IAFF Local 1973
Agawam Firefighters
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    Fire Ops 101-Live Fire Demonstration
    10/07/22 - IAFF Local 1164
    The Livonia Firefighters Union held a Fire Ops 101 event that was designed to give City officials and other VIP's the chance to be a Livonia Firefighter for a day. We designed scenarios for each attendee to get a glimpse of what it entails to be a career firefighter/paramedic. Each participant learned what happens on the scene of a cardiac arrest.
    10/07/22 - IAFF Local 1687
    30 DAY NOTICE This is a notice to all members of a motion that has been made to purchase Blackstone Flat Top Grills for each station with the total cost to purchase them NOT to exceed $3,000. This motion will be voted on by the union body on Tuesday November 1st. (C Shift) If you have any questions or concerns, please get with President J.
    October 1, 2022: Fairfield Fire Fighters, Local 1426 - 60th Anniversary Gala
    10/06/22 - UPFFA
    Local 21 Regrets to Announce the Passing of Retired FEO Jack Hanzal
    10/06/22 - IAFF Local 21
    Saint Paul Firefighters IAFF Local 21 regrets to announce the passing of retired Fire Equipment Operator, Jack Hanzal. FEO Hanzal began his career with the Saint Paul Fire Department on April 24, 1969.  Jack was promoted to FEO on March 12, 1976, and retired after a 30 year career on July 30, 1999, where he was the FEO of Engine Co. 15.
    Friday Update 9-30-22
    10/04/22 - IAFF Local 1014
    IAFF Disaster Relief Fund - Hurricane Ian
    10/03/22 - Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters
    IAFF members have been on the frontlines responding to the devastation Hurricane Ian left behind when it made landfall in Florida and continued its way up to the Carolinas. As thousands of members live within the storm’s path, the impact on the membership is expected to be significant.
    IAFF Disaster Relief Fund - Hurricane Ian
    10/03/22 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
    IAFF members have been on the frontlines responding to the devastation Hurricane Ian left behind when it made landfall in Florida and continued its way up to the Carolinas. As thousands of members live within the storm’s path, the impact on the membership is expected to be significant.
    Room Reservation Info Link Xmas Party 2022
    10/03/22 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
    Click on article title to view link IAFF Local 244 Hotel Reservation Link Available-Must Reserve Before November 8, 2022. The IAFF Local 244 Christmas Party will be held on Friday December 9, 2022, at Sandia Resort & Casino. Tickets for the event will be on sale in early November 2022.
    Monday Morning Headlines - Correction
    10/02/22 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Union Meeting, Executive Board Nominations, Website Update, Spooktacular, Chili Cook-off
    09/30/22 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
    Jessica Powers of RE/MAX American Dream in Woburn is covering a portion of the closing costs for first responders who purchase or sell a home. Reach out to her at 508-344-3064 or Jess@remaxwoburn.com for more information.
    September 28, 2022: Congratulations to Fred Garrity
    09/29/22 - UPFFA
    Congratulations to Fred Garrity, Executive Director of the Ct. United Ride for your dedicated leadership As he is being honored, on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, by the Police Commissioners Association of Connecticut.
    Local 858 Spooktacular - Event and Hotel Information
    09/28/22 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    The Local 858 Spooktacular will be held at The Lobby Bar located at 2191 Arapahoe Street, in downtown Denver on October 29th. Doors will open at 8 PM. Tickets are $50 each and include 2 drinks and heavy appetizers. Costumes are required. There will be a DJ, a costume contest, and a 50/50 drawing  benefiting the Colorado Professional Fire Fighters Foundation.
    09/27/22 - IAFF Local 1664
    The IAFF has been busy conducting research into the dangers of PFAS. Check out their site here for all the latest information!
    Special Meeting for PAC Recommendation
    09/26/22 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
    A Special Meeting is scheduled at the Union Hall on Tuesday, Oct 4, 2022, at 11:00am, in accordance with Article V, Section 6 of the IAFF Local 244 Constitution & By-Laws. The purpose of this meeting will be to approve the Political Action Committee recommendation for a Congressional Endorsement. The meeting will start promptly at 11:00am.
    Friday Update 9-23-22
    09/26/22 - IAFF Local 1014
    2023 Group Calendars
    09/26/22 - International Association of Firefighters
    Touch-A-Truck Highlight Video
    09/26/22 - IAFF Local 1164
    This event was first started as a way for children with Autism to get up and close to big trucks/vehicles but has grown to something everyone can be a part of. This is a big event in our city, and being a part of this makes a huge positive impact in our community. Click Read More to watch the video
    New location!
    09/25/22 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
    Our next monthly membership meeting will be held at Angelo's Steak and Pancake House! 0900 Come enjoy breakfast and fellowship with our meeting! 755 J Clyde Morris Blvd Newport News Va 23601 at 0900.
    Monday Morning Headlines
    09/25/22 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Chili Cook-Off, Nominations for Executive Board, Spooktacular
    09/23/22 - IAFF Local 274
    Please read over the Stipulation for our Contract.We will have two Ratification Meetings next week.The first on Thursday 9/29 at 6:30 pm at Station 6 and the second on Friday 9/30 At 4:00pm at Station 6.
    IAFF Local 244 Kids Halloween Party 2022
    09/22/22 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
    EVENT CAPACITY REACHED Please review the attached flyer for important information for this year's Halloween Party, including date/time/location and information on how to RSVP-an RSVP is REQUIRED.
    Dues Increase Post IAFF Convention
    09/22/22 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
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    October 2022 Union Meeting Notice
    09/21/22 - IAFF Local 42
    2022 Nomination & Election Notice
    09/21/22 - IAFF Local 42
    Online Store and Due Payment
    09/21/22 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
    We have launched our new Online Store and Membership Dues site.
    Texas Fire Fighter Newsletter
    09/20/22 - Laredo Fire Fighters
    TSAFF Newsletter
    2023 PFFA of LA Convention
    09/20/22 - PFFA
    2022 Congressional Fire and Rescue/EMS Award Winners
    09/19/22 - Suncoast Firefighters
    Congratulations to all of this year's recipients.
    Monday Morning Headlines
    09/18/22 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Nominations for Executive Board Nominations for Executive Board Officers shall take place at the October meetings pursuant to Article IV Section 2 of the Bylaws.
    September 17, 2022 | IAFF Fallen Firefighter Memorial
    09/17/22 - IAFF Local 21
    Watch Saint Paul Firefighters IAFF Local 21 members, Tommy McDonough Jr. and Mike Paidar, as their names are permanently engraved on the Wall of Honor at the IAFF Fallen Firefighter Memorial in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States of America.
    Friday Update 9-16-22
    09/17/22 - IAFF Local 1014
    REMINDER: IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial is this Saturday
    09/16/22 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    IAFF FALLEN FIRE FIGHTER MEMORIAL : Information for the Day of the Memorial
    2022 IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Event
    09/16/22 - IAFF Local 42
    September 17, 2022 • ? Colorado Springs, Colorado Located in the shadow of Pikes Peak in Colorado Springs, the Memorial honors the sacrifice made by IAFF members who have given their lives in the line of duty.
    IAFF/BCFD TA'd CBA Information
    09/15/22 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
    The IAFF Local 244 County Chapter Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) has been tentatively agreed upon as of today, September 14, 2022. We strongly encourage all members to attend one of the upcoming scheduled in-person informational meetings for additional information.
    1st Annual First Responder's Dive Challenge
    09/15/22 - Suncoast Firefighters
    Charlotte County recently competed in the 1st Annual First Responder's Dive Challenge, placing second overall. Zach Ballard claimed third place in the single person division.
    Local 858's Member's Only Communication Website
    09/15/22 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    The new Local 858 Members Website is up and running. We will be entering new information daily. The DenverFirefighters.org side is our public-facing side, while all members will need to log in to see the members' side. Members received an invitation last night to Sign-in now to the Denver Firefighters new member only communications tool.
    Mobile App is LIVE!!
    09/14/22 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
    Our Mobile App is LIVE!! Please download and enable push notifications for emergency and in the moment knowledge. log in will be same as website. click links below or visit new website and find buttons on home page! For Apple: http://apps.unionactive.com/install_iphone.php?siteid=iafflocal794 For Android: http://apps.unionactive.com/install_android.php.
    Meeting Minutes
    09/14/22 - PPFFA
    The February 2022 PPFFA Executive Board Meeting minutes and the 2022-2023 PPFFA budget are now posted in the members sections of the website.
    MDA Fill the Boot
    09/13/22 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
    This weekend we will host our annual Fill the Boot collections! Sept 16,17,18 from 0900-1700 at two locations: Tech Center and Jefferson Commons. We have partnered with NNFD and will have rotations of on-duty apparatus through the locations, but we would love off-duty volunteers also.
    2022 Shock Trauma Hero Award
    09/12/22 - IAFF Local 4645
    Select Members from The Community Fire Co. of Perryville,Md Inc. along with Cecil County DES were invited to attend the 2022 Shock trauma Gala at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in Baltimore. There were many more people from our Dept on the call but unfortunately only given a limited amount of invites. The story about Mr.
    CCSO Breast Cancer Patch
    09/12/22 - IAFF Local 4645
    Show your support for The Breast Center at Christiana Care Union Hospital by purchasing this limited edition Cecil County Sheriff's Office patch. Patches are $10 a piece. Cash is preferred but electronic payment is being made possible in collaboration with the Cecil County Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge 2 (Venmo: @cecilfop2). Note: please label the purchase as CCSO BCA Patch.
    Men's Cancer Awareness Shirts
    09/12/22 - IAFF 1826
    The Men's Cancer Awareness Shirt (Movember) is now available to order. The shirts will be available to purchase until October 1st. All proceeds are to benefit the Leroy Nottingham Benevolent Fund. All orders will ship in the second and third weeks of October. Thank you for your continued support of each T-Shirt campaign. Every purchase helps make a difference.
    Friday Update 9-9-22
    09/11/22 - IAFF Local 1014
    September 11, 2022: Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of Connecticut - Ct. United Ride
    09/11/22 - UPFFA
    Sunday, September 11, 2022: 21st Annual Ct.
    Governor Laura Kelly Endorsement
    09/09/22 - Kansas State Council of Fire Fighters
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    Chris Mann Endorsement
    09/09/22 - Kansas State Council of Fire Fighters
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    33rd Annual Chili Cook-Off - HOTEL UPDATE
    09/09/22 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    DENVER FIREFIGHTERS LOCAL 858 - 33RD ANNUAL CHILI COOK-OFF HOTEL UPDATE: We have secured rooms at Hilton Garden Inn at Union Station. There are only 20 rooms blocked out at this time. So far only 4 rooms have been reserved. The  remaining rooms will be open to reserve by the CPFF today.  Reserve yours before its too late.
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