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    ELS Class III is Ready to Rock
    11/30/22 - IAFF 7th District
    IAFF 7th District Executive Leadership Class III positions have been offered and accepted so we offically have a class III.  It was tough to choose the participants as all applicants showed a desire to learn.  This course is a one-of-a-kind in the IAFF and a product of teamwork inside and outside this Magnificent 7th District.
    December Meeting Notice
    11/30/22 - IAFF Local 42
    11/30/22 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
    Click link below for updated information on the new Delta Dental benefits effective 1/1/23 http://www.cdvfund.
    11/30/22 - Suncoast Firefighters
    2022 Bob Ziegler Scholarship Recipients
    11/30/22 - PPFFA
    We are also excited to announce the winners of the 2022 PPFFA Bob Zeigler Foundation Scholarship Awards! Congratulations to the winners and thank you to all who applied. Jaydon Crawford, daughter of Donald Crawford L0114. Jaydon is pursuing a career in Pharmacy at Duquesne University upon graduation in June 2022. Alex Lohin, son of Robert Lohin L0428.
    Thank You to Michigan Schools and Government Credit Union.
    11/29/22 - IAFF Local 1164
    Henry Haidous and Kelly Collins presented the Livonia branch team's donation of 1000.00 to the Livonia Fire Department. The donation will be used to assist in the purchase of Freddie the Fire Truck, a fully animated robot that the department will use at safety educational events, such as school visits, assemblies station tours, and state/local fairs.
    2022 Santa Express is at Full Capacity
    11/29/22 - IAFF Local 1426
    The 2022 Santa Express is full at this time. The enrollment form has been shut off until next year. We thank you for all your support and we look forward to seeing you all out on the road the weekend of December 9, 10, 11.
    Monday Morning Headlines
    11/27/22 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Good Monday Morning,  EXECUTIVE BOARD ELECTIONS Ballots have been mailed and should have arrived via the US Mail for the District 6 Election. Please remember to follow the Voting Directions in the Ballot Mailer. Vice Presidents have been delivering returned ballots to individual members. Ballots need to be received by December 7th, 2022, by 5 PM.
    CPFF Meeting Reminder - Tomorrow, Monday, November 28th
    11/27/22 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    This is a reminder that the CPFF Delegate Meeting is scheduled for Tomorrow, November 28 at 10:30am at the Colorado Professional Fire Fighters event center located at 12 Lakeside Lane. Looking forward to seeing you there. Please click here to register if you can attend.
    Mike O'Keefe Retirement | Event Postponed Indefinitely
    11/27/22 - IAFF Local 21
    Payday Raffle
    11/25/22 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Hello all and Happy Payday,  The name drawn for today's Payday Raffle is Kenny Morey!  Kenny was hired October 1, 2005 and works at Fire Station #15 near Colfax and Colorado Blvd.  Congratulations Kenny! Payday Raffle 2023 tickets are on sale now! Get yours early. Any Charitable Foundation Board Member will be able to hook you up.
    December 6th or 7th, 2022 | IAFF Local 21 Union Officer Elections
    11/25/22 - IAFF Local 21
         To request an absentee ballot, please contact a Chair Officer: L21 President:  Mike Smith                612.280.9434 L21 Secretary:  Dennis Hall                651.248.4903 L21 Treasurer:  Jeramiah Melquist    651.587.
    12.03.2022 | Mauer Chevrolet x Toys For Tots Bike Build Event
    11/24/22 - IAFF Local 21
    Happy Thanksgiving
    11/24/22 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    November 24, 2022 Dear Brothers and Sisters of Local 858, Happy Thanksgiving to all of you as we enter the 2022 Holiday Season. We hope you all can take a moment to enjoy this time with friends, family, and savor these precious moments with loved ones.
    Friday Update 11-18-22
    11/21/22 - IAFF Local 1014
    Friday Update 11-11-22
    11/21/22 - IAFF Local 1014
    Monday Morning Headlines
    11/21/22 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Good Monday Morning,  Happy Thanksgiving Week! Please remember the Union Office will be closed this week on Thursday and Friday.  EXECUTIVE BOARD ELECTION  Ballots have been mailed and should have arrived for the District 6 Election. Please remember to follow the Voting Directions in the Ballot Mailer.
    2022 Scholarship Recipient
    11/19/22 - Hoffman Estates Professional Fire Fighters Association, Local 2061
    The Hoffman Estates Professional Firefighters Association, Local 2061, Scholarship Committee would like to congratulate Alicia Velez.  Alicia Velez has been awarded the 2022 Dave Domin Memorial Scholarship.  The scholarship will help her obtain a degree in Criminal Justice from Roosevelt University.
    Captain Matt Jackson Retierment
    11/19/22 - Kansas State Council of Fire Fighters
    Members of the Kansas State Council of Firefighters.  You are invited to join in the celebration of Captain Matt Jacksons retirement.   The event will be held on December 16th 2022 at 6:30 pm.   Elks Lodge 723 S. Washington Street, Junction City Ks. 66441.    Please RSVP by December 1st via text to 785-226-4073.
    12.03.2022 | Saint Paul Fire Women's Expo
    11/18/22 - IAFF Local 21
    Calling all Ladies!  Click on the photo for more details.
    2022 | SPFF x Schell's Firebrick for Firefighters
    11/18/22 - IAFF Local 21
    The Saint Paul Fire Foundation has partnered with August Schell’s Brewing Company to raise funds for firefighter health and wellness.  A portion of proceeds from every purchase of Schell’s Firebrick Vienna style lager generates funds for the Saint Paul Fire Foundation or the Minnesota Firefighter Initiative (MnFIRE.
    2022 Election Results
    11/18/22 - IAFF Local 1009
    Local 1009 Election Results were announced on November 17, 2022 at the monthly union meeting by Election Committee Chairman Joseph Carraher. The Executive board would like to thank all those that ran for an office position and we would also like to congratulate the incoming leadership and wish them success in their future endeavors representing the membership. President John W.
    Colorado Professional Firefighters Delegate Meeting
    11/18/22 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    The Colorado Professional Fire Fighters Delegate Meeting, will be at the Colorado Professional Firefighters Center, 12 Lakeside Lane, Denver, CO 80212, Monday, November 28th, 2022. Denver Firefighters will have 12 Delegates. Delegates are chosen by the past CPFF meetings attended, and the number of Union Meetings attended. Denver's Delegates are asked to wear their Local 858 Polo Shirts.
    Congratulations Peter Brown
    11/17/22 - UPFFA
    Congratulations Peter Brown Elected President of the Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of Connecticut at the 22nd UPFFA Biennial Convention on Tuesday, November 15, 2022 President Brown succeeds President Emeritus Peter S.
    IAFF Local 244 Informational Meetings
    11/16/22 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
    We will be holding two (2) Informational Meetings to review and discuss the proposed Constitution & Bylaw changes, which will be voted on during our General Election/Vote scheduled for December 6, 2022. The first meeting will be ‘ZOOM’ ONLY, on Thursday, November 17, 2022, at 10:00am. Please register at the following link: https://us06web.zoom.
    2022 Breakfast with Santa!!
    11/16/22 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
    Breakfast with Santa Dec 17th! Please use webstore for tickets!! ***click for details***
    11/15/22 - Suncoast Firefighters
    General Membership Meeting
    11/15/22 - Holyoke Firefighters IAFF Local 1693
    Holyoke Firefighters Association Local 1693 – International Association of Firefighters Affiliated with Professional Firefighters of Massachusetts General Membership Meeting Nominations November 21st, 2022 7:00PM E-Board: 6 P.M.
    Payday Raffle
    11/11/22 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Hello all and Happy Payday,  A Veterans Day salute to all veterans for serving in the proud and honorable tradition of the United States military. You’ve helped to make this world a better place. No words can ever express how much that means. The name drawn for today's Payday Raffle is Dan Piel.
    From IAFF Local 21, Thank You Veterans!
    11/11/22 - IAFF Local 21
    IAFF Local 21 would like to recognize and thank all of our Veterans for their service to ensure our safety, security and freedom.  Please take a moment today to reflect on the dedication and sacrifice of all of our Veterans. To our Members, those who await the safe return of a child, spouse, friend, family member, neighbor, colleague, we support you.
    Local Firefighters honored at Commission Meeting
    11/09/22 - Suncoast Firefighters
    Venice Firefighters, along with Sarasota County and Nokomis fire departments were recognized during the City of Venice Commission meeting for extinguishing an early morning fire in Country Club Estates on Sept. 29 after Hurricane Ian hit the area. Firefighters battled high winds and other hazards to put out the blaze; which destroyed 6 mobile homes in the park.
    IAFF Center of Excellence Educational Series
    11/08/22 - UPFFA
    The IAFF Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health Treatment and Recovery is hosting an online education series for IAFF members, other first responders, healthcare providers, clinicians, and the community at large. Upcoming webinars: Gambling Addiction: Exploring Prevalence Among First Responders Wednesday, Nov. 9 | 12 p.m.
    IAFF Local 3133 Craig Cook - GoFundMe Campaign
    11/07/22 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
    IAFF Local 3133 has set up this page to help one of our own. Our Brother Craig Cook suffered severe burns to his head, face, arms, and torso in the line of duty while fighting a fire. Craig will have an extended stay at the University of Kansas burn center, followed by significant rehab when he is released.
    Structure Fire
    11/07/22 - IAFF Local 828
    Longview Fire Department was dispatched to the report of a residential structure fire shortly after 2pm on Friday afternoon in the 200 block of 25th Avenue. The fire was reported by a neighbor who noted flames visible from the kitchen area of the residence. Three Engine Companies, one Ladder Company, and one Battalion Chief responded.
    Monday Morning Headlines
    11/06/22 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Executive Board Elections, Veterans Day, Union Office Hours
    Working Fire 20 Harwood Street
    11/06/22 - IAFF Local 739
    A telephone alarm was received for 20 Harwood Street on November 6th, 2022. Upon arrival, L-2 reported smoke showing and smoldering between the 2nd and 3rd-floor windows on the delta side. C-4 called for the Working Fire based on L-2’s report and E-7 made quick work of this fire. They stretched an 1 3/4 inch hand line and knocked the fire down quickly.
    Friday Update 11-4-22
    11/05/22 - IAFF Local 1014
    Cadet Program
    11/05/22 - IAFF Local 1164
    Livonia Fire & Rescue is pleased to announce that applications are once again being accepted for the position of Fire Cadet.
    Kaiser COpilot Program
    11/04/22 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    This PDF is a presentation on the new Kaiser COpilot Program. Please click on the attachment to view the presentation.
    Local 244 General Election & Bylaws Vote Update
    11/04/22 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
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    2022 | Operation Warm Coat Distribution
    11/03/22 - IAFF Local 21
    12.12.2022 | MN Wild Hometown Heroes Appreciation Night
    11/03/22 - IAFF Local 21
    Monday, December 12 vs. Edmonton Oilers • 7:00 PM ^ click anywhere on the image above to be redirected to ticket purchasing ^ The Hometown Heroes ticket pack includes an exclusive, MN Wild branded Hometown Heroes tee shirt, a pregame on ice photo and a pregame gathering.
    Change Your Clock - Change Your Batteries
    11/02/22 - Southern Federation of Professional Fire Fighters
    Payday Raffle
    11/01/22 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Hello all Happy Monday and Happy Halloween,  Here is the belated Payday Raffle announcement caused by technical difficulties on Friday.  The name drawn on Friday October 28th was Chris Santopietro!  Chris was hired on the Denver Fire Department over 20 years ago on March 16, 2002.  Congratulations Chris.
    Nomination Meeting
    11/01/22 - IAFF Local 4773
    Nomination Meeting for EBoard. President December 7th 2022 Station 1 1800 Hours
    Colorado House Minority Leader Hugh McKean
    10/31/22 - Colorado Professional Fire Fighters
    Sudden Loss of House Minority Leader Hugh McKean
    Monday Morning Headlines
    10/31/22 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Website, Union Meeting, Executive Board Elections, Healthcare Update
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