday September 25th at 0830 at Station 61 The business to be considered is related to: An informational overview and presentation of an MOU which may be voted on at the October Union meeting.
      Tuesday, October 3, 2017: Dunn's Pub 2345 Whitney Ave., Hamden
      09/20/17 - UPFFA
      October 23, 2017: The Hundred Club of Connecticut 50th Anniversary
      09/20/17 - UPFFA
      October Union Meeting Change & Election Notice
      09/20/17 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      This is notice that due to scheduling conflict, the October Union meeting will be moved to Wednesday October 11th at 7PM and Thursday October 12th at 8:30 AM at the Original Brooklyn’s (2644 W. Colfax Ave, Denver, CO 80204).  We will hold nominations for Executive Board Officers at this meeting pursuant to Article IV Section 2 of the Bylaws.
      Walk With Pat Harris At Payne Arcade Harvest Parade
      09/19/17 - IAFF Local 21
      Breast Cancer Awareness 2017
      09/19/17 - Cedar Hill Professional Firefighters Association
      Please use the link below to order Cedar Hill Fire Fighters Association - Auxiliary Breast Cancer Awareness T-Shirts. Once on the page click the logo for the CHFFA Auxiliary and the password to enter into the members area is: CHFDallpink https://bigdawgshirtshack.
      Pat Harris Event
      09/19/17 - IAFF Local 21
      Dedication
      09/19/17 - Randolph FireFighters IAFF Local 1268
      Stephanie Piko for City of Centennial Mayor
      09/19/17 - Cunningham Fire Fighters
      Local 3027 had endorsed Stephanie Piko for Mayor of the City of Centennial. http://www.stephaniepiko.
      Defusing/Debriefing Meetings
      09/19/17 - IAFF 1826
      Buddy Walk
      09/18/17 - IAFF Local 739
      Buddy Walk Massachusetts Down Syndrome Walk On October 8, 2017, I will be participating in the Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress’ Buddy Walk in Wakefield in honor of my son, Noah.  This walk takes place each year in Massachusetts to support the more than 5,000 families who have a member with Down Syndrome in the Commonwealth.
      2017 Nominations & Elections Notice
      09/18/17 - IAFF Local 42
      First responders honored at American Legion event
      09/17/17 - IAFF Local 1164
      Fire Inspector Greg Thomas accepts his award from Commander Larry Fenner and Veteran Service Officer Jim Pardo.(Photo: Bill Bresler | hometownlife.com) American Legion honors Livonia first responders at annual Sept. 11 dinner A Livonia firefighter and two police officers were recognized for their work the last year. Start the conversation, or Read more at Westland Observer.
      House Fire on Saugatuck Avenue
      09/17/17 - IAFF Local 1081
      Westport Firefighters Respond to House Fire At 2:23 PM on September 17th the Westport Fire Department received a call from a passing motorist who reported a house fire at 298 Saugatuck Avenue. The initial response was 4 Engine Companies, 1 Ladder Truck and Car 3 from Westport (shift commander) and a Norwalk Fire Engine.
      Extrication on the Merritt Parkway
      09/17/17 - IAFF Local 1081
      Westport Firefighters Respond to Extrication On Augst 5th at 6:35 this morning, during torrential rainfall, Westport Fire Department was dispatched to the Merritt Parkway northbound for a motor vehicle accident with injuries. Engine 6, Rescue 3 and the Shift Commander responded to the call.
      Extrication on Wilton Road
      09/17/17 - IAFF Local 1081
      On July 27th, Westport Firefighters had to extricate a victim from a car at the intersection of Wilton Road and Bolton Lane.
      LODD Wall adding Lt. Flaherty
      09/16/17 - IAFF Local 740
      The 31st IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial service will be broadcast live via streaming video on Saturday, September 16. The ceremony in Colorado Springs, Colorado, officially begins at 11:00 a.m. Mountain Time. At this year’s memorial service, the IAFF will add 196 fallen fire fighters from the United States and Canada to the Wall of Honor.
      2017 IAFF Fallen Firefighter Memorial
      09/15/17 - IAFF Local 1014
      US House Passes Fire Fighter Cancer Registry
      09/14/17 - IAFF Local 4416
      House Passes Firefighter Cancer Registry Act A top IAFF legislative priority, the Firefighter Cancer Registry Act of 2017 (H.R. 931), cleared its final hurdle in the U.S. House of Representatives this week, passing by a unanimous vote.
      Tonight's Meeting Location Change
      09/14/17 - Explorer Post 107
      There is a location change for tonight’s Explorer training. Tonight’s training will be held at Station 155 (3833 N Crowfoot Valley Road, Castle Rock. Please stop by the Fire Training Center and pick up your gear or have another Explorer get it for you! Please pass this information on to other Explorers as you see them.
      Terry Goldschmitz Is Retiring
      09/14/17 - IAFF Local 21
      Birmingham Charity Golf Tournament
      09/14/17 - IAFF 14th District
      Birmingham Local 117 is hosting a charity golf tournament November 1, 2017 benefiting Camp Smile-A-Mile. See attachment for more information.
      Tim Butler's Budget Presentation
      09/13/17 - IAFF Local 21
      Tim Butlers presentation starts around the 63 minute mark.
      Letter from General President Harold A. Schaitberger
      09/13/17 - UPFFA
      To All IAFF Affiliate Leaders, We need your help to provide needed emergency funds to our IAFF Disaster Relief Fund. Over the last several weeks, you've seen our members in action in response to Hurricane Harvey, working around the clock to rescue literally tens of thousands of civilians, while risking their own lives and knowing their own homes were likely damaged or destroyed.
      September 10, 2017: Ct. United Ride
      09/13/17 - UPFFA
      Special Request From General President Schaitberger – Disaster Relief Fund
      09/13/17 - IAFF Local 2546
      To All IAFF Affiliate Leaders, We need your help to provide needed emergency funds to our IAFF Disaster Relief Fund. Over the last several weeks, you've seen our members in action in response to Hurricane Harvey, working around the clock to rescue literally tens of thousands of civilians, while risking their own lives and knowing their own homes were likely damaged or destroyed.
      IAFF Press Release: Firefighter Cancer Registry Act
      09/13/17 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
      Important Hurricane Relief Message from President Kennell
      09/13/17 - IAFF Local 2546
      Important Hurricane Relief Message from President Kennell: Brothers and Sisters: First, I want to ask all members with serious problems to contact their DVP or Secretary Heinis so you can be put on a list for assistance. Remember, we can't help if we're not aware of the need.
      Local 21 Golf Tournament
      09/12/17 - IAFF Local 21
      Local 21 Annual Golf Tournament will be held on September 20 at Oak Glen Golf Course, 1599 McKusick Rd N, Stillwater, MN 55082.  Shotgun start at 1:00 p.m.  Cost $55.  Active & retired, all are welcome.  Prizes, gifts, green fees, cart, and dinner included.
      Local 718 Standing Out for Mayor Walsh in West Roxbury
      09/12/17 - Boston Fire Fighters
      Peer Support Program and LOA
      09/12/17 - IAFF Local 1805
      Brothers and Sisters, Please review the attached proposed LOA on Pump Testing and Peer Support program. Information will be available at September's General membership meeting and voting will be online starting Thursday, September 14th with an end date of the 21st.
      Hurricane Relief
      09/12/17 - Professional Firefighters of Maine
      Your union needs your help to provide needed emergency funds to our IAFF Disaster Relief Fund. Over the last two weeks, you've seen your brothers and sisters in action in response to Hurricane Harvey, working around the clock to rescue literally tens of thousands of civilians, while risking their own lives and knowing their own homes were likely damaged or destroyed.
      Fallen Firefighter Memorial
      09/12/17 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
      Please join us for the IAFF Fallen Firefighter Memorial this weekend in Colorado Springs.
      Fill The Boot
      09/12/17 - IAFF Local 21
      Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of this week (Sept 12-14) Saint Paul Firefighters will be out at major intersections, during the evening rush hour, within the City of Saint Paul for our annual Fill The Boot campaign.  This event provides funding for the Muscular Dystrophy Association in its efforts to find a cure for muscular dystrophy.
      2017 Trunk or Treat Event
      09/12/17 - IAFF Local 42
      Hurrican Relief Water Drive
      09/12/17 - IAFF Local 42
      LETTER FROM THE IAFF GENERAL PRESIDENT
      09/11/17 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      To All IAFF Affiliate Leaders, We need your help to provide needed emergency funds to our IAFF Disaster Relief Fund.
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      Public Safety Employer-Employee Cooperation Act
      The US Senate is preparing to debate and vote on this act(HR 980) that will give firefighters the right to bargain collectively and have a grievance resolution. Please contact Senator Brownback and Senator Roberts and urge them to vote in favor of this legislation that will help Firefighters across the country, including many right here in Kansas.
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