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      Local 21 Regrets to Announce the Passing of Retired Firefighter Steve Carlisle
      07/12/24 - IAFF Local 21
      Steve’s funeral is Thursday, July 18th, 2024 at 11:00am with visitation one hour prior.
      2024 KC Fire Service Behavioral Health Symposium
      07/10/24 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
      LODD: Liberty Firefighter Steven Sanneman
      07/09/24 - IAFF Local 42
      It is with a heavy heart that we are announcing the LODD of Liberty Firefighter Steven Sanneman, age 52, Pumper 3, A-Shift, who has passed away from occupational cancer.  Brother Sanneman was a 20-year member of the Liberty Fire Department.  Visitation will be held on Friday, July 12, 2024, from 6:30 PM till 8:30 PM at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church, located at 1600 NE Rte.
      Milhous Pub - Free appetizer for First Responders
      07/09/24 - IAFF 1826
      Milhous Pub; 15200 S Tamiami Trail, Ste 114; Fort Myers, FL 33908
      Denham Springs Local 3351 Clay Shoot Fundraiser
      07/09/24 - PFFA
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      2024 | Local 21-MDA Fill the boot golf classic
      07/09/24 - IAFF Local 21
      Local 21 is proud to continue out partnership with the Muscular Dystrophy association!  We are bringing back the Fill the Boot Golf Classic again this year!   The date is Wednesday, August 14!  It will be the same format as the last couple years!   4 person scramble, with a shot gun start at 10am at Highland National.
      David Ganziano Retirement
      07/07/24 - Hoffman Estates Professional Fire Fighters Association, Local 2061
      On May 30th, 2024, Deputy Chief David Ganziano retired from the Hoffman Estates Fire Department. After 21+ years of dedicated service to the residents of Hoffman Estates.  Dave has decided to depart the Hoffman Estates Fire Department to serve the residents of Elgin as a Fire Inspector.
      Taxpayers Unlimited - August 6, 2024 Ballot
      07/04/24 - IAFF Local 42
      Memorial Service for Dr. Mark Manteuffel
      07/04/24 - IAFF Local 4045
      Good Morning Everyone, The memorial service for former Kootenai Health Emergency Room physician, Dr. Mark Manteuffel, will be held at the Hagadone Event Center, located at 984 S Floating Green Dr, in Coeur d'Alene, on July 16th at 1830 hours. District Administration has authorized Class-A attire for this event. Dr.
      July 2024: IAFF Center of Excellence Upcoming Webinars
      07/02/24 - UPFFA
      PANCREATIC CANCER RESEARCH FUNDED
      06/29/24 - Lets Fire Cancer
      On Friday June 28, 2024, The Retired Professional Fire Fighters Cancer Fund presented a check for $25,000. to The Wilmot Cancer Institute (University of Rochester, N.Y,)  for their Pancreatic Cancer Research Program. Our total donations to The Wilmot Cancer Institute now total $110,000. including another $25,000. to their Pancreatic Research Program in 2016.
      LETTER OF COMMUNICATION (FF DIPACE)
      06/26/24 - Cambridge Fire Fighters
      Hello everyone, I’m biking 150 miles in a fundraiser to raise money to put a stop to multiple sclerosis, a disease that affects three of my aunts. One of my aunts has directly benefited from the research and fundraising of this ride. I’ve attached a link below for donations. Any amount is appreciated. Thank you very much.
      Unit 7 OT Procedure
      06/26/24 - IAFF Local 2781
      The OT Procedure has been posted in the Member Resources under Important Documents - 2024 folder. This document was approved by online vote following the May General Membership meeting.
      2024 L135 Beach Bash
      06/26/24 - IAFF Local 135
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      Upcoming Event
      06/25/24 - Vernon Professional Fire Fighters Association
      July 25th, 2024
      Friday Update 6-21-24
      06/25/24 - IAFF Local 1014
      Friday Update 6-14-24
      06/25/24 - IAFF Local 1014
      Friday Update 6-7-24
      06/25/24 - IAFF Local 1014
      The Livonia Spree 2024
      06/25/24 - IAFF Local 1164
      Tuesday starts the first day of the Livonia Spree and runs until Sunday. Sunday night is the incredible fireworks show. While you are at the Livonia Spree , please stop by our Livonia Firefighters Pizza tent and buy a slice of Primo’s pizza! Every year 100% of our proceeds go to support local charities. Hope to see ya there.
      NEW Site for Vernon Firefighters
      06/24/24 - Vernon Professional Fire Fighters Association
      Vernon Professional Firefighters are pleased to launch a new website. This site will provide information about our local and what we do in the community. Members, please sign-in for access to more information. www.vernonfirefighters.
      FINAL REMINDER: Labor/Admin, Levy/Admin & Summer Wage Negotiations
      06/23/24 - IAFF Local 4045
      Good Afternoon Brothers and Sisters! The Labor/Admin meeting for the month of June will be this next Tuesday, June 25th, @ 0900 in the conference room of Station 1. Following that, Levy/Admin will be conducted as well, also in the conference room of Station 1. The Zoom link for both of those meetings has been messaged out to everyone.
      2024 | Happy Juneteenth!
      06/19/24 - IAFF Local 21
      11th Annual Swing for Survivors Golf Fundraiser
      06/19/24 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
      11th Annual Swing for Survivors Golf Fundraiser Website/Sign-up
      Fire Alliance & Transport Update
      06/18/24 - IAFF Local 1747
      Sisters & Brothers, Since December, we've discussed the administration's proposal for a one-year pilot with TriMed, called the Fire Alliance, to provide patient transport. This model aims to generate revenue to fund the service and hire more firefighters, increasing aid cars and reducing call volume on our rigs.
      Working with the web site modules
      06/18/24 - IAFF Local 7
      The UnionActive system is made up of individual Modules that can be added, removed, and customized throughout the site.   To view the current Modules, login to the site as an admin and you will now see gray boxes around each individual module. Each module box contains an x button, up and down arrows, the module order number, and the title of the module.
      Set a secure admin password
      06/18/24 - IAFF Local 7
      The first thing to do when you initially login as the administrator is set a secure password for the account. Click the User Settings button from the home page, then scroll down to the bottom of the page. You will see a password field. Delete the current password and enter in your own private password.
      The administration area
      06/18/24 - IAFF Local 7
      The Administration Area is the main control panel for the UnionActive system. To access the Administration Area, login to the website as an administrator, and then click the Admin Area button just below the website date. Each link in the Administration Area has a short description about what can be done in that area.
      TRIPLE 1ST RESPONSE
      06/18/24 - Lets Fire Cancer
      We are excited about our relationship with TRIPLE 1ST RESPONSE. More information about this Veteran/Retired Professional Fire Fighter owned Organization is available at their web site: www.Triple1stResponse.com Click on attached photo and learn how how you can get one of these outstanding shirts and help FIGHT CANCER!
      Presidents Message June 2024
      06/14/24 - GFFA L776
      Subject: June 2024 Update Dear Members, I hope all is well! Summer is pretty much here and I would like to start off by wishing everyone a happy, healthy, and fun-filled Summer. Additionally, Happy Father’s Day to all our fire families! Thank you to those in our Fire Stations. We hope you get to spend some time with your family with a visit.
      July Meetings Canceled
      06/14/24 - IAFF Local 42
      For Immediate Release: Arbitrability Hearing Ruling
      06/13/24 - IAFF Local S-6
      Local S-6 Membership, As the climate of hiring for the fire service has shifted in recent years, so have recruitment and retention practices. With more full-time firefighter jobs created across the Metro, filling and maintaining our ranks at MSP Airport Fire has proven difficult.
      2024 UPFFA of Ct. Scholarship Recipients
      06/11/24 - UPFFA
      2024 UPFFA of Ct. Scholarship Recipients 2024 George Crowley Memorial Scholarship Michael A. Mastroianni South Fire District, Local 3918, IAFF Hailey E. Ledas Hartford, Local 760, IAFF Payton E. Kyle Meriden, Local 1148, IAFF Cassandra E. Starbird Middletown, Local 1073, IAFF 2024 Michael C. Osiecki Memorial Scholarship Gabrielle V.
      OFF DUTY Local 21 Hats
      06/09/24 - IAFF Local 21
      Another New Member!
      06/09/24 - IAFF Local S-6
      On Saturday, June 8th, Local S-6 welcomed Seth Patchen into the local a new member. So glad to have you and can't wait for everything to come.
      2024 | Gillette Children's Carnival
      06/07/24 - IAFF Local 21
      Welcome New Recruits!
      06/07/24 - IAFF Local S-6
      Welcome aboard Airport Fire Firefighters John Wolff, Eric Curtis, and Jon Davidson! We are almost fully-staffed at 17 firefighters per shift with the addition of these three firefighters.
      Union Meeting - Saturday 8th June 2024
      06/07/24 - IAFF Local S-6
      Local S-6 Membership, Please note there is a union meeting tomorrow, Saturday 8th June 2024, training room at Fire Station One @ 0745 sharp. C-Shift will be going off duty and B-Shift will be coming on duty. It's YOUR union... be involved!!! Additionally, this will be the last union meeting before the summer break commences. Next union meeting... Saturday 14th September 2024.
      IN SOLIDARITY: DIA Catering Workers
      06/06/24 - Colorado Professional Fire Fighters
      Dear DALF Delegates and Board Members, We hope this message finds you well. Unite Here! will be organizing an information picket in support of airline catering workers at Denver International Airport (DIA) on Wednesday, June 12th, from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM. The picket will take place at the DIA Airport Plaza, located between the DIA Westin and airport security.
      2024 KC Fire Service Behavioral Health Symposium
      06/05/24 - IAFF Local 42
      December 8-11, 2024: UPFFA & RISAFF Health & Safety Seminar
      06/04/24 - UPFFA
      SAVE THE DATES!! Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of Connecticut & Rhode Island State Association of Fire Fighters Health & Safety Seminar December 8-11, 2024 - Foxwoods Resort Casino - Fox Towers Accommodations: Your link is all set to share with your attendees.  https://book.passkey.
      Chief John Galle is Retiring
      06/04/24 - IAFF Local 21
      2024 | MDA Summer Camp
      06/03/24 - IAFF Local 21
      Join Us for Firefighters Day at MDA Summer Camp! One of the most exciting events of the summer is here! Come hangout with the campers for the day when you can assist with activities and cook them lunch.  To ensure we have a strong Local 21 presence and to coordinate transportation, please reach out to Nick Vadnais by June 10th. Contact: Nick at (651)788-2275.
      2024 Local 2519 Golf Tournament
      06/03/24 - IAFF Local 2519
      We are officially opening registration for our 14th annual golf tournament.  September 16, 2024, join us at the beautiful New Seabury Country Club.  Play 18 holes of golf on the Ocean Course, enjoy dinner and a great time.
      1st Annual Lafayette CPFF Golf Classic
      06/02/24 - Colorado Professional Fire Fighters
      1st Annual Lafayette CPFF Classic Join Lafayette Professional Firefighters Local 4620 for the 1st Annual Lafayette CPFF Classic. This year's tournament will be held at Eagle Trace Golf Club in Broomfield. The tournament will be a four person scramble, with a shotgun start promptly at 0830. Stick around after the round for a BBQ, prize giveaways and a raffle.
      1st Annual Lafayette CPFF Golf Classic
      06/02/24 - Colorado Professional Fire Fighters
      1st Annual Lafayette CPFF Classic Join Lafayette Professional Firefighters Local 4620 for the 1st Annual Lafayette CPFF Classic. This year's tournament will be held at Eagle Trace Golf Club in Broomfield. The tournament will be a four person scramble, with a shotgun start promptly at 0830. Stick around after the round for a BBQ, prize giveaways and a raffle.
      Loveland Local 3566 Pickleball Tournament
      06/02/24 - Colorado Professional Fire Fighters
      Loveland Professional Firefighters Local 3566 Annual “Kitchen Fire” Pickleball Tournament! This tournament will be raising funds for the Loveland Professional Firefighters Local 3566 and the Colorado Professional Firefighter Foundation.
      7th District Scholarship Awards
      06/01/24 - IAFF 7th District
      So many applications for scholarships in this 2024 season, it was hard to trim them down to a manageable grouping to make the awards.  However, the job needed to be done and the committee did just that.
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