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      Union Meeting - Saturday 13th April 2024
      04/12/24 - IAFF Local S-6
      Local S-6 Membership, Please note there is a union meeting tomorrow, Saturday 13th April 2024, training room at Fire Station One @ 0745 sharp. A-Shift will be going off duty and B-Shift will be coming on duty. It's YOUR union... be involved!!! Next month's union meeting... Saturday 11th May 2024. B-Shift will be going off duty and C-Shift will be coming on duty.
      Out in the District with ACS
      04/11/24 - PFFA
      3rd District Vice President Bennie Ouber with Anita Bailes of the American Cancer Society delivering a petition with 60,000 signatures to the Leesville office of Speaker of the House Mike Johnson in support of the Medicare Multi-Cancer Early Detection Act.
      04/11/24 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      This webinar is for all audiences and will cover the 5 basic estate plan documents that everyone needs to complete to have a comprehensive estate plan and what to look for in your existing estate plan documents that may cause a curve-ball to your ultimate directive and wishes. This session will cover: What is an estate plan and what happens if you don’t have one.
      IAFF MERP Survey
      04/11/24 - GFFA L776
      Subject: IAFF MERP Benefit Program: Important Information for GFFA Members Dear Members, I hope this message finds you well. We are writing to bring to your attention an important proposal regarding the upcoming IAFF MERP Benefit Program.
      Mile High Throwdown 5
      04/10/24 - Colorado Professional Fire Fighters
      Denver Fire Boxing Team Presents: Mile High Throwdown 5 - Denver Fire Boxing VS FDNY and MSP Boxing, Saturday April 20th, 2024 located at El Jebel Event Center 1770 Sherman St., - Doors at 1700|Fights start at 1800. BUY YOUR TICKETS NOW at denverfireboxing.com
      New Contracts Added
      04/10/24 - PPFFA
      The most recent CBA's for both Sharon and Farrell L0417 along with Lewisburg L4917 have been added to the contract area of the website.
      Friday Update 4-5-24
      04/09/24 - IAFF Local 1014
      Friday Update 3-29-24
      04/09/24 - IAFF Local 1014
      Friday Update 3-22-24
      04/09/24 - IAFF Local 1014
      Congratulations to the UCONN Men’s Basketball Team
      04/09/24 - UPFFA
      Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of Connecticut, Congratulates the UCONN Men’s Basketball Team on a Back-to-Back NCAA National Championship.
      Retired FEO Tom Follmer
      04/06/24 - IAFF Local 21
      Please support Retired FEO Tom Follmer if you can.
      2024 | Earth Day
      04/06/24 - IAFF Local 21
      Click here to go to the application link
      04/05/24 - IAFF 1826
      To apply for the scholarship, click on the link below http://form.jotform.
      Ontario Immediate Family Wellness Program
      04/05/24 - OPFFA
      On April 5th, the Ontario government announced its $3.18 million investment in the Ontario Immediate Family Wellness Program.  This program is aimed at supporting the families of first responders who are killed in the line of duty or have died by suicide.  The funding will provide free rapid bereavement counselling for up to two years following the death of a loved one.
      MPFF Call to Action - TONIGHT!!!
      04/02/24 - IAFF Local S-6
      MPFF President Scott Vadnais will be testifying on our pension bill at the next Pension Commission Meeting.  We need to pack the room with firefighters. Please make an effort to attend. Legislative Commission on Pensions and Retirement Meeting: When: Tuesday, April 2nd Time: Arrive by 1800 for the 1830 meeting Location: State Capitol Room 130.
      Cancer Screening Study
      04/01/24 - SFFF Local 798
      Attention Active and Retired Local 798 Members: Please see the attached interest survey for a cancer screening study proposed by Hayward Firefighters Local 1909 and UCSF. Hayward Firefighters and UCSF are looking for active and retired firefighters interested in participating in a study using low dose chest CT scans for cancer screening.
      2024 St. Florian Scholarship Fund Application
      04/01/24 - IAFF Local 42
      We are proud to announce that we have partnered with Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, to assist us with our application process.  To gain access to the application you must click here. In the top right-hand corner of the page you must select the Sign-Up Button.  This will take you to Blackbaud, then sign up for a new account.
      75 Years - Protecting the Protectors
      04/01/24 - PFFMaine
      April 1st, 2024 is the 75th Anniversary  of the Professional Fire Fighters of Maine’s affiliation with the International Association of Fire Fighters [IAFF]. Happy anniversary to the women and men that have led this organization and the membership that made it a great labor union for all of its members.
      2024 | Big Climb Minneapolis | Team SPFD
      03/31/24 - IAFF Local 21
      2024 MSCFF Robert Palmer Golf Tournament
      03/29/24 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
      New FFD Rosenbauer 4145
      03/28/24 - Dutchess-Fairview Professional Fire Fighters
      With much anticipation the new ladder truck is finally almost here as the truck committee went out to do the final inspection of our new Rosenbauer ladder truck. This truck will be replacing our aging 2002 E-One ladder truck once it returns home after being showcased at FDIC.
      Discipline and Investigations Class with Atty. Liz Young
      03/26/24 - IAFF Local 117
      Passcode: 26SZD?9N
      2024 BUDGET
      03/26/24 - OPFFA
      The 2024 budget includes an investment in ensuring the people of this province receive the care they require as quickly as possible and that firefighters have the equipment necessary to do their job.
      Zoom Link for Levy Meeting
      03/26/24 - IAFF Local 4045
      If you would like to attend via distance please use the following zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82669270303.
      Local 540 MDA Golf Tournament
      03/22/24 - PFFA
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      Local 2629 Members Take IAFF Oath!
      03/19/24 - IAFF Local 2629
      Congratulations to a few of our Local 2629 brother’s, Matt Decker, Connor Jacobson, and Jacob Green who took the IAFF oath in front of the MPFFU 6th District.
      Lancaster 2024-2027 CBA
      03/19/24 - PPFFA
      The 2024-2027 CBA for Lancaster Local 319 has been added to the contract area of the website.
      Come out and sweat for a cause.
      03/19/24 - Colorado Professional Fire Fighters
      Come out and sweat for a cause. We are excited to announce a great way to donate money to two great causes and get your fitness on. Come and join us at Barry's Gym on April 21st at noon. All money raised will help Make A Wish and the Colorado Professional Fire Fighters Foundation.
      Bethlehem 2023-2026 CBA
      03/18/24 - PPFFA
      The 2023-2026 CBA for Bethlehem Local 735 is now in the contract area of the website.
      Bethlehem 2023-2026 CBA
      03/18/24 - PPFFA
      The 2023-2026 CBA for Bethlehem Local 735 is now in the contract area of the website.
      FINAL REMINDER: March Regular Union Meeting
      03/18/24 - IAFF Local 4045
      Good Afternoon Brothers and Sisters! The next regular Union meeting will be tomorrow @ 0930 in the conference room of Station 1. The agenda has been posted to the Union website. Final meeting minutes from the January Union meeting have been posted to the Union website, as well as February meeting minutes.
      JW Memorial Foundation Fundraiser
      03/15/24 - IAFF Local 4045
      Good Afternoon Brother's and Sisters! Please see the attached file regarding a fundraiser to support the Jeff Welch Memorial Foundation. Chief Welch was the first Fire Chief for the  Northern Lakes Fire Protection District and a great mentor and friend to many firefighters in the area.
      Empowering Youth: Councilman Rodriguez, Firefighters, and Local Business’ Unite
      03/14/24 - IAFF Local 4492
      Councilman Mark Rodriguez is the City Council Liaison to the Sierra Vista Youth Commission, who are blazing a trail for our local youth. The commission partnered with Peach's Pantry to create the Youth Leadership Fund. Through that fund, the Professional Firefighters of Sierra Vista, local businesses, and donors are able to contribute to their efforts.
      03/13/24 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      Election of Officers Nominations President: Chris Haynes Treasurer: Ameer Moustafa Executive Board: Mike Dwyer PFFM Delegates: Tim Norton, Nick DiPace, Robert Goodwin, Derek Jordan, Will Tyree, and Dan Lopez IAFF Delegates: Mike Dwyer, Donnie Fitzgerald, and Nick DiPace Good luck to all the nominees and Congratulations to the incumbents who ran unopposed.
      SAFER Application Period - March 11, 2024 @ 8:00 a.m. ET and Closes April 12, 2024 at 5:00 p.m.
      03/12/24 - UPFFA
      The FY 2023 SAFER Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) is available. The SAFER application period is March 11, 2024, at 8 a.m. ET and closes on April 12, 2024, at 5 p.m. ET. Plan your application by reviewing FEMA SAFER Grant Documents.
      March 16, 2024 | Saint Patrick's Day Parade
      03/12/24 - IAFF Local 21
      2024 Saint Patrick's Day Parade is Saturday, March 16, 2022, at Noon.
      Election Results: IAFF Delegates
      03/11/24 - IAFF Local 42
      2024 Retirement Banquet
      03/11/24 - IAFF Local 42
      Union Meeting - Saturday 9th March 2024
      03/08/24 - IAFF Local S-6
      Local S-6 Membership, Please note there is a union meeting tomorrow, Saturday 9th March 2024, training room at Fire Station One @ 0745 sharp. B-Shift will be going off duty and C-Shift will be coming on duty. It's YOUR union... be involved!!! Next month's union meeting... Saturday 13th April 2024. A-Shift will be going off duty and B-Shift will be coming on duty.
      3/8 Membership Update
      03/08/24 - IAFF Local 1747
      Members of Local 1747,  Thank you for your understanding with the Eboard having to cancel our March meeting. We have our negotiations team currently at specialized training specific for public sector collective bargaining, another out of the USA and three in training classes for the RFA.
      2024 Convention PEP Classes
      03/08/24 - PFFNH
      Click here to register.
      Friday Update 3-1-24
      03/06/24 - IAFF Local 1014
      Friday Update 2-23-24
      03/06/24 - IAFF Local 1014
      Friday Update 2-26-24
      03/06/24 - IAFF Local 1014
      St. Paul Veteran Firefighters Luncheon March 14th 2024.
      03/06/24 - IAFF Local 21
      House Fire 3-3-24
      03/05/24 - IAFF Local 1164
      Multi-Station response to a house fire after midnight, Station 4 extinguished the fire quickly and no injuries reported. Nice job to all stations involved.
      House Fire 3-1-24
      03/05/24 - IAFF Local 1164
      Yesterday afternoon all stations responded to a house fire, our crews extinguished the fire quickly and kept it contained to the living room. Nice job to Station 1 and all other crews on scene. No injuries reported.
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