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New stained glass for 8s!

Recently, firefighters at Duluth's station 8 in Spirit Valley were presented with an amazing piece of art! Denfeld High School students Michael Smith and Wesley Cook made the DFD-themed stained glass piece in their "Stained Glass Metals and Fibers" art class. The piece turned out great! We're excited to get it hung up inside of station 8.
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Water park fun!

Last week, several members of Local 101 volunteered at a local indoor water park to help carry kids and adults who cannot walk up the four-story waterslide stairs. The event was part of the Courage Center's Mono-Ski Madness, a local downhill skiing event that hosts a pizza party for participants at the waterpark every year.
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Welcome Leona Samec!

Welcome Leona Rose Samec, born 1/10/15, 8 lbs 1 oz.!
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Welcome Alexis Mielke!

Welcome Alexis Kay Mielke into this world today! Born 1/14/2015 at 11:37 am, 7lb 15oz.
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Welcome Gabriel Erickson!

Congratulations to the Ericksons on the birth of their son, Gabriel Kevin!
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Toy Drive Success!

The toy drive was a success! We raised $3330 from our active and retired firefighters! This is the 5th year we have worked with Shopko for the purchase of the toys.  They are wonderful! In fact, Shopko employees donated money to add to ours! Shopko then gave us 10% more in gift cards to use. They even hired a cashier just for us to help with the shopping spree.
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Welcome Maea Smith!

Congratulations to Dan & Jamie Smith on the birth of their daughter, Maea Virginia Rose!
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OPERATION WARM Beard Shaving! (w/video)

News coverage of Operation Warm at Bent Paddle Brewery with Dan Smith head-shaving!
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"Giff's Garage" featured on KBJR (w/video)

On Tuesday, October 14, off-duty firefighters came together to pour the slab for "Giff's Garage." The project was inspired by Giff Trethewey, a Local 101 member who is recovering from a stroke. KBJR-Duluth has the story.
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How to help Merissa Edwards & family

I am sure you all know by now what Merissa Edwards and family are battling right now. There has been a tremendous amount of support from our members. Each time I talk with Denny he tells me how thankful they are for every bit of support they are receiving; both the support they are aware of and the support that is 'behind the scenes.
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Want To Become A Professional Fire Fighter?

The IAFF has put together a presentation to help answer questions on becoming a Professional Fire Fighter. http://www.iaff.org/et/becomeFF/index.
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Don't Get Fired for Social Media: Think Before You Post!
In recent months we’ve seen some stories about workers who’ve gotten into trouble because of what they have posted on social media.
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PERA responds to attacks on pensions

PERA of MN responds to recent Star-Tribune editorial on pensions.
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CA-TF2 Deployment
04/26/15 - IAFF Local 1014
California Task Force 2 activated and deploying to Nepal Earthquake and disaster The 57-member USA-2 (CA-TF2) Medium Urban Search and Rescue team is deploying on April 26, 2015 to assist the United States Agency for International Development’s Office of U.S.
2015 PFFA Convention
04/25/15 - Professional Fire Fighters Of Alabama
Make your reservations now for the PFFA State Convention. It will be held on June 11th - 13th at the Embassy Suites, Tuscaloosa.
Buckle Up!
04/25/15 - Crowley Professional FireFighters Association
CPFF Foundation Golf
04/25/15 - West Metro FireFighters I.A.F.F. Local 1309
The 2nd Annual CPFF Foundation Cup Golf Tournament will be held on July 2nd, 2015 at Todd Creek Golf Club (1:00pm). Registration is now open at the CPFFFoundation.
Local 858 Endorses Candidates
04/25/15 - West Metro FireFighters I.A.F.F. Local 1309
Attention Brother and Sisters just a reminder if you are a Denver resident you will have your ballots in hand.  Please remember to vote for your Local 858 endorsed candidates.
Local Firehouse Subs supports local Bozeman Fire Department with Paratech Grant
04/25/15 - IAFF local 613
Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation® is celebrating the donation of much needed equipment to Bozeman Fire Department and Gallatin Gateway Rural Fire District with an equipment dedication ceremony to demonstrate the equipment’s use.
14th District ALTS
04/25/15 - Professional Fire Fighters Of Alabama
Local 718 2014 Retirees
04/25/15 - Boston Fire Fighters
update
04/25/15 - IAFF 1826
St. Florian March
04/25/15 - IAFF Local 1164
Please open the attachment to learn more about the St. Florian March in Hamtramck  St. Florian is the Patron Saint of Firefighters. Every year the Hamtramck Firefighters and St. Florian Parish host the Annual Firefighters March and Mass which helps kick off the Annual St. Florian Strawberry Festival.
MPFFU Speaker Series - May 19th; Gordon Graham
04/25/15 - IAFF Local 1164
All members are invited to register for this event.  Space is limited so please register early.  Gordon Graham is a prominent nationally known speaker that receives excellent reviews from anyone that has ever heard one of his presentations.  The things he speaks about will help you at work and in your personal life.
Fire Fighter Heart Bill
04/25/15 - West Metro FireFighters I.A.F.F. Local 1309
Colorado Firefighter LOD Heart and Circulatory Malfunction Benefits Bill takes Effect January 1, 2015             The CPFF is proud to announce that Senate Bill 14-172 will become a reality after more than a year of planning, hard work, collaboration, and months of lobbying at the state capitol.
More New Hires For Local 2687
04/25/15 - Hamden Professional Firefighters
More New Hires for Local 2687: *Delayed* Congratulations to Ralph Difonzo, III, who was sworn in as a probationary firefighter at a ceremony in the rotunda of Memorial Town Hall on March 5, 2015. Welcome to the Hamden Fire Department and Local 2687. Ralph has followed in the footsteps of his father, Ralph Difonzo, Jr., who has been on the job for 15 years now. Congratulations.
7th Run / Walk for Autism Awareness
04/24/15 - IAFF Local 51
7th Annual Run / Walk for Autism Awareness Apr 25, 2015 Time: 8:00AM Location: Ascarate Park 6900 Delta Drive El Paso, Texas 79905 Details: Local 51 is proud to sponsor the 7th Annual Run / Walk for Autism Awareness on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 8:00 AM.
Lexington FD to Hold Entrance Exam
04/24/15 - Lexington Fire Fighters
Lexington Fire Department will be holding an entrance exam June 6th. To apply contact the town human resources department via the town website or phone number listed below on the pdf attachement.
Combat Challenge Team place high in season's first event
04/24/15 - IAFF Local 4416
Thursday 4/23/15 Westfield Fire Combat Challenge Team placed 2nd in the FDIC regional event hosted in Indianapolis, IN. The team posted a total team time of 5:17:89 led by team captain Matt Hansen with an individual time of 1:41 and Justin Anderson with a time of 1:44.
Upcoming MDA Lockup Events
04/24/15 - IAFF Local 2819
Brother Gillespie is the point of contact for next week's MDA Lockup. There are two opportunities for you to participate. The specifics are in the table below for easy reference.  Contact Chad with your availability - cgillespie@iaff2819.org.
May Bi-Monthly Meeting
04/24/15 - Professional Fire Fighters of New Hampshire
Noah Cohen - our brother firefighter
04/24/15 - IAFF Local 1014
Noah Cohen - our brother firefighter Some of you may have seen on the news recently a story about an eight-year-old boy named Noah Cohen.  Noah has dreamed of being a firefighter for years and in fact his dream is to work for his "favorite Fire Department".
The Sterling Heights Fire Fighters, IAFF Local 1557, will be welcoming 4 new members in May, 2015
04/23/15 - IAFF Local 1557
The Sterling Heights Fire Department will be hiring 4 new employees on May 04, 2015, replacing recent retires.  IAFF Local 1557 members would like to congratulate and welcome them; Craig Ballard, Kyle Mankiewicz, Patrick Paradise, Andrew Pham.  See you guys in a couple of weeks.
Fire FIT Conference
04/23/15 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
Download Registration Form here.
Saint Paul Firefighter Line Of Duty Death Interactive Map
04/23/15 - IAFF Local 21
The road to making the memorial a reality was a long one. It began in 1987, when artist Douglas O. Freeman created the familiar sculpture of a firefighter holding a young child, which was placed in a public space near the baggage claim areas at the Minneapolis –St. Paul International Airport.
Passing of Sister Brenda Bauer, Reading, Local 1803
04/23/15 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
Please see the notification from our Brothers and Sisters of Reading Local 1803.  Our hearts and prayers are extended to them for their loss.  Sister Bauer you can rest at ease we have the watch. Sister Brenda Bauer passed away this morning after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She served as a paramedic in the RFD for 14 years.
Kobylarz’s actions criticized in fire chief arbitration
04/23/15 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
An arbitration decision has come down on the side of the Redford Fire Department union in its dispute with township Supervisor Tracey Schultz Kobylarz over the fire chief’s position.
Say Thank You to Our Military Troops on Memorial Day
04/23/15 - Professional Firefighters of Maine
IAFF Affiliates Can Have a Personalized PSA Paying Tribute to Fallen Soldiers on Memorial Day Again this year, the IAFF is producing a Public Service Announcement (PSA) video to help you honor our fallen military troops on Memorial Day on May 25, 2015.
update
04/23/15 - IAFF 1826
County Councilor Madore's anti-labor resolutions appear dead, for now
04/23/15 - IAFF Local 452
Penn State/PPFFA Community Heroes Day
04/23/15 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
Saturday, September 12th will be the 3rd Annual Community Heroes Day with Penn State Football as the Nittany Lions take on the Buffalo Bulls to kick off the 2015 season at Beaver Stadium. Community Heroes Day was designed to highlight all First Responders (both active and retired) for all of the good they do in the community.
2006 Matrix Study
04/22/15 - IAFF Local 1783
2 Bikers Flown To Trauma Centers
04/22/15 - IAFF Local 3990
Lady Lake, FL – Thousands of bikers will be rolling into town this weekend to enjoy one of the largest weekend bike events in the United States. However, two separate accidents involving motorcyles on Tuesday resulted in two riders being airlifted to trauma centers.
Burn Foundation Fundraiser
04/22/15 - New London Fire Fighters
All call to help a brother out
04/22/15 - IAFF Local F283
Here is an all call for help. Chief Franklin is moving his daughter back home on Friday the 24th. Please if your free and can help we will be meeting at station 101 at 08:30 to head out. Please if you have a truck show up and help out a brother. Any questions contact me and I'll try and get you an answer.
Statement of Local 718 & PFFM on the Back Bay Fire Investigation
04/22/15 - Boston Fire Fighters
City attorney praises Saginaw firefighters for dousing blaze at home
04/22/15 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
Borrello stepped up to the podium reserved for public comment at Saginaw City Council's Monday, April 20, meeting not to talk about his family's tragedy. Borrello spoke instead about his gratitude for a neighbor's quick actions and for the "valiant and brave heroism" displayed by Saginaw's city firefighters.
Ratification Results Notice
04/22/15 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Local 858 is pleased to announce the results of the ratification vote held April 20th & 21st.  Denver Fire Fighters have voted 142-7 to accept the 2015 MOU and 2016-2018 contract.
Hamtramck Firefighters March and Mass (May 2, 2015)
04/22/15 - Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union
St. Florian is the Patron Saint of Firefighters. Every year the Hamtramck Firefighters and St. Florian Parish host the Annual Firefighters March and Mass which helps kick off the Annual St. Florian Strawberry Festival.
Statement by Boston Fire Fighters Local 718 IAFF & the Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts (PFFM) on the Back Bay Fire Investigation.
04/22/15 - Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts
2015 Bowl-a-thon
04/22/15 - IAFF Local 902
Malden Fire/Police 9th Annual Benefit for Kids
City hiring Firefighters
04/21/15 - New London Fire Fighters
The City of New London will be hiring firefighters, please click on the link below for more information. http://ci.new-london.ct.us/filestorage/7495/7518/7798/7800/Firefighter.
Unions Still Matter (By: Sean McElwee)
04/21/15 - Detroit Fire Fighters Association
Unions still matter New evidence suggests that unions may be more important than Democrats in reducing inequality April 15, 2015 2:00AM ET by Sean McElwee @SeanMcElwee This year the Republican war on unions has returned with a vengeance. In former labor stronghold Illinois, GOP Gov.
Join us April 25th for Fire Ops 101
04/21/15 - IAFF local 781
This weekend IAFF Local 781 will be hosting "Fire Ops 101".  This is a program designed by the IAFF to give community leaders the oportunity to live a day as a firefighter.  The event will take place at the Independence Fire Training Facility (right next the Great Plains Animal Shelter).  21011 E.
Membership Meeting
04/21/15 - IAFF Local F-102
There will be a Membership Meeting on April 30, 2015 at Station 62 at 0630. Item to be discussed at this time are: IAFF Dist. 16 Caucus, Trade of time Update, Station 61 Internet Update, Presidents Report, Vice Presidents Report, Secretary Treasurers Report, and Special Committees Report.
Membership Meeting Postponed
04/20/15 - San Luis Obispo City Firefighters Local 3523
Meeting postponed to Tuesday, April 21 1800 hrs.  BOD will meet at 1715 hrs.  Pizza will be served tomorrow.  Pizza will also be served today at FS #1.  Please pick up 2 pizzas/station.  Thanks for good work on Tassajara Incident.
Upper Darby Paramedics Fundraiser
04/20/15 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
Memphis Local 1784 Responds to News Article on City Debt
04/20/15 - IAFF 14th District
IAFF Local 1784 President Thomas Malone appeared in today's web version on the Commercial Appeal and should be in the print version tomorrow in regards to the CA's series on the city's perceived budget crisis: http://www.commercialappeal.
2015 Missouri Fallen Firefighter Memorial
04/20/15 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
The 2015 Annual Fallen Fighters Memorial service will be held on Sunday May 17, 2015 at 10:30 AM in Kingdom City, Missouri, located at the 148 Mile marker of I-70. The Candlelight Service will be May 16, 2015 at 9:00 PM at the same location. The Honor Guard Commander for the year will be Fire Fighter Chuck Beaty from the St.
Box 3-35 - 297 Belmont Street - 4/18/15 - Group 2
04/20/15 - Belmont Firefighters
At 1935 hrs on April 18th, 2015 the Belmont Fire Alarm recieved reports of a building fire at 297 Belmont Street. Box 35 was struck. Initial response was Belmont Engine 1, Engine 2, Watertown Engine 2(Line Box), Ladder1, Rescue 1 under the command of Captain Haley C3. A working fire was transmitted by Capt Haley on arrival, for heavy fire showing from a single story taxpayer.
April 27, 2015
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