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    2017 Christmas Party
    12/17/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
    The 2017 IAFF Local 244 Christmas Party was a great success with over 300 in attendance. Firefighter of the Year Awards were given to FF Eric Adair for AFD and Steve Busch for BCFD (unable to attend). The Outstanding Leadership Award was given to Capt. Santos Garcia. The Executive Board also honored CMDR Tony Pittarelli for his service to the IAFF as an Executive Officer for over 11 years.
    Happy Holidays
    12/17/17 - Professional Firefighters of Maine
    Gov. Greitens & IAFF Gen. Pres. Schaitberger Make First Responder Cancer Presumption Announcement
    12/16/17 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
    Brothers and Sisters, On Wednesday December 20th at 10:00 AM Missouri Governor Eric Greitens and IAFF General President Harold Schaitberger will make a landmark announcement in St Louis concerning First Responder Cancer Presumption.
    Vacation and Stats 2018
    12/15/17 - Windsor Professional Firefighters Association
    Local 21 Regrets To Announce The Passing Of Retired Firefighter Bob Liska
    12/15/17 - IAFF Local 21
         Local 21 regrets to announce the passing of Retired Firefighter Bob Liska.  Firefighter Liska started with Saint Paul Fire Department on July 16, 1958 and Retired on March 3, 1993. Arrangements are pending.
    Cory Iverson
    12/15/17 - The Escondido Firefighters Association
    856 MDA Night at the Manchester Monarchs
    12/15/17 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
    Manchester Fire MDA Boot Drive at the Monarchs Marvel Night on 1/20 at 6pm
    Important Local F-147 Updates/Latest Info
    12/14/17 - International Association of Firefighters
    Local 2760 2018 Gun Raffle
    12/14/17 - IAFF Local 2760
    Sandy Hook 12-14
    12/14/17 - UPFFA
    Holiday Safety
    12/14/17 - IAFF Local 2760
    Toy Drive 2017
    12/14/17 - IAFF Local 2760
    Great job by Franklin Firefighters Local 2760 to purchase over $2,000 worth of toys this year. Keep up the great work!
    Vice President Resigns
    12/13/17 - IAFF 1826
    To all Local 1826 Members, Troy Mesick has resigned as Vice President of Local 1826. He is also no longer a member of the IAFF or Local 1826. Any questions or concerns, please contact: Your Principal Officers or DVP.
    2018 Local 1826 Bi-Monthly Meeting Schedule
    12/13/17 - IAFF 1826
    Check out our new App!!
    12/13/17 - IAFF Local 29
    Just in time for Christmas......Local 29 is happy to offer to our membership our Local 29 App.  You can find it at the App Store or Android Store.  Simply search for IAFF L29 and it should come right up.  Access to the members only section uses your same username and login as on the website.  If you have trouble logging in, contact me at secretaryiaffl29@gmail.
    2018 CFRA FIREFIGHTERS BALL
    12/13/17 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
    2017 IAFF Local 244 General Election Results
    12/12/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
    The IAFF Local 244 Executive Board would like to thank all candidates and voting members who participated in the General Election. Very special thanks to the Election Committee and volunteers that helped make this a successful election. Congratulations to the new Executive Officers! Please click PDF Below to view election results.
    MDA Fill-the-Boot
    12/12/17 - IAFF Local 3322
    The members of IAFF Local 3322 are getting together in December to Fill the Boot for MDA. We have had one successful outing so far and have raised $1650.22 for MDA. We have 2 more outings scheduled for Friday the 15th and Friday the 22nd. We'll be at the intersection of Randall Rd and Rt 64.
    Boston Firefighters & MBTA Drill Photos
    12/12/17 - Boston Fire Fighters
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    2018 PFFA Legislative Conference
    12/12/17 - Professional Fire Fighters Of Alabama
    Don't forget to attend the Professional Fire Fighters of Alabama annual Legislative Conference.
    UPFFA of Ct. Event
    12/12/17 - UPFFA
    SAVE THE DATES!! Monday, January 22, 2018 New Union Officer Orientation: 9:30 a.m. – 12 Noon ____________________________________________________________________ Monday, January 22, 2018 1st Congressional District Members: New Member Orientation: 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Saint Paul Firefighters Mug
    12/11/17 - IAFF Local 21
      LIMITED EDITION DENEEN POTTERY MUG/ order yours online today! This holiday fundraiser will be supporting the St. Paul Fire Foundation – a foundation that supports the health, wellness and safety of every St. Paul Firefighter. Discounted Firefighter rate of $15 until December 22th Remaining mugs $20 until gone Guaranteed Mug, order online Go to www.
    Portland Disaster Relief Fundraiser
    12/11/17 - IAFF Local 740
    CONTRACT PROPOSALS
    12/11/17 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
    MDA/Lake Monster Brewery SPFF Holiday Party
    12/10/17 - IAFF Local 21
    Children's Hospital Blood Drive
    12/10/17 - IAFF Local 739
    Children's Hospital Blood Drive The Lynn Fire Department & Lynn Local 739 are hosting a Blood Drive for Boston Children's Hospital. This is a tough time of year for the blood banks due to holidays. The process takes about 20 minutes & each donation helps up to 4 children. The Bloodmobile will be at Lynn Fire Headquarters, 725 Western Ave on Thursday December 21st from 1-6pm.
    2017 Operation Warm
    12/10/17 - Arlington Fire Fighters
    Yesterday E105, T105, R109 and B111 went to Carlin Springs Elementary to hand out coats for kids. This is 4th year that we have partnered with Arlington County DHS. This partnership has allowed us to provide over 600 coats to kids in need. If you would like to donate please click on the link below.  https://www.operationwarm.
    Urgent Action Needed to Save FIRE and SAFER Grants
    12/09/17 - UPFFA
    Urgent Action Needed to Save FIRE and SAFER Grants Legislation (S. 829) to reauthorize the FIRE and SAFER grant programs passed the U.S. Senate months ago, but the U.S. House has failed to act, despite numerous opportunities. Unless the U.S. House of Representatives acts swiftly, the FIRE and SAFER grant programs will be abolished on January 2 -- in less than one month.
    Lt. Jeremy Savinsky Softball Tournament Benefit
    12/09/17 - IAFF 1826
    To all Local 1826 Members, Please see attachment containing information on this Benefit event.
    Save FIRE and SAFER Grants
    12/08/17 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
    Urgent Action Needed to Save FIRE and SAFER Grants Legislation (S. 829) to reauthorize the FIRE and SAFER grant programs passed the U.S. Senate months ago, but the U.S. House has failed to act, despite numerous opportunities. Unless the U.S. House of Representatives acts swiftly, the FIRE and SAFER grant programs will be abolished on January 2 -- in less than one month.
    CHRISTMAS PARTY
    12/06/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
    Get your tickets for the IAFF Local 244 Christmas Party!  We will celebrate Chirstmas and honor our members for Firefighter of the Year (City & County) and Outstanding Leadership on Saturday December 16, 2017 at Hyatt Regency Downtown Albuquerque. Tickets are $25.00 per person and can be purchased at the union hall Monday through Thursday from 10:00am to 4:00pm.
    2018 KSCFF Conference Hotel info
    12/06/17 - Kansas State Council of Fire Fighters
    The PDF contains information about the 2018 conference hotel reservations.  More information will be sent out at a later time.
    Santa Breakfast
    12/06/17 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
    Breaking Union Meeting News
    12/06/17 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    Newflash, the doors will open @ 5pm tonight for the December Christmas Union meeting/open house.  There will be plenty of holiday cheer, food, drinks, cigars, and you can still vote for District 2 and 5 VP's.
    December Union Meeting Reminder
    12/06/17 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
    This is a reminder that the December Union meeting will take place this week at our new location: The Colorado Professional Fire Fighter Center (12 Lakeside Lane, Denver CO 80212) on Wednesday, December 6th at 7:00 pm and Thursday, December 7th at 8:30 am. A few things to be aware of:   1.)   Regular Business will be suspended for the Christmas Party.
    Local 244 City Chapter Transition Team Update
    12/06/17 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
    The transition team is getting ready to finalize the Transition Team Report. Please be aware that the dealine to submit an email to transitionteam244@gmail.com is 12/7/17 at 0900. Thank you.
    100th Anniversary Halifax Explosion
    12/05/17 - Boston Fire Fighters
    Boston Firefighters Local President Richard Paris, IAFF GST Edward Kelly, Boston Fire Commisioner Joe Finn, Mayor of Halifax Mike Savage, IAFF 3rd DVP Jay Colbert and members of Halifax Fire Department are in Halifax Canada for the 100th anniversary of the Halifax Explosion. https://globalnews.ca/news/3901178/halifax-fire-explosion/
    Livonia firefighters battle house fire, assist with business fire in Northville Township
    12/05/17 - IAFF Local 1164
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    Children leap out window to safety during Livonia house fire
    12/05/17 - IAFF Local 1164
    LIVONIA, Mich. (WXYZ) - A raging house fire in Livonia left one family no choice but to escape out of a window.  Firefighters were called out to the 18000 block of Lathers around 3 a.m. and saw a house completely engulfed in flames.
    December 5, 2017: UPFFA Delegates Meeting
    12/05/17 - UPFFA
    Frontline News Alert - Urgent Action Needed to Save FIRE and SAFER Grants
    12/05/17 - Suncoast Firefighters
    Legislation (S. 829) to reauthorize the FIRE and SAFER grant programs passed the U.S. Senate months ago, but the U.S. House has failed to act, despite numerous opportunities. Unless the U.S. House of Representatives acts swiftly, the FIRE and SAFER grant programs will be abolished on January 2 -- in less than one month. It is critical that these essential programs are reauthorized NOW.
    UNION MEETING
    12/05/17 - Chester Firefighters Local 1400
    The December union meeting date has changed, it is rescheduled for December 7th at 7pm at the UNO Pizzeria and Grill located at 1516 Providence Ave in Chester PA. Thank you  The Excutive Board.
    Proposed 2018 Budget
    12/05/17 - Kent Fire Fighters
    Proposed 2018 Conference Worksheet
    12/05/17 - Kent Fire Fighters
    House catches fire near 8 Mile, Gill roads in Livonia
    12/05/17 - IAFF Local 1164
    LIVONIA, Mich. - A house caught fire Wednesday on Pollyanna near Southampton Drive in Livonia.  Firefighters responded to the flames, which appeared to engulf the home's attached garage.  Livonia Fire Department Chief Shadd Whitehead said the homeowner was alone when the fire started. His department got the call about 12:03 p.m.
    EMT/PARAMEDIC REFRESHER
    12/04/17 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
    Toys for Tots
    12/04/17 - IAFF Local 739
    Toys for Tots As a reminder, our annual Marine Corps Toys for Tots program is underway. Please spread the word that we are accepting new, unwrapped gifts at all firehouses. Any questions please contact Paul Tucker, E3/D2.
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