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Trustee 1 Election Results 07/01/22 - Palm Beach County Fire Fighters Employee Benefits Fund
Congratulations to the newest member of the Board of Trustees, Bradley LaBar (Trustee 1). We would like to take this opportunity to thank Jason Wasielewski for many years of service to the Fund and its members.
Trustee 3 & 4 Election Results 07/01/22 - Palm Beach County Fire Fighters Employee Benefits Fund
Congratulations to Brian Prather (Trustee 3) and Roberta Manger (Trustee 4) for their election as new Trustees of the Palm Beach County Firefighters Employee Benefits Fund. Their term in office starts June 1.
We thank both Brent Henderson and John Flaherty for their decades of service to the Fund. Both chose not to run for re-election.
City Chapter Special Meeting to approve two (2) MOU’s 7/8/22 07/01/22 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
City Chapter Special Meeting to approve two (2) MOU’s between IAFF Local 244 and COA/Albuquerque Fire Rescue reference ‘Privileged Communication MOU’ and ‘Reclassification of Positions-Paramedic Lt. to Captain MOU’
A City Chapter Special Meeting is scheduled for Friday July 8, 2022 at 11:00a.m.
Member Update 7/1/2022 07/01/22 - IAFF Local 1264
Brother and Sisters,
I’d like to start off by saying I am very thankful for your support during the election. Being on the E-board has been a goal of mine and receiving your support makes the goal that much more special.
County Chapter Vice-President Vacancy 06/30/22 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
The IAFF Local 244 Executive Board is accepting letters of interest for the County Chapter Vice-President for the next 14 calendar days. The Executive Board will appoint a member to serve in this position on July 20, 2022, until the next General Election (in December 2022) in accordance with the IAFF Local 244 Constitution & Bylaws, Article VI, Section 5.
2022 St. Florian Scholarship Application NOW OPEN 06/27/22 - IAFF Local 42
The St. Florian Scholarship Fund Committee is excited to announce that we will begin accepting 2022 Applications on Monday, May 16, 2022 to Friday, July 8, 2022.
Please check back during that timeframe to download an application and get it submitted before the deadline.
Veterans | Post 9/11 Veteran Service Bonus 06/23/22 - IAFF Local 21
The Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs (MDVA) has a long history of awarding service bonuses to Minnesota Veterans who served in America’s wars. Starting in 1919 after World War I, through World War II, the Korean War, Vietnam War, Persian Gulf War, and now the Global War on Terrorism. MDVA recognizes the sacrifices and courage Minnesotans took to defend our country.
Fight For Air Climb 06/22/22 - Suncoast Firefighters
Members from West Manatee Fire took to the steps of Raymond James Stadium to raise funds for the American Lung Association. Aaron Reese, Clayton Lease, Frank Agresta, Robert Haygood and Max Pollock along with other area firefighters; dressed in full gear maneuvered 1,377 steps each to promote awareness for the millions of Americans affected by lung disease.
Local 858 Webstore Now Open! 06/19/22 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Local 858's Webstore is now open! More Avalanche Shirts Ordered- Read article for details.
THANK YOU! 06/19/22 - Lets Fire Cancer
"THANK YOU"! Two small words that warrant being repeated often. Thank you to all of our very generous supporters. YOU have made our mission of supporting established, promising, world class Cancer Research a HUGE SUCCESS! Soon we will be announcing our next Cancer Research grants and we will top over $400,000. raised and donated since our beginning.
IAFF/AFR TA'd CBA VOTE & INFORMATION 06/17/22 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
The IAFF Local 244 City Chapter Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) has been tentatively agreed upon as of today, June 17, 2022. We strongly encourage all members to attend/view one of the upcoming scheduled informational meetings for additional information.
Roy Reed Funeral 06/17/22 - Kansas State Council of Fire Fighters
Roy Reed passed away on June 15th. His services will be held on June 22nd at Porters Funeral Home in Lenexa. Visitation starts at 0930 and ends at 1030. The funeral will follow. The funeral home is at 8535 Monrovia, Lenexa Kansas.
Trustee 1 Candidates Notice of Election 06/16/22 - Palm Beach County Fire Fighters Employee Benefits Fund
Voting for the position of Trustee #1 will commence on the morning of June 27th and end at 5pm on July 1st. Donald Keltner Bradley LaBar Click on a name to review Resume
Benefits Fund "NEW" Trustee 8 06/16/22 - Palm Beach County Fire Fighters Employee Benefits Fund
Congratulations to Traci Moore for winning the Trustee 8 Position
John Barker Endorsement 06/14/22 - Kansas State Council of Fire Fighters
Kansas State Representative John Barker endorsement for Distict 70.
County Chapter MOU ‘Non-Recurring Compensation’ was approved by membership 06/14/22 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
The County Chapter Non-Recurring Compensation MOU was approved, pursuant to Article II, Section 2 Contract Vote/Ratification & Section 4 Memorandums of Understanding of the Constitution & Bylaws at the Special Meeting which was held on June 13, 2022. The signed Non-Recurring Compensation MOU can be viewed in the member’s area under the 'Contracts' tab.
RJ Frascone Retirement 06/14/22 - IAFF Local 21
Medical Director, Friend and Mentor to many Saint Paul Fire Department members over the years, will be celebrated on Wednesday, June 15, 2022. Join us on the Green Roof at Saint Paul Fire Department HQ from 11am - 1pm. Enjoy stories and wish RJ well in his retirement.
UPFFA of Ct. 2022 George Crowley Memorial Scholarship Recipients 06/13/22 - UPFFA
The Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of Connecticut is pleased to announce the 2022 Scholarship Recipients
2022 George Crowley Memorial Scholarship
Joseph A. Barbagallo, Hartford, Local 760, IAFF
Angelina S. Furano, Ridgefield, Local 1739, IAFF
Liam O’Connell, Stamford, Local 786, IAFF
Monday Morning Headlines 06/12/22 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
City Council Endorsements
Local 858 Car Show
Local 858 Annual Picnic and Camping Trip
Save the Date - Ryder Cup
***Dues Increase*** 06/11/22 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
Our recent voting has concluded and the selected new dues will be $40.00/month.
This will start for July Dues.
Please adjust your payment accordingly.
If you use the Credit Union, you will have to go in person to have the adjustment made, as there will be new paperwork forms to fill out.
2022 MDA Fill the Boot 06/11/22 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
2022 Fill the Boot dates will be September 16, 17, & 18th!!! 0900-1700!!
This will be over a fri, sat, Sunday and will be at the previous 2 locations (Tech Center and Jefferson Commons).
We are working on partnering with NNFD again this year, and are looking for committed volunteers to help run the two sites each day. Please contact Sam Johnson with any questions or to volunteer.
Windridge Cir. Structure Fire 06/09/22 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
Wednesday, June 8, 2022 – 7:19 p.m., Local members were dispatched to a home, near E. Wildcat Reserve Pkwy and Poston Pkwy in Littleton, after a resident saw a fire in their neighbor’s backyard. Initial 9-1-1 callers thought the fire was coming from a grill and could be extending towards the home.
2022 | Frontline Worker Pay Applications Are Now Open 06/09/22 - IAFF Local 21
The Frontline Worker Pay application is now open! The application will be open from June 8 through July 22, 2022. Eligible workers will have 45 days to apply for Frontline Worker Pay. The 45-day application period will be followed by a 15-day period to allow for appeals from those whose applications were denied.
The Connecticut Essential Workers COVID-19 Assistance Fund 06/07/22 - UPFFA
The Connecticut Essential Workers COVID-19 Assistance Fund, authorized by the legislature last year, was launched in January to help ease the financial burden for essential workers who lived in Connecticut, contracted COVID-19, became ill and were unable to work, or died, between March 10, 2020 and July 20, 2021.
MPFF 2022 MALTS & Convention Registration 06/07/22 - Minnesota Professional Fire Fighters
MPFF Convention and MALTS Registration link.
Greetings to all Union Officers.
We will be trying something new this year to register for Convention and MALTS. Below is a Google link that will allow you to fill out the registration form on any device. Once filled out your information will be sent directly to me at the MPFF office.
Wolhurst Structure Fire 06/04/22 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
Friday, June 3, 2022 - Just after 4 a.m., Local members responded to multiple reports of a mobile home fire near C-470 and Santa Fe in Littleton. Upon arrival, members found heavy fire conditions and had concerns that the fire may have extended towards neighboring homes. Members quickly pulled hose lines for fire attack while simultaneously searching the home for any people that may be trapped.
Birth Announcement 06/04/22 - International Association of Firefighters
IAFF Local F147 would like to congratulate one of our own Fire Inspector Butler and his wife on the birth of his son Frank Edmund Butler Born 6/2/22 @ 0841.
IAFF 56th Convention Delegate Elections 06/04/22 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
I want to thank all of the nominees on behalf of the membership for stepping up and running for an IAFF Convention Delegate.
Center of Excellence June Webinars 06/03/22 - 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 June webinars include:
Supporting Fire Fighter Families
Thursday, June 9 | 12:00 p.m.