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IAFF Local 1976, Greenville, PA
 
 
November 12, 2018
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Orlando Employee Discounts
11/11/18 - Pennsylvania Professional Fire Fighters Association
The PPFFA is happy to partner with Orlando Employee Discounts. Save Up To 35% On Your Orlando Vacation! Orlando Employee Discounts offers Exclusive Pricing on Hotels & Vacation Homes in or nearby Disney World and Universal Studios Orlando.
Happy Veterans Day
11/11/18 - IAFF Local 739
Happy Veterans Day Happy Veterans Day to all of our Veterans.  For those who have, and continue to serve we say Thank You!   Enjoy your day.
Thank You
11/10/18 - IAFF Local 2866
The Fayetteville Firefighters Local 2866 would like to thank everyone who help support one of our fund raisers in the last couple of months. If you rode in our Poker Run or bought a shirt from our tent at Bikes, Blues, and BBQ.
Thank You
11/10/18 - IAFF Local 2866
The Fayetteville Firefighters Local 2866 would like to thank everyone who help support one of our fund raisers in the last couple of months. If you rode in our Poker Run or bought a shirt from our tent at Bikes, Blues, and BBQ.
Assistance for Members in Fire-Affected Areas
11/10/18 - IAFF Local 1014
Upcoming Member Orientation Classes
11/10/18 - MPFFU
On November 28th and December 3rd, the MPFFU will be offering member orientation classes in Dearborn Michigan.  These classes will begin at 10 am and conclude by 1 pm.
Santa Express 2018
11/10/18 - IAFF Local 1426
The Santa Express 2018 is now full.
Effects of Administrative Betrayal in the FD
11/10/18 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
A well written, researched article about the negative effects on a department caused by an admin’s failure. Anything stand out? https://www.firerescuemagazine.com/articles/print/volume-13/issue-10/departments/management-and-leadership0/effects-of-administrative-betrayal-in-the-fire-service.
Skin Cancer Screenings
11/09/18 - IAFF Local 739
Skin Cancer Screenings On Thursday, November 29, 2018 from 5 to 9 PM, Dr Christine Kannler, sister of Chelsea FF Pete Kannler who passed away from Occupational Cancer will be at the Broadway Firehouse offering free skin cancer screenings for members of Local 739.  All members are strongly encouraged to attend and participate in this quick, private screening.
2018 Connecticut Election Day Recap
11/09/18 - UPFFA
Connecticut Election Day Recap Tuesday November 6, 2018 was a great day for CONNECTICUT Fire Fighters with the election of many of our endorsed candidates.  Over the past year the Uniformed Professional Fire Fighters of Connecticut your state affiliate of the IAFF met with national and statewide candidates for office from our U.S.
Brother Kevin O'Connell
11/09/18 - Henrico Professional Firefighters Association
Brother Kevin O'Connell's Funeral Service and Visitation Visitation: Monday November 12, 8:30am-10:30am Morrissett Funeral Home  6500 Iron Bridge Road Richmond, VA 23234 (Chesterfield County) Funeral: Monday November 12, 4:00pm West End Assembly of God 401 N. Parham Road Richmond, VA 23229 (Henrico County) Donations will be accepted by two options.
Station 4 Apparel
11/09/18 - IAFF Local 21
Station 4 apparel for sale, pre-order only, pre-pay only, will make a great Christmas Present!! Short Sleeve T-shirts are $20, Long Sleeve T-shirts are $25 and Hooded Sweatshirts are $30. Any questions contact Andy Bieze Squad 1-B  To order CLICK ON THIS LINK.
SPFF and Amazon Smiles
11/08/18 - IAFF Local 21
You shop. Amazon gives. Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. Support your charitable organization by starting your shopping at smile.amazon.
Engineer Joel Martin Retires from NFD
11/08/18 - IAFF Local 4416
Local 4416 offers congratulations to NFD Engineer Joel Martin on his retirement.  Brother Martin served NFD for over 21 years as a Firefighter/EMT, retiring as an Engineer from station 77-B.
I-25 MVA/Haz-Mat
11/08/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
At 8:48 p.m. on Sunday November 4th, Local 2164 members responded to a semi accident on the northbound off-ramp from I-25 to Belleview Avenue in Greenwood Village. The semi struck a highway barrier resulting in a violent crash that ejected the motor and destroyed the truck. Miraculously the driver safely exited the cab uninjured and no other vehicles were involved.
Caggiano Scholarship
11/07/18 - IAFF Local 739
Pasquale Caggiano Scholarship The application period for the annual Pasquale Caggiano Scholarship is now open until Friday December 14, 2018.  All graduating high school seniors are eligible if applying to a two or four year college.  For more info have your student visit their Guidance Office for this and other scholarships they may be eligible for.
IAFF Local 77 Motorcycle Raffle
11/07/18 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
Missouri Professional Firefighter License Plates
11/07/18 - Missouri State Council of Fire Fighters
At this week’s MSCFF Presidents Meeting the floor voted to proceed with the MISSOURI PROFESSIONAL FIREFIGHTERS plates. Below is a mockup of the plates and the steps for a person to obtain the Missouri Professional Firefighter plates. This applies to any applicant after the plates go into production.
Congratulations to Local 1826 Endorsed Candidates
11/07/18 - IAFF 1826
To all Local 1826 Members, Congratulations to the following Local 1826 endorsed candidates in their victories at the polls: 1. Ed Hooper, Senate Seat 16. 2. Matt Willhite, House District 86. 3. Cecil Pendergrass, Lee County Commission Seat 2. 4. Andy Solis, Collier County Commission District 2. 5. Penny Taylor, Collier County Commission District 4. 6.
November 6th Elections
11/05/18 - Colorado Professional Fire Fighters
Just a reminder for tomorrow's vote if you have not already cast your ballot. Please remember the CPFF supports those that support us.
PTSD Series with Corey Rose
11/05/18 - Colorado Professional Fire Fighters
Corey Rose has been working with 9News on series about PTSD, and the air-times are below.  We encourage you all to watch the series and share with anyone else you know that may be interested. Thanks.
Meeting Reminder and Campaign Literature
11/05/18 - Denver Firefighters Local 858
This is a reminder that the November Union meeting will take place at The Colorado Professional Fire Center (12 Lakeside Lane, Denver CO 80212) Wednesday, November 7th at 7:00 pm and Thursday, November 8th at 8:30 am.
City Chapter MOU for Incentive Pay & On-Call Status to be presented for membership approval at Special Meeting 11/15/18 at 7:00p.m.
11/05/18 - Albuquerque Area Fire Fighters
A Special Meeting will be held on November 15, 2018, during this meeting the IAFF Local 244 Executive Board will present the City Chapter Incentive Pay and On-Call status MOU for approval by the membership pursuant to Article II, Section 2 Contract Vote/Ratification & Section 4 Memorandums of Understanding of the Constitution & Bylaws.
Give To The Max Saint Paul Fire Foundation
11/05/18 - IAFF Local 21
Give to the Max Day is set for Thursday, November 15, 2018! Please consider giving to the Saint Paul Fire Foundation to help further their goals of improving firefighter health and safety.
Greenwood Village Car Recovery
11/04/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
At 7:05 a.m. on Sunday, November 4th, Local 2164 members responded to a vehicle in the water at Tommy Davis Park in Greenwood Village. The Ford Ranger pick up truck was halfway submerged with no signs of anyone around. The SMFR Dive Team donned SCUBA gear, searched the area around the vehicle and no one was found.
Coal Mine Ave. Structure Fire
11/04/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
At 7:44 p.m. on Tuesday October 30, 2018, Local 2086 members were dispatched to a fire alarm activation at 8160 W. Coal Mine Avenue in Jefferson County. The large, newly constructed building is currently unoccupied and there were no visible signs of smoke or fire when Engine 13 arrived.
Troy Circle Trash Fire
11/04/18 - South Metro Firefighters IAFF LOCAL 2086
Around 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 30, 2018, Local 2164 members responded to a garbage truck fire in front of 6228 S. Troy Circle in Centennial. Heavy smoke and flames were visible from the cargo area when crews arrived and full natural gas tanks on top of the vehicle were threatened. The street was immediately closed and the load of burning trash was dumped out to reduce damage to the truck.
October Updates Posted
11/04/18 - Newport News Firefighter's Association
October updates have been posted to the Members Section.
2018-2019 Hockey Schedule Posted
11/03/18 - IAFF Local 21
The 2018-2019 Hockey Schedule has been posted on the website.
Ratification Notice
11/02/18 - IAFF Local 1403
We have reached an agreement with the County on our 2017-2020 Collective Bargaining Agreement.  A synopsis and the proposed agreement are available under the member resources.
Friday Update 11-2-18
11/02/18 - IAFF Local 1014
Salvation Army Bell Ringing Season Is Here
11/02/18 - IAFF Local 21
October 31st and November 1st UPFFA & IAFF Station Visits
11/02/18 - UPFFA
Scenes from IAFF General President Harold Schaitberger, 3rd District IAFF Vice President Jay Colbert, UPFFA of Ct. President Peter S.
Livonia Fire Department: House fire caused by disposal of used cigarettes
11/02/18 - IAFF Local 1164
https://www.hometownlife.
Jackson, MS Local 87 Member Needs Help
11/02/18 - IAFF 14th District
NEED YOUR HELP! THE JACKSON FIREFIGHTERS ASSOCATION  LOCAL 87 UNION WE NEED YOUR HELP WITH SUPPORTING OUR BROTHER ERIC TERRY AS HE BATTLES CANCER.  WE ARE SOLICITING YOUR PRAYERS AND A MONETARY DONATION.  I AM SURE WE ALL KNOW SOMEONE WHOSE LIFE HAS BEEN CHANGED BECAUSE OF CANCER.
MFD's Brave Horses
11/02/18 - IAFF Local 271
Harmon’s Histories: Remembering Missoula’s brave, beloved fire horses By Jim HarmonOctober 20, 2018 Jim Harmon They had names like Mack, Prince, Tyler, Baby, Joe and Snap. They were elite athletes, immortalized in death. In Missoula, the most famous of the city’s fire horses were Snap and his brother Prince.
Relief For PTSD
11/01/18 - IAFF Local 1403
After a career as first responders and serving the public, Hugh and Jackie Bruder are now serving their own. They founded Mended Minds, which uses the IASIS Micro Current Neurofeedback system. They are now able to help those suffering from PTSD, Addiction, Depression, Anxiety, Insomnia and more.
Link to Educational information
10/31/18 - Randolph FireFighters IAFF Local 1268
The following is the Link to the educational information for Perdue. Any questions or issues please feel free to contact Kevin McDonnell  https://docs.google.
Mariano Rivera Helmet Raffle
10/31/18 - IAFF Local 274
This afternoon,myself(Lt Barbella)and Engine 67(FF Piccicinni,FF Disanto and FF Jackson)met at the Ronald McDonald House to pick the winning raffle ticket for the signed Mariano Rivera Fire Helmet. We met with Lisa Fine, director of events.Im happy to report that together we raised over $3300,all proceeds going to them.
Change Your Clocks, Change Your Batteries
10/31/18 - IAFF Local 902
In half of reported home fires in which smoke alarms were present but did not operate, the batteries had been removed or the alarm was disconnected due to dead battery alerts or nuisance alarms. Working smoke alarms decrease the risk of dying in reported home fires by nearly half.  According to the NFPA, 2/3 of home fire deaths result from broken smoke alarms.
Big Buck Contest
10/31/18 - IAFF Local 21
Hey hunters, save this info for when you harvest that Big Buck. Also no waiting for deadline (1/10/19) to be able to receive youth prizes. Just text/email Mark Kaiser a picture of your hunter and deer.
Membership Meeting
10/31/18 - IAFF Local F-102
All Hands,    A Membership meeting has been scheduled for 09 November 2018 at Crash Station 62 and will commence at 1730 Hours. A running agenda shall be created upon the Union website calendar for all to review. Please be advised that due to cancellation of RingCentral platform only members in personal attendance will have a vote.
Passing of Retired District Chief Richard Biagiotti
10/30/18 - IAFF Local 739
Richard P. Biagiotti, 91 of Topsfield, died Friday, October 26, 2018 at home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of the late Marilyn C. (Muldoon) who passed away in January, two days before their 65th anniversary. He was born in Concord, NH, the son of the late Pietro and Lena (Cianelli) Biagiotti both of Italy.
LODD Announcements
10/30/18 - IAFF Local 739
Boston Ma Local 718 Lt. Edward J. Paris Jr. Engine Co.18 The wake for the late Fire Lieutenant Edward J. Paris Jr. Engine Co. 18 will be held on Thursday November 1st 3 pm to 8 pm at Saint Joseph's Catholic Church   153 S Franklin St, Holbrook, MA . There will be a uniformed Firefighter walk-by at 3 pm.
F273 2018 Midterm Endorsement
10/30/18 - IAFF Local F-273
For those in the Virginia 11th Congressional District F273 would ask your support in voting for Congressman Gerry Connolly (VA-D) for Congress. Congressman Connolly is a ardent supporter of the Federal workforce. When Federal Pensions and Benefits were under attack in 2017 Congressman Connolly was in the forefront of the fight to keep those benefits.
LABOR
10/30/18 - IAFF Local 274
 LABOR Trump’s NLRB Just Quietly Ruled to Make Union Pickets Illegal The NLRB based its decision on a particularly onerous provision in federal labor law that prohibits employees from engaging in boycotts, pickets or other activities that are aimed at a secondary employer. October 28, 2018 Moshe Z.
Retirements
10/30/18 - IAFF Local 21
     Today the Saint Paul Fire Department loses 82 years of experience to retirements.  Thank you for your service to the City of Saint Paul, congratulations and enjoy your retirements.
 
 
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