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Monday Morning Headlines
Denver Firefighters Local 858
Reserve your foursome today at the 17th Annual Charity Golf Tournament
IAFF 323
Happy 4th of July
UPFFA
Trustee 1 Election Results
Palm Beach County Fire Fighters Employee Benefits Fund
Trustee 3 & 4 Election Results
Palm Beach County Fire Fighters Employee Benefits Fund
City Chapter Special Meeting to approve two (2) MOU’s 7/8/22
Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
 
     
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Monday Morning Headlines
07/04/22 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Independence Day, also called the Fourth of July, is our annual celebration of nationhood. It commemorates the passage of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress. Congress voted in favor of independence from Great Britain on July 2nd. Still, it did not complete the process of revising the Declaration of Independence until two days later, on July 4th, 1776, 246 years ago.
Reserve your foursome today at the 17th Annual Charity Golf Tournament
07/03/22 - IAFF 323
Download tournament poster info here. Find out about Sponsorships here. Download Sponsorship information here.
Happy 4th of July
07/02/22 - UPFFA
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.
Avalanche Shirts - OFFICE OPEN TODAY - 8:00am - 3:00pm
06/28/22 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Congrats to the Colorado Avalanche! All -T-Shirts ordered are now available.
June 27, 2022: UPFFA of Ct. Donated Miniature Firehouses to Ronald McDonald House Charities
06/27/22 - UPFFA
Monday, June 27, 2022:  The Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters Association of Connecticut donated miniature firehouses to the Ronald McDonald House Charities.   [L-R] Robert Smith, DVP - Peter S. Carozza, President - Dick Popilowski, Chief Development Officer at Ronald McDonald House Charities – Louis P. DeMici, Secretary Steven H.
July Meetings Canceled
06/27/22 - IAFF Local 42
Tuesday, July 26, 2022: Hartford Yard Goats
06/27/22 - UPFFA
Monday Morning Headlines
06/27/22 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
Good Monday Morning, Welcome back, Jocelyn! Congratulations to you and Traver for the newest member of the Nauslar family, Knox!   The Union Office will be open this week Monday - Thursday 8 AM till 12 PM. 
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.
Street Naming Ceremony
06/21/22 - Norwalk Professional Firefighters
Street to be named for Chief Sanford W.
Friday Update 6-17-22
06/20/22 - IAFF Local 1014
PEMS Awards Congratulations
06/20/22 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
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Monday Morning Headlines
06/20/22 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
T-Shirts Webstore Annual Picnic and Camping Trip
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.
Graduation of SPFD Recruit Class 2022 - A
06/17/22 - IAFF Local 21
Saint Paul Firefighters IAFF Local 21 is proud to announce that our 21 newest members will be hitting the streets, some reporting for duty as early as 0800 hours tomorrow morning.  Their graduation is some much needed relief to our frontline that are responding to a record-breaking number of calls for service every day. No rest for the weary.
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
June 15, 2022: UPFFA of Ct. presents the IAFF Charter to Groton Telecommunicators, Local 5378
06/15/22 - UPFFA
UPFFA of Ct., presents the IAFF Charter to the Groton Telecommunicators, Local 5378, IAFF our newest affiliate, during its delegate meeting in Waterbury on Wednesday, June 15, 2022 [Left to Right: Steve Michalovic, Treasurer, UPFFA, Michael White, Member L-5378, Nanthan Kannas, Pres., Local 5378, Peter Carozza, Pres.
County Chapter Special Meeting to approve MOU between IAFF Local 244 and Bernalillo County reference the ‘Juneteenth Holiday’ MOU
06/15/22 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
Attention County Chapter Members: A County Chapter Special Meeting is scheduled for Thursday, June 23, 2022 at 10:00a.m. at the Union Hall in accordance with Article II, Section 4 & Article V, Section 6 of the IAFF Local 244 Constitution & By-Laws. The purpose of this meeting will be for membership approval of the IAFF 244/BernCo Juneteenth Holiday MOU.
John Barker Endorsement
06/14/22 - Kansas State Council of Fire Fighters
Kansas State Representative John Barker endorsement for Distict 70.
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 Alyssa M.
Welcome
06/13/22 - IAFF Local 4645
Welcome to the new IAFF Local 4645 website. The main function will be to establish a central avenue for all members to access information, vote on proposals, and enhance the capabilities of our operations. Articles will be posted as applicable (i.e. Bylaws, contracts, proposals, updates). Please take time to set up your account information and become familiar with the site. Thank you.
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.
Friday Update 6-10-22
06/10/22 - IAFF Local 1014
Patrick Schmidt Endorsement
06/09/22 - Kansas State Council of Fire Fighters
Patrick Schmidt Endorsement
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.
2022 MPFF Convention Credentials Form
06/07/22 - Minnesota Professional Fire Fighters
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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.
June 17, 2022 | Local 21 Picnic at Battle Creek Pavilion
06/07/22 - IAFF Local 21
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED DAY OF TO ASSIST, CONTACT THAD ALBERT 612.877.
Friday Update 6-3-22
06/06/22 - IAFF Local 1014
County Chapter Special Meeting to approve MOU between IAFF Local 244 and Bernalillo County reference the ‘Non-Recurring Compensation’ MOU
06/05/22 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
Attention County Chapter Members: A County Chapter Special Meeting is scheduled for Monday, June 13, 2022 at 10:00a.m. at the Union Hall in accordance with Article II, Section 4 & Article V, Section 6 of the IAFF Local 244 Constitution & By-Laws. The purpose of this meeting will be for membership approval of the IAFF 244/BernCo Non-Recurring Compensation MOU.
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
Good morning,  I want to thank all of the nominees on behalf of the membership for stepping up and running for an IAFF Convention Delegate.
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IAFF Local 2493
7235 West Chester Pike
Upper Darby, PA 19082
 

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