Unite Against Cancer
March 25, 2015 - the Oregon State Fire Fighters Council (OSFFC) joined OHSU Knight Cancer Institute researcher Lisa Coussens, Ph.D., her colleagues and representatives from Unite for the Knight to celebrate a gift of $21,000 to the Knight Cancer Challenge.
The newly elected Executive Board of the Oregon State Fire Fighters Council were sworn into office at the 28th Biennial Convention held at the Running Y Ranch in Klamath Falls Oregon. New Officers for 2014-2016:
President Kelly Bach, Secretary-Treasurer Jeff Hamilton, Legislative Director Bob Livingston.
OSFFC LOCALS.......At the IAFF 2010 Convention, delegates passed a resolution requiring locals to submit to the General Secretary-Treasurer a current copy of their respective constitution and by-laws in a searchable electronic format.
If you have not submitted an electronic version of your local's constitution.
Current news directly from IAFF locals, councils, and state/province associations
in the US and Canada.
Hotel Rooms for the Fallen Firefighters Memorial 08/31/16 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Good afternoon all Members,
If you plan on attending the Fallen Firefighter Memorial in Colorado Springs on September 16th and 17th, there are still a few rooms available for both nights. We will be hosting a welcome happy hour @ the Marriot on Friday the 16th for DFD members and family.
Retirees Get Together 08/31/16 - IAFF Somerville Fire Local 76
The next Somerville Firefighter's retirees get toghether will be held at the DAV on Broadway, September 14th from 9-12. All members invited to join.
Lt Jay Colbert Elected 08/31/16 - IAFF Somerville Fire Local 76
Congratulations to Somerville Fire Lt. Jay Colbert who was elected as the 3rd District Vice President to the International Association of Fire Fighters (IAFF).
Norwich Engine 3 08/31/16 - IAFF Local 892
Engine 3 is a 2013 Ferrara that carries 500 gallons of water and is staffed with 2 firefighters and a Lieutenant. It runs out of Headquarters. At a fire, the crew is responsible for stretching hoses to the seat of the fire and establishing a water supply. Its medical response and first due district is the West Side.
ENGINE 41 CELEBRATES 100 YEARS 08/31/16 - Detroit Fire Fighters Association
All Members of the DFFA,
You are cordially invited to:
100th Year Celebration
October 1, 2016
12:00 noon - .
Primary Election Results for Local 1826 Endorsed Candidates/Positions 08/31/16 - IAFF 1826
Local 1826 Endorsements and results: 5 Wins, 2 Loses
1. Chauncey Goss, Rep. in Congress District 19: Lost
2. Larry Kiker, Board of Lee County Commissioners District 3: Won
3. Ken Dobson, Board of Lee County Commissioners District 5: Lost
4. North Fort Myers Fire Millage Rate increase: Won
5. Andy Solis, Collier County Board of Commissioners District 2: Won
Back to School 08/31/16 - IAFF Local 902
The Malden Firefighters Local 902 want to remind everyone that back-to-school season is in full effect. Remember to safely share the roads with school buses, pedestrians and bicyclists, and provide children with the necessary knowledge to stay safe at school.
We shall never forget.... 08/30/16 - IAFF Local 1014
All members of 1014, and the fire service, hopefully took time today to reflect on Ted and Arnie and what they sacrified on August 30, 2009.
Please keep our brothers and their familes in your thoughts and prayers.
Follow the links below for Ted and Arnie's information
Massachusetts Fallen Firefighters Memorial 08/30/16 - Boston Fire Fighters
Join us at the State House in honor of the Massachusetts Fallen Firefighters Memorial. This year we have a number of members of the Boston Fire Department whose names are being added to the Ring of Honor which surrounds the memorial. The members are A. Michael Mullane, Neal Mullane Sr., William A. Tobin, Paul F. O'Brien, Joseph T. S. Earner, and Martin J.
Poker Run 2016 Registration 08/30/16 - IAFF Local 2866
The online registration for the 2016 Bikes, Blues, & BBQ Poker Runs is now live. Please click the link here or on the left side of the page. Registration will be open until midnight September 18th, 2016. You can register at the Fayetteville Fire Fighter's booth at the corner of Dickson & West Streets starting at 11:00am Thursday September 22.
AC Balstad (Ret) Remembered 08/30/16 - Fargo Fire Fighters
The following link is to a story done by the Fargo Forum. AC Balstad, you and the leadership you provided will be deeply missed.
AC Steve Balstad (Ret) 08/30/16 - Fargo Fire Fighters
On August 15, 2016 AC Steve Balstad (Ret) suffered a medical issue while driving near Lake Park, MN with his wife Sandy. Unfortunately, AC Balstad did not survive. His wife Sandy suffered injuries and has undergone surgery. She is still recovering.
The following link is a story by WDAY.
APFF Pink Shirts & Challenge Coins 08/30/16 - Arlington Professional Fire Fighters
Get ready for October by preordering your Pink Shirts. Our brand-new APFF Pink Shirts, and now Challenge Coins, are now available for preorder right now! Use the order form here to ensure that you get your shirts and challenge coins in and on-time for October. 100% USA MADE products are used, with the proceeds going to the APFF Charitable Fund. Get your orders in now to make sure that you don't miss out.
2016 Scholarship Golf Outing 08/29/16 - IAFF Local 3005
2016 College Scholarship Golf Outing
Local 3005 will be hosting their annual College Scholarship Golf Outing on September 16, 2016 at the beautiful Bolingbrook Golf Club. Spots are still available for both golfers and sponsors. For more information please contact our Golf Chair Jimmy Chau at jchau@yahoo.
Line of Duty Funeral Arrangements - Spencer Chauvin 08/29/16 - IAFF 14th District
Funeral Arrangement for Brother Spencer Chauvin as follows
Visitation – Thursday Sept. 1, 2016 8:30am – 1 pm at St. John Parish Community Center, 2900 Hwy. 51 Laplace, LA
Funeral – Procession will leave the community center at 1 pm with all emergency vehicles and others escorting Brother Spencer Chauvin to St.
Tallahassee Professional Firefighters Endorse 08/29/16 - Tallahassee Professional Fire Fighters
The Tallahassee Professional Firefighters, IAFF Local 2339 is proud to announce endorsements for this years elections! We met with many candidates for many different seats this year and are proud to place our support behind the following candidates.
Local 1009 Officer Nominations - September 22, 2016 08/29/16 - IAFF Local 1009
Brothers and Sisters;
Nominations for officers and the positions listed below for Worcester Fire Fighters Local 1009 will be held on:
Thursday, September 22nd, 2016
19 Temple St.
Line of Duty Death - Spencer Chauvin, IAFF Local 4784 08/29/16 - IAFF 14th District
Below are some news stories concerning the line of duty death of St. John Parish Local 4784 member Spencer Chauvin. This happened yesterday morning when a bus crashed into the fire truck at an accident scene knocking 3 fire fighters over a guard rail. Brother William Mack has been treated and released. Brother Nicholas Saale was in critical condition last night.
County Chapter Special Meeting 08/29/16 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
Special Meeting to Review BCFD Promotional Policy # 201-001.
A Special Meeting is scheduled for September 8, 2016 at 1:00p.m. and September 9, 2016 at 10:00a.m in accordance with Article V, Section 6 of the Constitution & By-Laws. The purpose of this meeting will be to discuss the BCFD Promotional Policy #201-001. Please be aware that the meetings will start promptly at the advertised time.
Relief Fund Whiskey Fund Raiser 08/29/16 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Do you love WHISKEY or know someone who does?! If so, our custom picked Jefferson's Reserve Whiskey (batch C-711) is now available! This bourbon is 90.2 proof, uniquely smooth, but packs a very powerful punch of flavor!
$10 of each bottle sold will be donated to The Denver Firefighters Relief Fund.
Candidacy for the position of Informational Officer of the PFFM 08/28/16 - IAFF Local 937
Dear Brothers and Sisters,
My name is Brian Capistran and with the anticipation of Billy Cabral being successful in securing the position of Secretary/Treasurer of the Professional Firefighters of Massachusetts, I would like to announce my candidacy for the position of Informational Officer of the PFFM in the upcoming election.
MSCFF Endorses Schmitt for State Treasurer 08/27/16 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
Photo credit: The Missouri Times
Members of the International Association of Fire Fighters and the Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters were proudly displaying their Gold and Black signs IAFF Fire Fighters for Schmitt during a press conference that was held in Cape Girardeau, Missouri on August 24th. Senator Eric Schmitt is running for Missouri Treasurer.
Chester Local 1400 Fall Fling 08/27/16 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
Chester Local 1400 and the Delaware County FOP are sponsoring a Fall Fling
October 8, 2016, Monaghan's Pub 414 Powhatan Av, Essington from 1pm to 6pm. $30 per serson included food, beer and wine.
Burn Survivors - Walk With Us event 08/26/16 - Boston Fire Fighters
Join the Boston Firefighters Burn Foundation and the Burn Survivors of New England at the Walk With Us event.
Save our RSA! 08/26/16 - Professional Fire Fighters Of Alabama
The Town hall meetings have begun.
PFFA Fundraiser 08/26/16 - Professional Fire Fighters Of Alabama
The PFFA fundraiser will be starting in Sept.
PFFA E-Board 08/26/16 - Professional Fire Fighters Of Alabama
The PFFA E-Board meeting will be held on Sept 8th at the Birmingham Firefighters Union hall. Lunch will be provided at 11:30am.
SPOOK-TACULAR 3! 08/26/16 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Hello again Brothers and Sisters, Happy Friday! I write this email with exciting news, Spook-Tacular 3, the scariest, freakest, most fun filled Halloween party is back. It's a go for Friday October 28th, Happy Hour starts @ 6pm, In the Edge bar of the Four Seasons Denver, followed by dancing and DJ on the 2nd floor of the Four Seasons for our own private Party.
Denver Burn Foundation Payday Raffle Winner 08/26/16 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
For over 30 years, the Denver Fire Fighters Burn Foundation has partnered with Children’s Hospital Colorado and Cheley Colorado Camps to bring almost 80 children from Colorado and across the country to Burn Camp just outside of beautiful Estes Park. This year the camp was held August 15th through the 22nd.
IAFF Behavioral Health Program 08/24/16 - IAFF Local 3472
Behavioral Health and Wellness in the Fire Service
Traditionally, medical and physical fitness have been prioritized above emotional or behavioral fitness in the Fire Service. However, it is clear from the aftermath of 9/11, Hurricane Katrina, and other disasters that these priorities are now changing.